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  • Contemporary Hanbook For Weddings And Funerals And Other Occasions

    $22.99

    Guidance, advice, and ready-to-use sermons and services for the busy pastor

    Weddings and funerals are some of the most meaningful events in people’s lives, and also some of the most challenging for the pastor to perform. Written with the needs of the busy pastor in mind, this popular and newly updated handbook includes everything necessary to conduct a variety of weddings and funerals, along with other common events such as Communion, baptisms, dedications, and ordinations.

    Helpful aids for weddings include services, vow renewals, messages, prayers, guidelines for vows, information on marriage laws, and, new in this edition, a service and message for second marriages. Guidance for funerals covers orders of service, quotations and reflections, and eulogies for a variety of circumstances, incorporating those with evangelistic appeal, untimely deaths, and suicide. New to this edition are funerals for service members, victims of violence, accidental deaths, cancer, and community tragedies.

    Additional new resources include blessing services for a home or special event and guidance for speaking at fraternal organizations.

    Pastors of all denominations will benefit from the services, advice, and resources in this sought-after handbook.

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  • Popular Handbook Of World Religions

    $24.99

    Your Guide to Understanding the World’s Most Prominent Religions

    Religion holds a commanding presence in our individual lives and in our communities. If you’ve ever wanted to know more about other faiths but weren’t sure where to start, The Harvest HandbookTM of World Religions is a clear and insightful guide to understanding and interacting with followers of the top belief systems globally, from Atheism to Judaism, Buddhism to Islam, Jainism to Sikhism, along with many others.

    This compilation from today’s religious scholars, including Dr. John Ferrer, Dr. Norman Geisler, Dr. R. Douglas Geivett, and Dr. Ron Rhodes, will help you learn the basics of each belief system and how they are lived out in contemporary culture. You will also discover how the tenents of each faith compare with those of Christianity.

    Whether you seek to understand other religions or want to find ways to engage with people of another belief system, this ready-friendly guide will equip you to distinguish various religions around the world and more effectively convey the gospel message to people of other faiths.

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  • New Testament Commentary Guide

    $18.99

    An indispensable map to the often intimidating world of biblical commentaries. For many beginning students of the New Testament, looking for a commentary seems like a simple process: identify the book you’re studying, search for a commentary, and pick one. However, the reality is far from simple. With new commentaries being published every year on every book of the Bible, the student of Scripture can quickly become overwhelmed with an inexhaustible amount of resources. What is the student to do?In this short, accessible resource, Nijay Gupta helps beginning Bible students understand the various available commentaries–their strengths, unique contributions, and ultimately, how to use them. Through The New Testament Commentary Guide, readers will understand how to incorporate commentaries into their learning and be enriched in their study of the Bible.

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  • Self Guided Tour Of The Bible

    $19.99

    This easy-to-read full color handbook gives you a big-picture view of the Bible to set you up for a lifetime of Bible learning. Quickly get a firm grasp of key Bible foundations that will give you a clearer understanding of God and his Word than ever before! Discover: Bible history and culture, people and characters in the Bible, major themes of every book, seeing Jesus in the Old Testament, and applying biblical truths to today’s world. Includes over 200 charts, time lines, maps, and pictures. 256 pp, trade paperback, 7 x 9.5 inches.

    Understanding the Bible has never been easier! Whether it’s your first time picking up the Bible or you read it cover to cover every year, the Self-Guided Tour Of The Bible will have you looking at the Bible with fresh eyes in moments! In just 9 illustrated chapters, explore:

    Introduction to the Bible
    *A Quick Overview of the Bible (Including Bible reliability)
    *A Time Line of Bible History
    *Jesus throughout the Bible (See how the Old Testament points to Christ)

    Essentials of the Bible
    *Basic Bible Geography (Includes topographical maps)
    *Overview of 100 People and Characters in the Bible
    *A Simple Overview of the 66 Bible Books (and study tips)

    Why Study the Bible?
    *Jesus’ Life and Teachings
    *Heaven, Hell, and Eternity
    *The 8 Major Themes in the Bible-Salvation in Christ, Living by Faith, God’s Sovereignty, and more!

    You know it’s important to read God’s Word: we read the Bible to get to know the Author himself, but it’s an intimidating book! With 66 books and around 800,000 words, the Bible is massive and complicated with history, names, and events. Where do you start? How should you read some of the miraculous events and interesting characters? The Self-Guided Tour Of The Bible answers these questions and many more! Tap into the incredible depth and wonder of God’s Word with every page of the Self-Guided Tour Of The Bible.

    What makes the Self-Guided Tour Of The Bible unique?

    Unlike other Bible guides and commentaries, the Self-Guided Tour Of The Bible tells you everything you need to know using clear summaries, easy-to-read overviews, maps, charts, and time lines. Several key features make the Self-Guided Tour Of The Bible the clear and easy choice-
    *Simple easy-to-use format
    *Highly visual (includes over 200 charts, time lines, maps, and pictures)
    *Full color (it makes an attractive gift!)
    *Convenient index for quick reference
    *Flexible-start anywhere in any order

    Get refreshed by th

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  • Answers To Common Questions About God

    $14.99

    The Bible is a ready resource for guidance on topics and questions that often perplex believer and curious nonbeliever alike. But where do you begin to look for the answers? In fact, how do we know for sure that we can even trust the Bible to provide the answers being sought?

    Making sense of the many images of God and teachings about the Godhead that appear in the Bible, Answers to Common Questions About God tackles such subjects as:

    * How do we know God even exists?

    * How could God have always existed?

    * Can God really feel my personal pain?

    * Do all religions lead to God?

    Written in question-and-answer format for easy access, these quick reference guides provide succinct summaries of authoritative information so readers can be confident of what they read and be prepared to discuss these topics with family, friends, or neighbors accurately.

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  • Bare Bones Bible Handbook

    $15.99

    The Bare Bones Bible(R) Handbook by bestselling author Jim George is the perfect resource for learning about the books of the Bible in short, fascinating overviews that include…
    *The grand theme and main points of each book
    *The key men and women of God and what you can learn from them
    *The major events in Bible history and their significance
    *Quick, simple, personal applications for spiritual growth and daily living
    *Tips for improved personal study and a one-year Bible reading plan

    Each overview takes only 10 minutes to read and will enable you to master the books of the Bible more quickly. You’ll find this a clear, practical, and fascinating guide well worth keeping next to your Bible at all times. Excellent for anyone who wants to understand and mine the riches of God’s Word more deeply.

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  • New Testament Exegesis

    $26.00

    A favorite among pastors and seminary students for 20 years, Fee’s trusted handbook offers a clear, step-by-step process for interpreting the Greek text—even if you only know English. Newly revised, his indispensable manual provides seasoned guidance for accurate reading and practical help for sermon preparation. Includes an extensive annotated bibliography explaining the best resources

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  • Pastor Search Committee Planbook

    $1.00

    Is your congregation preparing to hire another pastor? Here’s everything you need to equip a highly organized and effective search committee! In addition to helpful charts, tips on the search process, and sample letters, this practical workbook features specific interview questions and concrete guidelines for the decision-making process.

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