Meticulously researched and written by Argle Smith, ‘On Purpose: A Biblical Study of Genesis’ has one bold goal - to make the ancient and often confusing teachings of the Book of Genesis embraceable to a modern audience; helping readers discover the meaning of their lives in the process. From understanding why humanity exists to who the true creator really is, Smith takes readers deep into Genesis more comprehensively than any other resource.
Siloam Springs, AR -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/02/2015 -- Nobody will deny that the Book of Genesis, the first book of the Bible, holds the secrets to the creation of the universe. However, now thousands of years old, millions of people struggle to grasp its teachings and thus miss the opportunity they crave to discover the purpose for their lives.
Having spent his life living by the word of God, Argle Smith has had decades to investigate Genesis and unlock its true power. Now possessing an understanding that has changed countless lives through his missionary work, Smith has penned what could be history's most comprehensive and accessible study guide for Genesis.
'On Purpose: A Biblical Study of Genesis' has something for everyone, from those exploring their faith for the first time through to committed Christians finally looking to discover how life and their purpose intertwine.
Whether you are searching for meaning in your life or you want a deeper understanding of Genesis, On Purpose has something to offer you. Inside On Purpose, you will find a comprehensive Bible study of Genesis that does not shy away from life's issues, in a format that is both fun and easy to comprehend. On Purpose has graphs and study questions to help you along.
At the end of each chapter, you will find Fast Forward Facts that incorporate relevant Scripture from other parts of the Bible. On Purpose points you directly to Jesus Christ and how he fulfilled God's promise to us in Genesis. You may leave On Purpose with an exhilarating new drive and a fresh focus for your life.
"Within this powerful volume, readers will discover it all," explains Smith. "From who created us and why, through to how they as an individual fit into God's grand design and what their purpose for living really is. Millions of people out there are looking to enrich their lives, but become stuck when trying to decipher teachings that are thousands of years old and naturally tough to grasp. This book lays Genesis bare to provide diligent guidance and provide the answers."
Continuing, "They will turn the last page with a new focus and a fresh perspective on their life. This is what every book of the Bible ultimately intends to do!"
Since its release, the book has garnered a string of rave reviews. For example, Kristen comments, "Not only have I been able to get a lot out of this book in my individual study, but I have participated in two Bible Studies using this material and highly recommend it! My husband's passion for the study of God's word is contagious, and this book does just what it claims to do-gives you a "deeper understanding" of Genesis and helps you realize that this is a part of your story too! You are God's wonderfully made masterpiece and He has always had plans to graft you into the promised people!"
'On Purpose: A Biblical Study of Genesis' is available now: http://bookstore.westbowpress.com/Products/SKU-000978887/On-Purpose.aspx
About Argle Smith
From growing up in a poor neighborhood, to becoming a US Marine, to serving as police officer, and earning a BA in Biblical and Theological Studies from John Brown University, Argle knows what it takes to maintain a personal faith in Jesus Christ. Argle serves in Spain with his wife, Kristen, as missionaries.