A Long Obedience in the Same Direction Bible Study (Ivp Signature Collection)
We are surrounded by a society that idealizes quick results and stimulating experiences. The Christian life, however, calls us to be not tourists but pilgrims-disciples committed to a long journey of faith. These six studies, based on Eugene Peterson's bestselling...
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We are surrounded by a society that idealizes quick results and stimulating experiences. The Christian life, however, calls us to be not tourists but pilgrims-disciples committed to a long journey of faith. These six studies, based on Eugene Peterson's bestselling A Long Obedience in the Same Direction, provide an accessible guide for growing in perseverance. Find encouragement in the Psalms to press on with qualities such as hope, repentance, patience, and joy. As companions to the IVP Signature Collection, IVP Signature Bible Studies help individuals and groups explore and apply biblical truths found in classic books. Each session features quotations from A Long Obedience in the Same Direction matched with Scripture passages, reflection questions, and application ideas that will equip readers to connect the text to their own lives. A leader's guide and list of suggested resources are also included.
Dr. Eugene H. Peterson is a pastor, scholar, author, and poet. He has written nearly thirty influential books including, Praying with the Psalms; Praying with Jesus; Reversed Thunder; Leap Over a Wall; Run with the Horses and Answering God , but he is best known for The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language a contemporary paraphrase of the Bible.
Eugene Peterson was educated at Seattle Pacific University, New York Theological Seminary, and Johns Hopkins University, and in 1962, Peterson became founding pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland, where he served for 29 years before retiring. He is Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia retiring in 2002.
His most recent publications have been the Spiritual Theology Series including Eat this Book; Christ Dances in a Thousand Places; The Word Made Flesh; The Jesus Way and the fifth volume Practising Resurrection.
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- We Are Surrounded By A Society That Idealizes Quick Results And Stimulating Experiences. The Christian Life, However, Calls Us To Be Not Tourists But Pilgrims-disciples Committed To A Long Journey Of Faith. These Six Studies, Based On Eugene Peterson's Bestselling A Long Obedience In The Same Direction, Provide An Accessible Guide For Growing In Perseverance. Find Encouragement In The Psalms To Press On With Qualities Such As Hope, Repentance, Patience, And Joy. As Companions To The Ivp Signature Collection, Ivp Signature Bible Studies Help Individuals And Groups Explore And Apply Biblical Truths Found In Classic Books. Each Session Features Quotations From A Long Obedience In The Same Direction Matched With Scripture Passages, Reflection Questions, And Application Ideas That Will Equip Readers To Connect The Text To Their Own Lives. A Leader's Guide And List Of Suggested Resources Are Also Included.
- Introduction: Tourists And Pilgrims
- 1. Repentance, <em>psalm 120</em>
- 2. Help, Hazardous Work, <em>psalm 124</em>
- 3. Joy, <em>psalm 126</em>
- 4. Patience, <em>psalm 129</em>
- 5. Hope, <em>psalm 130</em>
- 6. Faith, <em>psalm 132</em>
- Leading A Small Group
- Suggested Resources