ISBN #: 978-1-59387-119-2
Jonah is not only one of the most popular books in the Bible—it is also one of the most controversial. Its historical validity is questioned by skeptics and scholars alike.It is the actual account of a man who rebelled and was swallowed by a great fish. But it is so much more.
It is the story about someone like you and me. It is the story of Jonah's struggles, calling, disobedience, problems, and prayer life. It is the story of his encounter with God and of God's gracious dealings with him. It is the story of a man, and of an entire city, that got a second chance.
Dr. O. S. Hawkins is a native of Fort Worth,Texas.He has three earned degrees (B.B.A., M. Div., D.Min.) and two honorary degrees. He has served as president of the National Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference and has been a regular speaker at the Moody Pastors’ Conference and the Billy Graham School of Evangelism.
For fifteen years Dr. Hawkins pastored the fast-growing First Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This church has been a perennial leader in evangelism and discipleship. In October 1993, he became the pastor of the First Baptist Church in Dallas,Texas.
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"I truly was inspired by this study of Jonah. Just reading the 'Introduction to Jonah' had me so spiritually excited and enthused that I had to re-read it several times. So I knew I was in for a treat 'spiritually' when I began the lesson. And I must truthfully say, it has been one of the best lessons I've done thus far. I especially enjoyed the comparisons between 'A Man's Pilgrimage' and 'God's Providence.' Again, thank you so very much for allowing me to do these studies."
– Dennis Miller, Somerset, PA
Introduction to Jonah
Chapter 1 – Here Am I . . . Send Someone Else
Chapter 2 – Lessons of Leaving the Lord
Chapter 3 – Calming the Storm
Chapter 4 – You Can’t Keep a Good Man Down
Chapter 5 – What Can One Person Do?
Chapter 6 – Warts and All
ISBN #: 978-1-59387-157-4
The book of Judges records the history of the nation of Israel in the Promised Land from the death of Joshua until just prior to the kingdom being established under King Saul. During this period, the nation failed God repeatedly, prompting Him to allow the pagan people in the land and surrounding areas to oppress them. Whenever Israel cried out to God for help, He would graciously raise up leaders to deliver them from their enemies and a time of peace would ensue—until the next time they failed.
The writer of Judges appears to have had a threefold purpose in recording this sad history:
ISBN #: 978-0-940293-66-3
Daniel is perhaps the most fascinating yet frustrating book of the Old Testament. Here it comes alive, both in its historical beauty as well as in its prophetic revelation. The book is both biographic and prophetic in describing the events of Daniel's life as well as the visions of future world empires and the end of the age.
This course will help you discern the problems of interpretation that can often cause confusion. A faithful study of the 12 chapters will reward you with an increased understanding and love for God's Word and the coming glorious King.View full product details
ISBN #: 978-0-940293-53-3
The prophets of the Old Testament addressed the current needs of their day.They spoke out against false prophets, social injustices, rebellion toward God, and meaningless profession.Because these problems still exist in our 21st century society, the messages of the Minor Prophets continue to have important application for us today.
In this course, each of the books that make up the Minor Prophets will be carefully studied and their prophecies placed into accurate historical setting.Among the prophets discussed are Obadiah, Jonah, Hosea, Micah, Haggai, and Malachi.View full product details
ISBN #: 978-1-59387-115-4
The phrase under the sun forms the single most important key to understanding the book of Ecclesiastes. The fact that it occurs twenty-nine times indicates the general perspective of the author. His search is confined to this earth. He ransacks the world to solve the riddle of life. And his whole quest is carried on by his own mind, unaided by God. This study will help you to understand this fascinating book.View full product details