This five-session small group Bible study (DVD/digital video sold separately) by ted teacher and historian, Ray Vander Laan, is volume eleven of the That the World May Kw filmed-on-location DVD and Discovery Guide series. In this study, God's story continues with the intense devotion of his people. Discover how their passionate faith prepares the way for Jesus and his ultimate act of obedience and sacrifice at the cross. Then, be challenged in your life to live as they did - by every word that comes from the mouth of God. Faith Lessons is a unique video series that brings God's Word to life with astounding relevance. By weaving together the Bible's fascinating historical, cultural, religious, and geographical contexts, teacher and historian Ray Vander Laan reveals unique insights into the Scriptures' significance for modern believers. Each lesson: * Focuses on passages of Scripture explored in the DVD * Includes sidebars, maps, photos and other study tools * Features questions that facilitate discussion and inspire personal reflection * Includes 25 personal Bible studies to help you deepen your learning experience between sessions, and turn lessons from the past into applications that impact how you live out your faith today. Filmed on location in Qumran, Machaerus, En Gedi, Jerusalem and Gethsemane, these illuminating faith lessons afford a new understanding of the Bible that will ground your convictions and transform your life. The Faith Lessons video series is ideal for use in small groups, personal and family Bible studies, and adult Sunday school. Individual believers and families will gain vital insights from long-ago times and cultures through this invative approach to Bible study. Lessons include: * The Way of the Essenes - Filmed in Quamran * The Way of John the Baptist - Filmed in Machaerus * Into the Desert to Be Tested - Filmed in En Gedi * The Last Passover - Filmed in Jerusalem * The Fifth Cup: Our Way of Hope - Filmed at Gethsemane Designed for use with the Early Church Video Study (sold separately).
Ray Vander Laan is the founder of That the World May Know Ministries and creator of the Faith Lessons video series with Focus on the Family. An ordained minister, he holds the chair of biblical cultural studies as a religion instructor at Holland Christian Schools in Holland, Michigan. He and his wife, Esther, have four children and fifteen grandchildren. Stephen and Amanda Sorenson are founders of Sorenson Communications and have co-written many small group curriculum guidebooks, including the entire Faith Lessons series.