Bible stories, Christian life, and Science fiction--Religious aspects
Go Forth and Geek Out!Nerd. Geek. Dungeon Master. These used to be derisive labels. But now, geek is the new chic.Humorist, cartoonist, and geek culture enthusiast Ellen Elliott invites you to embrace your inner Spock and boldly go where no devotional has gone before—on a righteous, pop culture-filled quest for truth, meaning, and authenticity.From Lost to Back to the Future to Minecraft, and worlds beyond, join Ellen as she searches for spiritual Easter eggs hidden all over the geek multiverse. Get a Kung Fu grip on what God's Prime Directive says on topics such as hardship, fear, courage, and more.And now, true believer, you know what this book is all about. And as you also know, knowing is half the battle.
'What do men want?'Relationship expert Michelle McKinney Hammond shares the thoughts and feelings of men in the Bible regarding love and relationships. Written as letters to you, these remarkable men will help you discover how to win--and keep--a man's heart. From David's interaction with the diplomatic Abigail to Zachariah's appreciation of a woman who listened to God, you'll explore what men look for: Solomon: the desire for passion, purity, and love. Boaz: the attraction of service. Job: the need for encouragement. Pilate: the wisdom a woman offers. Abraham: the beauty of submission. Barak: the strength of a woman. Jesus: the devotion of a much-loved bride. What makes a man feel safe with a woman? How can you empower your man to be the best he can be? Find out through these timeless insights drawn from God's Word.
Grace (Theology) and Christian women--Religious life
How Can Grace Help Me Today?We know God's grace is absolutely necessary for our lives—but once we've encountered Jesus and accepted His path to salvation, it's hard to know what grace should look like shining in and through us. In this welcoming, wise study of Ephesians, Stacey Thacker will show you how...knowing where you belong can diminish insecurity and build confidenceknowing what you have can wipe out fear and produce peaceknowing whom you love can crush uncertainty and help you endureYou are not alone in facing spiritual battles and hardships, but in them you can know Jesus has provided for your ultimate victory with His grace. Come and see what God is offering you today!• • •The Girlfriends'Guide to the Bible series offers fresh, friendly, and faith-renewing wisdom on specific books of the Bible—perfect for individuals and women's groups alike.
Discover How God Can Use Men Just Like YouStart or end your day with powerful one-minute reminders of how God can work in your life—as seen through in the lives of men in the Bible. You'll find encouragement for your own faith journey as you meet...Abraham, who modeled obedience to GodDaniel, who made a habit of prayerJonathan, who was a loyal friendJohn the Baptist, who was a bold messenger Jesus, who was the ultimate example and a true servantThrough these examples and more, you'll learn how God will stand with, help, and provide for you—and you'll grow more and more aware of His amazing love for you.
Broaden Your Understanding of Each Book of the Bible Get an unobstructed view of the heart of Scripture and study the Bible in a unique way with this companion workbook to The Bible from 30,000 Feet by Pastor Skip Heitzig. This personal study offers overviews of the books of the Bible and provides stimulating questions to help you grasp the main message of each book, understand the overall timeline of events, and then use that knowledge to stir your love and obedience to God. Over the course of the next 52 weeks, you'll gain grander insights into God's unceasing work and enjoy a clearer perspective on Bible history. Let your faith fly higher than ever before! This workbook is designed for use with the book The Bible from 30,000 Feet.
The Satisfaction You Seek Dwells in the Depths of God's Word Do you come to God's Word with questions and doubts that arise from life's disappointments and hurts? Denise J. Hughes, author of the Word Writers Bible study series, has been there, yet she's found a peace that runs deeper than her circumstances. In Deeper Waters, she invites you to...learn to hear God's voice through the pages of His Worddiscover a joy you never thought possible when reading the Biblemake connections in Scripture that transform your way of thinking and livingYou don't have to be in seminary to be a serious student of the Bible. God's Word is for everyone. Dive in and experience the joy that awaits in deeper waters.
Find Hope and Help for Trials and Testing When you realize there's nowhere to go but into the arms of Jesus, you're in good company. Stacey Thacker, author of Fresh Out of Amazing, knows what it's like to feel like quitting. She invites you to join her in exploring the refreshment awaiting every weary soul in the book of Hebrews. Through these pages, you will...understand how Jesus is the heart, help, and hope we need so you can endure through sufferinglearn how to take God at his word to overcome fear with faithexamine stories of faithful followers so you can look forward with great hopeWhen life is hard, your heart might ask,'Is Jesus worth it?'Come hear the responding yes ringing through every verse of Hebrews. • • •The Girlfriends'Guide to the Bible series offers fresh, friendly, and faith-renewing wisdom on specific books of the Bible—perfect for individuals and women's groups alike.
Go On a Quest for Bible Knowledge! Who said,'Am I my brother's keeper?'What musical instrument did David play? How many disciples were selected by Jesus? Keep your kids entertained for hours with this quizzical collection of questions and answers about the Old and New Testaments. Children six and up will love showing off their smarts and learning new and amazing facts about the Bible. Bible Brain Quest® for Kids is the game that lets them quiz themselves, their friends, and yes—even you. This book is guaranteed to fulfill your quest for family fun!
Bible and evolution, Dinosaurs, Evolution (Biology)--Religious aspects--Christianity, Creationism, and Animals in the Bible
People of all ages are fascinated by dinosaurs. And they have a lot of questions about them too: When and where did dinosaurs live? Are they mentioned in the Bible? What does the fossil evidence tell us about dinosaurs? There are some people who say dinosaurs lived millions of years ago, long before humans. But if the Bible is correct when it talks about God's creation of the world and universe, then dinosaurs and people both lived on the earth at the same time. Dinosaurs and the Bible explores the historical, scriptural, and fossil evidence about dinosaurs, and shares what we can know after many years of thoughtful, careful research.
Unlock the Mysteries of Faith and Science Have you wondered how the creation story in Genesis fits with the evolutionary theories of popular science? You're not alone. Many Christians wrestle with the seeming disparity between faith and science. They want to believe the inerrancy of Scripture, but it's difficult to reconcile the two.Unlocking the Mysteries of Genesis seeks to resolve this conflict by answering key questions about the origin of human life, the evidence left by the fossil record, and how the findings of science line up with the Bible. Using the most current research and data, this visually stunning book takes readers on a journey that explores the wonders of God's creation through the lens of faith-based science that clearly points to the authenticity and accuracy of the biblical creation account. The compelling evidence you'll find as you study both Genesis and science will challenge your intellect and reinforce your faith.
Meditate on God's Tender Love for Women Just Like YouStart or end your day with these powerful one-minute reminders of God's work in the lives of women in the Bible. You'll find encouragement for your own faith journey as you meet women such as...Eve, who reflected God's beautiful image to the worldLeah, who was remembered and blessed by God in her sorrowDeborah, who became a humble and godly leader in battleEsther, who relied on God for courage in desperate timesMary, mother of Jesus, who found peace in complete trustAs you learn how God has comforted, helped, and provided for the women in the Bible, you'll grow more and more aware of His amazing love for you.
Women in the Bible and Christian women--Religious life
Popular speaker, teacher, and author Sharon Jaynes offers fresh understanding to the meaningful encounters women in the Bible had with Jesus. She spends time with Jesus'mother, the woman at the well, Mary Magdalene, and others, and she brings to life their experiences with the forgiveness, healing, and compassion of Jesus. As you explore with Sharon how God interacted with these women, you'll uncover exciting and wonderful encounters, and you'll see that He has great dreams for you today. He continues to transform women from insignificant to highly esteemed; disgraced to full of grace; and guilty to forgiven. You will discover God's heart and hope for you as He lovingly exchanges your heartache, hopelessness, or shame for the beauty of wholeness.
Women in the Bible--Biography, Femininity--Religious aspects, Christian women--Religious life, Success--Religious aspects--Christianity, Man-woman relationships--Religious aspects, and Man-woman relationships--Biblical teaching
“Michelle sets aside the political correctness of our society's views and calls a truce between the genders with her biblically based perspective on the art of being a woman.” -Today's Christian Woman magazine. Writing with her characteristic boldness, grace, and gut–level honesty, Michelle McKinney Hammond challenges women to unearth the hidden gift of their femininity. Readers will gain a new, biblically based perspective on their femininity and a few laughs along the way as they experience Michelle's refreshing take on the real feminine mystique. They will discover the power of influence; the pitfalls of manipulation; the strength of vulnerability; how to make up for their mate's weaknesses; and how to take advantage of his strengths. Instead of being threatened by men and unsure of their own value, readers can truly embrace the precious value of being women as they inspire the world with their intrinsic strength, intuition, sensitivity, and yes, sexuality. Rerelease of The Power of Femininity
Children ages 6 to 12 will instantly relate to Bible characters and eternal truths presented from a twenty-first-century kid's perspective. Award-winning writer and illustrator Sandy Silverthorne pairs biblical accounts with contemporary technology and culture. The result is a hilarious and informative blend of Bible lessons and modern-day applications. Stories are introduced with improbable questions that will draw in young readers and stimulate their thinking. For example, what if…Noah's ark was a cruise ship?Gideon vs. the Midianites was replayed as a video game?Nehemiah's rebuilding of Jerusalem was featured on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition?These comical illustrations and thoroughly up-to-date retellings of Bible stories will captivate young minds and hearts while maintaining the integrity of the characters and message.
Christian women--Religious life, Women--Religious life, Leadership--Religious aspects, Women in the Bible, and Leadership in women
Are you in a place where you want or need to lead…but aren't sure how to best do it? In this compact, dynamic resource, bestselling author Karol Ladd offers positive, motivating words to women in leadership. By looking at eight influential leaders in the Bible, Karol highlights godly leadership principles and attitudes that you can build into your life: Rise to the challenge—shown in the life of Joseph. Take calculated risks—exemplified by Deborah, one of the great women leaders in Scripture. Use your God-given resources—as seen in the actions of the servant-leader Moses. Do the tough stuff—just like the prophet Jeremiah. Believe the best in people—displayed in King David's attitudes. These practical leadership principles will inspire you to grow in your role as a godly influencer—a woman who leads and motivates others toward God's love and maturity in the faith.
Christian women--Religious life and Women in the Bible
What would Eve say about the temptation you're facing? What would Bathsheba have to say about salvaging a mistake you've made? In this unique book by relationship expert Michelle McKinney Hammond, the women of the Bible write encouraging letters to you to help you make the best choices in every area of life and get the most out of your love relationship. Through their trials and triumphs you'll discover God's wisdom and practical suggestions founded on what worked and didn't work for them. You'll be intrigued by… Abigail's insights on understanding men; the Shulammite's advice on stirring up love and romance; Mary's understanding about trusting God; Deborah's revelations on using authority wisely; and Lydia's take on balancing the spiritual and professional in life. Getting Smart About Life, Love, and Men is a refreshing way to explore and apply the biblical principles that will help you find or strengthen your love relationship, get the life you've been longing for, and draw closer to the One who is love.
“What does God want me to do?” This study for small groups and individuals encourages people to stop being anxious about God's will and instead turn to His Word. As participants consider the story of Ruth, they will come to understand that good choices come out of trusting a good God. Each chapter includes helpful Bible passages, open-ended questions for discussion and thought, and straightforward explanations and applications, all of which work together to build freedom and confidence in the Father's guidance. About This Series: Stonecroft Bible Studies encourage people to know God and grow in His love through exploration of His life-transforming Word, the Bible. Each book is designed for both seekers and new believers and includes easy-to-understand explanations and applications of Bible passages and study questions.
'What is faith?'Is it merely a mental process? Is it a type of self-empowerment? This study for small groups and individuals takes people to the book of James to find the answers they need. Open-ended discussion questions, Bible passages, and easy-to-understand explanations and applications help participants understand that a Christian life of faith is genuine and active, and transforms every aspect of their daily lives. About This Series: Stonecroft Bible Studies encourage people to know God and grow in His love through exploration of His life-transforming Word, the Bible. Each book is designed for both seekers and new believers and includes easy-to-understand explanations and applications of Bible passages and study questions.
What would it have been like to walk around with Jesus, watching what He did and hearing what He said? This ten-week study will guide readers through the eyewitness accounts gathered by Luke in his Gospel. As they read selected Bible passages, go over straightforward explanations and applications, and wrestle with open-ended questions, participants will find their perspective on the Son of Man--the God who identified Himself with us completely--forever changed. About This Series: Stonecroft Bible Studies encourage people to know God and grow in His love through exploration of His life-transforming Word, the Bible. Each book is designed for both seekers and new believers and includes easy-to-understand explanations and applications of Bible passages and study questions.
Many people want to be praised and recognized, but few imagine that the route to greatness lies in service. As readers acquaint themselves with the life of Jesus Christ as reported by Mark, their perspective will be radically and refreshingly altered. Jesus, the greatest, became the least, serving every man and woman so He could bring them back to God. This study guides readers through selected Bible passages, presents straightforward explanations and applications, and provides open-ended discussion questions. Participants will find themselves changed as they see how the greatest Servant now lives His life in us and through us. About This Series: Stonecroft Bible Studies encourage people to know God and grow in His love through exploration of His life-transforming Word, the Bible. Each book is designed for both seekers and new believers and includes easy-to-understand explanations and applications of Bible passages and study questions.