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Titles by: Martha Bettis-Gee

Author: Martha Bettis-Gee

Martha Bettis-Gee is Associate for Child Advocacy in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

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A Jewish Perspective on Israel, Covenant, and the Land
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A Jewish Perspective on Israel, Covenant, and the Land

Various authors and scholars have written Thoughtful Christian studies on the Middle East, including the Palestinian and Israeli conflict. This study is written by a Jewish man who has lived in Israel. We encourage participants to respectfully consi...

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Abraham
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Abraham

Three religious traditions look to Abraham as the "father of faith" in one sense or another: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In the New Testament, both James and Paul consider Abraham an important model to Christianity. Since Abraham is such an im...

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The Bible and Homosexuality
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The Bible and Homosexuality

The debate over how to regard same-gender sexual relationships is raging in the church, with shock waves rippling through society. Christians on all sides of the controversy often invoke Scripture. This situation raises questions: How can people of ...

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Christians and  Patriotism
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Christians and Patriotism

If patriotism requires absolute loyalty to one particular country, it can conflict with a religious vision that includes compassion for all humanity. Christians, therefore, must ask how the noble and valuable aspects of patriotism can be strengthene...

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David
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David

Just who was David, king of Israel? Was he good or bad? He is called both a person after God's own heart and a "man of blood."This one-session study examines three important aspects of this key biblical figure. We will look at David as folk hero, fa...

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Figures in the New Testament Study Pack
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Figures in the New Testament Study Pack

"Figures in the New Testament Study Pack" consists of six one-session studies by author Ellsworth Kalas. Leader's Guides are prepared for each session by author Martha Bettis-Gee.The characters include: Peter; Mary and Martha; James, Brother of Jesu...

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Figures in the Old Testament Study Pack
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Figures in the Old Testament Study Pack

We often hear the names Abraham, David, Moses, and Ruth in sermons and Bible studies. But just what was the importance of these figures whose lives span various books of our Old Testament? "Figures in the Old Testament Study Pack" consists of six on...

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Helping Your Teen Grieve
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Helping Your Teen Grieve

We tend to associate grief primarily with major life traumas such as a death in the family, a divorce, or an illness. But grief may also emerge in response to changes that we might view as largely positive. Moving away from a place you have lived fo...

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Israel/Palestine
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Israel/Palestine

Is a Two-State Solution Possible?

Often in the news due to violence and political upheaval, the region of Israel/Palestine has been a contentious region for decades. While the so-called "two-state solution" has been proposed for years as perhaps the best route toward lasting peace, ...

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James, Brother of Jesus
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James, Brother of Jesus

The figure of James, the "brother" of Jesus, has been somewhat controversial in the history of the church. Both Catholics and early Protestants taught for centuries that Mary, the Mother of Jesus, remained a virgin throughout her life. So, what do w...

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Lazarus
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Lazarus

Who hasn't heard of Lazarus? The story of Jesus raising him from the dead is one biblical story most never forget.Yet, besides being the brother of Mary and Martha and a seemingly important figure in the Bible, Lazarus never has a speaking part. Unl...

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Making Moral Decisions Study Pack
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Making Moral Decisions Study Pack

This two-study, seven-session premium study pack touches on some of the most challenging issues Christians face in contemporary society.There are many things that influence the decisions we make every day. We all have certain rules by which we must ...

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The Meaning of Thanksgiving
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The Meaning of Thanksgiving

How will you spend this Thanksgiving? In a traditional way? What does that mean, and where did that tradition come from? Do we celebrate Thanksgiving as it was first celebrated? Do we even know how it was first celebrated?This one-session study tell...

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Moses
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Moses

There is no more important human figure in the Old Testament than Moses. He is a person who transcends all the biblical categories that we might suggest. Prophet? Certainly Moses is pictured as a prophet: He is God's spokesman. He declares the word ...

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Peter
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Peter

Even people with no more than a passing interest in religion know that the persons who were most closely associated with Jesus were called the twelve apostles. Naming the twelve is another matter, however-with the possible exception of one man, Simo...

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