“Relying on someone else’s study is much like kissing through a pane
of glass—you get the same general idea, but you miss the personalexcitement!”
says Daniel Estes in this manual designed to help you “shatter the
glass” by learning to study the Bible on your own and then live out its
This manual is set up to tell you what you need to
know and give you an opportunity to practice it. You’ll learn pitfalls
to avoid and strategies to practice so you can accurately interpret and
apply God’s Word.
You’ll find this manual enlightening and
practical. You’ll also discover there’s nothing better than learning and
living God’s Word!
God knew people would have all kinds of fears. That’s why “fear not” is one of the most frequently repeated commands in His Word. Faith is the
opposite of fear. This study will show you how to use your faith to defeat your fears.
Building a Strong Marriage Takes Sweat Equity
As with any building or remodeling job, constructing a sound marriage
takes hard work and effort. You may have to demolish some shoddy
construction before you can build the marriage right. At times you’ll
feel like you’ve hit your thumb with a hammer and want to give up. Angry
words will be spoken. You may wonder if the relationship can really
work. Don’t quit! Christlike marriages can be built. The New Testament
book of Ephesians shows how. So, roll up your sleeves; it’s time to get
to work on learning how to love your spouse. Your marriage is worth the
Daniel believed, acted upon, and lived out one important truth: God is in control. Trace Daniel’s experiences and learn howyou, too, can have victory in the circumstances,crises, and culture you experience every day.You, too, can demonstrate to the world that the glorious God is King over all.
The book of Ruth is the account of an ordinary girl who moves to an ordinary place to live among ordinary people. But God is graciously working to do extraordinary things through her. Redeemed explores Ruth’s story as God brings her into His family, places her in the line of Christ, and paints a beautiful portrait of His big redemption plan—one where famine leads to faith and foreigners become family.
When God's will and your desires collide, what do you do? Jonah tried to dodge God's will, while Habakkuk questioned it. This study of Jonah and Habakkuk provides insights into how God's people might respond to a plan they don't like. You'll learn what pitfalls to avoid and attitudes to choose when God's plans don't line up with yours.10 lessons
Walk through the rooms of your soul, evaluating what needs to be repaired, built up, or remade. This study will guide you toward a total transformation of your spiritual life. Each lesson is designed with six sessions for you to complete during the week. Each session includes several “tools” that together will help you progress toward transformation through the power of God’s Word. 6 lessons.
The care of those who grieve and mourn should be a high-priority ministry in the church. When you donÆt know what to say, retreat is not the answer. Learn 10 guidelines for helping you respond well to those who grieve.