#12 Walking With God In The Desert -DVD (released December 2010)
Are you going through a difficult period of life? The loss of a loved one? Unemployment? A crisis of faith? During these desert times, itís easy to think God has disappeared. In this six-session DVD, the12th volume of the Faith Lessons series, discover that itís only when we are totally dependent on him that we find God is closer than ever
Length: 2h 55m
#11 Path To The Cross DVD
In this five-lesson DVD, filmed in hi-definition on location throughout Israel, Vander Laan takes the story of the Bible full circleóreminding viewers of the Exodus and culminating with Jesusí death and resurrection.
Godís story culminates with the intense devotion of his people in this 11th volume of the Faith Lessons series. Discover how their passionate faith prepares the way for Jesus and his ultimate act of obedience and sacrifice at the cross. Then, be challenged in your own life to live as they didóby every word that comes from the mouth of God.
Five sessions include: 1. The Way of the Essenes 2. The Way of John the Baptist 3. Into the Desert to be Tested 4. The Last Passover 5. The Fifth CupĖOur Way of Hope
#10 FWith All My Heart DVD ~ with 'Leader's Guide' (April 2010)
Ray Vander Laan takes us on a journey through Sinai and Israel, a region that is still largely desert but at times filled with lush, bountiful places. We will discover how Jesus called people to live in the Promised land. What can we learn during times of abundance and in times of desert. God led his people back to the desert often to relearn the lessons they had forgotten. John the Baptist and Jesus had powerful encounters in the desert. We will learn that the desert is where we are closest to God. It is where our relationship with God is at peace. #9 Fire On The Mountain DVD ~ with 'Leader's Guide'
Six Faith Lessons
When the Israelites left Egypt, they were finally free. Free from persecution, free from oppression, and free to worship their own God. But with that freedom comes a new challenge—learning how to live together the way God intends. In this ninth volume of Faith Lessons, discover how God teaches the Israelites what it means to be part of a community that loves him and the lessons we can begin to live out in our lives today. A leader's guide is included with the DVD. The Discovery Guide is sold separately.
Six Faith Lessons
#8 God Heard Their Cry DVD ~ with 'Leader's Guide'
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In ancient times, nothing was bigger than Egypt. Powerful pharaohs, strong armies, and a multitude of gods. God's people were no match against the Egyptians. In this eigth volume of Faith Lessons, discover how God answers the cry of His persecuted people and proclaims himself LORD to them and their oppressors in this eighth volume of Faith Lessons. Filmed on location at these biblically significant sites.
#7: Walk Like Jesus Walked
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Continue to walk with Ray Vander Laan through the land that Jesus and his disciples walked, learn how the culture and politics of the first century influenced the imagery and stories of the Bible, and see the text through the eyes of Godís chosen people, the Jews. In the final two installments of this powerful series, Vander Laan leads us on a journey through Galilee and to Asia Minor, a region where the rabbinic practice of selecting disciples (talmidim) was well-known, and where disciples walked the walk Rabbi Jesus taught them. Filmed in Israel and Turkey, these five-session DVDs explore what it means to be a follower of Jesus, not only in the first century, but now in the twenty-first century.
#6: In the Dust of the Rabbi - Becoming A Disciple
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The End of the Story. The Start of the Mission. Continue to walk with Ray Vander Laan through the land that Jesus and his disciples walked, learn how the culture and politics of the first century influenced the imagery and stories of the Bible, and see the text through the eyes of Godís chosen people, the Jews. In the next two installments of this powerful series, Vander Laan leads us on a journey through Galilee and to Asia Minor, a region where the rabbinic practice of selecting disciples (talmidim) was well-known, and where disciples walked the walk Rabbi Jesus taught them. Filmed in Israel and Turkey, these five-session DVDs explore what it means to be a follower of Jesus, not only in the first century, but now in the twenty-first century.
# 5 On The Early Church
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Conquering the Gates of Hell. Filmed on location in Israel and Turkey, Faith Lessons is an in-depth film tour of the buried, distant, or otherwise forgotten places where the stories of the Bible actually happened. From this cultural perspective, teacher and historian Ray Vander Laan challenges long-held Western assumptions about even the most well-known Scripture passages. The result? You will simply never read the Bible the same again. 5 sessions; 134 minutes total.
# 4: The Death &; Resurrection of the Messiah.
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When Storms Come (Sea of Galilee); Piercing the Darkness (Kursi); Gates of Hell (Caesarea Philippi); City of the Great King (Jerusalem); The Lamb of God (Mount of Olives); The Weight of the World (Capernaum/Gethsemane); Roll Away the Stone (Garden Tomb); Power to the People (Southern Stairs); Total Commitment (Caesarea). These DVDs focus on the last week of Jesus' life, his death and resurrection, and the Holy Spirit's visit on Pentecost. 10 Lessons, 3 hours 14 minutes.
# 3: The Life & Ministry of the Messiah
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Drawing on Ray Vander Laanís film presentations, participants will enjoy spirited discussions and find practical applications that turn faith lessons learned from past millennia into faith lessons lived today. Faith Lessons on The Life and Ministry of the Messiah focus on the birth, life, and ministry of Jesus. 2 hours, 35mins
#2: Prophets &; Kings
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Picture yourself standing on Mount Carmel, witnessing Elijahís fiery showdown with the prophets of Baal . . . or hearing the ramís horn sound from Herodís temple at the very moment when Jesus is breathing his last breath. What would you think? How would you think? What meanings would the places and events of the Bible hold for you as a person of a different time and culture? Azekah, Qumran, the Mount of Olives . . . Philistine weaponry, the Dead Sea Scrolls, the refining of olive oil . . . thanks to the ministry Ray of Vander Laan and That the World May Know, you can understand their significance in a way that transforms your faith today. Filmed in Israel by Focus on the Family, this film series helps small groups understand ancient cultures and events from the mindset of a citizen of those times
#1: The Promised Land
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Crossroads of the World is the first in a continuing series, previously published as "That The World May Know." This five-part segment focuses on God putting His mark on a people and their land, a mark that He's extended throughout ancient Israel to the faithful of today.
Why here, Why now?
IJust as the time and place of our birth and life shapes our journey, so the land and culture of the Hebrew people shape their story. In this first voilume of the Faith lessons, discover ho God guided his people to a specific place - The promised land - to impact the world both in ancient times and today.