The God Who Is There

Finding Your Place in God’s Story

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Do you really know what the Bible is about?

Most people—even most Christians—do not have a basic working knowledge of the Bible. How can we understand the story of God—and our part in it—when we're not familiar with it? In this basic introduction to faith, D. A. Carson takes you through the big story of Scripture to help you know what you believe and why you believe it.

Recorded live at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the teachings on these DVDs include the basic content of Carson's book The God Who Is There, as well as expanded teaching not found in the book.

Make sure to also get the companion leader's guide to help evangelistic study groups, small groups, and Sunday school classes make the best use of this resource in group settings.


1. 59 minutes
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3. 40 minutes
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12. 49 minutes
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TOTAL: 716 minutes OR 11 hours and 56 minutes


"We live in a time when people quickly reject or accept the Bible without even knowing its contents. Carson does a masterful job of explaining the Scriptures so that a person who has never even opened the Bible can understand it. At the same time, those who grew up under its teaching will find valuable and obvious truths that will lead them to greater worship and appreciation of the God we serve."--Francis Chan, author of Crazy Love

"A unique and important volume in many ways. As a ministry tool, it can be used for evangelism, since it so thoroughly lays out the doctrine of God. And yet it also does what the catechisms of the Reformation churches did: give Christians a grounding in basic biblical beliefs and behavior. By all means, get this book!"--Tim Keller, pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York City

"What a wonderful resource! This book is a treasure for those who want to know what the Bible says as well as those of us who have read it, taught it, and lived it for years."--Crawford W. Loritts Jr., speaker, author, radio host, and senior pastor of Fellowship Bible Church, Roswell, GA

"Challenging yet respectful, thought-provoking yet accessible, faithful to the historic Christian faith yet relevant to our ever-changing world."--Randy Newman, staff member, Campus Crusade for Christ; author of Questioning Evangelism and Corner Conversations

The Author

  1. D. A. Carson

    D. A. Carson

    D. A. Carson (PhD, University of Cambridge) is emeritus professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois, and is the author or editor of more than fifty books, including The God Who Is There and How Long, O...

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