The Early Church Discovery Guide contains questions for discussion and reflection, making it an ideal companion to the Early Church DVD - the fifth volume of the "That the World May Know" series. You'll discover the passion and commitment early believers displayed as they held fast to their belief in Jesus in the face of fierce consequences and powerful adversaries. Repackage of "The Early Church." That the World May Know is a registered trademark of Focus on the Family and Faith Lessons is a trademark of Focus on the Family. All rights reserved.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 224 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2008 Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0310279712 ISBN-13: 9780310279716 Availability: In Stock Series:Faith Lessons
This five-session small group Bible study, Early Church, by noted teacher and historian, Ray Vander Laan, is volume five of the 12-part Faith Lessons series. In this volume, Vander Laan uncovers the passion and commitment early believers displayed as they claimed Jesus in the face of fierce consequences and powerful adversaries. Filmed on location in Israel, Faith Lessons is a unique video series that brings God's Word to life with astounding relevance. By weaving together the Bible's fascinating historical, cultural, religious, and geographical contexts, teacher and historian Ray Vander Laan reveals unique insights into the Scriptures' significance for modern believers. The Early Church Discovery Guide (180 pages) includes five sessions. Each lesson... - Focuses on passages of Scripture explored in the DVD - Includes sidebars, maps, photos and other study tools- Features questions that facilitate discussion and inspire personal reflection- Includes 30 personal Bible studies to help you deepen your learning experience between sessions, and turn lessons from the past into applications that impact how you live out your faith today. The companion DVD for Early Church was filmed on location in Caesarea Philippi, Sardis, Pergamum, Ephesus, and Laodicea. These illuminating 'faith lessons' afford a new understanding of the Bible that will ground your convictions and transform your life. The Faith Lessons video series is ideal for use in small groups, personal and family Bible studies, and adult Sunday school. Individual believers and families will gain vital insights from long-ago times and cultures through this innovative approach to Bible study. This Discovery Guide is designed for use with the Early Church DVD (sold separately). Lessons include: 1. Everything to Lose, Nothing to Gain -- Filmed in Caesarea Philippi 2. The Salt of the Earth -- Filmed in Sardis 3. Where Satan Lives -- Filmed in Pergamum4. The Mark of the Beast -- Filmed in Ephesus5. Hot or Cold -- Filmed in Laodicea
Ray Vander Laan is the founder of That the World May Know Ministries and creator of the Faith Lessons video series with Focus on the Family. An ordained minister, he holds the chair of biblical cultural studies as a religion instructor at Holland Christian Schools in Holland, Michigan. He and his wife, Esther, have four children and fifteen grandchildren. SPANISH BIO: Ray Vander Laan es el fundador del That the World May Know Ministries. Cuando no ensenando y investigando en Israel, ensena en Michigan del oeste a un escuela secundaria y un semanario.
Stephen and Amanda Sorenson are founders of Sorenson Communications and have co-written many small group curriculum guidebooks, including the entire Faith Lessons series.