To understand the Bible, says author and pastor Randy Frazee, you need bifocal lenses, because two perspectives are involved. The Lower Story, our story, is actually many stories of men and women interacting with God in the daily course of life.
The Upper Story is God's story, the tale of his great, overarching purpose that puts the individual stories together like panels in one unified mural. Bestselling author Max Lucado also adds some introductory insights.
Through these 31 video sessions, The Story small group study opens your eyes to God's master plan as it unfolds in the lives of the Bible's characters. Discover the heart of God's Upper Story and the joy that comes as you align your story with God's.
The Story DVD and Participant's Guide (sold separately) are designed for use by groups of all sizes, including small groups and Sunday school and adult education classes, for each of the 31 weeks of The Story church-wide journey.
1. Creating: The Beginning of Life as We Know It
2. God Builds a Nation
3. Joseph: From Slave to Deputy Pharaoh
5. New Commands and a new Covenant
7. The Battle Begins
8. A Few Good Men...and Women
9. The Faith of a Foreign Woman
10. Standing Tall, Falling Hard
11. From Shepherd to King
12. The Trials of a King
13. The King Who Had It All
14. A Kingdom Torn in Two
15. God's Messengers
16. The Beginning of the End (of the Kingdom of Israel)
17. The Kingdoms' Fall
18. Daniel in Exile
19. The Return Home
20. The Queen of Beauty and Courage
21. Rebuilding the Walls
22. The Birth of the King
23. Jesus' Ministry Begins
24. No Ordinary Man
25. Jesus, the Son of God
26. The Hour of Darkness
27. The Resurrection
28. New Beginnings
29. Paul's Mission
30. Paul's Final Days
31. The End of Time