Ebooks

Bible Time Line is the best-selling Bible timeline sold in Christian stores. It covers from Genesis to Revelation in a glance! Bible Time Line ebook shows hundreds of events in biblical history side-by-side with world and Middle East history. Know the 200 most important people and events in the Bible, including all of the kings and prophets. Compare biblical events to world events chronologically.

For example, Bible Time Line makes fascinating comparisons: The first Olympic games in Greece were at the time of Jonah in the Old Testament. This handy ebook is filled with full-color illustrations and photographs. There is no better timeline of Bible history for Bible studies, church groups, Sunday schools, and small groups.
The Bible Time Line Covers Every Major Event in Bible History It begins with Genesis and Adam and Eve, through the life of Abraham, and ends with the life of the apostle John and the Book of Revelation. The ebook provides key dates, events, and leaders from the Bible, world and Middle Eastern history. You will gain a new perspective on the place and time of biblical history when you see the comparisons.Fascinating Facts: Compare Bible History and World History Old Testament Events

•The first recorded Olympic game in Greece was held during the time of Jonah.
•Daniel lived in Babylon at the same time Confucius was in China and Buddha was in India.
•Moses was leading the Exodus while the Sheng Dynasty was flourishing in China.
•The Greek historian Homer lived during the time of Isaiah, Amos, and Micah.
New Testament Events

•Mt. Vesuvius erupted and buried the city of Pompeii just 50 years after Jesus' death and resurrection. The apostle John probably would have known about it.
•Emperor Caligula who ruled 7 years after Jesus' resurrection was a madman. He made his horse a senator.
•Trajan, the general who destroyed Jerusalem in 70 AD, later became Emperor of Rome. He officially made Christianity a crime punishable by death.
•When Paul was taken under guard to Rome, he didn't see the Colosseum. It was built 4 years after his death.
•Emperor Nero, who had Peter and Paul executed, also had his wife and mother killed.

What Makes Bible Time Line the Best and Most Affordable Bible Chronology

•The Bible Time Line includes:

•The Books of the Bible and the centuries in which events occurred
•A special inset covering Creation to Abraham
•Biblical eras such as Abraham to the Sojourn in Egypt, Moses and the Exodus, the Judges, United Kingdom, Divided Kingdom, the Exile, Restoration of Jerusalem, Intertestamental Period, and ultimately, the New Testament.
•Lists key events such as the establishment of the Abrahamic Covenant, the First Passover, the Tabernacle, the Ten Commandments, the prophets, the kings and their years of rule, the restoration of Jerusalem, the building of the Temple, the birth of John the Baptist, plus so much more.
•Kings and Prophets Time Line Showing all of the Kings and Prophets of Israel and Judah

•World history time line includes:

•World events such as the emergence of writing forms, the first code of law, the Iron Age, the Trojan war, the founding of Rome, the birth of Buddha and Confucius, Alexander the Great's conquests, Cleopatra's rule, the fall of Masada, and numerous other events

•Middle East history time line includes:

•The building of the Egyptian pyramids, the rule of Amenhotep II (among other Pharaohs), the rise of the Persian Empire, the Roman Empire, and literally dozens of other historical facts.
•Bronze Age and Iron Age Events

The bestselling Names of God Christian ebook is a wonderful tool for understanding God's character and personal attributes. The 21 names of God, found throughout the Old Testament, will build your faith and enrich the time you spend in his presence. This full- color ebook offers an easy-to-use chart format for learning God's names and their meaning such as El Shaddai (The All-Sufficient One), Jehovah-Rapha (The Lord Who Heals), and YHWH (I Am). Each name of God holds a special blessing or promise for those who believe in God.

This ebook will add dimension to your time spent before God in prayer and in praise and worship. Each of God's names are listed along with their meaning, application, Bible reference, and pronunciation/comments The 21 Names of God are:

•Adonai
•Jehovah Jireh
•El (the Strong One)
•Jehovah-Mekaddishkem (Jehovah Mekaddishkem)
•El Elohe Yisrael
•Jehovah-Nissi (Jehovah Nissi)
•El Elyon
•Jehovah-Rapha (Jehovah Rapha)
•Elohim
•Jehovah-Rohi (Jehovah Rohi)
•El Olam
•Jehovah- Sabaoth (Jehovah Sabaoth)
•El Roi
•Jehovah-Shalom (Jehovah Shalom)
•El Shaddai
•Jehovah-Shammah (Jehovah-Shammah)
•Immanuel
•Jehovah Tsidkenu
•Jehovah
•Yah or Jah
•YHWH

In addition to explaining the names of God and their meanings, this Christian ebook offers suggestions on using this tool during personal reflection, including:

•The importance of knowing about The Lord of Hosts
•The Names of God in Psalm 23
•How to use the ebook to worship God, one name at a time.

The Names of God Christian ebook is an excellent addition to times spent in devotion, prayer, praise and worship. Using New Testament Scripture references, the ebook also reveals the names that God shares with Jesus, such as:

•El Olam, The Beginning and the End
•YHWH-Rohi, The Lord is my Shepherd
•Immanuel, God With Us, among many others
The Armor of God - Learn to "stand firm in the faith."
This Christian ebook helps to bring Apostle Paul's message to the Ephesians (6:10-18) to life. This bestselling ebook provides a historically accurate background of a Roman Centurion's armor then draws vital correlations to the spiritual armor God gives his children: the Belt of Truth, the Breastplate of Righteousness, Feet Prepared with the Gospel of Peace, The Shield of Faith, The Helmet of Salvation, and the Sword of the Spirit. Glossy, full-color ebook will help you to ""stand firm in the faith.""

Learn to put on the full armor of God when facing temptations and struggles. The key to this best-selling Christian ebook is the insights brought by Paul's knowledge of a Centurion's armor. Having a correct picture in mind is important to accurately teaching and understanding this portion of Scripture. While many other illustrations of The Armor of God show armor from the Middle Ages, or other time periods, the Rose illustration presents historically accurate Roman armor. In a side-by-side fold-out format, The Armor of God ebook describes each piece of armor, its historical background, and its application to our spiritual battles today.

The Apostle Paul knew how important it was for believers to understand the provision of spiritual armor that God made for them. Paul's teaching to the Church at Ephesus was born out of firsthand knowledge of Roman Centurions' armor. He saw them up close on many occasions.

The Armor of God ebook provides the following information:

•A detailed description of the armor of God
•Historical background on how the armor was put on and its purpose
•The application of the armor to our lives today, such as how the "Belt of Truth" prepares believers to be truthful
•Greek or Latin terms
•The passage of Ephesians 6:10-18 verse-by-verse alongside an illustration of a Roman Centurion in full armor
•Background information on Paul, his missionary journey, and life in Ephesus
•A chart that helps believers stand firm in spiritual warfare by contrasting the "Devil's Schemes" with God's plan and the armor or weapon to combat it, and a Scriptural reference. For example: One of the Devil's schemes is LIES. God's plan/armor is Truth. Proverbs 14:25 would be a good reminder of God's plan

Armor of God ebook makes an excellent supplemental resource for these bestselling Christian authors titles:

•Kay Arthur, Lord, is it Warfare? Teach Me to Stand: A Devotional Study on Spiritual Victory
•Beth Moore, Armed for War, enhanced CD
•Dr. Charles F. Stanley, When the Enemy Strikes: The keys to Winning Your Spiritual Battles.
Rose Bible Basics: Where to Find it in the Bible - Find Your Favorite Bible Verses and Bible StoriesDo you need help occasionally finding a specific Bible verse? Can't remember which chapter that Bible story is in? Rose Bible Basics: Where to Find it in the Bible is a valuable resource when you need to find a specific verse or Bible story. Where to Find it in the Bible also provides basic instructions so you can start your own inductive Bible study and it includes a one-year Bible reading program to help you really dig into God's Word.

Finding specific Bible passages can sometimes be a challenge. Where to Find it in the Bible will help you find what you're looking for. Chapter titles include:

•Favorite Bible Verses with topics including:

•Words of comfort and strength
•Verses for sharing Jesus with others
•50 topics in Christian living

•People in the Bible which includes:

•Passages on over 100 important people in the Bible
•Key scripture references
•People in the genealogy of Jesus

•100 Prayers in the Bible which will show you:

•Prayers in the Psalms
•Jesus' prayers
•Prayers of confession, praise, and petition

•52 Key Bible Stories where you will see:

•Old Testament stories, such as: the call of Abraham, the 10 Commandments, Samson and Delilah, and Valley of the Dry Bones
•New Testament stores, including: Jesus walking on water, the rich young ruler, and the conversion of Saul
•A summary and the main points of each story

•100 Prophecies Fulfilled by Jesus which shows:

•Old Testament prophecies and the New Testament fulfillments

•Gospels Side-By-Side which looks at:

•The harmony of the Gospels
•Jesus' parables, miracles, travels and Passovers

•Bible Promises which includes:

•100 best-loved Bible verses
•God's promises for times of sorrow, fear and despair

Rose Bible Basics: Where to Find it in the Bible is a great resource for your personal Bible study, Sunday school class, small group, your church library, or to pass along to new believers who want to learn more about the God of the Bible.
Enjoy having a simple overview on the 12 Tribes of Israel at your fingertips. See each tribe's symbol, meaning, history, and other fascinating facts at a glance. Includes incredible visual aids, such as a full-color map, family tree, Tabernacle diagram, and more.

Almost every person in the Bible belonged to one of the 12 Tribes of Israel based on their ancestry: From Moses who was a Levite to the Apostle Paul who was Benjaminite. Each tribe had its own history, land, and heritage. Now you can easily grasp the "backstory" of each tribe and see key information at a glance! For example, find out the significance of Jesus being called the "Lion of Judah." For each of the 12 Tribes of Israel, you will get—

• A quick overview of its meaning, size, family history, location, and more.
• A picture of the tribe's symbol (such as the lion from the Tribe of Judah)
• Simple summary of Jacob's blessing, Moses' blessing, and other key events related to each tribe. (Find out the major battles, controversies, and scandals that impacted each tribe. Plus, see which important Bible people came from each tribe of Israel.)

Features Incredible Visual Aids (Map of Israel, Tabernacle Diagram, and more)
This pamphlet is packed with visual aids that will help you see key information at a glance. These visuals will enrich your understanding of the 12 Tribes of Israel and add depth to any Old Testament study:

• Family Tree of Jacob (Israel)
• Tabernacle diagram showing where each of the 12 tribes encamped around the Tabernacle.
• Time Line showing key events, starting with Abraham's journey from Haran
• Easy-to-read, full-color map showing how the "promised land" was divided amongst each of the 12 tribes according to their inheritance. The map is color-coded so you can easily spot each tribe's location!
"The best selling The Tabernacle ebook brings to life the Old Testament teaching on the Tabernacle in the Wilderness of Sinai, the place where God promised to dwell among his people. The full-color ebook features a cutaway illustration that provides an inside look at the Tabernacle. The artist's illustration indicates more than 15 important features of the Tabernacle, such as the Ark of the Covenant, the High Priest, and the Sacrifice, and how they relate to our relationship with God today through Christ.

Compared to textbooks on the Tabernacle, The Tabernacle ebook is designed and written to be easy-to-understand and may be used for personal study or by a wide variety of groups. The Tabernacle is a tremendous teaching aid and an informative guide to teach on topics such as:
•What it was like to enter the Tabernacle
•The Pattern of Worship and the furnishings of the Tabernacle
•How the 12 Tribes of Israel camped around the Tabernacle in a specific order
•The Ark of the Covenant
•Old Testament Symbols of Jesus
•Aaron as High Priest and Jesus as the better High Priest

The Tabernacle pamphlet illustration, created exclusively for Rose Publishing by renowned Bible artist Stan Stein, provides an amazing inside look at the Tabernacle and all its furnishings. But this visual teaching aid not only explains the Old Testament Tabernacle in detail, it also helps young and old alike understand the symbolic relationship between the Tabernacle and Jesus Christ.

The content of The Tabernacle offers a wealth of information for the study leader and those they teach, including:

1. A Numbered Key to the full-color Tabernacle illustration includes Bible references and descriptions for each of the following Tabernacle features
•The Gate of the Court
•Court Fence
•Brazen Altar
•Offerings
•Laver of Bronze
•Tabernacle
•Holy Place
•Golden Lampstand
•Table of Showbread (Shewbread)
•Altar of Incense
•Veil
•Most Holy Place (Holy of Holies)
•Ark of the Covenant
•Mercy Seat
•The Cloud and Pillar of Fire
•The High Priest and His Holy Garments

2. An In-Depth Description of the Ark of the Covenant
•A physical description of the Ark
•Its purpose
•Where it was placed in the Tabernacle
•The role of the Levites, the Day of Atonement and the Mercy Seat
•Where God dwelled and spoke to the Priest
•The scriptural references to the Ark of the Covenant

3. Old Testament Symbols of Jesus, including Old Testament and New Testament Bible references.

4. A Description and full-color illustration of the High Priest
•Qualifications
•Clothing and the purpose of the 11 specific items found in scriptures, such as the Turban (or Mitre), onyx stones on shoulders, and breastplate with 12 precious stones
•Service of the High Priest
•Aaron, the High Priest
•Jesus, the better High Priest

5. The Types of Sacrifices in the Tabernacle, their purposes and scripture reference

6. The Journey of the Ark of the Covenant
•From Mt. Sinai and covering 400 years beginning with the Exodus in 1450 BC
•Ending in 500 BC when Jeremiah prophesied that the Ark would be replaced by the Lord's presence.

7. The Tabernacle campsite and the placement of the 12 Tribes of Israel around the Tabernacle, including:
•The families of Merari and the Tribes of Naphtali, Asher, Dan
•The families Moses, Aaron and sons and the Tribes of Issachar, Judah, Zebulun
•The families of Kohath and the Tribes of Gad, Simeon, Reuben
•The families of Gershonites and the Tribes of Ephraim, Manasseh, and Benjamin

"If you go to the Facebook page The Tabernacle Journey you will see our efforts to reach out to Sedona and our many tourists with a full-scale reproduction of the tabernacle. We actually used the Rose book to prepare the groups that were waiting to enter. One guest ordered a copy from you. It was very helpful. I attached the script we used for our guides. We had about 1000 visitors go through before one of the worst storms I have ever seen here made the structure unstable and the ground too wet. We fight quite a battle here in what the New Age calls its capital. Many were very moved. One Jewish man exclaimed at the end of the tour, 'So the tabernacle was all about the Messiah!" --- Paul Wallace, The Tabernacle Journey"
The How We Got the Bible ebook will increase the confidence of every believer regarding the reliability of the Bible. The bestselling ebook includes a time line of key events in Bible-making history, examples and illustrations of ancient writing materials, and a variety of Bible versions. This full-color ebook includes the inspiring stories of early translators who gave their lives to translate and print the Bible, including William Tyndale, John Wycliffe, King James, Erasmus, and Johann Gutenberg.

Few stories in the history of the world are as amazing and as touching as the story of how we got the Bible. This stunning pamphlet takes readers through this historical story and a time line of faithfulness, courage, and sacrifice for the sake of making the Bible available to us today. How We Got the Bible provides:

•Ten key points on how we got the Bible
•Illustrations of ancient documents created on papyrus and fine animal skins, as well as the first printing press
•A time line that follows the emergence of the Scriptures that begins in 2000 BC and each major step taken in Bible publishing through AD 2000

How We Got the Bible is an amazing ebook that will encourage every believer, and that answer the questions of those still seeking. The ebook reveals how the Old and New Testaments were communicated through a variety of forms beginning as early as 1500 BC when they were written on stone, clay and leather, and later on papyrus, and fine animal skins. Discover the reasons we can trust the reliability of the Bible, for example, how earliest Bible manuscripts were intricately copied by hand and how ancient texts, such as the Dead Sea Scrolls, validate the earliest manuscripts.

A time line in the ebook displays the remarkable and fascinating history of the Bible beginning in 2000 BC with Old Testament writers. The time-line captures key moments in Bible-making history such as:

•The translation of the Septuagint, the Hebrew Old Testament translated into Greek in 500 BC
•The collection of the 27 Books of the New Testament and formal confirmation of the Canon in AD 300
•The first English translation of the Bible by John Wycliffe in 1300
•The King James Version of the Bible written in 1611
•The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1947
•The creation of dozens of modern versions of the Bible through 2008

How We Got the Bible ebook reveals the people that were key to Bible translation history, including: Erasmus, Martin Luther, William Tyndale, Miles Coverdale, and many others.

Topical index: Apocrypha, Augustine, Bible translations, church fathers, codex, Dead Sea Scrolls, earliest translation, earliest translations, first book printed, first English Bible, Gutenberg, Hebrew Scriptures, Jewish tradition, Martin Luther, manuscripts, Maoretic text, New Testament, Old Testament, Origen, papyrus, parchment, Qumran, Roman type, scribes, scroll, scroll of Isaiah, scrolls, Tyndale, Vatican Library, vellum, Whittingham, Wycliffe
The Fruit of the Spirit - How the Spirit Works In and Through Believers
How does the Holy Spirit work in the lives of Christians? The answers are found in this bestselling ebook, The Fruit of the Spirit. Based on Galatians 5: 22 & 23, this informative ebook helps Christians understand nine fruit of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. These traits can only be developed with the help of the Holy Spirit. The Fruit of the Spirit is an excellent tool for teaching, for devotions, or for reference.

Scripture in both the Old and New Testaments refers to bearing fruit. For believers today, the fruit of the Spirit represents the outward or visible growth believers experience in Christ through the Holy Spirit. That's why this teaching is so important. The Fruit of the Spirit ebook is an excellent tool for teaching students of all ages how the Spirit works in and through believers to achieve true change in behaviors and actions. It also makes an outstanding devotional or reference guide.
"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law." Galatians 5:22, 23
The Fruit of the Spirit is an excellent study for believers at any level of spiritual growth or maturity. Believers will spend a lifetime seeking the manifestation of the fruits in their lives. The Fruit of the Spirit ebook provides insight to how the fruit of the Spirit was evident in the life of Jesus as well as what the fruit truly looks like in the lives of believers. Here is an example - One of the fruits of the Spirit is love. The Fruit of the Spirit defines love as: Love is not based on emotions or feelings. It is a decision to be committed to the well being of others without any conditions or circumstances.
The Fruit of the Spirit reveals:

•A definition for each fruit of the Spirit
•How each fruit was exemplified in Jesus' life
•Scripture references that show the fruit manifested in someone's life
•The Greek Word for each of the fruits of the Spirit, including these two

•The Greek word for love is agape
•The Greek word for joy is chara

The Fruit of the Spirit ebook offers four powerful verses that define Good Fruit as well as a list of Bad Fruit that includes greed, anger, drunkenness, and evil desires, among others.
The Fruit of the Spirit ebook makes a great supplemental resource for these bestselling authors' titles:

•Beth Moore, Living Beyond Yourself: Exploring the Fruit Of The Spirit
•Bill Hybels, Fruit of the Spirit
•Stuart Briscoe, The Fruit of the Spirit: Cultivating Christlike Character.
Topical index: agathosune, agape, anger, bearing fruit, chara, chrestotes, debauchery, deceit, drunkenness, egkratea, eirene, envy, evil desires, factions, faith, fatithfulness, filthy language, fits of rage, fruit, gentleness, goodness, greed, hatred, idolatry, impurity, kindness, love, lust, jealousy, joy, orgies, makrothumia, malice, patience, peace, pistis, prautes, self-control, selfish ambition, sexual immorality, slander, spiritual fruit, witchcraft, nine fruits of the spirit.
Feasts of the Bible - Jewish Roots of Believers in Yeshua (Jesus)
Throughout the Old Testament, God commanded the children of Israel to observe his holy days (holidays) to remember the mighty things that he had done in the lives of Israel's forefathers. The Feasts of the Bible ebook celebrates and explains the meaning behind the different feasts and why they are important to God. Feasts of the Bible contains an easy-to-read chart that provides each holiday's name, explanation, date of observance, and symbolic meaning pointing to Jesus as the promised Messiah.


Why should you learn about the Hebrew roots of Christianity?


As a Jew, Jesus celebrated these feasts and holidays each year. The ebook is an excellent tool to learn about the Jewish roots of Christianity and to discover Yeshua, "Jesus," in each "holy day." The ebook shows the Hebrew name, spelling, pronunciation, symbolism of Jesus, Bible references, and New Testament fulfillment for each of God's appointed feasts:

•Passover (Pesach)
•Unleavened Bread (Hag HaMatzot)
•Firstfruits (Yom HaBikkurim)
•Feast of Weeks or Pentecost (Shavuot)
•Feast of Trumpets or Rosh HaShanah (New Year)
•Day of Atonement or Yom Kippur
•Tabernacles or Sukkot (Feast of Booths)
•Rejoicing in the Law or Torah (Simchat)
•Feast of Dedication or Hanukkah (Chanukah or Feast of Lights)
•Feast of Lots or Purim

The Feasts of the Bible ebook provides important insights into the works of God on behalf of his chosen people. Feasts of the Bible is a celebration of the rich and meaningful heritage given to believers through Christ. The ebook reveals insightful and historical facts about each of the holidays; for example -
•Passover: A hymn is usually sung at the end of the Passover service, as was the case with Jesus and his disciples during the Last Supper (Matthew 26:30).
•During the Rosh HaShanah synagogue services, the shofar (ram's horn) is blown 100 times.
•Hanukkah is known as the Feast of Lights or the Feast of Dedication because of a legendary miraculous provision of oil for the eternal light in the Temple.
•Purim marks the deliverance of the Jews through Queen Esther.

Feasts of the Bible also includes additional fascinating facts about the feasts of the Bible; for instance:
•Leviticus 23 is sometimes called "God's calendar of redeeming grace" because the 44 verses tell of God's redemptive plan.
•God told Moses that seven of the feasts were to be "appointed feasts of the Lord" and were to be proclaimed as sacred assemblies (Leviticus 23:1 & 2).
•Three of the feasts were pilgrimage feasts.

Feasts of the Bible is a fantastic teaching tool for churches and groups who want to explore their Jewish heritage found in Christ. Believers will also find the observance of the feasts and holidays as a meaningful way to add depth to their devotion to God.

There's a small group DVD-based curriculum to go with this pamphlet. Click here (or go to FeastsOfTheBible.com) to see sample videos, sample sessions from the leader and participant guides, and to find out more about the Feasts of the Bible DVD-based study.
•September 4, 2013 - RoshHaShana (Jewish New Year)
•September 13-14, 2013- Yom Kippur
•September 18, 2013 - Sukkot

Then & Now® Bible Maps - Compare Bible Times with Modern Day
Where are the Bible lands today? Where were Iraq and Iran in Bible times? The answers to these questions and many others are found in the bestselling ebook Then & Now® Bible Maps. This full-color, reference tool contains 17 Bible maps that show ancient cities and countries in black with modern-day boundaries marked in red. Then & Now® Bible Maps is fantastic for comparing places in the news with places in the Bible.

Then & Now® Bible Maps will help you better understand the events and stories in the Bible by showing you where they occurred in conjunction to modern day locations. Your Bible study becomes more meaningful when you learn the location of Old Testament Persia and see the places Paul's first missionary journey would take him if traveling the same route today. You will also better understand the biblical context of the places that are in the news every day, like Syria, Lebanon and Macedonia.

Then & Now® Bible Maps pamphlet makes it easy to compare Bible times with modern times. On each of the 17 maps, modern-day cities and countries appear in red type or red underline if the name has remained the same. Then & Now® Bible Maps provides helpful historic information, such as:

• The Holy Land: Then (1300 BC Twelve Tribes) and Now (modern times) uses color coding to show Canaan divided by the Twelve Tribes, and also shows the historical and modern-day names of cities within the regions occupied by the Twelve Tribes
• Paul's Journeys: Then (AD 47-62) and Now (modern times) shows the locations of the Seven Churches of Asia (modern day Turkey) found in Revelation 1-3, as well as cities, towns, ancient ruins, mountains, modern capital cities and a key for measuring the distance traveled from city to city
• Empires & Kingdoms: Then and Now® shows the changing boundaries of the Assyrian Empire, Babylonian Kingdom, and Persian Empire

You will refer to the Then & Now® Bible Maps pamphlet often to see:

• The Middle East Bible Times and Today
• The Holy Land: Then (1300 BC Twelve Tribes) and Now (Modern Times)
• Empires & Kingdoms: Then and Now®
• The Holy Land: 1020 BC and 900 BC
• Places of Jesus' Ministry Then (AD 26-30) and Now
• The Holy Land: Then (New Testament Times AD 1-70) and Now (Modern Times)
• Paul's Journeys: Then (AD 47-62) and Now (Modern Times)
• Paul's Journeys: AD 47-62
• Paul's Second Journey: AD 49-51
• Paul's Third Journey: AD 52-57
• Paul's Journey to Rome: AD 57-62
You will find Then & Now® Bible Maps is a very useful supplement as you learn more about the Scriptures.

Whether you are teaching people with no Bible experience or those who have studied the Bible for a long time, the best-selling How to Study the Bible ebook provides an excellent introduction to personal Bible study. This full-color ebook is ideal for teachers who want to provide information on studying the Bible in a quick, easy-to-use format. How to Study the Bible has concise steps for personal preparation, descriptive resources and reference information, and a step-by-step approach for inductive Bible study that teaches students to dig deeper into God's Word.

How to Study the Bible shows how to approach Bible studies in an organized and life-touching way. This is Bible study made easy! The content is self-explanatory and is both easy to present and easy to use. Following the Bible study ebook you can learn how to explore the Bible, how to improve Bible skills, how to understand what the Scriptures means as a whole, as well as the Bible's real-life application on a personal level. How to Study the Bible encourages the pursuit of personal study and a deeper, more rewarding experience with God.

How to Study the Bible presents these and many other important topics:

•Why study the Bible
•How to begin studying
•Basic principles of Bible Study
•Inductive Bible study
•Basic Bible verses, passages and books of the Bible to study
•Study tools and Bible reference resources like study Bibles
•And the S.O.I.L. (four-step approach) that explains how to dig deeper into the Bible.

Bible study leaders and teachers who use the How to Study the Bible ebook give students every opportunity to enjoy the lifelong adventure and spiritual discipline of Bible study. In addition to a systematic approach to studying the Bible, the ebook provides helpful instruction for personal growth and discovery that include:

•The importance of keeping God's over-all plan in mind, the perspective of history and geography of Bible times, and the various forms of literature within the Bible
•How to begin using inductive Bible study that asks, What does the Bible teach? rather than How do I prove my opinions by using the Bible?
•Bible passages and topics to study
•Applying the teachings of the Bible to everyday life
•Key Scriptures to memorize.

Those who use How to Study the Bible will develop the confidence to read and study God's Word on their own with a new passion. There's really not an easier way to teach others How to Study the Bible.
Topical index: basic principles, Bible software, Bible studies, commentaries, concordances, how to study, inductive Bible study, key passages, life application, parables, passage study, poetry, principles of study, prophecy, studies for beginners, topical Bible

Where to Find Favorite Bible Verses - Hundreds of Verses Organized by Topic
Where to Find Favorite Bible Verses has hundreds of Bible verses organized by topics so you can find the Scripture reference you want quickly and easily. Some of the topics include: God, Holy Spirit, Jesus, Words of Comfort and Strength, Old Testament events, the Life of Jesus, Book of Acts/The Early Church, Money, Prayer, and much more. You will refer to Where to Find Favorite Bible Verses again and again as you look through the Bible for the important "nuggets" of wisdom that can only be found in the Scriptures.

Depending on the topic, Where to Find Favorite Bible Verses provides a short portion of Scripture along with the location in the Bible. For example:

•Topic: Words of Comfort and Strength

•Subtopic: Angry

•A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Proverbs 15:1
•Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry. Ephesians 4:26
•Be quick to listen, slow to speak ands slow to become angry. James 1:19
•Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. 1 Peter 3:9

•Subtopic: Lonely

•[The Lord] satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things. Psalm 107:9
•O Lord, you have searched me and know me. Psalm 139:1-10
•I am with you always, to the very end of the age. Matthew 28:20
•You will leave me all alone. Yet I am not alone, for my Father is with me. John 16:32

•Topic: Commitment to God

•[Choose] this day whom you will serve...As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord. Joshua 24:15
•Your people will be my people and your God will be my God. Ruth 1:16
•See first his kingdom and his righteousness. Matthew 6:33

Other topical lists, such as Old Testament Events and the Teachings and Parables of Jesus, have a short description and the scripture reference. For example:

•Joseph and his brothers - Genesis 37, 39-47
•Moses and the Burning Bush - Exodus 3:1-10
•Fall of Jericho - Joshua 6:1-25
•Daniel in the Lion's Den - Daniel 6
•and many more

Where to Find Favorite Bible Verses is designed to fit inside most Bibles, so you can have this important resource available when you need it. You will want to buy extra copies of Where to Find Favorite Bible Verses so you can give them out as gifts, stick them in different Bibles around the house or give one to a friend who could use some comfort from God's Word.
Psalm 23 - The Beloved Psalm Brought To Life
Psalm 23 has been read and cherished by countless generations and is considered the most popular psalm in the Bible. Easily read in 30 minutes or less, Psalm 23 is a great Bible study tool that provides a number of scriptural references that shows the importance of following the good shepherd.
14 panels, fits inside most Bibles, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, unfolds to 38 inches long

Now you can get an insider's look at what Psalm 23 is all about — a view from the shepherd. Learn how -

•Psalm 23 reveals the yearly cycle of sheep moving through their pastures
• A nomadic shepherd cared for his flock
• Danger, drama, and salvation from death figured into shepherding
•Sheep learned to trust and recognize their shepherd
•Compare rod and staff references throughout the Bible.
The Psalm 23 pamphlet is a word-by-word study of this cherished psalm, providing a meaning and an application for each phrase, as well as related Bible passages. For example:
"He restores my soul"

• Meaning - God cares for and keeps my heart and mind.

• Sheep may become "cast," stuck on their backs, unable to get up. A downcast sheep is one that has rolled over into a depression and cannot right itself to stand. In this condition, a sheep struggling to raise itself may quickly become dehydrated in the simmer sun. A cast sheep is also easy prey for wild animals. top heavy, body down in a hole, legs flailing the air, a sheep in this state is a funny sight to see - funny, but also helpless.

• Application - We can trust God for the needs of the body and spirit.

• How has God restored your soul?

• Related Passages - John 16:33; 17:13; Psalms 42:11
Psalm 23 also includes a number of charts that compare a shepherd's duties with Jesus' actions, Old and New Testament shepherding imagery, Scripture references that show how different people in the Bible use their rod and/or staff, and other information that will help you with your daily walk the Lord.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: This 2nd Edition contains the new NIV 2011 and the new Common English Bible translations.

Compare 20 Bible translations in a single glance. Discover what the translations have in common, how they differ, and which one is best for you. It's all found in the bestselling Bible Translations Comparison ebook that offers an easy-to-use format, full color design, and glossy finish. The comparison chart displays: the name of the translation, the method of translation, sponsors, textual basis, purpose, sample verses to show the difference in wording, the year published, and much more. Some of the translations include: New Revised Standard, Amplified Bible, King James Version, The Message, among others.

Scholars have been translating the Bible for 2000 years and over the centuries, three primary methods of translation have evolved. The Bible Translations Comparison chart helps pastors, teachers, and students of the Word understand the approach to 20 Bible translations by providing the following information:

•Translation method & reading level
•Year it was published
•Number of translators who worked on the project
•Sponsor of the translation version
•Textual basis
•Purpose
•Noteworthy facts
•Sample verses

This Bible Translations Comparison fold-out chart also provides a brief glossary of key words regarding translations, as well as a diagram that explains the three most popular Greek texts used for Bible translation.

The Bible Translations Comparison ebook compares the following Bible translations:

•American Standard Version(ASV)
•Amplified Bible (AMP)
•New American Standard Bible (NASB)
•Revised Standard Version (RSV)
•New Revised Standard Version (NSRV)
•English Standard Version (ESV)
•King James Version (KJV)
•New King James Version (NKJV)
•New Jerusalem Bible (NJB)
•New American Bible (NAB)
•NEW! New International Version 2011 (NIV)
•NEW! Common English Bible (CEB)
•Today"s New International Version (TNIV)
•God's Word (GW)
•Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)
•New Century Version (NCV)
•New Living Translation (NLT)
•New International Readers Version (NIrV)
•Good News Translation (GNT)
•Contemporary English Version (CEV)
•The Message

The ebook's introductory information explains why new translations continue to appear. Also provided is a brief overview of the three primary methods of translation as well as a fourth translation treatment that has evolved over the centuries. The side-by-side translations are color coded to reference the four translation treatments shown below:

•Word-for-Word
•Balance—a process that mediates between word-for-word and thought-for-thought
•Thought-for-thought
•Paraphrase—a restatement of a translation

The Bible Translations Comparison ebook provides a list of 13 "Important Words to Know" such as:

•Apocrypha
•Biblia Hebraica
•Dead Sea Scrolls
•Masoretic Text
•Septuagint

And the major groups of Greek manuscripts or text types:

•Western
•Lucianic
•Byzantine
•Alexandrian
Names of Jesus and Their Meanings
The Names of Jesus ebook is an excellent tool to help you learn the 50 names, character and personal attributes of Jesus. Names such as the King of Kings, Chief Cornerstone, and Lion of Judah hold special insights that will strengthen your walk as a believer. In about 30 minutes, you will know the 50 Names of Jesus along with Scripture references from both the Old and New Testament, the meaning of each name, and more.

Knowing and understanding the names of Jesus will enrich your time of personal devotion and prayer, and will help you build faith and trust in the Lord. In this easy-to-follow ebook each of Jesus' names and its meaning is listed, along with the Bible reference and special insights.

For example, in John 6:32-35, Jesus is called the "Bread of Life, which means "Jesus is our sustenance." An interesting fact is that the name of the town where Jesus was born, Bethlehem, means "the house of bread." This means the "Bread of Life" (Jesus) was born in "the house of bread" (Bethlehem).

Below is a sampling of the Names of Jesus:

•King of Kings
•Lord of Lords
•Good Shepherd
•Chief Cornerstone
•Advocate
•The Way, the Truth, and the Life
•I AM
•Wonderful Counselor
•High Priest

In addition to explaining the names of Jesus and their meanings, the Names of Jesus ebook offers suggestions on how to use this resource during times of prayer, praise, worship and personal reflection, including:

•What it means to pray in Jesus' name
•Praying the way Jesus taught us to pray
•When God says "no" to our prayers

The Names of Jesus ebook also includes names of God with parallel verses referring to Jesus such as:

•Yahweh-Yireh, "God Will Provide," and "I am the bread of life," (John 6:35)
•Yahweh-Tsidkanu, "The Lord Our Righteousness," and "Because of Jesus, we are righteous before God," (2 Corinthians 5:21)

The Names of Jesus ebook is filled with interesting information on Jesus that will help you learn more about Him and increase your appreciation of Him. You are sure to refer to this resource often as you study the Bible and learn more about Jesus.

The Names of Jesus ebook is an excellent complement to classes offered by Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) International as well as a good supplement to the following titles:
• Beth Moore, Jesus •Bill Hybels, Jesus •Charles Swindoll, Great Lives: Jesus the Greatest Life of All •Phillip Yancy, The Jesus I Never Knew

Note: BIBLE STUDY FELLOWSHIP is a registered trademark of a ministry organization having no affiliation with Rose Publishing, Inc..

Topical Index: King of Kings, Lord of Lords, Good Shepherd, Chief Cornerstone, The Way, The Truth, and the Life, Advocate, I AM, Wonderful Counselor, High Priest, Holy One, Alpha and Omega, Mighty God, Morning Star, Lion of Judah, Son of God, Son of Man, Rock, Immanuel, Beloved
The Life of the Apostle Paul: 200 Key Facts at a Glance

The Life of the Apostle Paul ebook consists of hundreds of fascinating facts revealed through concise descriptions, colorful maps of his journeys, a time line of recorded life events, his letters and their messages, and much more. Beginning with his birth in the year AD 5 (approximately) and continuing through his death in AD 64 or 68, this bestselling pamphlet is an excellent study on its own or a helpful supplement to any study of Paul's epistles.

What happened from the time Paul was a Pharisee persecuting Christians to the time he was beheaded for his faith? The answers to these questions and many others are found in The Life of the Apostle Paul, a comprehensive yet easy-to-use ebook Pastors and teachers will find it easy to present:

•Background on Paul's (Saul's) education and Damascus Road conversion
•Maps of Paul's well-documented missionary journeys
•His writings to key churches and individuals


The ebook also reveals the many hardships Paul suffered on behalf of the Gospels, for example, having been:

•Under arrest for two years without a trial
•Bitten by a snake
•Stoned

Pastors and missions leaders may want to purchase a copy of this ebook for each church member.

The Life of the Apostle Paul ebook is a wonderful way for teachers to present the remarkable life of Paul. The pamphlet includes:

•A timeline of key life and ministry events
•Maps of his three missionary journeys that covered approximately seven years, collectively, as well as --
•The names of those who traveled with him, such as Barnabas, John Mark, Luke, Timothy, Priscilla and Aquila, among others
•The main routes and approximate miles traveled on each venture

•A chart of Paul's writings including:
•The name of each letter and a key verse of each letter
•Paul's letters: Galatians, 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Romans, Ephesians, Colossians, Philemon, Philippians, 1 Timothy, Titus, 2 Timothy
•To whom the letters were written
•Where they were written
•When they were written
•And the theme of each letter
•Scriptures on the "thorn" in Paul's flesh

Paul's key teachings include topics on sin; justification; church leadership; marriage and singleness; and prayer, to name a few.
The book of Ruth is a love story. It is a love story between Ruth and Boaz, one that illustrates the love and loyalty between God and his people. This Ruth Bible study emphasizes God's unfailing love, loyalty, and faithfulness in all circumstances and it encourages the reader to have the kindness of Ruth and Boaz. This ebook includes a great overview of the book of Ruth, covering the lives of Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz, as well as the historical and biblical background of Israel during that time. Gain fresh insights into this most beloved story and be amazed by God's unfailing faithfulness once again.

5 Key Features of Rose Publishing's Ruth ebook

•Gives a Great Summary of the Book of Ruth This 14-page ebook explains the story of Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz in an easy-to-understand way. It separates this epic love story into "scenes," covering each portion of the story's significance.

•Includes the Historical Background of the Book of Ruth Discover how politics, economics, and geography affected these Bible people. Why did Naomi's husband move to Moab in the first place? Why didn't the Israelites get along with the Moabites? And more.

•Explains the Significance of the Cultural Customs Mentioned within the Book of Ruth. The book of Ruth is packed with cultural traditions that enrich the meaning of the story. This Ruth Bible study explains these important cultural practices and shows their significance. For example—

• Naomi had a social status lower than a slave once her husband and sons died.
• Ruth took home more than 10 times the average salary of harvesters when she worked in Boaz's field.
• When Ruth asked Boaz to "spread the corner of [his] garment" over her, she is asking him to make a symbolic gesture for marriage. (Plus, you will find out how this particular act relates to our covenant in Christ.)

•Gives the Meaning of Key Names and Phrases Find out the Hebrew meaning of key names, words, and phrases, and how they relate to the bigger story of God's faithfulness. For example—

• Naomi [which means "pleasant"] changes her name to "Mara" [which means bitter.]
• Both Boaz and Ruth are praised for showing "Hesed," a type of love that suggests taking loyalty, commitment, and compassion a step beyond what is simply required.

•Emphasizes God's Continual Faithfulness In the story of Ruth we encounter loss, suffering, disappointment, uncertainty and bitterness. But we also find good news; we find love, commitment, perseverance, hope, and God's powerful guidance in the midst of trials. Even though Ruth wasn't an Israelite, she was called by God to something much greater than anyone expected: She is one of only five women listed as an ancestor of Jesus Christ. Her story is a reminder to us all of God's unfailing love and faithfulness.

This Ruth Bible study tackles issues we all face today, making it perfect for a women's Bible study group, for anyone who wants to learn more about the women of the Old Testament, or for anyone needing a fresh reminder of God's enduring love and guidance.
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