Joanne Holstein is a Becker Bible Studies Teacher and Author of Guided Bible Studies for Hungry Christians. She is a graduate of Psychology/Christian and Bible Counseling with Liberty University. She is well-known as a counselor to Christian faithful who are struggling with tremendous burden in these difficult times. She is a leading authority on historical development of Christian churches and the practices and beliefs of world religions and cults.

Problems facing the Colossian Church We face Today:

It is our responsibility as women of Christ to be able to identify the pit falls in our generation. This is so we may help those put in our trust to make their struggles easier or maybe even to avoid the dangers all together. Comparing the Church at Colossae and Gnosticism in our society today will reveal there are similarities. This would indicate our churches are in the same kind of danger that ...[Read More]

Apphia Wife of Philemon:

Apphia is only mentioned in Philemon and is believed to be the wife of Philemon. She had a home church in Colossae and was known for hospitality. Just like today Apphia had to contend with false religions. Paul refers to her as being beloved and included her as a fellow laborer. She lived in troubling times in Colossae and faced the same type of influence that we are facing today. Philemon 1:2-6 A ...[Read More]

The Tower of Babel:

The story of the Tower of Babel is a lesson that teaches us that all things are possible as long as we follow the desires of the LORD. We are nothing without the love of Jesus in our lives. We can never forget the greatness of the LORD. Genesis 11:1-19 The whole earth spoke in one language and one speech after the flood of Noahís day. Noah and his family traveled to the plain in the land of Shinar ...[Read More]

The Fall of Adam and Eve:

The Fall of Adam and Eve is the beginning point to help children understand more about original sin. It also helps children to understand we choose to disobey God and this brings bad results into our lives. Our sin separates us from the Lord God. But the LORD God loves us and sent His Son, Jesus to make a way for us to be right with the LORD God once again. Genesis 3:1-24 The Lord God placed Adam ...[Read More]

The Story of Cain and Abel:

This story teaches the difference between the righteous and the wicked. Two brothers one gained the respect of the LORD the other did not gain the respect from the LORD. It was by faith that Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain. Abel was righteous, The LORD God testifying of the gifts that Abel had offered to Him. Even though Cain had killed Abel he still spoke to the LORD. ( ...[Read More]

The Child Jesus:

Jesus grew, and became strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him. Mary and Joseph his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the Passover. When Jesus was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast. When the day was over and they had done according to the rules of the LORD Mary and Joseph started their journey back home. The ...[Read More]

The Birth of Jesus

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” Let us all Praise the LORD for sending us His only Son Jesus Christ our Lord for our Savior. We could never make it through life without HIM. (Isaiah 9:6). Luke 1 and Luke 2 The angel G ...[Read More]

Introduction Children’s Bible Studies

Children Bible Studies introduces children to the hero’s found in the Bible. You can meet both the Old and New Testament stories about Adam and Eve through the Disciples of Jesus. Each story contains what you can learn from the study. This opens up discussion between parent and child.

What is the Role of a Virtuous Woman?

Today our society has lost all perspective of the role of a virtuous woman. She has become the laughing stock of the more sophisticated, the worldlier woman. These worldly women claim they can get anything they want through their perversions. They create their men to become weak, pathetic, frail cowards who have lost their way. The role and importance of a virtuous woman has been lost in the perve ...[Read More]

Introduction for Guided Bible Studies

Guided Bible Studies for Hungry Christians provides Biblical information and Bible Studies that are guided and faithful to the Lord Jesus Christ. Guided Bible Studies is a popular King James Bible studies and study worksheets that challenge born again Christian students to focus on scripture study rather than doctrine memorization, to enrich, renew and enlighten the Christian followers of Jesus Ch ...[Read More]