These engaging and accessible studies are for everyone who wants to deepen their understanding of God's Word with historical and cultural background information, a close look at the biblical text and its meaning with biblical scholars, and accurate, encouraging and challenging applications. Maps, pictures, outlines, key Scripture verses, discussion questions, and a personal five-day at home study for each of the six sessions will help you get the most out of the Parables of Jesus DVD (sold separately, WW271908). Participant's Guide for small groups and/or Sunday School classes.
This series of Bible Study guides with DVDs provides the depth for a more thorough study of the Bible, allowing participants to make deeper connections with a knowledge of historical background of the Bible, biblical text, and real life applications.
Dr. Matt Williams teaches New Testament and Theology at Biola University, Talbot School of Theology, where he was awarded professor of the year in 2004. He has a broad ministry experience, including 6 years as a missionary professor to the Spanish Bible Institute and Seminary in Barcelona, Spain. He previously taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Trinity International University and North Park University, and teaches and preaches at various churches and conferences throughout the U.S. and Spain. He is editor and contributor for Deeper Connections, The Parables of Jesus, The Miracles of Jesus, and The Prayers of Jesus, along with What the New Testament Authors Really Cared About: A Survey of the New Testament Writings, and general editor for Colección Teológica Contemporánea and Biblioteca Teológica Vida, two series of biblical and theological books translated into Spanish. He has written Two Gospels from One: A Thorough Examination of the Text-Critical Argument for the Synop?