Esther Press Presents Follow God’s Will by Brittany Ann Where is God leading you next? In a conversation or your next decision? Don’t simply guess and hope you’re right. Let Follow God’s Will teach you how to confidently hear God’s voice, understand His Word, and determine His will for yourself. With just the right mix of practical advice, in-depth Bible study, and real-life examples, Follow God’s Will provides the biblical framework needed to answer questions, including: How can I figure out God’s will for my life personally? How should I understand the Bible’s words for today? How can I live out my faith on a day-to-day basis? How do I share the gospel without being weird or pushy? How should I navigate relationships with non-Christians in love?
An introduction to a clear method of biblical interpretation For the Love of God’s Word is an abridged, less technical version of Köstenberger and Patterson’s acclaimed Invitation to Biblical Interpretation. Students, teachers, and pastors alike will find this introduction to biblical hermeneutics to be an accessible resource with both breadth and substance. Built on the premise that every passage requires careful scrutiny of its historical setting, literary dimension, and theological message, this volume teaches a simple threefold method that is applicable to every passage of Scripture regardless of genre. In addition, the book sets forth specific strategies for interpreting the various genres of Scripture, from poetry to epistle to prophecy. A final chapter is devoted to helpful Bible study resources that will equip the reader to apply Scripture to life. This book will serve as a standard text for interpreting Scripture that is both academically responsible and accessible for pastors, teachers, and college students. This volume will enable students of Scripture to grow in love for God’s Word as they grow in the disciplines of study and discernment.
In this wonderful study, you will find Jesus as a friend who is able to share the joys and sorrows of life. Along your journey through the Gospel of Luke you will find yourself falling in love with Jesus again. This book is great for small groups, Sunday School classes, or personal study. There are thirty-four weekly lessons and each lesson is broken into five daily studies. You will truly be blessed by this study.
Cultivating a Life for God calls upon us to rethink our busy, fast-paced lives. If there is a stirring in your soul for "something more" in your spiritual journey, take a risk on what God might do in and through your life. Discover the compassion that comes from heaven and can be experienced in a Life Transformation Group (LTG). You may never be the same again "The Life Transformation Group system is a grass roots tool for growth. Through this simple system the most essential elements of vital spiritual ministry are released to common Christians without the need for specialized training. It taps the disciple's internal motivation and provides the support needed to grow in the essentials of a spiritual life. The LTG empowers the common Christian to do the uncommon work of reproductive discipling." (page 63) "In my years of ministry, I have not found any method that produces such powerful results in fulfilling the Great Commission. I personally plan on using this system for the rest of my life to make as many disciples of the kingdom as I can before Christ calls me home " - Neil Cole (page 89) - See more at: http: //www.cmaresources.org/cultivating-a-life-for-god
From the authors of Hope for the Weary Mom comes a new 40-day devotional. Jesus promises rest to those who seek Him. But how can a weary mom find rest in Jesus when she doesn't know Him? How can she build her life on the truth of His Word when she doesn't know it? Hope for the Weary Mom Devotional offers 40 truths every mom needs to know in a devotional format—easy for a busy mom to fit in her life. Discover how to live dependently upon Jesus as His Word becomes more rooted in your heart. move from weariness to hope in your God-given role as mom. focus on who God is and how He moves and works in your life. Each devotion includes a prayer, Scripture, and questions for reflection. You'll be moved to deeper truth and be left with a hunger for more of God's Word.
This book was written to address the disappointments people are facing today caused by Ministry faculty members. It is designed to encourage obedience and hope in the midst of betrayal or shame experienced from hypocritical practices or personal attacks by such members. Therefore, this is a faith-building book! Pastor Anthony M Mills, born in Fort Worth, Texas, has been in ministry since 1992. Starting out as an Evangelist while in the United States Air Force, he served in various outreach programs throughout the United States and the Republic of Panama. From jail ministries to Sioux Indian Reservations, he has learned the pain of ministry amongst people who really need hope. His drive in life is to pursue after the development of peace between nationalities of all mankind. Therefore, as he has experienced the peace of God in his life, he may also be used to influence peace in the lives of others.
Help your congregation experience the life-changing relevance of the Old TestamentThe Old Testament Challenge (OTC) is a turn-key program to help everyone in your church understand and apply the Old Testament. Participants experience the content in multiple contexts: through sermons, group discussions, and personal devotions. This 32-week series is designed for churches to teach, study, and discuss the entire Old Testament over a 9-month period. The goal of OTC is to discover the life-changing truths of the Old Testament and how they can be applied to daily life. Based on Pastor John Ortberg’s OTC series at the New Community services of Willow Creek Community Church, this resource enables churches to raise the level of biblical literacy and understanding among their congregations. Your congregation will fall in love with the Old Testament! The OTC curriculum is made up of 4 kits of 7-9 lessons each. This first kit covers the Pentateuch and includes everything you need to preach 9 sermons (that’s less than $25 per week!):• Teaching Guide containing material from Ortberg’s weekly teachings for pastors and/or teachers • Group Discussion Guide focusing on specific passages from the Old Testament designed for weekly or bi-weekly use and including leader’s notes • DVD and VHS Video presenting an OTC “vision-casting” message from Ortberg, a promotional piece for churches, and 4 creative video elements for each kit to use during the OTC message • CD-ROM providing 7-9 PowerPoint® presentations for use with each of the OTC messages. It also contains 40 FAQ sheets answering tough questions from the Old Testament for use on your web site or to be printed in hard copy. • Sets of slides for each teaching session for pastors and teachers. • Sermon Audio CD set containing all 9 messages preached by John Ortberg • Implementation Guide • 40 Weeks With God reading guide
Why does God allow natural disasters? This is a question people are asking, as so many major disasters strike countries all over the world. David Pawson tackles this from a thoroughly biblical standpoint, dealing with some vital related questions along the way.
This Wild Messy Grace of God on Display is the book everybody has been waiting for, that everybody can relate to, and where everybody can find the purpose of GodaEUR(tm)s will for their abundant life in this life and in the world to come. This book is written for kings, queens, presidents, prime ministers, governors, mayors, legislators, judges, prosecutors, doctors, nurse, teachers, men and women of all walks of life, boys and girls of all ages, sexual abusers, dictators, pimps and prostitutes, drug dealers and users, addicts and bullies, adulterers, gangsters, broken families and sufferers of injustice. EveryoneaEUR(tm)s life in some way is lying under the cover of this book with the solution to improve who God created you to be. This book, like the Bible, will change your life and perspective on your present situation. Grace is the answer for your fears and doubts and insecurities of lifeaEUR(tm)s overwhelming pressures.Read this book and see how grace unraveled the web of your lifelong struggles to preserve and prevail. All 170 scriptures on grace the Bible contains are under this cover to laser-beam distract you from the lies of the devil that have wedged you in bondage for so long. Today you are loose from all shackles of his deceptions. By grace you are saved, through faith. Set free to be free indeed. ItaEUR(tm)s my humble pleasure in ChristaEUR(tm)s grace, the inspired power of the Holy Spirit, to present you grace for your new life to begin today. Thank you. Grace infatuated me.