Item description for What's in the Bible About Us?: What's in the Bible and Why Should I Care? (Whats in the Bible and Why Should I Care?) by Alex Joyner...
Overview What?s in the Bible about Us? is one of the study books in the series, What?s in the Bible and Why Should I Care? What?s in the Bible about Us? will help readers explore biblical perspectives of human beings in relationship to God. Chapters include: ?God Created Us,? ?God Cares for Us,? ?God Saves Us,? and ?God Invites Us into Relationship.?
What is the Bible all about? What's in it? Why is it so important forChristians? Is it really relevant for people in the 21stcentury? Should I care about what's in the Bible? Why? What difference will it makein my life? The study series, "What's in the Bible and Why Should ICare?" offers opportunities to explore these questions and others byopening the Bible, reading it, prayerfully reflecting on what the Bible readingssay, and applying the readings to daily life.
The title of this unique and exciting Bible study series points to the twoessential features of meaningful Bible study: reading the Bible and applying theBible to life. First, we read the Bible to discover answers to the question"What 's in the Bible?" and second, we reflect upon what we read inorder to discover answers to the question, "Why Should I Care?" andapply these answers to our lives.
"What 's in the Bible about Us? "is one of the study booksin the series, "What 's in the Bible and Why Should I Care?""What 's in the Bible about Us? "will help readersexplore biblical perspectives of human beings in relationship to God.Chapters include: God Created Us, God Cares for Us, God Saves Us, and GodInvites Us into Relationship. Each chapter contains the followingfeatures:
Bible Readings -Each chapter explores specific readings from the Bible.
The Questions Each chapter beginswith focus questions that will be explored in the Bible readings and the chapterinformation.
APsalm Each chapter begins with verses from a psalm. These excerpts fromthe psalms give readers the experience of using the Bible for personal and groupdevotion.
APrayer A brief two or three sentence prayer at the beginningand end of each chapter
What's inthe Bible? Participants will read and reflect upon key Bible readings ineach chapter and use the space provided to write personal and private reflections.
Reflection Questions These questions are related to the chapter information and are designed to help thereader consider key ideas that emerge from this information and from the Biblereadings.
Bible Facts Additional related information about the Bible readings.
Here's Why I Care This activitynear the end of each chapter contains questions that invite the readers to grow infaith as they prayerfully reflect about what they have learned
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2008
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
Edition Student/Stdy Gde
Series What's in the Bible
ISBN 0687653738 ISBN13 9780687653737
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More About Alex Joyner
Alex Joyner is author of "Restless Hearts: Where Do I Go Now, God?" (Abingdon Press), a curriculum on vocation for young adults. He is also the author of "What s in the Bible About Us?" and "What s in the Bible About the Holy Spirit?" (Abingdon Press). He is a published poet, photographer, and essayist on the online magazine "Catapult". Joyner is pastor of Franktown United Methodist Church on Virginia s Eastern Shore. He has served as campus minister at the University of Virginia and in appointments in Virginia, Texas, and England. A regular writer for the "FaithLink" adult curriculum, Joyner began his career as a news director for a radio station. He teaches theology and church history as a summer faculty member at Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, Texas.