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Searching the Scriptures Find the Nourishment Your Soul Needs

Searching the Scriptures Find the Nourishment Your Soul Needs
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2017 ECPA Christian Book Award Finalist (Christian Living category)
Are you getting the spiritual nourishment you need?
Optimal health requires optimal nutrition. The same is true spiritually speaking. Without sufficient and regular biblical nutrition, our inner lives begin to suffer the consequences. We become shallow and selfish, more demanding and less gentle, and quick to react impatiently, rashly, and angrily. These are telltale signs of inner malnutrition.

In Searching the Scriptures, respected Bible teacher Chuck Swindoll shows us how to dig deep into Scripture and uncover its profound truths for our lives. He outlines the principles of Bible study that will help you understand God's Word, apply it, and communicate it clearly to those around you. Too many people try to go it alone, without a guide, for this life and the next. Chuck explains how we can fix our own spiritual meals, then invites us to feast on nourishing truths we can discover in God's Word.



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TEACHING MATTHEW OP!!!

TEACHING MATTHEW OP!!!
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The themes of the second book in this series are Missionary tales and remarkable conversions. Other themes covered in the series are Living for God and the value of scripture Missionary Tales and Remarkable Conversions; Honouring God and Dramatic Deliverances; Faithful Witnesses and Childhood Faith.Joel Beeke and Diana Kleyn have taken a selection of real life incidents and fictional narratives and developed them into a series of devotional books for children aged 712.Scriptural references throughout the book use the King James Version of the Bible and the questions are also based on this version.The stories themselves include a good mixture of historical adventure childhood experiences remarkable instances of conversion and dramatic edge of your seat rescues from danger.
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September 1, 2003

TORAH STORY

TORAH STORY
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Working knowledge of the Torah is essential for every serious student of the Scriptures. Written in an engaging and accessible voice, even while digging into difficult and complicated matters at a sophisticated level, The Torah Story emphasizes the content of the text itself, moving beyond debating dates and theories of authorship into understanding how these five key books of the Bible help us understand the story of salvation.

Providing flexible options for further study, each chapter includes the following:

  • Tips and tools for getting started
  • Questions that focus on key issues Key terms to look for
  • Outlines and summaries of the material
  • An interactive workshop designed for students, individuals, or study groups
  • Challenge questions drawn from the chapter and biblical text
  • Advanced questions for those who want deeper exploration of biblical contexts, language, and exegetical or theological issues
  • Research project suggestions
  • Discussion activities using films to engage the biblical narrative (selected chapters)
  • A refreshingly new approach to the Torah--neither an introduction nor a commentary--The Torah Story provides a model of how to read Scripture intertextually. It leaves no doubt as to the overarching unity of the message and composition of the Pentateuch.

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    December 1, 2006

    TRANSFORMED BY PRAISE THE PURPOSE & MESS OP!!!

    TRANSFORMED BY PRAISE THE PURPOSE & MESS OP!!!
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    June 1, 2002

    USERS GT THE BIBLE

    USERS GT THE BIBLE
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    If you found yourself standing in front of a shelf of 66 books written over 1,000 years, where would you start reading?

    The Bible is a library of 66 books written by a vast range of authors in many different genres, including song lyrics, poetry, prophecy and stories. This book answers the key questions people ask about the Bible.

    Sections include the following:
    Bible Timeline
    The Bible in one page;
    How the Bible came to be
    Why it takes faith to believe the Bible
    Who's who in the Bible
    Where's where in the Bible
    How to read the Bible."

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    October 1, 2007

    WHEN THE KINGS COME MARCHING IN ISAIAH

    WHEN THE KINGS COME MARCHING IN ISAIAH
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    Widely respected for his perspectives on faith in the modern world, Richard J. Mouw has long stood at the forefront of the "Christ and culture" debate. In When the Kings Come Marching In -- here revised and updated -- Mouw explores the religious transformation of culture as it is powerfully pictured in Isaiah 60.

    In Isaiah 60 the prophet envisions the future transformation of the city of Jerusalem, a portrayal of the Holy City that bears important similarities to John's vision of the future in Revelation 21 and 22. Mouw examines these and other key passages of the Bible, showing how they provide a proper pattern for cultural involvement in the present.

    Mouw identifies and discusses four main features of the Holy City: (1) "the wealth of the nations" is gathered into the city; (2) the "kings of the earth" march into the city; (3) people from many nations are drawn to the city; and (4) light pervades the city. In drawing out the implications of these striking features, Mouw treats a number of relevant cultural issues, including Christian attitudes toward the processes and products of commerce, technology, and art; the nature of political authority; race relations; and the scope of the redemptive ministry of Jesus Christ.

    The volume culminates in an invaluable discussion of how Christians should live in the modern world. Mouw argues that believers must go beyond a narrow understanding of the individual "pilgrim's progress" to a view of the Christian pilgrimage wherein believers work together toward solving the difficult political, social, and economic problems of our day.

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    August 1, 2002

    Wisdoms Feast An Invitation to Feminist Interpretation of the Scriptures

    Wisdoms Feast An Invitation to Feminist Interpretation of the Scriptures
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    Woman Wisdom in Proverbs 9 invites any who want to learn her ways to come and eat at her table--an image for the rich and satisfying teaching that she offers. In this book Barbara Reid invites readers to this feast, drawing on women's wisdom to offer fresh new interpretations of biblical texts in a way that promotes equal dignity and value for women and men alike.

    Reid begins by presenting feminist methods of biblical interpretation and explaining why they are important, giving attention not only to gender perspectives but also to race, class, and culture as determinative factors in how one understands the biblical text. She then presents fresh, readable feminist interpretations of selected Old and New Testament texts. Each chapter concludes with discussion questions for group or personal use.

    Making feminist interpretation of Scripture understandable, compelling, and usable, Wisdom's Feastwill be valuable to any readers hungry to learn from the rich insights of feminist biblical scholars.

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    October 1, 2016

    WISDOMS WONDER CHARACTER CREATION & CRISIS IN THE BIBLES WISDOM LITERATURE

    WISDOMS WONDER CHARACTER CREATION & CRISIS IN THE BIBLES WISDOM LITERATURE
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    Wisdom's Wonder offers a fresh reading of the Hebrew Bible's wisdom literature with a unique emphasis on -wonder- as the framework for understanding biblical wisdom. William Brown argues that wonder effectively integrates biblical wisdom's emphasis on character formation and its outlook on creation, breaking an impasse that has plagued recent wisdom studies.
    Drawing on various disciplines, from philosophy to neuroscience, Brown discovers new distinctions and connections in Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes. Each book is studied in terms of its view of moral character and creation, as well as in terms of the social or intellectual crisis each book identifies. Most general treatments of the wisdom literature spend too much time on issues of genre, poetry, and social context at the neglect of discussing the intellectual and emotional power of the wisdom corpus. Brown argues that the real power of the wisdom corpus lies in its capacity to evoke the reader's sense of wonder.
    An extensive revision and expansion of Brown's Character in Crisis (Eerdmans, 1996), this book demonstrates that the wisdom books are much more than simply advice literature: with wonder as the foundation for understanding, Brown maintains that wisdom is a process with transformation of the self as the goal.

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    March 11, 2014

    From Gospels to Glory Exploring the New Testament NR

    From Gospels to Glory Exploring the New Testament
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    Maps are essential to an explorer. Whether it is a short jaunt to a vacation spot or an in-depth search for higher meaning, maps can help you find and stay on the right path.

    In From Gospels to Glory: Exploring the New Testament, author Kenneth G. Hanna provides a guide for discovering the enduring message and unique features of each book of the New Testament. The course of human history was set in a new direction by the arrival of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem. The Gospels of the New Testament record that event and Jesus' ministry, climaxing in the cross and His resurrection. This new study guides you through the pivotal events of the life of Christ, the birth and spread of Christianity, and the life-shaping truth that formed the legacy Jesus committed to the first disciples. For pastors and teachers, it offers helpful ideas and outlines for proclaiming the message of the New Testament to a contemporary audience. For students of the New Testament, it provides a wealth of resources for further study. Thematic charts present a map of each book, including key verses, themes, structures, and unique features.

    Each book of the New Testament was written for a select audience and a specific purpose. From Gospels to Glory: Exploring the New Testament supplies essential background information that illuminates the message of each book to help you proceed on your journey of discovery.

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    September 1, 2015

    From Moses to Malachi Exploring the Old Testament NR

    From Moses to Malachi Exploring the Old Testament
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    From Moses to Malachi: Exploring the Old Testament unlocks the Old Testament books and makes clear their central message and enduring value. It helps you to understand the importance of the Old Testament to the authors of the New Testament. The Old Testament was the Scripture used by Jesus and the apostles, and it is foundational to our understanding of who Jesus is, why He came, and what He accomplished during His time here. Through knowledge of the Old Testament, we gain an understanding of God's purpose in creation, His plan of redemption, and His goal for human history.

    Knowing the Old Testament increases our understanding of and heightens our appreciation for the New Testament. It also gives us insight into how to apply our faith and live wisely in the contemporary world. From Moses to Malachi introduces each of the thirty-nine books of the Old Testament, using thematic charts to clarify the message of each book at a glance. The key thought and structure of the books and other essential information are presented in graphic form. A synopsis of the content of each book explores its purpose and message.

    From Moses to Malachi provides pastors and teachers with ideas and outlines for preaching and teaching the Old Testament to a contemporary audience. In addition, it offers numerous references to resource materials and a helpful bibliography for further research.

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    September 1, 2015