Pursuing Spiritual Authenticity - Life Changing Words from the Prophets

By John Ortberg, Kevin & Sherry Harney


Does God really speak to people? Can we still hear His Voice and follow His leading in a way that will bring transformation to our lives? Do the words of God connect in a way that will penetrate the human heart and shape us into all we hope and dream we can become? The answer is a crystal-clear “yes!”


This study takes you through the words of prophets and unveils truths that will help you enter new levels of spiritual maturity.


Book Sessions:

  • Elijah: Holding Steady in a Roller-Coaster World
  • Elisha: Receiving a Spiritual Legacy
  • Amos: How to measure a Life
  • Isaiah: Pursuing Spiritual Authenticity
  • Hezekiah: Radical Trust
  • Micah: Doing Justice
  • Jeremiah: When God Gives a Hard Assignment
  • The Life-Giving Power of Hope

 


Spiritual Influence: Titus

By John Ortberg, Kevin & Sherry Harney


Do the people around you see the life of God’s kingdom flowing through you?


Through the book of Titus, you’ll discover how spiritual influence weaves its way through your friendships, your family, your church, the world, and every relationship you have. When the Holy Spirit is at work in you – you, an ordinary person, will be used by God in extraordinary ways.


6 Book Sessions:

  • Lasting Influence
  • Spiritual Integrity
  • Spiritual Admonition
  • Teaching Matters
  • The Wonder of Salvation
  • Doing Good

 


Prophets and Kings

By Ray Vander Laan


Guiding you through the land of the Bible, Vander Laan illuminates the historical, geographical and cultural context of the Scriptures on the history of Israel’s prophets and kings. Learn from their story how to build your own devotion and trust in God.


6 DVD Sessions:

  • Innocent Blood 1 – Megiddo
  • Innocent Blood 2 – Megiddo
  • Who is God? – Mount Carmel
  • The Wages of Sin – Lachish
  • The Lord is My Shepherd – Negev
  • God with Us – Arad

 


Missions of God’s people

By Christopher Wright


“What does theology and mission have to do with each other.” In The Mission of God’s People, Christopher Wright reveals that a typical Christian understanding of missions encompasses only a small part of God’s over-arching mission for the world.


Examining both the Old and New Testament, Wright demonstrates that a proper theological study of the Bible would reveal that God’s mission is to redeem and reclaim the entire world to Himself; God’s mission then becomes the template by which His people are to live in the world. This book, then, not only clarifies the theological continuity between both Testaments but also demonstrates that the Bible has one coherent narrative.


The 15 chapters of The Mission of God’s People will challenge, broaden and re-orientate Christians understanding of missions and compel them to respond practically to what God is doing in the world.


Each chapter concludes with a summary and three relevant questions.


15 Book Sessions:

  • Who are we and what are we here for?
  • People Who know the story they are part of
  • People Who Care for Creation
  • People Who Are a Blessing to the Nations
  • People Who Walk in God’s Way
  • People Who Are Redeemed for Redemptive Living
  • People Who Represent God to the World
  • People Who Attract Others to God
  • People Who Know the One Living God and Saviour
  • People Who Bear Witness to the Living God
  • People Who Proclaim the Gospel of Christ
  • People Who Send and Are Sent
  • People who Live and Work in the Public Square
  • People Who Praise and Pray
  • The Journey So Far and the Journey Ahead

KNOWING THE BIBLE Series

One of the newest study guides (2013-2014), this series on the books of the bible has 12 lessons that progressively take you through a clear concise study of a book of the Bible.


Each study guide

  • Asks thoughtful questions to spur discussion
  • Shows how each passage unveils the gospel
  • Ties the text in with the whole story of Scripture
  • Illuminates the doctrines taught in each passage
  • Invites you to discover practical implications
  • Helps you better understand and apply God’s Word

 

1. Romans

Paul’s letter to the Romans unpacks the significance of Jesus and what he did. Paul explains crucial doctrines such as original sin, election, substitutionary atonement, the role of the law, and justification by faith alone.

 

2. Philippians

Philippians is a call to emulate the humble sacrificial example of others: Paul himself, Epaphroditus, Timothy, and especially Jesus. Christians are encouraged to run the race and commit toward living out Christ’s love and humility as well as holding out the gospel of hope to the world.

 

3. James

The book of James provides practical advice and challenging teachings on wealth, anointing with oil, prayer, healing, and the relationship between faith and works. This book is a stirring exhortation to fruitfulness – ultimately reminding believers of the necessary connection between genuine faith and heartfelt obedience.

 

4. Proverbs

The book of Proverbs provides wise instruction for godly living that glorifies God in daily life and in relationships. This book emphasizes on how relating rightly to God involves first, seeking to understand the truth, and second, embracing and obeying that truth. It shows how God’s ways are intensely practical and applicable to every aspect of our lives.

 

5. Psalms

The Book of Psalms powerfully resonates with the whole spectrum of human emotions and experience including love and adoration toward God, sorrow over sin, dependence on God in desperate circumstances, the battle of fear and trust, walking with God even when the way seems dark, thankfulness for God’s care and confidence in the eventual triumph of God’s purposes in the world. This book explores the Bible’s ability to transform our emotions and incline our hearts toward worship.