The Knowing the Bible series is a resource designed to help Bible readers better understand and apply God's Word. These 12-week studies lead participants through books of the Bible and are made up of four basic components: (1) reflection questions help readers engage the text at a deeper level; (2) "Gospel Glimpses" highlight the gospel of grace throughout the book; (3) "Whole-Bible Connections" show how any given passage connects to the Bible's overarching story of redemption, culminating in Christ; and (4) "Theological Soundings" identify how historic orthodox doctrines are taught or reinforced throughout Scripture. With contributions from an array of influential pastors and church leaders, these gospel-centered studies will help Christians see and cherish the message of God's grace on every page of the Bible.
The books of Lamentations, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah proclaim God's judgment on his people for their disobedience. However, hope and mercy have the final word as God promises to bless those who turn back to him in obedience and faith. This accessible study guides readers through these books of prophecy over the course of 12 weeks, pointing to God's mercy and sovereign control over the world--leading to eternal blessing for his people.