Item description for Experiencing God Youth Edition Workbook (Limited Ed) by henry blackaby & Claude V. King...
Overview Companion to SP# 468598, Leaders Guide Adapted from the best-selling adult study, students learn to hear God. Lead youth in this exciting, truly compelling 9-week study of the Bible and help them:
Learn to hear when God is speaking Find out how God is speaking Find out where God is working and join Him Experience God doing what only He can do
Publishers Description Experiencing God - Youth Edition Member Book, Revised by Henry Blackaby is a 9 session Bible study for students in grades 7-12 and was adapted from the best-selling adult study. The revised video series features a DVD containing nine segments designed as a drama that is told throughout the course.
Learn to hear when God is speaking
Find out how God is speaking
Find out where God is working and join Him
Experience God doing what only He can do
Community Description Right away you will notice that this book is different from most books you read. It's not designed for you to sit down and read from cover-to-cover. It's not a self-help book. Rather, it is designed for you to carefully study, understand, and apply biblical principles to your life. It is about experiencing God--day by day, moment by moment. You'll:
* Learn how to hear when God is speaking to you.
* Find out where God is working and join Him.
* Discover that God pursues a love relationship with you that is real and personal.
* Face crises of belief as you join God where He's working.
* Experience God doing through you what only God can do!
Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God is a nine-week course designed for both individual and small group study In it, you spend time with God everyday and then meet together with other Christians in a small group once a week to share how God is working in your life.
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Studio: Lifeway Christian Resources
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 5.9" Height: 1.1" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2005
Publisher LIFEWAY CHRISTIAN RESOURCES
ISBN 141582603X ISBN13 9781415826034
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More About henry blackaby & Claude V. King
Henry Blackaby is founder and president emeritus of Blackaby Ministries International, an organization built to help people experience God. He and his wife have five children, fourteen grandchildren, and live in Rex, Georgia.
Richard Blackaby is president of Blackaby Ministries International and the oldest child of Henry and Marilynn Blackaby. He holds degrees from the University of Saskatchewan, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Dallas Baptist University. He lives with his wife and children in South Carolina.
Reviews - What do customers think about Experiencing God Youth Edition Workbook (Limited Ed)?
Best Bible study ever Feb 15, 2010
I have done the adult version of Experiencing three times in my life. This time I am going through this version with my two children (ages 12 and 15). It is a wonderful way to get your teens to know how to relate to God, how to recognize and hear His voice, and how to join Him in His work instead of co-opting Him to join them in theirs.
Experiencing Assumptions Dec 31, 2008
While many Christians today will be surprised to hear this, the very idea that God has a personal will for your life separate from His Sovereign or His Moral will is not uncontested. Blackaby simply assumes that his readers already agree with this view without giving any evidence for it (nor even bothering to state it). This assumption has gone unnoticed by most Christians, for this view of God's will is prevalent among evangelical churches. But the fact is that the idea of God having an individual will for every believer that can be known in advance may not be true. Blackaby's further assumptions (such as God's means of communication) are themselves based on this questionable premise. This opens the door for questioning not only Blackaby's methodology, but the most fundamental aspect of his teaching.
Further, "Experienceing God" promotes a dangerous view of God's methods (does God speak today like He spoke then? And to whom?); a dangerous view of the Christian Life (does the Bible always portray the believer's life like Moses' or Abraham's?); a dangerous view of Scripture (are only parts of the Bible God's word for us?); and a dangerous view of Christ - (did Christ have crisis of faith or make major adjustments for the Father?). These are all expanded upon here: [..] In light of the very questionable and unsupported assumptions Blackaby relies on for his whole system, the objectively false philosophy he espouses, the confusing and sometimes contradictory methodology he supports, the dangerous consequences that many of his principles could lead to, and the impossibly subjective and circular means of verification that the system is tested by, it is my conclusion that Experiencing God should not be taught as a means for discovering God's will today (although it would be useful as a resource for learning how God spoke to unique men and women in Biblical times in order that they might fulfill their truly "God sized" assignments).
The New Testament does not teach that Christians must try to figure out where God is at work around them so that they can join Him. We already know God's will for us in this regard, we already have our "marching orders":
* Preach the gospel (2 Timothy 4:2) * Defend the faith (1 Peter 3:15) * Disciple the nations ( Matthew 28:19-20)
God is at work wherever we are - what are we waiting for?
A milestone in my walk with God Aug 17, 2000
Experiencing God totally transformed the way I thought about God, how He communicates to us and uses us, and how I need to respond to Him. I first went through this book in high school, and I am now about to go through it again with a friend who needs spiritual growth. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is serious about growing closer to God and living for Him. It does take some time to do the daily study, but it is extremely well worth it. God will reveal Himself and His ways through this study, and you will be able to know Him and to understand his purposes. This is one of the best studies I've ever done, definitely a milestone in my walk with God. And it is simple enough for anyone to understand, yet it presents spiritual truths that will challenge you.
Something everyone should use Aug 12, 1999
I have used this workbook twice, once with the youth staff at my church, and once with a high school guys' small group. I am convinced it is the best study book I have ever used. This book will transform how you view your relationship with God and bring you closer to Him.
Awesome stuff!!! Jan 8, 1999
I did a full study of the workbook for a youth discipleship class, and all I can say is I would most highly recommend it for individuals wanting to get closer to God, as well as for youth discipleship groups. It's easy reading, with cool illustrations, it's challenging and relevant to today's youth focuses...