8 studies explore what it means to follow Jesus after making that original decision to trust Him as Savior and Lord. We launch out on an exciting journey of spiritual growth and maturity with the help of the Holy Spirit who gives the energy and desire to press on even when the journey leads us to hard places. Notes for leaders are included.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 64 Vendor: IVP Connect Publication Date: 2009 Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
In this study Douglas Connelly looks at various metaphors for how we grow more spiritually mature in Christ, including running a race, carrying a cross, constructing a building, fighting a battle and more. This LifeGuide Bible Study in IVP Connect's revised format features questions for starting group discussions and for meeting God in personal reflection, as well as a "Now or Later" section following each session to help you act on what you learn.
Douglas Connelly (M.Div. and M.Th., Grace Theological Seminary) is senior pastor at Parkside Community Church in Sterling Heights, Michigan. A writer and speaker, Connelly has written books and Bible study guides, including and all from InterVarsity Press. Other books include and (both by Zondervan), and and (both by Jossey-Bass).