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Living By the Book Workbook

Author : Howard G. Hendricks
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Far from being mundane, exploring God's Word can be one of the greatest adventures of your life! In the Bible you can interact with a living God who wants a personal relationship with you. And in this unique workbook you will learn how to engage His words like never before. Based on the inductive study techniques outlines in the bestselling Living by the Book, this workbook creates the opportunity to grow in faith and knowledge through short, practical exercises and complete studies of the books of Ruth and James. In simple step-by-step fashion, you will learn to observe, interpret, and apply the Scripture to transform your life.


Author : La Verne Tolbert, Ph.D.
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Often, studying the Bible is presented in a complicated way, but no longer! How to STUDY and Understand the Bible puts the key steps in an easy-to-follow acronym-STUDY. In 75 colorfully-illustrated pages, you learn all you need to know to make Bible study fun, memorable, and meaningful. These steps have been gleaned from a host of biblical scholars and resources coupled with years of teaching the Bible in the seminary as well as in the church. Best of all, the principles are presented in a way that appeals to all types of learners-auditory, visual, kinesthetic. In addition to personal use, How to STUDY and Understand the Bible is of value to students in new members’ classes, Bible studies, or Sunday school. And, it's ideal for women's and single's ministries, small groups, or for Bible study groups at work. Each chapter concludes with a "test" to help you remember the STUDY concept. For those who are teaching the STUDY method, there's a series of lesson plans for the church or classroom setting. Why not begin reading your Bible today? If you've always thought that it was difficult to understand, How to STUDY and Understand the Bible is guaranteed to change your life.

Living By the Book

Author : Howard G. Hendricks
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For every person who draws strength and direction from the Bible, there are many more who struggle with it. Some call it a long book with fine print and obscure meaning. Some call it a mystery, a chore to read, or an undecipherable puzzle. The good news is you can easily solve this problem. With over 300,000 sold, this revised and expanded edition of Living by the Book will remove the barriers that keep Scripture from transforming your life. In a simple, step-by-step fashion, the authors explain how to glean truth from Scripture. It is practical, readable, and applicable. By following its easy-to-apply principles, you'll soon find yourself drawing great nourishment from the Word—and enjoying the process! The Living by the Book Workbook is the perfect compliment to provide practical application of lessons.

Just Spirituality

Author : Mae Elise Cannon
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Mae Elise Cannon opens the annals of activist history to see if there is a correlation between great acts of compassion and advocacy and great depths of prayer. Looking at the lives of Mother Teresa, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Martin Luther King Jr. and others, Cannon finds a depth of spiritual practice at the root of courageous social action.

Questioning the Bible

Author : Jonathan Morrow
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The Bible is the most influential book in human history. But what are we supposed to do with it in the 21st century? And even more importantly, can it still be trusted as the Word of God? Confusion and doubt about the Bible are becoming as common inside the church as they are outside. Questions come from all sides: Is the Bible anti-intellectual? Has the biblical text been corrupted over the centuries? Who really chose the books of the Bible and why? Which interpretation of the Bible is correct? Are the gospels full of contradictions? There are an unprecedented number of sophisticated attacks on the origin, credibility, and reliability of the Bible today. Secularism has tried to undercut even the possibility of spiritual or moral knowledge. Skepticism toward institutional religion is at an all-time high. Yet, the Bible claims that truth is knowable and God is actively involved in our world. What are we to do? Pray for wisdom. Think clearly. Pick up your Bible. Read through the 11 major challenges presented in these pages. And be ready.

Invitation to Educational Ministry

Author : George Hillman
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Because teaching is at the heart of Christian ministry, the editors of Invitation to Educational Ministry have assembled a team of seasoned experts to present a comprehensive plan of Christian education. This volume will help church staff, parachurch leaders, and small-group teachers become more effective, influential, and creative. After laying a biblical and practical foundation for Christian education, the contributors provide specific guidance on teaching a variety of individuals and groups, including children, adults, singles, seniors, and non-Christians. The final section shares valuable insights on leading small groups, teaching innovatively, and overseeing a healthy educational ministry, among other topics. Each chapter is designed to equip educators with the most relevant information, and includes many useful features: • Real-life case studies • Scriptural support • Explanations of key terms and concepts • Practical suggestions • Resources for additional study • Sidebars illustrating best principles and practices

The London Review of Politics Society Literature Art Science

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Reading Sacred Scripture

Author : Stephen Westerholm
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A rich display of the Christian tradition’s reading of Scripture Though well-known and oft-repeated, the advice to read the Bible “like any other book” fails to acknowledge that different books call for different kinds of reading. The voice of Scripture summons readers to hear and respond to its words as divine address. Not everyone chooses to read the Bible on those terms, but in Reading Sacred Scripture Stephen and Martin Westerholm (father and son) invite their readers to engage seriously with a dozen major Bible interpreters — ranging from the second century to the twentieth — who have been attentive to Scripture’s voice. After expertly setting forth pertinent background context in two initial chapters, the Westerholms devote a separate chapter to each interpreter, exploring how these key Christian thinkers each understood Scripture and how it should be read. Though differing widely in their approaches to the text and its interpretation, these twelve select interpreters all insisted that the Bible is like no other book and should be read accordingly.

The Church of England Magazine

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The Church of England magazine afterw The Church of England and Lambeth magazine

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