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10 Minutes to Knowing the Men and Women of the Bible
     

10 Minutes to Knowing the Men and Women of the Bible

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by Jim George
 

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The benefits we gain from God’s Word multiply significantly as we see how the Lord worked in the lives of His people. Their examples help guide us in very practical ways, enabling us to live the Christian life more effectively and successfully.

The 50 biographical sketches in this book both instruct and encourage readers by looking

Overview

The benefits we gain from God’s Word multiply significantly as we see how the Lord worked in the lives of His people. Their examples help guide us in very practical ways, enabling us to live the Christian life more effectively and successfully.

The 50 biographical sketches in this book both instruct and encourage readers by looking at…

  • the key facts about each Bible character’s life
  • major events and crises and how God worked through them
  • special qualities worth emulating
  • life lessons for everyday living and spiritual growth

As readers discover the ways God has worked through His people in the past, they’ll become much better equipped for what God wants to do through them today. This is an outstanding resource for small group leaders, Bible study teachers, and personal time in God’s Word.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736940238
Publisher:
Harvest House Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Series:
The Bare Bones Bible® Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
667,015
File size:
397 KB

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Meet the Author

Jim George and his wife, Elizabeth George, are Christian authors and speakers. Jim, author of A Husband After God's Own Heart (a Gold Medallion finalist) and The Bare Bones Bible® Handbook, has MDiv and ThM degrees from Talbot Theological Seminary. He has served in various pastoral roles for 25 years and on The Master's Seminary staff for ten years. Jim and Elizabeth have two married daughters and are grandparents.

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10 Minutes to Knowing the Men and Women of the Bible 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Lynn F. for Readers Favorite 10 Minutes to Knowing the Men & Women of the Bible by Jim George is an excellent book dealing with the key people in the Bible. Beginning with Adam and Eve, and continuing through Cain and Able, the main judges, kings and prophets right up to Jesus, the reader gets a panoramic picture of these person's lives and how God used their major trials, experiences and problems to work through them. With a brief background and quick sketch about each person, we are then introduced to a bigger picture and portrait about each, concluding with life lessons learned from their lives to apply to our own. Each short biography takes about 10 minutes to read, but in that short time, one gathers quite a bit of information, not only about their lives but for everyday living. I got a lot of information out of the short biographies and how to apply lessons learned to my own life. It's a book that you do not have to read from the first page to the last. With the chapters listed in the front of the book with each name of the Biblical person, one can pick and choose who they want to read and study about at that time. This is an ideal book for a Sunday School class, a small group study or just for your own personal study. I really like the life's lessons at the end of each chapter. One soon learns they were not perfect people, and the episodes in their lives are still prevalent today in our lives. Reading about them will help us. Recommended for everyone.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago