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Learn from first-century disciples what it means to conquer the gates of hell. Visit the Grotto of Pan and the site of pagan worship. Recognize the dangers the disciples faced at Ephesus. Learn the subtle differences between a Christian worldview and humanism and how to make a difference in today's world. Comes with Leader's Guide. 5 sessions, 2 hr. and 10 mins. video. Designed for use with the revised and expanded Discovery Guide , sold separately: WW79713.
Publication Date: 2008
Availability: In Stock
Series: Faith Lessons
Prophets & Kings Of Israel DVD, Faith Lessons Volume 2Ray Vander LaanZondervan / 2008 / DVD$28.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 17 Reviews
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Early Church Discovery Guide, Faith Lessons Volume 5Ray Vander Laan, Stephen SorensonZondervan / 2008 / Trade Paperback$8.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews
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Life & Ministry Of The Messiah DVD, Faith Lessons Volume 3Ray Vander LaanZondervan / 2008 / DVD$28.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 14 Reviews
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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 sessions on this DVD were 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 DVD is designed for use with the Early Church Discovery Guide (180 pages; sold separately).
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 Pergamum
4. The Mark of the Beast Filmed in Ephesus
5. 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.
DianaOklahoma City, OKAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5ExcellentMay 10, 2013DianaOklahoma City, OKAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5We were introduced to this series of DVDs in the mid 1990's at church and began buying them for our family. At first we used them for homeschooling Bible studies but we continued watching them over and over. Back then they were VHS and lately we've had problems with them wearing out and getting stuck in the VCR so we just ordered the first five again, this time on DVD. That's how good they are. We have all 12 and the study guides that go along with them and just continue to watch them in order from start to finish and never tire of them. Ray Vander Laan is an incredible, humble, insightful teacher and teaches from his heart as well as his mind. The scripture becomes much more real as he explains different cultures, customs and meanings of the Bible. Even though we have watched them many times it seems we still learn something new each time that we didn't pick up on before. Can't recommend these highly enough. Every time we get a catalog from CBD I open it first to these DVDs to check and see if #13 has arrived yet. We will continue to purchse them. It's the best Bible teaching my husband and I have ever received and we've been in church all our lives.
DaveDes Moines, IowaAge: Over 65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5This product fits our Bible Study situation well.June 23, 2011DaveDes Moines, IowaAge: Over 65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is the second volume in the Faith Lesson series we have purchased. Although we have not finished viewing this product, so far we feel it is very well done. We have two special Bible Study groups at our church. Some participants feel they want to visit the Holy Land, but probably will not be able to. One reason we purchased this product was to see the Holy Land up close via DVD. The other reason, of course, is to learn more about the Bible. We are very happy with the purchase of both volumes.
NannTexasAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Great Study!!February 28, 2011NannTexasAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Sharing this series with Senior Adult Dept. Everyone is excited and searching the scriptures. Great discussions coming from everyone! A refreshing way to learn.
LynnIron Mountain, MIAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Wonderful addition to the teaching series.January 25, 2011LynnIron Mountain, MIAge: Over 65Gender: femaleOur study group has been using the Ray VanderLaan series, "That the World May Know" for several months and enjoy every lesson. We are about to begin volume 6--"In the Dust of the Rabbi". Thank you for a great product.
Anita Martin5 Stars Out Of 5August 27, 2010Anita MartinRay Vander Laan is a great Bible teacher, and the lessons are so much more meaningful, in that they are taught right from the Holy Land. My class has been especially responsive to the study - we have two (2) weeks to go - hate to see it end!
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