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How We Got The Bible 6-Session DVD Bible Study

How We Got The Bible 6-Session DVD Bible Study

List Price: $29.99
Author: Timothy Paul Jones PhD
ISBN: 9781628622065
Product Code: 4064DV
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From Moses to Gutenberg, easily find out how we got the Bible we have today and discover why we can trust it with this 6-session DVD study on the history of Bible! Dive into the fascinating stories of the people who risked their lives to print and distribute the Word of God (Tyndale, Wycliffe, etc). Perfect for personal or small group use.

Have you ever wondered where the Bible came from? Who wrote the books of the Bible and how did they end up together? Perhaps you have been asked by a friend or coworker about books that were cut out of the Bible. Through the six sessions in this Bible history DVD, expert Dr. Timothy Paul Jones will guide you and your class through important questions about the Holy Bible to show you why it can be trusted. Packed with stunning visuals, dramatic stories, and illustrative animations, this exciting Bible History curriculum will take you from the earliest clay tablets and papyrus copies to the first bound Bible and the various Bible translations that we use today! Click here for an overview of the six sessions.

You don't have to be an expert to lead this six-session study. Perfect for small groups, Bible studies, or personal use.

With this history of the Bible DVD study, you will discover:

  • 3 Ways the Bible is Unlike Any Other "Holy Book"
  • What it means when we say that the Bible is inspired and inerrant
  • What people did to preserve the text of the Bible over the centuries
  • How we know that the Old and New Testament are reliable
  • The stories behind names like John Wycliffe, William Tyndale, Gutenberg, and King James I
Click here to see 5 Key Features of the How We Got the Bible Series.

How We Got the Bible DVD-based Study Sessions Include—

  • Session 1: What's So Special About the Bible
  • Session 2: How We Got the Old Testament
  • Session 3: How We Got the New Testament
  • Session 4: How the Books of the New Testament Were Chosen
  • Session 5: How the New Testament Was Copied
  • Session 6: How We Got the Bible in English

Click here for an overview of the six sessions.

Introduction to How We Got the Bible Video Study Series from Rose Publishing on Vimeo.

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4 Key Features of the How We Got the Bible Video Study

1. Get a Simple Overview of the history of the Bible (Covers over 3,500 Years)

Enjoy having a concise overview of the Bible’s entire history at your fingertips. With the push of a button, teach your class or study group what biblical reliability means in six visual and easy-to-understand teaching videos, packed with key events and people to deepen your understanding of the history of the Bible:

  • Key people including Wycliffe, Tyndale, Gutenberg, and Erasmus
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls, the Vulgate, the King James Bible, and today's modern Bible translations
  • Ancient methods and materials used by scribes to hand copy the Bible accurately
  • A time line and explanation of how we got the Bible in English

2. Provides Solid Proofs for Why You Can Trust the Bible

Easily compare today's Bible with the Dead Sea Scrolls and many more early church records from past centuries to see how carefully the texts have been translated and recorded. Enjoy getting a simple explanation of the Bible's reliability with basic apologetics.

3. Packed with Fascinating Stories of Key People and Events

History can be a dry and tedious subject - but not with the How We Got the Bible teaching DVD! Instead of flipping through volumes of bland history, sit back and take in the exciting stories of William Tyndale, the first century apostles, the Gutenberg printing press, and so much more!

4. Flexible and Easy-to-Use Format

Enjoy leading your Bible study, small group, or congregation through six 25-to-35 minute teaching sessions on all the basics of Bible history they need to know! Perfect for a one-hour session when you include the discussion and reflection questions from the guides. Freely expand the class to six 90-minute sessions with the supplemental curriculum in the PowerPoint®, reference handbook, and fold-out time line.

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Find Out Fascinating Facts on the History of the Bible

Find out fascinating facts as you get a solid overview of Bible-making history. In a fun and highly visual way, expert Dr. Timothy Paul Jones brings history to life. Enjoy learning important terms, key Scripture, and incredible insight that will help you establish a strong understanding of the Bible's reliability.

  • The text of the Bible is better preserved than the writing of Plato or Aristotle.
  • There is more than 99% agreement between all of the known manuscripts of the Bible.
  • There are over 5,700 manuscripts of the New Testament compared to 210 surviving copies of Plato.
  • Every book in the New Testament was written down before the eyewitnesses of Jesus passed away.

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Meet Your Teacher for How We Got the Bible: Dr. Timothy Paul Jones

Timothy Paul Jones serves as the C. Edwin Gheens professor of Christian ministry and as Associate Vice President at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he teaches courses in applied apologetics and family ministry. Before coming to Southern, he led churches in Missouri and Oklahoma as pastor and associate pastor.

Dr. Jones has authored or contributed to more than a dozen books, including PROOF; Conspiracies and the Cross; and Christian History Made Easy. In 2010, Christian Retailing magazine selected Christian History Made Easy as the book of the year in the field of Christian education.

He is married to Rayann and they have three daughters. The Jones family works in SojournKids and community group ministry at Sojourn Community Church.

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What People Are Saying About this Bible Apologetics DVD:

"Dr. Timothy Paul Jones has created a helpful and easy-to-follow book and DVD series showing that the Bible can be trusted. How We Got the Bible is helpful for skeptics who are unsure about the reliability of the Bible, but also for believers who want to go deeper in their faith."—Sean McDowell, PhD, Assistant Professor at Biola University, author of Is God Just a Human Invention?
"How We Got the Bible is a masterful presentation on the origin, trustworthiness, and history of the Bible. With clarity and wit, Dr. Timothy Jones answers key questions on how this ancient book came to be, how it was transmitted to our day,and he also includes the dramatic stories behind our English Bibles. You'll treasure your Bible more after this study."—Diana Severance, PhD, Director, Dunham Bible Museum, Houston Baptist University
"As Christians, we have a responsibility to 'stand firm and hold to the traditions you were taught' (2 Thess. 2:15). How We Got the Bible DVD is an easy-to-use tool that prepares Christians by bringing to life the people and events of history."—Gabriel Etzel, DMin, PhD, Administrative Dean, School of Divinity, Liberty University

Quick Comparison Chart of the How We Got the Bible Series

DVD Only
Home Version
Complete Kit
Complete Kit
6-Session DVD
168-page Reference Handbook ---
Ready-to-use teaching PowerPoint® 100+ Slides
Fold Out Time Line ---
Leader Guide (PDF)
Leader Guide (printed) ---
Participate Guide (printed) ---
CD-ROM with PDFs of printable promo materials (posters, banners, door hangers) PLUS digital banners (jpg), and PowerPoint® save-the-date slide (jpg)
ISBN 9781628622065 9781628622072
Product Code 4064DV 4064X
Retail Price $29.99 $99.99

Here's an Overview of Each How We Got the Bible Video Session:

  • Session 1: What's So Special About the Bible
    Gain understanding of why the Bible is important, why God gave it to us, and how the written Word of God transforms us.
  • Session 2: How We Got the Old Testament
    Enjoy understanding why the Old Testament is crucial to our faith today and get insight on important details like who wrote the Old Testament, a general overview of the books, and how we know it hasn't changed over the centuries.
  • Session 3: How We Got the New Testament
    Be amazed by how well the New Testament was preserved and protected and get insight on how the books were written from eyewitness accounts. Find out how to combat common myths about the Bible’s inaccuracy. See why the "Telephone game" analogy can't be applied to the way in which Scripture was passed down.
  • Session 4: How the Books of the New Testament Were Chosen
    Explore how the New Testament canon was chosen. Discover how unreliable books were excluded from the canon by the first Church.
  • Session 5: How the New Testament Was Copied
    Discover how God has preserved his Word sufficiently for us to recover the message He intended. Dive into various fragments of evidence and solid examples to see why we can trust today's Bible be true to God's original Word.
  • Session 6: How We Got the Bible in English
    Encounter the people that gave their lives to bring the Bible to us in English, and find out why we have so many Bible translations. (John Wycliffe, William Tyndale, King James I, and many more!)

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