NextLevel Online: Between Two Trees

by Shane J. Wood

This series is based on Shane J. Wood’s book, Between Two Trees. In this series, Shane J. Wood, Ph.D. (New Testament faculty at Ozark Christian College) will show that the Bible ends the way it begins. He will help you discover the transformation that takes place in Jesus from death to life.

Between Two Trees



Lessons

Session 1
Session 1

Life Between Two Trees

How does the Bible read us? Why does the Bible end the way it begins?

Session 2
Session 2

The Mystery of Eden - What Happened in the Garden?

Session 2 covers what happened in the Garden of Eden. What is sin and union? How did we became "one flesh" with Death and what are the perilous results?

Session 3
Session 3

The Tree of Death - When Love Became Flesh, Why Did We Kill It?

Why did we kill love when it became flesh? What happened when we became one flesh with death? If we understand how bad the problem is then we may begin to appreciate how beautiful the solution must be.

Session 4
Session 4

The Tree Between Two Tress - The Cross of Christ

This session answers the question "What is finished?" To answer this question we need to learn the Seven Signs of John.

Session 5
Session 5

He Has Done It - Transforming the Grotesque into the Beautiful

Why is it easy to forget the pain in our story? Why we feel like God sometimes has forsaken us? What was Jesus singing Psalm on the cross?

Session 6
Session 6

Permission - The Path to Transformation

This section covers the first step in transformation from death to life, the mystery of permission, the union of permission and choice and how you become what you eat.

Session 7
Session 7

From Death to Giving Life - What do we do with Works?

The call for transformation is not a call to perfectionism, but a call to union. We don't begin this journey holy and perfect, but broken and sinful - but because of his sacrifice, we follow Christ on the road. He paved with patience and grace. This session covers our relationship with sin, becoming truly human and what do we do with work.

Session 8
Session 8

The God Between Two Tress - The Power of With

This session covers the revelation in gardening. But this isn't just gardening, this is transformation. This session covers why the Lord is described as the Lord of with and how is transformation a celebration of God of with.