Understanding God - a Lesson Series for Adults based on J.I. Packer's book, "Knowing God".
|All Lessons (230K)
|Help us understand who God is and what he wants from us.
|A Wonderful Purpose
|Help us realize that God has a wonderful purpose for each one of us.
|The Old Scriptures
|Help us realize why the Bible is relevant today and still valuable as the fundamental source of information about God.
|Images of God
|Help us realize that we tend to build images of God from the images we use in worship that may actually obscure God
|God is not Santa Claus
|Help us realize that God is a being, not a principle and His actions toward us are directed by His will, His emotions as well as by our actions.
|The Fields of God
|Help us realize that God has had a purpose in the creation of the world and its inhabitants and He has given us the Bible to help us understand what it is.
|The Jealous God
|Help us realize that peoples response to God has always been important to God. He looks upon his Church as a new Bride.
|At Arms Lenght
|Help us let go of the pristine Christmas manger scene and grab hold of the implications of the Creator becoming a man ..
|What Makes Someone Great
|Help us realize that the Incarnation was God's way of coming along side of us and a response to it is required from all.
|From Anger to Favor
|Help us understand the concept of propitiation and the implications of the Atonement.
|The Narrow Gate
|Help us realize that accepting Jesus as savior involves quite a bit more than just believing who he is.
|Help us realize that God wants more that just to save us from our own sin, he wants to adopt us as sons and daughters.
|The Work of the Spirit
|Help us To understand what the Holy Spirit is like, what He does and why it is important.
|These Inward Trials
|Students realize that God does not intend the life of a Christian to be without difficulty but through difficulty prepares us for Him.
|A Way of Seeing
|To understand the essence of spiritual wisdom. What it is, what to do to gain it and how to know when you have got it.
|Our Unfailing Hope
|To realize that God has always been and will continue to be adequate for each of us despite the nature of our earthly life.