Encounters with the Living God: Old Testament Characters Tell Their Own Stories

Encounters with the Living God: Old Testament Characters Tell Their Own Stories

by Robert Martin Martin Walker
     
 
Encounters with the Living God features twenty-five portraits of characters from the Old Testament, each written in the first person. Each of the characters describes an encounter with God. Encounters begin with Genesis and continue through the time of the prophets.

This volume is a follow-up to Walker's The Jesus I Knew: Creative Portrayals of Gospel

Overview

Encounters with the Living God features twenty-five portraits of characters from the Old Testament, each written in the first person. Each of the characters describes an encounter with God. Encounters begin with Genesis and continue through the time of the prophets.

This volume is a follow-up to Walker's The Jesus I Knew: Creative Portrayals of Gospel Characters (Abingdon Press, 1996). Includes Scripture references, questions for discussion and reflection, a brief prayer following each character portrait, and suggestions for using and adapting the portraits as guided meditations, sermons, and dramatic readings. Key Benefits: Readers will

  • enter into the world of the Old Testament and imagine what it was like to have lived and encountered God in that time;
  • gain new understanding of the lives and experiences of familiar Old Testament characters and see them as living, real human beings;
  • interact with the Bible stories and feel close to them rather than merely read about them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780687070749
Publisher:
Abingdon Press
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Pages:
134
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.39(d)

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