That The World May Know ®, Vol. 5: Early Church, Discovery Guide
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Formerly known as Faith Lessons.
Number of Pages: 224
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
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Series: That The World May Know
That The World May Know ®, Vol. 1: Promised Land, Discovery GuideRay Vander Laan, Stephen SorensonZondervan / 2008 / Trade Paperback$8.19 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 10 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 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).
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.
Stephen and Amanda Sorenson are founders of Sorenson Communications and have co-written many small group curriculum guidebooks, including the entire Faith Lessons series.
Larry5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent study to promote missional thinking!December 12, 2014LarryQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5We have used this tool in our Bible study and our people have responded to it very positively. It has provoked some great discussion and has helped those attending to think missionally.
gumshoe5 Stars Out Of 5Great ToolsDecember 20, 2013gumshoeQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5We have used several of Ray's series for couples studies and they are excellent learning tools helping to put the Biblical writings in the historical cultural context. Those truely interested in grasping what God is saying in its full context would find Ray's materials invaluable.
Dean5 Stars Out Of 5Good class materialJuly 29, 2013DeanQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Good class material. The class loves it. The requirement of a long text message makes this one the last one that I will do!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
BeckyAlexandria, VAAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Really SEE what the Early church went through!August 19, 2011BeckyAlexandria, VAAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5What an eye-opening study! Get closer to God and see the many Hebrew references that we as westerners miss! Use the study with the DVD of the same name. You'll be amazed!
Eddy MessickNashville, TNAge: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Another great study from the Vander laan Series.March 29, 2011Eddy MessickNashville, TNAge: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is the fifth book in the That the World May Know series by Vander laan and is a very good study on the spread of the Gospel across the world following the previous four studies on the locations in Israel. I highly recommend not only this book but the entire series.
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