Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. To be spiritually mature is to show the fruit of the Spirit of Christ in our lives. These Bible studies from Old and New Testament passages highlight each quality and inspire us to nurture the Spirit's fruit in our lives.
The human acceptance we long for often comes only if we are attractive, smart, wealthy or powerful. And God's standards seem even higher. We think we must work harder, live better, pray longer and witness to more people to get on God's good side. In his letter to the Galatians, Paul shows us the true source of our acceptance--Jesus Christ. These Bible studies on Galatians will help us know that we are worth much more to God than we can ever deserve or imagine!
Exploring the biblical narrative of justice throughout Scripture, this twelve-session curriculum from International Justice Mission will help you and your church bring freedom and reconciliation to those in need. Prepare to have your heart and mind engaged, to be instructed by Scripture, and to be mobilized as the hands and feet of Jesus.
Written by grandparents and expert Bible study authors Phyllis and Andrew Le Peau, this LifeGuide Bible study explores the biblical framework for being a godly grandparent. In nine sessions, this study guides you in how to be a loving and caring presence in the lives of not only your grandchildren but also your adult children as they parent.
Age brings many gifts and opportunities for continued growth. In this nine-session Lifeguide, Dale and Sandy Larsen help you discover the Bible's perspective on aging. You'll discover how God can effectively and powerfully use those who have grown wiser with the passing years.
Good Shepherd. Branch. Bridegroom. Cornerstone. There are many images of Christ in Scripture. This LifeGuide Bible Study by Dale and Sandy Larsen examines the various pictures, names and images of Christ in Scripture, leading you to get to know Jesus in new and deeper ways.
The Bible is clear that the Holy Spirit is a person. But how can human beings understand who he is? Scripture helps us by giving us strong word pictures of the Spirit as wind, fire, a counselor, anointing oil and more. In eight bible studies, Dale and Sandy Larsen explore images and representations of the Holy Spirit in Scripture.
We all want a faith that won't let us down in times of trouble or loss, uncertainty or fear. A faith that can pull us through the worst--and best--times in our lives. This is the kind of faith that James writes about. It is a faith that we must practice day by day. These studies on the teaching of James will help us grow a steadfast faith that can carry us through all the ups and downs of life.
The events that took place during Jesus' final week on earth—Palm Sunday, the Last Supper, the trial, Jesus' death and his resurrection—are foundational to your salvation and your Christian life. This eight-session Lifeguide Bible study allows you to focus more closely on these amazing events and gain new understanding about who Jesus is and how he loves you.
James W. Sire invites you to meet Jesus by digging deep into the Bible. You'll discover what Jesus did and said. And you'll be encouraged to decide what place Jesus has in your life today.