Adult Studies English

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    1 Corinthians: Adult Study — English

    Series:  Joy of Living Classic
    Each lesson contains commentary and a week’s daily study questions (except for the final lesson which contains the final commentary only).

    Formats:
    Printed — 8 1/2” x 11″, spiral-bound, normal, medium, or large print
    …………$20.70 normal print 10-point font
    …………$24.90 medium print 12-point font (see medium print sample)
    …………$28.00 large print 18-point font (see large print sample)
    Digital — on CD or download, PDF or Microsoft Word 
    …………$20.70 on CD
    …………$18.70 download

    Additional resource: Audio Lectures to complement this study

    Study Length: 17 lessons…see what each lesson covers

    Download sample:  Lesson 1  PDF  or  MS Word

    Commentary by Anne Walls, study questions by Dottie Heseman

    In the book of 1 Corinthians the apostle Paul addresses issues that arose in the church in Corinth and that arise in our churches today. There was division among the believers rather than unity in Christ. Flagrant and unrepented immorality was tolerated…

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    …by church members. Many were using the Holy Spirit’s gifts to exalt themselves instead of to glorify God. Paul tells us that God’s love is the greatest of all His gifts. The other gifts are meaningless unless they are guided by His love expressed through us.


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    1 Kings: Adult Study — English

    Series:  Joy of Living Classic
    Each lesson contains commentary and a week’s daily study questions (except for the final lesson which contains the final commentary only).

    Formats:
    Printed — 8 1/2” x 11″, spiral-bound, normal or large print
    …………$14.10 normal print 10-point font
    …………$19.10 large print 18-point font (see large print sample)
    Digital — on CD or download, PDF or Microsoft Word 
    …………$14.10 on CD
    …………$12.70 download

    Study Length: 11 lessons…see what each lesson covers

    Download sample:  Lesson 2  PDF  or  MS Word

    Commentary by Nancy J. Collins. Study questions by Kathy Rowland.

    Following 1 & 2 Samuel, 1 Kings continues the history of Israel’s monarchy in light of God’s covenants. During the period of 1 Kings, the kingdom of Israel was divided between Israel in the north and Judah to the south. There were evil rulers such as Ahab and Jezebel…

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    …and godly rulers such as Solomon and Jehoshaphat. Many prophets were sent by God to Israel during this period, notably Elijah. In spite of Judah’s failure to serve the Lord wholeheartedly, and of Israel’s kings to serve Him at all, we will see God continue to carry out His covenant plan for His people.


  • 1 Samuel

    1 Samuel: Adult Study — English

    Series:  Joy of Living Classic
    Each lesson contains commentary and a week’s daily study questions (except for the final lesson which contains the final commentary only).

    Formats:
    Printed — 8 1/2” x 11″, spiral-bound, normal, medium, or large print
    …………$23.00 normal print 10-point font
    …………$27.60 medium print 12-point font (see medium print sample)
    …………$31.10 large print 18-point font (see large print sample)
    Digital — on CD or download, PDF or Microsoft Word 
    …………$23.00 on CD
    …………$20.70 download

    Additional resource: Audio Lectures to complement this study

    Study Length: 19 lessons…see what each lesson covers

    Download sample:  Lesson 1  PDF  or  MS Word

    Commentary by Nancy J. Collins, study questions by Kathy Rowland

    The book of 1 Samuel covers a period of about 115 years, and is a pivotal point in the history of Israel. The long period of the rule of the judges ended under the prophet Samuel, and royal history began with the anointing of Saul and later David.

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    The history and lessons of this book are presented to us in the form of biography of Samuel’s, Saul’s and David’s early years. As with other books of the Bible, 1 Samuel records man’s failure and God’s faithfulness. Within its pages we see God’s long-suffering with those in rebellion against Him, and we see what God can do in and through those who are committed to serving Him.


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    1 Thessalonians: Adult Study — English

    Series:  Joy of Living Classic
    Each lesson contains commentary and a week’s daily study questions (except for the final lesson which contains the final commentary only).

    Formats:
    Printed — 8 1/2” x 11″, spiral-bound, normal or large print
    …………$8.60 normal print 10-point font
    …………$11.60 large print 18-point font (see large print sample)
    Digital — on CD or download, PDF or Microsoft Word 
    …………$8.60 on CD
    …………$7.70 download

    Additional resource: Audio Lectures to complement this study

    Study Length: 6 lessons…see what each lesson covers

    Download sample:  Lesson 1  PDF  or  MS Word

    Written by Doris W. Greig, revised and updated by Kathy Rowland

    The book of 1 Thessalonians is a letter the apostle Paul wrote to the Christians in Thessalonica. During his visit to them sudden persecution arose, and the believers sent him away for his safety…

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    …Paul later wrote to these new Christians—who had formerly been pagans—to encourage them in their trials, to instruct them in godly living, to urge some not to neglect daily work, and to give assurance concerning the future of believers who die before Christ returns.


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    1-3 John & Jude: Adult Study — English

    Series:  Joy of Living Classic
    Each lesson contains commentary and a week’s daily study questions (except for the final lesson which contains the final commentary only).

    Formats:
    Printed — 8 1/2” x 11″, spiral-bound, normal, medium, or large print
    …………$9.60 normal print 10-point font
    …………$11.50 medium print 12-point font (see medium print sample)
    …………$13.00 large print 18-point font (see large print sample)
    Digital — on CD or download, PDF or Microsoft Word 
    …………$9.60 on CD
    …………$8.60 download

    Additional resource: Audio Lectures to complement this study.

    Study Length: 7 lessons…see what each lesson covers

    Download sample:  Lesson 1  PDF  or  MS Word

    Written by Doris W. Greig

    1-3 John & Jude focuses on the fundamentals of Christianity. It explores the sovereignty of Christ, and how we as Christians should live in the glorious light of His love. These New Testament books also address heretical teachings, and how we must be careful not to step off the path God has shown us.


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    2 Corinthians: Adult Study — English

    Series:  Joy of Living Classic
    Each lesson contains commentary and a week’s daily study questions (except for the final lesson which contains the final commentary only).

    Formats:
    Printed — 8 1/2” x 11″, spiral-bound, normal or large print
    …………$15.30 normal print
    …………$20.60 large print 18-point font (see large print sample)
    Digital — on CD or download, PDF or Microsoft Word 
    …………$15.30 on CD
    …………$13.80 download

    Additional resource: Audio Lectures to complement this study

    Study Length: 12 lessons…see what each lesson covers

    Download sample:  Lesson 1  PDF  or  MS Word

    Commentary by Anne Walls, study questions by Dottie Heseman

    Known as the “book of encouragement,” 2 Corinthians addresses the purpose of testing in our lives, both by external circumstances and as we test ourselves to see where we stand spiritually…

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    …This study also explores the personal history of the apostle Paul—his courage and self-sacrificing love—and reveals how God desires to develop these same attributes in our lives.


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    2 Kings: Adult Study — English

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    Series:  Joy of Living Classic
    Each lesson contains commentary and a week’s daily study questions (except for the final lesson which contains the final commentary only).

    Formats:
    Printed — 8 1/2” x 11″, spiral-bound, normal or large print
    …………$14.10 normal print 10-point font
    …………$19.10 large print 18-point font (see large print sample)
    Digital — on CD or download, PDF or Microsoft Word 
    …………$14.10 on CD
    …………$12.70 download

    Study Length: 11 lessons…see what each lesson covers

    Download sample:  Lesson 2  PDF  or  MS Word

    Written by Kathy Rowland.

    Following 1 & 2 Samuel, 1 & 2 Kings continues the history of Israel’s monarchy in light of God’s covenants. During the period of 2 Kings, the kingdom of Israel continued to be divided between Israel in the north and Judah to the south. There were evil rulers such as Athaliah and Manasseh.…

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    …and godly rulers such as Hezekiah and Josiah. During this period God sent many prophets to His people, notably Elisha and Isaiah. In spite of the downfall and captivity of all Israel by the end of 2 Kings, the future remained open for a new work of the Lord in faithfulness to His promise to the house of David.

     


  • 2 Samuel

    2 Samuel: Adult Study — English

    Series:  Joy of Living Classic
    Each lesson contains commentary and a week’s daily study questions (except for the final lesson which contains the final commentary only).

    Formats:
    Printed — 8 1/2” x 11″, spiral-bound, normal, medium, or large print
    …………$13.00 normal print 10-point font
    …………$15.50 medium print 12-point font (see medium print sample)
    …………$17.60 large print 18-point font (see large print sample)

    Digital — on CD or download, PDF or Microsoft Word 
    …………$13.00 on CD
    …………$11.70 download

     

    Additional resource: Audio Lectures to complement this study

    Study Length: 10 lessons…see what each lesson covers

    Download sample:  Lesson 1  PDF  or  MS Word

    Commentary by Nancy J. Collins, study questions by Kathy Rowland

    Second Samuel continues the narrative begun in 1 Samuel, with David being acclaimed king in Israel. He makes Jerusalem his royal city and brings the Ark of the Lord there. We see the glory and success of David’s reign, as well as his weaknesses and failures.

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    Within the pages of 2 Samuel God uncovers David’s humanity. You will discover that this “man after God’s own heart” (see Acts 13:22) was a sinful human, like us all, who had to depend on God’s mercy and faithfulness.


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    Acts: Adult Study — English

    Series:  Joy of Living Classic
    Each lesson contains commentary and a week’s daily study questions (except for the final lesson which contains the final commentary only).

    Formats:
    Printed — 8 1/2” x 11″, spiral-bound, normal, medium, or large print
    …………$29.70 normal print 10-point font
    …………$35.60 medium print 12-point font (see medium print sample)
    …………$40.10 large print 18-point font (see large print sample)
    Digital — on CD or download, PDF or Microsoft Word 
    …………$29.70 on CD
    …………$26.70 download

    Additional resource: Audio Lectures to complement this study

    Study Length: 25 lessons…see what each lesson covers

    Download sample:  Lesson 1  PDF  or  MS Word

    Commentary by Ray C. Stedman, study questions by Kathy Rowland

    In the book of Acts we see what Jesus brought about through the apostles’ preaching and the beginning of the church. We’ll study the life of Paul as he makes many missionary journeys. Though the apostles and early Christians faced bitter persecution,…

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    …through the power of the Holy Spirit they successfully carried the gospel from Jerusalem to Rome and planted churches across the Roman Empire. Full of history and drama, the book of Acts provides a guide for the church to follow until Christ returns.


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    Daniel, Chapters 1-6: Adult Study — English

    Series:  Joy of Living Classic
    Each lesson contains commentary and a week’s daily study questions (except for the final lesson which contains the final commentary only).

    Formats:
    Printed — 8 1/2” x 11″, spiral-bound, normal, medium, or large print
    …………$9.60 normal print 10-point font
    …………$11.50 medium print 12-point font (see 12-point print sample)
    …………$13.00 large print 18-point font (see 18-point print sample)
    Digital — on CD or download, PDF or Microsoft Word 
    …………$9.60 on CD
    …………$8.60 download

    Additional resource: Audio Lectures to complement this study

    Study Length: 7 lessons…see what each lesson covers

    Download sample  Lesson 1  PDF  or  MS Word

    Written by Doris W. Greig, revised and updated by Kathy Rowland

    Daniel: Chapters 1-6 covers the personal history of the prophet Daniel. (The prophetic portions of the book of Daniel are covered in Prophecy in the Book of Daniel.) His story shows the sovereign God ruling over men and nations.

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    Although Daniel began as a captive in Babylon, he held high positions under several kings of powerful empires. In spite of pressures to join the religion and immoral lifestyle of Babylon, Daniel lived a life devoted to the one true God.


  • Ecclesiastes

    Ecclesiastes: Adult Study — English

    Series:  Joy of Living Classic
    Each lesson contains commentary and a week’s daily study questions (except for the final lesson which contains the final commentary only).

    Formats:
    Printed — 8 1/2” x 11″, spiral-bound, normal or large print
    …………$11.90 normal print 10-point font
    …………$16.10 large print 18-point font (see 18-pt large print sample)
    Digital — on CD or download, PDF or Microsoft Word 
    …………$11.90 on CD
    …………$10.70 download

    Additional resource: Audio Lectures to complement this study

    Study Length: 9 lessons…see what each lesson covers

    Download sample:  Lesson 1  PDF  or  MS Word

    Commentary by Robert S. Ricker, study questions by Kathy Rowland

    The book of Ecclesiastes was written by the “Teacher,” whom many Bible scholars believe to be King Solomon. The Teacher takes stock of the world as he has experienced it, and discovers that human wisdom, even that of a godly person, has limits…

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    …It cannot find out the larger purposes of God or the ultimate meaning of man’s existence. Although man is in mad pursuit of one thing and then another, these things all turn out to be meaningless. In contrast, a life centered on God takes on purpose and meaning. With God’s presence, all of life and God’s good gifts to us are to be gratefully received, used, and enjoyed to the full.


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    Ephesians Part 1: Adult Study — English

    Series:  Joy of Living Classic
    Each lesson contains commentary and a week’s daily study questions (except for the final lesson which contains the final commentary only).

    Formats:
    Printed — 8 1/2” x 11″, spiral-bound, normal or large print
    …………$15.30 normal print 10-point font
    …………$20.60 large print 18-point font (see large print sample)
    Digital — on CD or download, PDF or Microsoft Word 
    …………$15.30 on CD
    …………$13.80 download

    Additional resource: Audio Lectures to complement this study

    Study Length: 11 lessons…see what each lesson covers

    Download sample:  Lesson 2  PDF  or  MS Word

    Commentary by Ray C. Stedman, study questions by Nancy J. Collins

    Covers Ephesians chapters 1-3. Ephesians focuses on God’s eternal purpose and grace. Paul emphasizes that we have been saved, not only for our personal benefit, but also to bring praise and glory to God…

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    …God has reconciled individuals to Himself, and has reconciled these saved individuals to each other, breaking down the barriers between Jew and Gentile, male and female, slave and free.

    Click here for Ephesians Part 2.