Online Bible study
A Glimpse of Heaven
Beginning August 11, 2014
An Important Word from Mary ...
I really hope you have enjoyed this series of lessons on how to become a powerful woman. I would love to hear what God has done in your life through this study. Just send me an email at
and share one new truth God has shown you as you have worked through each lesson. I look forward to hearing from you!
Those of you who have been doing these lessons with me for several years know that I take a few weeks off each summer to study, rest, and spend time with family. This year is an especially important time since my husband will be taking a sabbatical as well.Dan is the lead teaching pastor at a large church in Kansas City. This past year has been a physically challenging one for both of us. Dan had his second heart ablation and his 25th cardioversion for Afib. The good news is that Dan's heart is back in rhythm, and we are praying it stays that way! He is feeling much better. Thank you for all of your prayers.
I think I am finally on the right medication for depression. Yea! We are now trying to find the right dosage and making good progress. Thank God for the right doctor! I am still having problems with my back, but I am working with amazing doctors to determine the best treatments. They all keep saying I should rest my back, so I am going to be a good patient and follow their orders.
What can you do during this time of sabbatical? If you are a new subscriber, now would be a great time to work through the lessons in the archives. If you are a regular subscriber, this would be a great time to catch up on any lessons you missed, review the verses of Scripture you memorized, read the prayers you recorded in your journal, and celebrate what God has done in your life through the study of His Word. I will also post several new lessons you can work on.
I am very excited about the new study we will begin on August 11! Have you ever wondered if Heaven is a real place? I have. And I want to know what it is like! What kind of body will I have in Heaven? Will I know my family and friends in Heaven? What will we do when we get there? Do pets go to Heaven? And what about angels? Are they real? I have just started studying the Bible for details about Heaven, and I have to tell you that I am just about ready to pack a bag!
Invite your friends to join us as we begin "A Glimpse of Heaven" on August 11! If they enroll now, they will have access to all of the 2014 lessons.
Another very important change! I started doing this online Bible Study over eight years ago. Since that time, the charge for the study per year has been a minimum charge of $18 that covers the fee charged by the company that sends out the weekly lessons, the help of my web master to format lessons, and my time to create each lesson (approximately 8 hours per week.) I have resisted raising the fee for several years, but now find myself in a place where I have to do so in order to cover the basic operating costs.
Beginning August 11, the charge will be $22 per year. That is approximately 45 lessons for $22. If you are enrolled and paid $18 for a year, the charge to you will not change for the year you enrolled ... only those enrolling or renewing on or after August 11. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at
I appreciate your prayers for my time of rest and study. Know you are loved ... and that I will be praying for you.
Scholarships are available! Email Mary at:
for more information.
The key to living a life of victory is learning how to understand and apply God's truths in our daily lives. The Bible is powerful when we harness that power in a personal way. Light for the Journey, my weekly online Bible Study, will help you learn how to do that.
When you enroll, you will receive an emailed lesson each Monday (approximately 40 lessons per year) that includes personal life stories, solid Biblical truths, tools for digging deeper into God's Word, and practical ways to plug it all into your daily life. In addition, you will automatically have access to a team of women who are comitted to praying for you and walking with you on your life journey.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SUBSCRIBERS!
I know it is hard to keep up with subscriptions and renewal dates - but it is a vital part of this subscription process.
It is your responsibility to cancel your subscription. I know that it is easy to get behind on the studies. Life is so daily! If that happens, download the studies to your computer and save them. Then you can then work on them when you do have the time.
Record your subscription date on the calendar you use most.
Turn your calendar back one month and record a reminder that says: Renew or cancel Light for the Journey (Mary's online Bible study. For example, if you subscribed on December 1, 2010, you would record this reminder on November 1, 2011.)
Remember that this subscription automatically renews each 12 months through PayPal.
You can cancel your subscription for the "next" 12 months at any time. In other words, if you enroll on November 15, 2010 you are enrolled for the following 12 months but you can stop the renewal for another year at any time before November 15, 2011.
To stop the automatic renewal simply cancel your subscription through PayPal at any time prior to the renewal date and you will not be charged another $18.00 for another 12 months.
NO REFUNDS will be issued after you receive the welcome email (the email you are now reading) containing the link giving you access to all of the Bible studies.
If you have any questions, feel free to email me at:
Enrollment is a TWO STEP process!
WHEN YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE PAYMENT PROCESS, BE SURE TO CLICK THE "RETURN TO MERCHANT" BUTTON AT THE END.
Click here for a brief overview of the registration process
What is the yearly membership fee?
$18.00 for 12 months of lessons; a lesson is emailed to you each Monday.
Does this membership fee automatically renew in 12 months?
YES! However, you can cancel at any time during the 11 months following your initial enrollment and pay no additional fee.
What does the fee include ?
- Weekly online Bible Study lesson
- Discount coupons for Bible study members
- Free special MP3 downloads
- A first look at new resources and introductory offers
- Special sales and free resources for bible study members only
What happens if I join the bible study after it has already begun? Will I have access to the lessons I missed?
Yes! Each lesson will be archived and only bible study members will be able to access those lessons.
I don't like to pay online. Can I send a payment to you in the mail?
Many people prefer to pay the enrollment fee by mailing a check or money order. You can send either one to:
P.O. Box 860843
Shawnee, Kansas 66286
* REMEMBER to include your email address*
Is this online study a PayPal subscription? Yes. The subscription is processed through PayPal but you do not have to have a PayPal account to subscribe.
May I download and print the lessons? Yes. You may use these lessons for your personal study or for small group study. However, they cannot be sold or used for profit in any way.
Still have questions? Just email me:
|Hi Mary! I am loving your online Bible studies! I thank God for you and for your obedience. I praise the Lord that in spite of all the "bad" things that have happened to you that you continue to walk in the spirit and fulfill the Lord's purpose in your life and while doing so bless the lives of so many..including me! You have helped me more than you know. (Veronica A.)
|Dear Mary, I am eighteen years old and about to graduate from high school. Today, I received my first Bible Study from you. It impacted me greatly and strengthened me spiritually. You have a spirit-led ministry to women that always manages to deal with topics that we all struggle with and in ways that inspire and encourage us. Sometimes I think you have been reading my journal or watching me to see the topics that arrive in my inbox! (Danielle)
|Dear Mary, each Monday I look forward to receiving your study. I am always touched by God's love and presence through your words. I am aware of the need I have to make some changes in my life and God has provided instruction and direction through your weekly ministry. Again, thank you. (Rayma Rinehart)
|and to meditate on His word, and seek His direction for my life. What a joy to see your study this morning and have you tell me to meditate on the Scripture. Thank you for helping me to achieve my goal of spending time with the Lord in a fun way! I have four daughters and life is busy in our household, so this email Bible Study is the perfect thing since the first thing I do in the morning is grab my coffee and check my email! (Julie Perillo)
Mary, I am so thrilled that you decided to do this online bible study! One of my New Year goals is to spend more time with the Lord
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