The Path to the Cross Discovery Guide: Five Faith Lessons

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Zondervan, 2010 - Religion - 285 pages
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This five-session small group Bible study, The Path to the Cross, by noted teacher and historian, Ray Vander Laan, is volume eleven of the 12-part Faith Lessons filmed-on-location DVD and Discovery Guide series.

In The Path to the Cross, God's story continues with the intense devotion of his people. Discover how their passionate faith prepares the way for Jesus and his ultimate act of obedience and sacrifice at the cross. Then, be challenged in your life to live as they did - by every word that comes from the mouth of God.

Filmed on location in Israel, Faith Lessons is a unique video series that brings God's Word to life with astounding relevance. By weaving together the Bible's fascinating historical, cultural, religious, and geographical contexts, teacher and historian Ray Vander Laan reveals unique insights into the Scriptures' significance for modern believers.

The Path to the Cross Discovery Guide (285 pages) includes five sessions. Each lesson...

- Focuses on passages of Scripture explored in the DVD
- Includes sidebars, maps, photos and other study tools
- Features questions that facilitate discussion and inspire personal reflection
- Includes 25 personal Bible studies to help you deepen your learning experience between sessions, and turn lessons from the past into applications that impact how you live out your faith today.

The companion DVD for With All Your Heart was filmed on location in Qumran, Machaerus, En Gedi, Jerusalem and Gethsemane.

These illuminating "faith lessons" afford a new understanding of the Bible that will ground your convictions and transform your life. The Faith Lessons video series is ideal for use in small groups, personal and family Bible studies, and adult Sunday school. Individual believers and families will gain vital insights from long-ago times and cultures through this innovative approach to Bible study.

This Discovery Guide is designed for use with The Path to the Cross DVD (sold separately).

Lessons include:
1. The Way of the Essenes - Filmed in Quamran
2. The Way of John the Baptist - Filmed in Machaerus
3. Into the Desert to Be Tested - Filmed in En Gedi
4. The Last Passover - Filmed in Jerusalem
5. The Fifth Cup: Our Way of Hope - Filmed at Gethsemane


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User Review  - Servant -

Our Men's Bible Study group loves Ray Vander Lann's 'That The World May Know', faith lessons and we have used several of the lessons but as the facilitator for this series I was a bit disappointed ... Read full review

Wonderful study ahead of Lent season

User Review  - preach wife -

This was a great study to connect the OT Passover with the NT institution of the Lord's Supper. Members were hesitant to do the study due to the added "homework" expected during the week but have changed their attitudes and really appreciate all that is in the study. Read full review


Session 2
The Way of John the Baptist
Session 3
Into the Desert to Be Tested
Session 4
The Last Passover
Session 5
Our Way of Hope

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About the author (2010)

Ray Vander Laan is the founder of That the World May Know Ministries and creator of the Faith Lessons video series with Focus on the Family. An ordained minister, he holds the chair of biblical cultural studies as a religion instructor at Holland Christian Schools in Holland, Michigan. He and his wife, Esther, have four children and fifteen grandchildren. Ray Vander Laan es el fundador del That the World May Know Ministries. Cuando no ensenando y investigando en Israel, ensena en Michigan del oeste a un escuela secundaria y un semanario.

Stephen and Amanda Sorenson are founders of Sorenson Communications and have co-written many small group curriculum guidebooks, including the entire Faith Lessons series.

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