Find It In The Bible For Women

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Did you know the Bible contains stories about 107 nameless women, as well as 26 teachings on how to live forever? How would you like to know where to find 61 different encouragements specifically designed to help you tackle a problem? Find It in the Bible for Women is a fun, quick reference guide intended to expand your ...

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Overview

FANTASTIC,
FAITH-BUILDING,
FUN FACTS FROM THE BIBLE

Did you know the Bible contains stories about 107 nameless women, as well as 26 teachings on how to live forever? How would you like to know where to find 61 different encouragements specifically designed to help you tackle a problem? Find It in the Bible for Women is a fun, quick reference guide intended to expand your knowledge of the Bible and to offer practical, workable guidance for your life. You'll even find a list of 161 Who's Who Women.

Filled with Scripture references, this book is a simple, easy-to-use resource for women of all ages. Read through the pages of this book and be encouraged, inspired, and intrigued. From Bad Hair Days and Bible Blessings to Help for Worrywarts and a Healthy Self-Image, you'll find it in the Bible -- inspiration, hope, answers, and a whole lot of fun.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781582296401
  • Publisher: Howard Books
  • Publication date: 2/1/2007
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,430,792
  • Product dimensions: 0.51 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Bob Phillips is a marriage, family, and child counselor who has written more than seventy books, including The Delicate Art of Dancing with Porcupines and Anger is a Choice. He has presented leadership seminars worldwide in nineteen countries and has appeared on a number of TV and radio programs across the United States. Bob and his wife of thirty-eight years live in south-central California and have two daughters and three grandsons.

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THE BIBLE

What book is that whose page divine

Bears God's impress on every line,

And in man's soul makes light to shine?

The Bible

When sin and sorrow, want and woe,

Assail poor mortals here below,

What book can then true comfort show?

The Bible

What paints the beautiful and true,

And mirrors at a single view

The paths which here we should pursue?

The Bible

What is the brightest gift the Lord

In his great mercy did award

To man, to be his shield and guard?

The Bible

What teaches love and truth and peace,

And bids good will 'mong men increase?

And bids strife, war and murder cease?

The Bible

Oh! What can make this world of woe

With peace and truth and virtue glow,

Till men no sin nor sorrow know?

The Bible

When error fled before its foes,

And Luther, like the morning, rose,

With what did he Rome's crimes expose?

The Bible

What is it now that baffles Rome,

Where error long has found a home,

In many a pagan pile and dome?

The Bible

What gives to man the power and will,

God's high behest to do fulfill

And points the way to Zion's hill?

The Bible

When death comes knocking at the door,

And man's short life on earth is o'er,

What tells of bliss for ever more?

The Bible

— Author Unknown

Copyright © 2007 by Bob Phillips

LIST #1

34 Character Traits of a Woman of Great Influence

Proverbs 31 gives a description of 34 character traits of a truly amazing, godly woman.

  1. She is highly esteemed (v. 10).
  2. She is valuable (v. 10).
  3. She is worthy of her family's trust (v. 11).
  4. She provides for her husband's needs (v. 11).
  5. She is a positive influence (v. 12).
  6. She is not idle (v. 13).
  7. She is a hard worker (v. 13).
  8. She is a good provider (v. 14).
  9. She is disciplined (v. 15).
  10. She is a servant (v. 15).
  11. She is compassionate (v. 15).
  12. She is savvy in business (v. 16).
  13. She is visionary and wise as an investor (v. 16).
  14. She is diligent (v. 17).
  15. She is determined and tenacious (v. 17).
  16. She is full of wisdom (v. 18).
  17. She is full of energy (v. 18).
  18. She is a multitasker (v. 19).
  19. She has a giving, compassionate, and concerned spirit (v. 20).
  20. She plans ahead (v. 21).
  21. She cares about her home (v. 22).
  22. She cares about her looks (v. 22).
  23. She is an asset to her husband and helps him become successful (v. 23).
  24. She is creative (v. 24).
  25. She is a woman of virtue (v. 25).
  26. She is full of confidence (v. 26).
  27. She controls her tongue (v. 26).
  28. She protects her home (v. 27).
  29. She doesn't waste time (v. 27).
  30. She is appreciated by her children (v. 28).
  31. She is adored by her husband (vv. 28-29).
  32. She understands the importance of a relationship with God (v. 30).
  33. She is worthy of reward (v. 31).
  34. She is to be respected for her words and deeds (v. 31).

Copyright © 2007 by Bob Phillips

LIST #2

8 Principles for Overcoming Loneliness

It is possible to be around people and still feel lonely. Loneliness is a desolate emotion often accompanied by emotional pain, but God can fill any void that is left from feeling deserted.

  1. "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go" (Joshua 1:9).
  2. "Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me" (Psalm 23:4).
  3. "Though my father and mother forsake me, the LORD will receive me" (Psalm 27:10).
  4. "He will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways" (Psalm 91:11).
  5. "Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand" (Isaiah 41:10).
  6. "This is what the LORD says — he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: 'Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you'" (Isaiah 43:1-2).
  7. "Surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age" (Matthew 28:20).
  8. "God has said, 'Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.' So we say with confidence, 'The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?'" (Hebrews 13:5-6).

Copyright © 2007 by Bob Phillips

LIST #3

15 Men Who Married More Than One Wife

One of the curiosities of the Bible is the number of men who had more than one wife.

1. Lamech

  • "Lamech married two women, one named Adah and the other Zillah" (Genesis 4:19).

2. Abraham

  • "After Abram had been living in Canaan ten years, Sarai his wife took her Egyptian maidservant Hagar and gave her to her husband to be his wife" (Genesis 16:3).
  • "Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah" (Genesis 25:1).

3. Esau

  • "When Esau was forty years old, he married Judith daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and also Basemath daughter of Elon the Hittite" (Genesis 26:34).
  • "Esau then realized how displeasing the Canaanite women were to his father Isaac; so he went to Ishmael and married Mahalath, the sister of Nebaioth and daughter of Ishmael son of Abraham, in addition to the wives he already had" (Genesis 28:8-9).

4. Jacob

  • "He [Jacob] finished the week with Leah, and then Laban gave him his daughter Rachel to be his wife" (Genesis 29:28).
  • "[Rachel] gave him her servant Bilhah as a wife. Jacob slept with her, and she became pregnant and bore him a son" (Genesis 30:4-5).
  • "When Leah saw that she had stopped having children, she took her maidservant Zilpah and gave her to Jacob as a wife" (Genesis 30:9).

5. Moses

  • "After Moses had sent away his wife Zipporah, his father-in-law Jethro received her and her two sons" (Exodus 18:2-3).
  • "Miriam and Aaron began to talk against Moses because of his Cushite wife, for he had married a Cushite" (Numbers 12:1).

6. Gideon

  • "He had seventy sons of his own, for he had many wives" (Judges 8:30).

7. Elkanah

  • "He had two wives; one was called Hannah and the other Peninnah" (1 Samuel 1:2).

8. Saul

  • "His wife's name was Ahinoam daughter of Ahimaaz" (1 Samuel 14:50).
  • "Saul had had a concubine named Rizpah" (2 Samuel 3:7).

9. David

  • "I [God] gave your master's house to you, and your master's wives into your [David's] arms" (2 Samuel 12:8).
  • David's wives names were Michal, Abigail, Ahinoam, Bathsheba, Maacah, Haggith, Abital, and Eglah (1 Samuel 25:42-44; 2 Samuel 3:2-5; 1 Chronicles 3:1-9).

10. Solomon

  • "He had seven hundred wives of royal birth and three hundred concubines, and his wives led him astray" (1 Kings 11:3).

11. Ahab

  • "The king of Israel [Ahab] summoned all the elders of the land and said to them, 'See how this man is looking for trouble! When he sent for my wives and my children, my silver and my gold, I did not refuse him'" (1 Kings 20:7).

12. Rehoboam

  • "Rehoboam loved Maacah daughter of Absalom more than any of his other wives and concubines. In all, he had eighteen wives and sixty concubines" (2 Chronicles 11:21).

13. Abijah

  • "Abijah grew in strength. He married fourteen wives and had twenty-two sons and sixteen daughters" (2 Chronicles 13:21).

14. Joash

  • "Jehoiada chose two wives for him [Joash], and he had sons and daughters" (2 Chronicles 24:3).

15. Xerxes

  • "On the seventh day, when King Xerxes was in high spirits from wine, he commanded the seven eunuchs who served him — Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar and Carcas — to bring before him Queen Vashti, wearing her royal crown, in order to display her beauty to the people and nobles, for she was lovely to look at" (Esther 1:10-11).
  • "The king was attracted to Esther more than to any of the other women, and she won his favor and approval more than any of the other virgins. So he set a royal crown on her head and made her queen instead of Vashti" (Esther 2:17).

Copyright © 2007 by Bob Phillips

LIST #4

5 Healthy Self-Image Passages

Many people struggle with their self-image. They haven't made peace with themselves and accepted who they are. But God wants us to trust him and become who he has made us to be. Here are some passages to consider:

  1. "The LORD does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart" (1 Samuel 16:7).
  2. "You created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place. When I was woven together in the depths of the earth, your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be" (Psalm 139:13-16).
  3. "Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love he predestined us to be adopted as his sons through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will — to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves" (Ephesians 1:3-6).
  4. "He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus" (Philippians 1:6).
  5. "Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus" (Philippians 2:3-5).

Copyright © 2007 by Bob Phillips

List #1: 34 Character Traits of a Woman of Great Influence

Proverbs 31 gives a description of 34 character traits of a truly amazing, godly woman.

1. She is highly esteemed (v. 10).

2. She is valuable (v. 10).

3. She is worthy of her family's trust (v. 11).

4. She provides for her husband's needs (v. 11).

5. She is a positive influence (v. 12).

6. She is not idle (v. 13).

7. She is a hard worker (v. 13).

8. She is a good provider (v. 14).

9. She is disciplined (v. 15).

10. She is a servant (v. 15).

11. She is compassionate (v. 15).

12. She is savvy in business (v. 16).

13. She is visionary and wise as an investor (v. 16).

14. She is diligent (v. 17).

15. She is determined and tenacious (v. 17).

16. She is full of wisdom (v. 18).

17. She is full of energy (v. 18).

18. She is a multitasker (v. 19).

19. She has a giving, compassionate, and concerned spirit (v. 20).

20. She plans ahead (v. 21).

21. She cares about her home (v. 22).

22. She cares about her looks (v. 22).

23. She is an asset to her husband and helps him become successful (v. 23).

24. She is creative (v. 24).

25. She is a woman of virtue (v. 25).

26. She is full of confidence (v. 26).

27. She controls her tongue (v. 26).

28. She protects her home (v. 27).

29. She doesn't waste time (v. 27).

30. She is appreciated by her children (v. 28).

31. She is adored by her husband (vv. 28-29).

32. She understands the importance of a relationship with God (v. 30).

33. She is worthy of reward (v. 31).

34. She is to be respected for her words and deeds (v. 31).

Copyright © 2007 by Bob Phillips

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

The Bible

1. 34 Character Traits of a Woman of Great Influence

2. 8 Principles for Overcoming Loneliness

3. 15 Men Who Married More Than One Wife

4. 5 Healthy Self-Image Passages

5. 61 Encouragements for When You Have a Problem

6. 11 Women Who Were Prophets

7. 6 Blessings and Responsibilities for the Family

8. 21 Widows

9. 7 Scriptures on Anger

10. 4 Hairy Men

11. 26 Things the Bible Says about Sex

12. 107 Nameless Women

13. 3 Key Teachings about Adultery

14. 8 Queens

15. 32 Miracles Recorded in the Old Testament

16. 9 Principles for Dealing with Anxiety

17. 22 Portraits of the Word of God

18. 31 Passages about the Importance of Love

19. 5 Tips for Dealing with Disagreements

20. 6 Gentile Queens

21. 7 Instances of People Who Were Struck Blind or Speechless

22. 6 Friendship Proverbs

23. 64 Bible Promises for Happiness

24. 8 Keys for Overcoming Discouragement

25. 23 Important Women

26. 10 People Who Came Back to Life

27. 12 Things to Remember When Facing Fear

28. 28 Observations about Angels

29. 7 Things to Know about Satan

30. 9 Principles of Peace

31. 4 Things to Remember about Jealousy

32. 6 Affirmations of a Clear Conscience

33. 6 Women of the Night

34. 11 Scriptures about Family Living

35. 9 Admonitions for the Obedient Heart

36. 16 Instruments and 13 Examples of Making Music

37. 30 Financial Principles

38. 161 Who's Who Women

39. 59 Scriptures about Taming the Tongue

40. 5 Passages That Relate to the Abortion Issue

41. 26 Teachings about How to Live Forever

42. 11 Helps for Worrywarts

43. 244 Topical Trivia Words

44. 15 Bad Hair Days

45. 9 Passages to Consider in Seeking God's Will

46. 32 Miscellaneous Bible References to Women

47. 52 Passages about Weeping and Wailing

48. 19 Helps in Choosing to Obey God

49. 12 Bible Blessings

50. 101 Bible Trivia Questions

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