Are you going through a difficult period of life? The loss of a loved one? Unemployment? A crisis of faith? During these desert times, it's easy to think God has disappeared. In this six-session DVD, the12th volume of the Faith Lessons series, discover that it's only when we are totally dependent on him that we find God is closer than ever. Faith Lessons by Ray Vander Laan illuminate the historical, geographical, and cultural context of the sacred Scriptures. The Discovery Guide focuses on Scripture explored in the DVD, plus maps, photos, charts, and questions that facilitate discussion at group sessions. There are 5 personal Bible studies between each session that help you deepen your learning experience and prepare for the group.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 208 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2010 Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0310329930 ISBN-13: 9780310329930 Availability: In Stock Series:Faith Lessons
This seven-session small group Bible study, Walking with God in the Desert, by noted teacher and historian, Ray Vander Laan, is volume twelve of the 12-part Faith Lessons series. Are you going through a difficult period of life? The loss of a loved one? Unemployment? A crisis of faith? During these desert times, it's easy to think God has disappeared. In Walking with God in the Desert you'll discover that it's only when we are totally dependent on him that we find God is closer than ever and can experience his amazing grace and provision. 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 Walking with God in the Desert Discovery Guide (328 pages) includes seven 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 35 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 Walking with God in the Desert was filmed on location in the Sinai Desert, Wadi Nasb, Judea Wilderness, Mount Sinai, Negev and En Gedi. 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 Walking with God in the Desert DVD (sold separately). Lessons include:1. Join the Journey -- Filmed in the Sinai Desert2. It's Hot Here and There's No Way Out -- Filmed in Wabi Nasb3. Help is Here -- Filmed in Wadi Nasb4. When Your Heart Cries Out -- Filmed in the Judea Wilderness5. They Were Not Wandering -- Filmed on Mount Sinai6. Ears to Hear -- Filmed in Negev7. There's Hope in the Desert -- 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.