Turning on the Light
Discovering the Riches of God’s Word
Turning on the Light is a refreshing approach to studying God’s Word. This book will prove especially beneficial in group studies. It establishes a usable and admirable format by which anyone can dig deeper into the Word of God.
With careful handling of Scripture and emphasis on application, Carol Ruvolo can show you how to read your Bible in greater depth.
Carol Ruvolo helps us to engage God’s Letter with our best effort, and that means “serious Bible study.” She shows us the:
- Prerequisites: having an accurate view of the Letter and having an accurate view of ourselves
- Techniques: accurately observing what the Letter says, responsibly interpreting what the Letter means, and meaningfully applying the Letter’s teachings to our lives
- Goals: becoming conformed to the image of our Lord Jesus Christ, glorying our heavenly Father, and learning to do the work our Father prepared for us to do
“Deeply God-centered, theologically profound, and very, very practical.”
— James M. Boice
“A strong equipping resource for Christians who are serious about Bible study. Anyone who completes this book will know how to study and apply Scripture effectively.”
— Sharon Betters
“Turning on the Light is a refreshing approach to studying God’s Word. . . . The book will prove especially beneficial in group sessions. . . . It establishes an admirable format and model for the rest of the series.”—D. James Kennedy
About the Author
Carol J. Ruvolo (BS, MBA, University of New Mexico) has taken graduate-level courses at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and several courses from Ligonier Ministries of Canada’s School of Theology. She has been teaching the Bible since 1983 and writing books on biblical themes since 1998. A longtime resident of Albuquerque, she now speaks at women’s conferences and retreats around the country. Though a devoted churchgoer from childhood, she did not experience God’s saving grace until she was an adult. Soon after her conversion, she quit her job at a national defense laboratory and began devoting her time to raising her daughter and studying the Scriptures. During the two years, she taught for the first time and realized that teaching is her spiritual gift.