YOUR SPIRITUAL GROWTH!
Do you want to know Jesus better? Look below for new ways to grow in knowledge and experience as a Christian. Some things one can get free, some can be bought.
There are also many exiting LINKS that take you to other sites which offer many extra's.. There is a brief description of each site.
"DISCOVERY" BIBLE STUDY GUIDES:
The "Discovery" Bible Study Guides come in "26" sixteen page full color lessons. These Guides have been very popular and are now being used in many countries. The set is produced by the "Voice of Prophecy" Radio Program. Sorry, these Guides are not in Easy English, but are well prepared for the average reader (you don't need a theology degree!). This is a Bible Correspondence Course through the mail, OR we -- with the VOP -- now also make them available so you can do them right at our special Web Site!
If you choose to do the lessons on the Web site [register first], you can do the lessons at your own speed. We correct the lesson for you, and you go on with the next -- all online. You may have questions, and you will get personal answers. The person who individually corrects your study guides will either be a Deaf person, or one very closely connected with the Deaf World and Deaf Culture.
Both ways, the Study Guides are free. If you are unhappy with them, you may stop at any time. To do them on the Internet go to: Discovery Bible Guides Canada
OR- For a Sample Study Guide # 1 by mail, write directly to:
"Discovery Bible Guides", The Voice of Prophecy,
Box 55, Los Angeles, California, USA 90053
AMAZING FACTS BIBLE STUDY GUIDES:
There are 12 Easy English Amazing Facts Bible Study Guides. The Guides are full of pictures, Bible texts and explanations about what the texts mean. There is a quiz with each lesson. See First Lesson text here, or Go directly to the www.deafbibleschool.com and you can choose this or several other courses
ALSO.... VISIT THE "AMAZING FACTS" OFFICIAL WEB SITE:
There is also a Larger Set of Amazing Facts Bible Study Guides that is Not in "Easy English". To see them, and find out how to get them, go directly to the Amazing Facts Web Site. AMAZING FACTS BIBLE SCHOOL
A NEW AMAZING FACTS BIBLE STUDY SITE: [very good!] www.bibleuniverse.com
"Bible Time Lines"- a site we have discovered that gives many Bible Time-Lines.
STEPS TO CHRIST:
See a picture of the book on this site: Steps to Christ (may take a while to download)
This book, "Steps to Christ" is in Easy English. This book has been translated into over 100 different languages. It has also sold over 110 million copies in the last 100 years. It is a "classic". Read the First Chapter!
If you are Deaf, go to the ADM Web Site, to find out how to get "Steps to Christ" in Easy English
If you are not deaf, and would like to get a copy of the regular edition of "Steps to Christ" call this number toll-free and ask for the latest pricing on the different editions of Steps to Christ: 1-800-765-6955, or go to the ABC Bookstore Site to find an address you can write or visit: ABC BOOKSTORES (type in "Steps to Christ" in the search feature)
STORY OF REDEMPTION:
This is a wonderful book in Easy English that tells the whole story of the plan of salvation. The book starts with the amazing story of how sin began in Heaven and how it spread to our earth. The story explains what God has been doing about sin here. "The Story of Redemption" shows how sin will end and how you can be saved and live forever in Heaven. Read the First Chapter right on our site!
If you are Deaf learn how you can get this special edition: Easy English "Story of Redemption"
If you would like to know the latest in pricing on the Regular Edition of "Story of Redemption, call this number toll-free and ask for the latest pricing on the different editions: 1-800-765-6955 or go to the ABC Bookstore Site and type in "redemption" in the book search feature at the top of the page: http://www.adventistbookcenter.com
SIGN LANGUAGE BIBLE STORY COLORING BOOKS
This is a set of three LARGE Coloring Books.
These Bible story coloring books with signs will teach children simple signed sentences, introduce them to Bible characters, help them learn sign language, and give the added bonus of coloring. These books are especially for preschool and elementary children, both deaf and hearing.
Each 11" x 14" coloring book is 36 pages and gives the actual "signs" for the theme of each page opening. The left page contains the "signing". The right page has the picture to color. There are a total of three coloring books on each of the following topics: "Jesus", "Creation" & the story of "Moses". This is a three book "set".
See them and find out how you can get these for your Deaf or Hearing Children or Grand-children: Signing Coloring Books
New- The "REVELATION OF JESUS CHRIST" VIDEO EVANGELISTIC SERIES IN SIGN LANGUAGE
Speaker- Pastor Jeff Jordan is currently working to 'Plant a Deaf Church' in the Atlanta, GA area. Jeff is the first deaf person to ever graduate from Andrew's University Seminary with an M. Min. degree. Before going to Seminary, Jeff taught ASL and Deaf Culture at a Community College in California. But, he felt the call to preach.
A second series has now also been done in broadcast quality on 26 tapes with a three camera system. The presenter is David Trexler, now working as a pastor/evangelist in the Maryland/Wash. DC area, and as a volunteer part-time chaplain at Gallaudet University. To see more about this series go to Trexler.
To see more details and pictures about the "Revelation of Jesus Christ" series click on- Jordan Series
THESE TWO SIGNED SERIES by Deaf Pastors ARE EXCELLENT!
IT IS WRITTEN TELECAST [both the US and Canadian editions are now captioned]:
"It is Written" has been produced for over 30 years. It was founded by George Vandeman, and Mark Finley is now the speaker. "It is Written" is a popular half hour telecast explaining the Bible. If you would like to know more about "It is Written", and how one can see it, go directly to the "It is Written" Internet Site. (It can also be seen on 3ABN and the Hope Channel on Satellite)
"It is Written Web Site"
YOUR BIBLE QUESTIONS: [This is a super site now and growing!]
Are there questions about your spiritual life & about the Bible that you would like answered? The BibleInfo Site from Spokane, WA has answered over three hundred questions about the Bible. They also offer a free copy of a book, Bible Info Site and at the top go to "Order Your Free Book"
BIBLES, ONLINE STUDY HELPS & THE NET BIBLE:
* NINE TRANSLATIONS: Look up any word or phrase in the Bible and do it in any one of Nine Bible Translations. You can also search the Bible in different versions in both Spanish and French Hard to believe? To see it for yourself, go to: BIBLE GATEWAY
* The New "NET BIBLE": This is a very interesting new INTERNET BIBLE in HTML format. You can read the Bible, and use the HTML references to go directly to any of the thousands of translator's notes, etc. You can see it online. HTML INTERNET BIBLE
A SUPER STUDY HELPS SITE -- you can hardly believe so much can be there to help you study any Bible verse: commentaries, versions, Bible dictionaries. This is a gold mine of helps! www.blueletterbible.org/index.html
MORE ABOUT JESUS:
Would you like to know more about Jesus as a person? Do you realize how much He gave for you? Would you like to build a close relationship with Jesus? Lee Venden had prepared lessons and sermons that have helped many to come to knew Jesus. To see how this site can help you, "More About Jesus".
Multi-Media Evangelism has videos on many topics which may be of interest to you. While we may not always agree with their doctrinal views, they have some excellent video materials: Religious Signs, Conversational Sign Language, Jesus Film, Signed Songs & Stories, ASL Principles and Idioms, Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus, Old Testament Bible Stories, etc. Multi-Media Evangelism Videos
DEAF VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS:
Deaf Video Communications LOANS videos free to Deaf. While we may not always agree with their doctrinal views, they have some excellent video materials. Many Deaf centers only sell, but DVC loans. Their address is: 25W560 Geneva Road, Suite 10, Carol Stream, IL 60188-2231 USA. Visit their web site: www.deafvideo.com
CHILDREN'S CAPTIONED BIBLE VIDEOS:
* NEST PUBLICATIONS: This organization has 56 Christian children's stories on DVD - these are captioned or sub-titled. Go to their web site at:
This is their basic site with contact info: www.nestfamily.com
SUMMER CAMPS FOR THE DEAF:
*For information on summer camps (Mostly for Children) sponsored by the "Sonrise" Organization affiliated with the Lutheran Church go to:
-Bob Rumball Center - Ontario, Canada: http://www.bobrumball.org/ocd/ocd.html
-List from Gallaudet University: http://www.gallaudet.edu/clerc_center/information_and_resources/info_to_go/resources/summer_camps_for_deaf_and_hard_of_hearing_children.htmlu/clerc_center/information_and_resources/info_to_go/resources/summer_camps_for_deaf_and_hard_of_hearing_children.html
ILLUSTRATIONS FOR BIBLE STUDY, SERMONS, CHILDREN:
Have you ever wanted Illustrations for Bible Study or children's lessons or a sermon. Look up illustration alphabetically by topic. Go to this site, and then click again on the ILLUSTRATIONS subdivision on the left.
DO YOU HAVE THINGS THAT YOU WOULD LIKE OTHERS TO PRAY FOR?
* Is your life full of many hurts and disappointments?
OR, do you have a relative who is in a serious crisis?
* We believe that , IF we ask according to His will,
Christ Has Two Answers:
1. Yes, but in My timing as I know when it is best for Me to fulfill the request.
2. I have something better for you!
WOULD YOU LIKE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT PRAYER, or
MAKE A SPECIAL PRAYER REQUEST ? PRAYER REQUEST
FOR YOUR INFORMATION
BIBLES FOR THE DEAF:
These Bibles are written in English that is comfortable for individuals that use English as a second language.
FOR A FASCINATING DISCUSSION ABOUT EASY ENGLISH VERSIONS, AND EVEN A SIDE-BY-SIDE COMPARISON, GO TO OUR BIBLES SECTION
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
ORGANIZATIONS, CHRISTIAN INFORMATION & RESOURCES
& EVEN MANY FREE ITEMS AVAILABLE:
GENERAL BIBLE INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS ANSWERED:
The E-Sword Computer Bible: This is a super online Bible that you can download for free. You first download the program itself, and the King James Version Bible. Then, you can download, one at a time, about a dozen other free Bibles like CEV, GW, BBE and many others. There are also older excellent Bible Commentaries. You choose what you want, then click on the downloaded item, and follow instructions and they install themselves. This is an excellent Bible - one of the best free ones. You can pay for extra modules of modern copyrighted Bibles.
Go To- http://www.e-sword.net
Christian Freebies: Here is a whole collection of interesting religious things, from information to computer programs, that you can get for free. CHRISTIAN FREEBIES!
CHRISTIAN BIBLE BOOK STORES:
Pacific Press Publishing Association: This has many books listed. These are some of the best books in print, anywhere! You actually look at many of them and read from the first chapter, then order if you want.
Have a look: PACIFIC PRESS BOOKS.
Review and Herald Publishing Association: Another excellent Christian Publisher R. & H. Publishing They have many excellent Christian books listed!
Adventist Book Stores: Here you can buy and get many excellent Christian books online: http://www.adventistbookcenter.com/
ChristianBook.Com: This is one of the largest Christian Discount Bookstores in the world. There are thousands of books, almost every type of Bible you can imagine, music, videos, and dozens of the top Christian Computer Bible and Research programs. There site also links you with nine other Christian publishers, and many other Christian organizations. They also have a book catalogue they can mail to you. Christian Book Distributors
CHRISTIAN ORGANIZATIONS ON THE INTERNET:
THE VOICE OF PROPHECY: This is one of the oldest and most respected names in Christian Radio. In 1998 they also started a T. V. program seen on the Three Angel's Satellite Network. THE VOICE OF PROPHECY RADIO AND T.V. NETWORK
THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING SATELLITE NETWORK: Started over 25 years ago, this Satellite system is on 24 hours a day, 7 days a week over North America and in Europe and on most continents. Most of their program are now closed captioned! 3ABN SITE.
Three Angels DEAF MINISTRIES:
This is a web site sponsored by "Three Angels Deaf Ministries". It is an organization formed in 1998 to take the gospel to Deaf around the world & to prepare materials especially for Deaf individuals, etc. The Site also tells the challenging history of the formation of their organization. There are also some excellent materials. They also have an online store where you can buy many things for deaf people.
To to: http://www.3angelsdeafministries.org/
CHRISTIAN ORGANIZATIONS SPECIALIZING IN
THE BIBLICAL VIEW OF CREATION:
AMAZING DISCOVERIES: Dr. Walter Veith is a professor of Biology in South Africa. Today he believes and teaches Creation, but just a few years ago he taught evolution and made fun of those who believed in Creation. Dr. Veith is a world expert on Creation Vs. Evolution! Read some of his materials! Amazing Discoveries
INSTITUTE FOR CREATION RESEARCH:
This is an interesting site for the Institute of Creation Research
Geoscience Research Institute- a part of the Seventh-day Adventist Church
Go To: www.grisda.org
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