In today's world it's easy to wander away from God. Hectic schedules and the quest for success often mean that time with God gets neglected. But if you slow down long enough to listen, the minor prophets can have a major impact on the quality of your life. These twelve studies in Jonah, Joel and Amos, written by Doug and Doris Haugen, will help you focus on your number one priority--to seek the Lord and live This revised LifeGuide Bible Study features additional questions for starting group discussions and for meeting God in personal reflection, together with expanded leader's notes and a "Now or Later" section in each study.
It was a dark time for Israel. And Jeremiah was their last chance to turn things around.
The ministry to which God called Jeremiah was difficult and painful: proclaim God's demanding love. Yet with this burden, God also gave the prophet a gift--the gift of his presence. In this study guide, Stephen D. Eyre shows how the example of Jeremiah's rich relationship with God can inspire you to become more deeply open to God than ever before.
This revised LifeGuide Bible Study features additional questions for starting group discussions and for meeting God in personal reflection, together with expanded leader's notes and a "Now or Later" section in each study.
Nehemiah was a leader of Israel. He faced opposition and difficulty from every side--even from his own people. Yet he stood against all his enemies, trusting only in God.
As Don Fields leads you through twelve sessions to dig into the Old Testament story of Nehemiah, you will discover how this leader's courage and faith can inspire you as you struggle to live a life pleasing to God.
This revised LifeGuide Bible Study features additional questions for starting group discussions and meeting God in personal reflection, together with expanded leader's notes and a "Now or Later" section in each study
Every day the news reinforces what you want to forget--you live in an insecure world. Elijah's times were no safer. He faced famine, murder and corruption--with both courage and fear. In these eight studies on Elijah's life, Douglas Connelly helps you look beyond the insecurity of the world to our sovereign God who reigns forever.
This LifeGuide Bible Study in IVP's revised format features questions for starting group discussions and for meeting God in personal reflection, as well as a new ""Now or Later"" section following each session to help you act on what you learn.
For more than fifty years, the text that the writer Sunshine Ball published, has been used as a devotional for a study group of Christians in church and as a text in Biblical Institutes. This is a revision, when you look at sketches, tables and graphics it makes it easy to study Revelations. If you want a eschatology perspective, you have to read this book and use this tool that will never go out of fashion, but until God come back."Close up and seal the word of the scroll until the time of the end. Many will go here and there to increase knowledge" Daniel 12:4"Blessed is the one who reads the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it, because the time is near" Reve ... more
In this challenging and enlightening treatment, Brueggemann traces the lines from the radical vision of Moses to the solidification of royal power in Solomon to the prophetic critique of that power with a new vision of freedom in the prophets. Here he traces the broad sweep from Exodus to Kings to Jeremiah to Jesus. He emphasizes that the prophetic vision not only embraces the pain of the people but creates an energy amazement based on the new thing that God is doing. In this new edition, Brueggemann has completely revised the text, updated the notes, and added a new preface.
The Nelson Impact Bible Study series will introduce in-depth Bible study to Christian laypeople. Each book will help readers experience the true meaning of the messages in the book of Genesis, and in turn, empower the reader to truly make a difference in the world for Christ.
Features & Benefits- Over 8 million in print- 85 titles now available- Features the popular inductive study approach- Includes helpful notes for group leaders- Includes approach questions to start group discussion and application questions to help you act on the lessons- Field-tested by individuals and groups prior to publication