The remarkable heroes and heroines in the ancestry of Jesus teach us a lot about God's faithfulness over the centuries. Each character in Jesus' family tree gives us a glimpse of how God works all things even the tragedies and missteps together for good
Enjoy Covering 30 Key People from Jesus' Family Tree
Looking at the dozens of names listed in Jesus' genealogy (family tree) can be quite overwhelming and it can be hard to know what's important. Now you can easily dive into the fascinating lives of 30 key people from Jesus' family tree, including Adam, Noah, Abraham, Ruth, David and more with this full-color reproducible book.
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The Bible Overview pamphlet provides an excellent summary of every book of the Bible. Handy booklet includes an Old Testament overview, New Testament overview, and a chart for each Bible book. The Bible Overview chart shows the name of the book, the author, topic, where and when it was written, purpose, and the key verse. This Bible summary is perfect for Bible study or adult Sunday school classes. Many churches use this Bible summary to kick off a series that goes through the Bible. Full color, 12 panels, fits inside most Bibles, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, unfolds to 33 inches long
Bible Overview Includes Bible Charts that Explain Each Book.
Summary of the Old Testament Books of the BibleDivisions of the Old Testament Books
- The Law (The Pentateuch)
- Historical Books
- Poetry and Wisdom
- Major Prophets
- Minor Prophets.
Summary of the New Testament Books of the BibleDivisions of the New Testament Books
- Gospels and Acts
- Paul's Epistles
- General Epistles and Revelation.
Bible Overview's Summary of the Bible Includes
- Who wrote the book
- What topic
- Where it takes place
- When it was written
- Why it was written
- An outline of key events of the Book
- The key verse of the Book
Here's an example of how Bible Overview information is presented for each Book of the Bible:
- Who: Haggai
- What: Prophecy and hope
- Where: Judah
- When: c. 520 BC
- Why: To urge the people to complete rebuilding the Temple
Key Verse: This is what I covenanted with you when you came out of Egypt. And my Spirit remains among you. Do not fear. —Haggai 2:5
- Rebuild Temple (Chap 1)
- Blessings (Chap 2)
- David's Throne (Chap 2)
Bible Time Line is the best-selling Bible timeline sold in Christian stores. It covers from Genesis to Revelation in a glance! Bible Time Line pamphlet shows hundreds of events in biblical history side-by-side with world and Middle East history. Know the 200 most important people and events in the Bible, including all of the kings and prophets. Compare biblical events to world events chronologically.
For example, Bible Time Line makes fascinating comparisons: The first Olympic games in Greece were at the time of Jonah in the Old Testament. This handy pamphlet is filled with full-color illustrations and photographs. There is no better timeline of Bible history for Bible studies, church groups, Sunday schools, and small groups. 12 panels, fits inside most Bibles, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, unfolds to 33 inches long
The Bible Time Line Covers Every Major Event in Bible HistoryIt begins with Genesis and Adam and Eve, through the life of Abraham, and ends with the life of the apostle John and the Book of Revelation. The pamphlet provides key dates, events, and leaders from the Bible, world and Middle Eastern history. You will gain a new perspective on the place and time of biblical history when you see the comparisons.
Fascinating Facts: Compare Bible History and World History
Old Testament Events
- The first recorded Olympic game in Greece was held during the time of Jonah.
- Daniel lived in Babylon at the same time Confucius was in China and Buddha was in India.
- Moses was leading the Exodus while the Sheng Dynasty was flourishing in China.
- The Greek historian Homer lived during the time of Isaiah, Amos, and Micah.
New Testament Events
- Mt. Vesuvius erupted and buried the city of Pompeii just 50 years after Jesus' death and resurrection. The apostle John probably would have known about it.
- Emperor Caligula who ruled 7 years after Jesus' resurrection was a madman. He made his horse a senator.
- Trajan, the general who destroyed Jerusalem in 70 AD, later became Emperor of Rome. He officially made Christianity a crime punishable by death.
- When Paul was taken under guard to Rome, he didn't see the Colosseum. It was built 4 years after his death.
- Emperor Nero, who had Peter and Paul executed, also had his wife and mother killed.
What Makes Bible Time Line the Best and Most Affordable Bible Chronology
- The Bible Time Line includes:
- The Books of the Bible and the centuries in which events occurred
- A special inset covering Creation to Abraham
- Biblical eras such as Abraham to the Sojourn in Egypt, Moses and the Exodus, the Judges, United Kingdom, Divided Kingdom, the Exile, Restoration of Jerusalem, Intertestamental Period, and ultimately, the New Testament.
- Lists key events such as the establishment of the Abrahamic Covenant, the First Passover, the Tabernacle, the Ten Commandments, the prophets, the kings and their years of rule, the restoration of Jerusalem, the building of the Temple, the birth of John the Baptist, plus so much more.
- Kings and Prophets Time Line Showing all of the Kings and Prophets of Israel and Judah
- World history time line includes:
- World events such as the emergence of writing forms, the first code of law, the Iron Age, the Trojan war, the founding of Rome, the birth of Buddha and Confucius, Alexander the Great's conquests, Cleopatra's rule, the fall of Masada, and numerous other events
- Middle East history time line includes:
- The building of the Egyptian pyramids, the rule of Amenhotep II (among other Pharaohs), the rise of the Persian Empire, the Roman Empire, and literally dozens of other historical facts.
- Bronze Age and Iron Age Events
- From Augustine to the Reformation
- From the spread of Christianity to the spread of Islam
- From the King James Version Bible to the Dead Sea Scrolls Available as a wall chart or a pamphlet. Wall chart size: 19 x 26. Pamphlet has 14 panels and fits inside a Bible cover 81/2 x 51/2 Pamphlet unfolds to 38 inches long! Pamphlets come shrinkwrapped in packages of 10, so please order pamphlets in multiples of 10 (10, 20, 30, etc.).
Size: 8.5x 5.5 unfolds to 33 long. Fits inside most Bible covers. Each denomination believes in the deity of Christ and the importance of Scripture, so how are the groups different? The Denominations Comparison fold-out chart contrasts how denominations differ as well as what they have in common. The 11 areas of comparison include: When it was founded and by whom The number of adherents in 2000 How Scripture is viewed Who God is Who Jesus is How individuals are saved What happens after death The definition of the Church How each looks at the Sacraments Other practices and beliefs The major divisions and trends today. This easy-to-use, 12-panel pamphlet is an easy way to compare Christian denominations. The pamphlet also contains a 42-word glossary of words that are helpful to know and understand when exploring denominational differences.
Denominations Comparison pamphlet is an excellent source for pastors and teachers who want to present denominational beliefs in a concise and focused manner. The pamphlet organizes the denominationscomparisons in the order in which they came to be, first covering the six liturgical denominations followed by the six non-liturgical denominations.
Feasts of the Bible Pamphlet explains the Feasts of Israel and Their Significance to Christians Today
Throughout the Old Testament, God commanded the people of Israel to observe feasts and holy days (holidays) to remember the mighty things that He had done in the lives of Israel's ancestors. The Feasts of the Bible Pamphlet is a full-color booklet that celebrates and explains the meaning behind the biblical feasts and why they are important today. Feasts of the Bible contains an easy-to-read chart that provides each holiday's name, explanation, date of observance, pronunciation, and symbolic meaning pointing to Jesus as the promised Messiah. 12 panels, fits inside most Bibles, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, unfolds to 33 inches long
3 Facts Christian Should Know about the Hebrew roots of Christianity
- From childhood, Jesus celebrated these feasts and holy days.
- Jesus said he was the fulfillment of the Old Testament
- Jesus mentioned many parallels between the feasts and sacrifices and himself.
10 Feasts of the Bible—The Major Feasts of the Israel
- Passover (Pesach)
- Unleavened Bread (Hag HaMatzot)
- Firstfruits (Yom HaBikkurim)
- Feast of Weeks or Pentecost (Shavuot)
- Feast of Trumpets or Rosh HaShanah (New Year)
- Day of Atonement or Yom Kippur
- Tabernacles or Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles or Booths)
- Rejoicing in the Law or Torah (Simchat)
- Feast of Dedication or Hanukkah (Chanukah or Feast of Lights)
- Feast of Lots or Purim
Calendar of Fall Feasts of Israel for 2013
- September 25-26, 2013 - Feast of Trumpets - RoshHaShana (New Year)
- October 4-5, 2013- Day of Atonement - Yom Kippur
- October 9-16, 2013 - Feast of Tabernacles - Sukkot
- Passover: A hymn is usually sung at the end of the Passover service, as was the case with Jesus and his disciples during the Last Supper (Matthew 26:30).
- During the Feast of Trumpets synagogue services, the shofar (ram's horn) is blown 100 times.
- Hanukkah is known as the Feast of Lights or the Feast of Dedication because of a legendary miraculous provision of oil for the eternal light in the Temple.
- Purim marks the deliverance of the Jews through Queen Esther.
- Leviticus 23 is sometimes called "God's calendar of redeeming grace" because the 44 verses tell of God's redemptive plan.
- God told Moses that seven of the feasts were to be "appointed feasts of the Lord" and were to be proclaimed as sacred assemblies (Leviticus 23:1 & 2).
- Three of the feasts were pilgrimage feasts.
There's a small group DVD-based curriculum to go with this pamphlet. Visit the Feasts of the Bible website for samples guides and bonus material!
In a time of persecution against Christians in the Roman Empire, believers then needed encouragement to follow Christ just as we do today. Hebrews teaches that Jesus Christ has revealed in a superior way God's salvation and grace. By showing his superiority to the old covenant, the letter encourages believers to be faithful to Jesus. And by showing the trust and faith of believers in the past, the letter also encourages believers to trust in God's promises, even through the toughest of times.
Size: 8.5x 5.5 unfolds to 33 long. Fits inside most Bible covers. The 12-panel How to Study the Bible pamphlet thoroughly reveals how to approach Bible studies in an organized and life-touching way.This is Bible study made easy! The content is self-explanatory and is both easy -to present and easy -to use. Following the Bible study pamphlet, individuals learn how to explore the Bible, how to improve Bible skills, how to understand what the Scriptures means as a whole, as well as the Bible's real-life application on a personal level. How to Study the Bible encourages the pursuit of personal study and a deeper, more rewarding experience with God. How to Study the Bible presents these--and many other--important topics: Why we study the Bible How to begin studying Basic principles of Bible Study Inductive Bible study Basic Bible verses, passages and books of the Bible to study Study tools and Bible reference resources like study Bibles And the S.O.I.L. (four-step approach) that explains how to dig deeper into the Bible. Bible study leaders and teachers who use How to Study the Bible pamphletgive students every opportunity to enjoy the lifelong adventure and spiritual discipline of Bible study. In addition to a systematic approach to studying the Bible, the pamphlet provides helpful instruction for personal growth and discovery that includes:
The importance of keeping God's over-all plan in mind, the perspective of history and geography of Bible times, and the various forms of literature within the Bible How to begin using inductive Bible study that asks, What does the Bible teach? rather than How do I prove my opinions by using the Bible? Bible passages and topics to study Applying the teachings of the Bible to everyday life Key Scriptures to memorize. Those who use How to Study the Bible will develop the confidence to read and study God's Word on their own with a new passion. There's really not an easier way to teach others How to Study the Bible,
Size: 8.5x 5.5 unfolds to 33 long. Fits inside most Bible covers. More than one billion people around the world follow the teachings of Muhammad and Islam. The Islam & Christianity pamphlet is an excellent tool for pastors, teachers and others who are interested in discovering the beliefs that Christians and Muslims have in common and those that are different. This tool will help pastors and leaders equip missions-minded believers to avoid common witnessing mistakes and to be more sensitive about sharing their faith with Muslims. Discover what Muslims have been taught about Christianity and how to answer their questions and concerns. The Islam & Christianity pamphlet addresses eight key areas: Religious History Who God is The Holy Scriptures Prophets Practices and Rituals Salvation and Paradise The Role of Women Religion and Culture Here are a few of the interesting facts that teachers and their students will encounter in studying Christianity and Islam: Muslims believe Muhammad is the final prophet, but that Jesus was born of a virgin and lived a sinless life That many Muslims misunderstand the concept of the Trinity. That some Muslims areworried that Western society will corrupt their children because of the images they see on TV and magazines Muslims are committed to the Five Pillars of religion In Islam, there is no savior; Allah is supreme The pamphlet also provides this insightful and helpful information: More than a dozen Dos and Don'ts of reaching out to Muslims For example, make it clear you are a Christian Don't argue Do be sensitive to cultural manners: men should speak with men, women with women When sitting don't point the sole of your shoe toward anyone Notes and additional references on Islam A mini-glossary of 17 words that are key to connecting with and understanding Muslims
Best-selling Names of God Pamphlet is a Chart of God's Names Found in the Bible, Plus the Meaning of Each Name
This is the best-selling Names of God chart sold through Christian bookstores. It explains God's character and attributes through his holy names. The many names of God found in the Old and New Testament, will build your faith and enrich the time you spend in God's presence through prayer and worship.
This full-color glossy, 12-panel pamphlet offers an easy-to-use chart format for learning God's names and their meaning such as El Shaddai (The All-Sufficient One), Jehovah-Rapha (The Lord Who Heals), and YHWH (I Am). Each name of God holds a special blessing or promise. Size: 8.5"x 5.5" unfolds to 33" long. Fits inside most Bible covers.
This pamphlet will add dimension to your time spent before God in prayer and in praise and worship.
Table of Contents for Names of God — Each of God's Names, Meanings, and Pronunciation
- Jehovah Jireh
- El (the Strong One)
- Jehovah-Mekaddishkem (Jehovah Mekaddishkem)
- El Elohe Yisrael
- Jehovah-Nissi (Jehovah Nissi)
- El Elyon
- El Olam
- Jehovah- Sabaoth
- El Roi
- El Shaddai
- Jehovah Tsidkenu
- Yah or Jah
- The importance of knowing about The Lord of Hosts
- The Names of God in Psalm 23
- How to use the pamphlet to worship God, one name at a time.
- El Olam, The Beginning and the End
- YHWH-Rohi, The Lord is my Shepherd
- Immanuel, God With Us
The Holy Spirit has many names in the Bible, and each name will help you understand more about the power and work of God in your life. In Names of the Holy Spirit, you will see 32 names of the Holy Spirit from both the Old Testament and the New Testament, learn what the names mean and see the scripture references for each name.
12 panels, fits inside most Bibles, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, unfolds to 33 inches long
Studying the names of the Spirit will help you get a full, well-rounded idea of who the Holy Spirit is and how he operates. Just a few of the names you will find in Names of the Holy Spirit include:
- Breath of the Almighty
- Power of the Highest
- Spirit of Judgment
- Spirit of Life
- Spirit of Christ
- and many more
- Name - Sprit of Knowledge
- Reference(s) - Isaiah 11:2
- Meaning - The Spirit is the Spirit of clarity of mind
- Application - The Spirit does not lead to confusion but to true knowledge (1 Corinthians 14:33)
- The Spirit and Prayer
- The Fruit of the Spirit
- The Baptism of the Holy Spirit
- The Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Names of the Holy Spirit can be read in 30 minutes or less, yet it's packed with information on the Holy Spirit and will help you appreciate and fall in love with the third person of the Trinity. You are sure to use this resource over and over again as you study the Bible and learn more about the Holy Spirit.
14 panels, fits inside most Bibles, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, unfolds to 38 inches long.
What do you know about the disciples who learned at Jesus' feet? The Twelve Disciples pamphlet offers a close-up look at the 12 plain ordinary men who Jesus trained to care for his church: Peter, James (son of Zebedee), Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James (son of Alphaeus), John, Thaddaeus, Simon the Zealot, and Judas Iscariot. The pamphlet presents the life and ministry of Jesus' 12 disciples in a convenient and easy-to-use, side-by-side comparison chart. Teachers will appreciate the thoroughness of the resource and its ease to teach. Students will gain a new insight into the men whose lives and faiths were shaped by walking with Jesus. Pastors or discipleship leaders may want to purchase one of these pamphlets for each church member. What were the backgrounds of the disciples? What was their collective purpose and mission? Here are a few of the facts people will find at a glance in The Twelve Disciples: Each of the disciples were from the Galilee region except forJudas The disciples were Jesus' main focus of instruction Jesus knew their strengths and their weaknesses Jesus trusted them to carry God's message of redemption to the end's of the earth This bestselling pamphlet reveals the personality and characters of the disciples, for example, Peter was impulsive and courageous whereas John was vengeful and bold. Each disciple had unique and personal encounters with Jesus that speak to the roles of disciples today Peter was called to be a fisher of men (Matthew 4: 19) James was with Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane (Matthew 26: 36-46) Andrew told Jesus about the boy with five loaves of bread and two fish (John 20: 19-25) Thomas affirmed that Jesus was Lord and God (John 21: 2-7) Most believers can provide a few answers and details about the 12 men, but how about the other 39 followers of Jesus mentioned by name in the New Testament? Yes, there are 39 other key persons who were significant to Jesus such as: Cleopas, Joanna, Judas (brother of Jesus), Mary Magdalene, and dozens of others. The Twelve Disciples pamphlet also provides five key steps to being a disciple of Christ.