Some chose to follow God. Others followed only fame and fortune. They lived through times of difficulty and times of triumph, through political and emotional turmoil, through popularity and through discontent. This ten-session LifeGuide Bible study focuses on the character of the kings of the Old Testament and what we can learn from them.
At times every Christian feels anxious or insecure about life--and about faith. The Thessalonians were no different, and Paul's letters helped them find assurance. In these studies on 1 and 2 Thessalonians, Donald Baker shows how Paul's answers can help you to be certain too.
Do you ever feel powerless? Acts is the extraordinary record of what the early Christian disciples did. The power that you see in action in this book is the same power that can transform your life. As Phyllis J. Le Peau leads you through the pages of Acts, you will begin to understand what the Holy Spirit can do in you and in the world.
These six studies, edited by Cindy Bunch, will introduce you to the circumstances surrounding the birth of Jesus, remind you of God's faithfulness and power to fulfill his promises, and draw you more deeply into the love that brought Christ to earth.
Again and again Scripture teaches, "Do not be afraid." In this book of daily Bible studies David Ivaska gathers God's words of encouragement. As you explore God's promises from the Old and New Testaments, you'll be reassured of God's goodness. As you dwell on the truth of God's faithfulness, your hope will be restored.
Drawing on biblical teaching and the ministry of the early church, Gareth Weldon Icenogle offers guidance for setting up and running a biblically based small-group ministry program.
Depending on Christ for everything in our lives is a scary—but also a profoundly biblical—idea. In this ten-session Lifeguide study, you'll explore instances of biblical people learning that they could rely on Christ to see them through, even when all other avenues of help failed. Just as they discovered that Christ is sufficient for any and all circumstances, you will be encouraged to discover the same.
We grow in Christ as we seek him together. Jesus' own pattern of disciple-making was to be intimately involved with others. This expanded 25-session workbook by Greg Ogden, perfect for small groups or individuals, helps us influence others as Jesus did—by investing in a few. Working through it will deepen your knowledge of essential Christian teaching and strengthen your faith.
Elijah faced famine, murder and corruption--with both courage and fear. In these studies, Douglas Connelly helps you see what Elijah saw: the sovereign God who reigns forever.
What am I committing to when I say I want to follow Jesus? Following the format of his bestselling book Discipleship Essentials, Greg Ogden has created this accessible introduction to Christian life for new believers. Whether you are mentoring one-on-one or in a small group, this essential guide will serve as an ideal on-ramp into the discipleship journey.