How do we find hope when we are in the midst of great loss? Why does God allow suffering? These are some of the questions addressed in this volume of the Immersion Bible Studies. In Lamentations a poet shows us how to mourn loss. Prophets Isaiah and Jeremiah express hope in God's continual love, mercy, justice, and restoration. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step suggestions for leading a group are provided, as well as questions to facilitate group discussion. 8 lessons.
Journey inside the pages of Scripture to meet a personal God who enters individual lives and begins a creative work from the inside out. Shaped with the individual in mind, Immersion encourages simultaneous engagement both with the Word of God and with the God of the Word to become a new creation in Christ.
Immersion, inspired by a fresh translationthe Common English Biblestands firmly on Scripture and helps readers explore the emotional, spiritual, and intellectual needs of their personal faith. More importantly, theyll be able to discover Gods revelation through readings and reflections.
The Reverend Janice Catron is the pastor for John Knox Presbyterian Church in Louisville, KY. Prior to this position, she served on the national staff of the Presbyterian Church (USA) in various departments related to curriculum development for adults, book publication, and Presbyterian Women. Married to Gordon Berg, Janice is the author of God's Vision, Our Calling, the award-winning Job: Faith Remains When Understanding Fails, and numerous Bible studies, including Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations in the Immersion Bible Studies series.