Promises Kept - Whole Story of the Bible (The Good Book Guides Series)
The Good Book Guide Bible Study Series: These flexible, practical Bible study guides have been developed to help ordinary Christians engage directly with Scripture. Not only does each guide uncover the meaning of a passage and relate it to the...
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The Good Book Guide Bible Study Series:
These flexible, practical Bible study guides have been developed to help ordinary Christians engage directly with Scripture. Not only does each guide uncover the meaning of a passage and relate it to the Bible's big picture; it also leads users to apply what they have learned in their lives. User-friendly and Christ-centred!
One Saturday, less than a decade after the end of Jesus of Nazareth's life, a man named Paul stood up in a Jewish synagogue with a mind-blowing message. "We tell you the good news," he said. "What God promised our fathers, he has fulfilled for us, their children, by raising up Jesus" (Acts 13 v 33-34). In many ways, in these two sentences Paul was summing up the story of the whole of the Bible. God is a promise-making God. Throughout history, He has made huge, extravagant, wonderful promises to humanity. Crucially, God is also a promise-keeping God. What He says, He does. And at a particular point in history, He fulfilled all of His promises in the life, death, resurrection and rule of one human-Jesus, a carpenter from a small Jewish town. The good news is that God's promises are promises kept. This Good Book Guide will take you on a rapid tour of the whole story of the Bible. Over nine sessions, you'll travel from the beginning of the past, through our present, to the future. Each session you'll discover one of God's wonderful promises, and see how He kept it in Jesus. It's a whirlwind tour. It's a breathtaking tour. And it's a tour we're part of...
Carl Laferton is Senior Editor at TGBC. He is author of Original Jesus, Promises Kept and Christmas Uncut, and series editor of the God's Word For You series. Before joining TGBC, he worked as a journalist, a teacher, and pastored a congregation in Hull. Carl is married to Lizzie and they have two children, Benjamin and Abigail. He studied history at Oxford University.
- Why Study Promises Kept?
- 1. A Very Good World - Genesis 1
- 2. Broken By Rebellion - Genesis 3
- 3. Covenant Promises - Genesis 12
- 4. Delivered From Judgment - Exodus 12
- 5. Everlasting King - Judges 2, 2 Samuel 7
- 6. Future Beyond Judgment - Amos 8 - 9
- 7. God In His World - Luke 9, 24
- 8. Hear The Message! - Acts 1 - 2
- 9. In A Perfect World - Revelation 21 - 22
- Leader's Guide