Great Truths Of The Bible

Author: Alan Stringfellow
Publisher: Hensley Pub
ISBN: 9781563220470
Size: 48.83 MB
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Have you ever felt God has something special planned for your life, but often find you fail to receive His greater blessings? Great Truths of the Bible contains 52 lessons covering 48 cardinal principles of the Christian faith which will prepare you to discover the magnificent power God has given you. Once you've completed this Bible study you will have equipped yourself with the very fundamentals of your faith. Great Truths of the Bible gives you the answers to truths regarding the Bible -- the inspired Word of God, God the Trinity, God the Father, God the Son, holy angels, Satan and his angels, sin, salvation, repentance, faith, regeneration, justification, redemption, atonement and grace, as well as prayer, the Christian life, the Church -- the Body of Christ, the Antichrist and the false prophet and the second coming of Christ. It is when these truths become a living reality in your life that you truly learn how to change despair to hope, sadness to joy, fear to faith.

Reading The Bible

Author: Timothy R. Carmody
Publisher: Paulist Press
ISBN: 9780809141890
Size: 59.58 MB
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"Ideal for introductory Bible courses, adult education groups, and readers of any faith, this book is an invitation to engage biblical text in a direct, fulfilling, and honest manner in order to better understand and interpret it, and to enter into the process of learning how to do this."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

A Handbook Of The Christian Faith

Author: John Schwarz
Publisher: Bethany House
ISBN: 1441211438
Size: 39.49 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A Handbook of the Christian Faith is a one- volume overview of the Bible, church history, Christian beliefs and practices, other religions, and other issues of Christianity written in an easy-to-understand style. Organized in ten thematic chapters, the book is designed for use by individuals or study groups. "I cannot think of a more helpful resource for adults who are serious about their faith and the desire to understand it better," says Dr. W. Ward Gasque, President, Pacific Association for Theological Studies.

Emmaus Stage 3

Author: Stephen Cottrell
Publisher: Church House Publishing
ISBN: 0715140140
Size: 12.36 MB
Format: PDF
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Emmaus: The Way of Faith is a course designed to welcome people into the Christian faith and the life of the Church. Growing as a Christian contains five short courses to encourage believers toward maturity in key areas of the Christian life: prayer, the Scriptures, church, worship, sacraments, and Christian hope.

Deepening Faith

Author: Janet Schaeffler
Publisher: Liturgical Press
ISBN: 081464676X
Size: 73.28 MB
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Since the ending of Vatican II, the church has officially published no fewer than eight major documents calling for adults to be the center of the church’s educational mission. And the Catholic faithful are calling on the church to quench their thirst for a deepening of their lived faith. They realize that the catechesis they received as children simply isn’t enough to continue in the faith as adults in the church and world; they desire a deepened faith. In Deepening Faith, Janet Schaeffler, OP, offers a practical guide and source of encouragement to parish and diocesan committees, catechists, and adult faith formation teams. She outlines the essential foundations, methods and strategies that can support this journey for today’s adults of all ages and generations.

Congregational Hermeneutics

Author: Andrew P. Rogers
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134795157
Size: 76.30 MB
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Despite many churches claiming that the Bible is highly significant for their doctrine and practice, questions about how we read the Bible are rarely made explicit. Based on ethnographic research in English churches, Congregational Hermeneutics explores this dissonance and moves beyond descriptions to propose ways of enriching hermeneutical practices in congregations. Characterised as hermeneutical apprenticeship, this is not just a matter of learning certain skills, but of cultivating hermeneutical virtues such as faithfulness, community, humility, confidence and courage. These virtues are given substance through looking at four broad themes that emerge from the analysis of congregational hermeneutics - tradition, practices, epistemology and mediation. Concluding with what hermeneutical apprenticeship might look like in practice, this book is constructively theological about what churches actually do with the Bible, and will be of interest to scholars, students and practitioners.

The Journey

Author: Billy Graham
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1418525634
Size: 77.12 MB
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In this culminating work of a lifetime, the remarkable Billy Graham invites you to join him in discovering God's plan for this exciting journey called life. Wherever you are in your journey – just beginning, at the middle, or near the end – you've already learned that life offers a variety of paths. The good news is that we aren't alone, says Graham. Not only did God carve out the path for us, but He wants to join us on the journey – to help us with challenges along the way, and eventually lead us home. This magnum opus from Billy Graham, seasoned with many personal stories from his own life, offers wisdom, encouragement, hope, and inspiration – for anyone who wants to make the most of The Journey.

Thinking Like A Christian

Author: David Noebel
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 0805438963
Size: 77.78 MB
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This 12-week curriculum, interactive study takes students on a journey into the world of ideas that are shaping our culture while teaching them biblical responses.

Test Of Faith Science And Christianity Unpacked Leader S Guide

Author: Dr Ruth Bancewicz
Publisher: Test of FAITH
ISBN: 1842276638
Size: 22.70 MB
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Is God a delusion? Are science and Christian faith incompatible? Ten scientists tell their stories. Test of Faith is an innovative new resource designed for use by small groups wishing to explore big issues raised by science for both faith and ethics. It introduces a wide range of hot topics including: * Are science and Christianity in conflict? * Has the Big Bang pushed God out of the universe? * Is evolution compatible with religious faith? * Is cloning ethical? * Are humans no more than biological machines? Contributors include: Dr Francis Collins, Professor Alister McGrath, Dr Ard Louis, Dr Jennifer Wiseman, Professor Bill Newsome, Rev Dr John Polkinghorn, Rev Dr Alasdair Coles, Dr Deborah B. Haarsma, Professor Rosalind Picard, Professor John Bryant. Test of Faith is designed to enable non-specialists to join the discussion. It allows small groups to unpack these issues, and discuss them at a level and pace that suits the group. It is flexible so that users can choose the topics that they want to cover. This Leader's Guide accompanies the Test of Faith DVD, and provides all the content of the Study Guide plus suggested responses to questions, critical background information, and opportunities for taking these issues further.