New Testament Men of Faith Guide
The men of the New Testament who chose to follow Christ were far from perfect, but they can show us many things about what it truly means to faithfully follow Christ. The men featured in this book (John the Baptist, Peter, John, Thomas, James, Barnabas, Paul's Companions, Timothy, and the Son of Man), are all primary examples that we can learn from.
Learning life principles from the Bible is the goal of these workbooks. Eachcontains twelve lessons full of life principles that we can all learn from.Each chapter focuses on one person or attribute of Christ and has five dailylessons that will take you step-by-step through the scriptures. Every day,relevant history, commentaries, and notes are given to help you understand thescriptures. Questions regarding your observations and interpretations are alsoasked to engage you and to allow you to make notes along the way. At the end ofeach day's lesson, application questions are asked to help you use what youare learning in your life. Maps, diagrams, timelines, and more are interspersedthroughout the book to aid you in your understanding. It can also be used in agroup Bible study or in a classroom setting. Pb, 200+ pgs.
Guidebooks are also available, and they contain everything you need tobegin, prepare, and lead a study to follow up on what people have learned fromthe workbook throughout the week. Practical tips are given on how to lead astudy and how to relate with the variety of people who may show up. There aretwelve studies, and each study focuses in on a whole chapter. Each meeting isbroken down into three sections - opening (5-10 minutes), discussion (30-40minutes), and closing (5-10 minutes). An opening illustration is provided toget the study started in the right direction. Then a variety of questions areprovided to help direct the discussion, and you can pick and choose whichquestions to use. The closing is a time for you to summarize the key points,preview the next week's lesson, encourage one another to do their dailyhomework, and pray together. This is an invaluable resource to first-time groupleaders as well as those with a little more experience. Pb, 54 pgs. -elise