Item description for Bible Readers Series A Study of Job Student: When Suffering Comes (Bible Readers) by J. Ellsworth Kalas & Ellsworth Kalas...
Overview This four-session study of JOB focuses on the search for an answer to the question of why suffering in its many forms seems to be an inevitable part of human life. Lessons explore the nature of the testing and trials of life, how to help others in their time of need, the affirmation that God is with us even when we feel God has not treated us fairly, and how the experience of suffering can produce a new revelation of God and a deeper faith.
Publishers Description A four-session study of Job focuses on the search for an answer to the question of why suffering in its many forms seems to be an inevitable part of human life. Lessons explore the nature of the testing and trials of life. how to help others in their time of need, the affirmation that God is with us even when we feel that God has not treated us fairly, and how the experience of suffering can produce a new revelation of God and a deeper faith. Each chapter includes a purpose statement, the printed Bible passage, a core verse, a modern situation that the Bible passage can help resolve, formative guidance on the modern situation presented by the text, questions for personal reflection, and a closing prayer. An accompanying Teacher Book with tips for preparing the lesson, Bible background, a step-by-step lesson plan, and optional methods for each session is available. (separate teacher book #0687095689) To see another adult Bible study offered by Cokesbury, go to the Adult Bible Studies website.
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.5" Weight: 0.15 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2001
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
Edition Student/Stdy Gde
Series Bible Readers
ISBN 0687095697 ISBN13 9780687095698
Availability 0 units.
More About J. Ellsworth Kalas & Ellsworth Kalas
Dr. J. Ellsworth Kalas is a former president of Asbury Theological Seminary.
After 38 years as a pastor in four churches in Wisconsin and Ohio, and five years as an associate in evangelism with the World Methodist Council, Dr. Kalas came to Asbury in 1993 with the opening of the Beeson Preaching and Leadership program. He served as mentor to the Beeson pastors and as their preaching professor until joining the Seminary preaching faculty in 2000.
Dr. Kalas has received honorary doctorates from four colleges and universities. More than 35 of his books have been published, as well as 13 adult study quarterlies for the United Methodist Publishing House. He has recorded the entire Bible on audiotape, along with his Grand Sweep devotionals; these materials are now available on The Grand Sweep for iPhone. He is also the author of Christian Believer, an intensive study of Christian doctrine produced for interdenominational use. A video component, “Behind the Pages” has recently been added to his books, Parables from the Back Side and Old Testament Stories from the Back Side.
He and his wife, Janet, who is very much a part of his ministry, have four children and nine grandchildren.
J. Ellsworth Kalas currently resides in the state of Kentucky. J. Ellsworth Kalas was born in 1923.