Faith Lessons by Ray Vander Laan illuminate the historical, geographical, and cultural context of the sacred Scriptures. The Life & Ministry of the Messiah Discovery Guide focuses on Scripture explored in the DVD (WW279624), and includes sidebars, maps, photos, charts, and questions that facilitate discussion at group sessions. An added feature to the revised guide is 5 personal Bible studies between each session that help you deepen your learning experience and application. 8 sessions cover Herod's palace, Masada, Qumran, the Mount of Beatitudes, the Rabbi, language,. misguided Faith, and the living water/ En Gedi.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 224 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2008 Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 X 1.0 (inches)
ISBN: 031027964X ISBN-13: 9780310279648 Availability: In Stock Series:Faith Lessons
This eight-session small group Bible study, Life and Ministry of the Messiah, from noted teacher and historian, Ray Vander Laan, is volume three of the 12-part Faith Lessons series. In it, Vander Laan illustrates how Jesus' call to follow him turned the world upside down. Journey back to the time of Jesus. Marvel at the magnificence of Herod's palace. Scramble among the ruins of Qumran. And wonder at the simplicity and wisdom of Jesus' parables. In the Life and Ministry of the Messiah, you and your group will discover how the events of Jesus' day impacted his life, ministry and communication...and then you'll learn how it affects yours. 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 Life and Ministry of the Messiah Discovery Guide (296 pages) includes eight 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. 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 Life and Ministry of the Messiah DVD (sold separately). Lessons include:1. In the Shadow of Herod -- Herodion2. My Rock and My Fortress -- Masada3. The Time Had Fully Come -- Filmed in Qumran4. No Greater Love -- Filmed in Korazin/Mount of Beatitudes 5. The Rabbi -- Filmed in Gamla6. Language of Culture -- Flimed in Sepphoris7. Misguided Faith -- Filmed in Belvoir 8. Living Water -- Filmed in En Gedi
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.