Book by Book: Isaiah with Alec Motyer Isaiah has been described as the fifth gospel because it is so full of the birth, life, death, resurrection, ascension and return of the Lord Jesus Christ. Constantly quoted by Jesus and His apostles, Isaiah provides so much of the theological foundation for the New Testament.
The letter of Philippians was written by Paul while he was in prison in Rome in about AD 63, but there is no bitterness or disillusionment here. In this letter, Paul opens his heart to us, showing us the secret to real contentment. The letter speaks of fellowship in the sufferings of Jesus, and yet there is no book of the Bible so full of joy.
God's passion for evangelism is so much greater than ours. Yet, the Lord insists on reaching the world through His people. The book of Jonah is the story of the success of God the Evangelist even through His unfaithful people. Throughout this book, we see how the Lord prepares Jonah for the task and how Jonah learns of his own need for the Lord in his affliction. He goes on to learn of God's great compassion, even for the most wicked people. The book of Jonah ends with Jonah receiving one of the most challenging and life transforming presentations of the love and grace of God.
The Book of Genesis is the book of beginnings. It sets the scene for everything in the whole Bible. In this book we learn about the creation of everything, the visible and the invisible. We discover how the universe was created. Genesis also teaches us where evil came from, explains the presence of pain, suffering and death in the world, and clearly reveals the solutions to these problems.
The Galatians had enjoyed the incredible freedom that Jesus gives us. However, "religious" people had joined the Galatian fellowship, claiming to have deeper knowledge from the ancient Scriptures, claiming to have a bigger picture than the simple good news that they had heard. These new teachings were robbing the Galatians of their freedom and their confidence. They were falling into a kind of religious slavery, making them think more and more about their own religious efforts and leaving little room for Jesus. Paul was desperate to rescue the Galatians from this dreadful cult.
This 48-page Leader's Guide and Student Handouts (reproducible) is for the video documentary Saints and Strangers. The study series is divided into four basic sections: (1) Christianity & Commerce: Jamestown; (2) Evangelism & Enlightenment: Pilgrims & Puritans; (3) Liberty of Conscience; and (4) Revival & Revolutions.
Bobby Bowden built the Florida State football program into one of the perennial powers of the NCAA. Bowden is a winner. But what motivates the motivator?
In this Victor 1 GET COACHED DVD, two time defensive player of the year, Super Bowl champion, Hall of Fame inductee and current 49ers head coach Mike Singletary shows that drive, focus, loyalty and faith are unmatched assets in sports...and in life. This great player, coach, motivator, ordained minister, and true believer now shares his vision of faith in 21 intense, on-demand chapters including Lead Where You Are, Inner Greatness, Overcoming Adversity, Constructive Criticism, Innovation and Forgiveness.
Legendary Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden has led his teams to championship victories over seven different decades.. As a faith-based inspirational speaker, Coach Bowden has addressed hundreds of thousands of people seeking an even higher greatness, and now, with 23 topical chapters including Stewardship, Integrity Proving Ground Play to Win and Invite God In , he brings his best inspiration, advice to you.
No Bright Lights gives an up close and personal profile of Networks Romania, a Christian relief organization reaching out to some of Romania’s poorest people. In a shifting social and political environment many Romanian children find themselves abandoned to the streets where they experience extreme poverty and injustice. Networks Romania works with the community to help stabilize families through word and deed expressions of the Gospel.
Are we really asking the “big questions” or have our lives, in an age of mass media accelerated beyond our ability to stop and reflect? In a Still Small Voice challenges us to ask questions about art and life in the context of what it means to be truly human.
The Pink Room is a true story of redemption, ordinary people becoming heros, Cambodians rising up with compassion to take back their country, and a town’s process of rebuilding from the inside-out. In a world where it is estimated that there are over one million children held captive and sexually abused, a flower blooms in the heart of Cambodia.
After unintentionally causing the death of his boss' daughter by his negligence, Carl desperately wants to be forgiven. Carl's boss, Gary, allows Carl to keep his job and maintain their friendship. But when an accident occurs with a new hire, Carl must choose whether or not to forgive as he has been forgiven.
Do you ever wonder if your life counts for anything and whether anyone really cares? This clip explores the question of our personal significance in an artistic and emotional way. When we discover the perfect love of God and how it fills the empty hole of insignificance, it can set us free to love others and changes our focus- to love and be loved.
In Somebody's Daughter you meet four men who could be your neighbors. They were looked up to by wives, children, church folk. But porn was secretly eating each of them alive, just like it's eating millions in the world today.
With God On Our Side takes a hard look at the theology and politics of Christian Zionism, which teaches that because the Jews are God’s chosen people, Israeli government policies should not be questioned, even when these policies are unjust.
A two-part documentary on the global problem of human trafficking and the modern-day abolitionists who are fighting it.