Name the Prophet

21st August, 2009 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

In GGC:OT 2 I gave each of the prophets a name based upon either the content of the prophet’s message or the way he proclaimed his message. These are not the only names that could have been used. If you were to give each of the prophets a name, what would you call him? Here’s a teaching » Read More

Just an Ordinary Person!

9th August, 2009 - Posted by Claire Larsen - 2 Comments

“She’s just an ordinary person.” That what the speaker said this morning during the worship service. He was talking about his sister, a linquist (or in other words, a missionary) working in China. The speaker showed some slides of his sister as a teenager, and emphasized the point that his sister was ordinary, just like all » Read More

Say hello to Tobias!

14th July, 2009 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

See that friendly looking fellow with the cheery wave on the cover of GGC: OT2! Sitting on the porch of Solomon’s temple with a feather in his cap and a pouch full of scrolls, Tobias, the royal chronicler, says, “Hello.” Tobias as royal chronicler has the task of introducing each unit of this second book of the GGC series. » Read More

Why geography?

27th April, 2009 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

What do you know about the geography of Palestine? Geography doesn’t have to be boring. In fact, knowing a few geographical facts can make Bible stories come alive. For example, did you know that the Sea of Galilee is six hundred feet below sea level and is surrounded by hills?  These two factors make the » Read More

Who was Bezalel and Oholiab and Why do I Need to Know About Them?

16th February, 2009 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

What funny sounding names! These men never made the top ten list of Bible  heroes. Probably most people never heard of them.  But the LORD made a point to mention them by name in Exodus 31. The LORD told Moses that He had chosen Bezalel and had filled him with His Spirit, but Bezalel was not » Read More

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