Fresh Encounter Video Group Bundle (for group viewing) An introduction and 6 individual sessions from the Bible study by Henry Blackaby, Richard Blackaby and Claude King and guides believers through the biblical pattern of experiencing God's presence which leads to revival in the church and a spiritual awakening in the world. As churches today search for the right ministry to reach their community, this study will help them return to their "first love" of Jesus Christ so He can work powerfully in them and through them.
Fresh Encounter is designed to aid churches and individual believers to return to a faithful relationship with God and become catalysts for revival. Now you don't have to miss any of the sessions of this study. These videos have been created to be most effective when used with the
Fresh Encounter Bible study book which can also be found at LifeWay.com. Download this bundle to use with your
Fresh Encounter group.
Introductory Session (8:43) This session is an opportunity to hear a motivating message from the Blackabys about what the group can expect over the next six weeks of study. This short session gives a quick overview of both the workbook and the upcoming lessons.
Gods Pattern for Revival
and Spiritual Awakening (18:37) - Henry and Richard Blackaby explain the bibical pattern for how God revives His people.
Session 2. God’s People Tend to Depart from Him (18:08) – In this session we learn how easily we depart from God and His purposes, but also have the great hope of God's pursuing love, and how He desires to bring us back into a maturing relationship with Him.
Session 3. God’s Loving Discipline (19:19) – Session three deals with one of the most difficult lessons of Scripture: God's discipline upon His people. Though we normally view God's discipline as very negative, the Blackabys present the beautiful biblical truth of how God uses it to revive Christians and the church.
Session 4. Repentance: Returning to God (16:37) - The topic of repentance is taught as one of the most positive concepts in the Bible. Henry and Richard Blackaby help believers understand how a life of repentance leads to a closer walk with Christ.
Session 5. Prayer and Revival (15:35) - Participants will see connection that exists between prayer and revival. Through biblical content and stories of revival, the Blackabys share how vital prayer is to seeing revival among God's people.
Session 6. (People God Uses in Revival (20:10) - This session concludes the Fresh Encounter study with a strong challenge to participate in God's purposes for the church and the world. Henry and Richard Blackaby discuss the eight characteristics needed in a believer's life to become a catalyst for revival.