Kings of the Old Testament, Volume 2

Overview

David as a young man anointed as king over Israel...

Josiah, the "boy king"...

Nehemiah leads the people to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem...

These men and others are Old Testament examples of leadership qualities we can all learn from today.

Both the good and the bad are examined in-depth to show insights in Following God's Life Principles from the Kings of the Old ...

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Overview

David as a young man anointed as king over Israel...

Josiah, the "boy king"...

Nehemiah leads the people to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem...

These men and others are Old Testament examples of leadership qualities we can all learn from today.

Both the good and the bad are examined in-depth to show insights in Following God's Life Principles from the Kings of the Old testament. As part of the following God's Character Studies", this workbook study contains twelve lessons on men whose lives God worked to shape and teach others in Israel, in Judah, and for future generations who read God's Word.

 

In the study you will come face to face with such questions as:

 

* What does is mean to truly confess sin (as in the life of David)?

* What is true wisdom (as in the life of Solomon)?

* Who really gets glory in times of victory (Asa)?

* Who can we turn to when our enemies rise up against us (Nehemiah)?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780899573014
  • Publisher: AMG Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/28/1999
  • Series: Following God Series
  • Pages: 233
  • Sales rank: 1,060,436
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

 

Wayne Barber

Wayne Barber is the Senior Pastor of Hoffmantown Church, Albuquerque, New Mexico. A renowned national and international conference ministry speaker, the primary goal of Wayne's ministry is in spreading the message of "the sufficiency of Christ." People around the world connect with Wayne's unique ability to make God's Word come alive through his honest and open "real life" experiences. Wayne has authored or co-authored several books, and his most recent book, Living Grace, was published in 2005. He also authors a regular column in AMG's Pulpit Helps monthly magazine. For eighteen years he served as Senior Pastor-teacher of Woodland Park Baptist Church, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and for many years of those years in Chattanooga, Wayne co-taught with noted author Kay Arthur of Precept Ministries and has studied under Dr.Spiros Zodhiates, one of the world's leading Greek scholars. Wayne and his wife Diana have two grown children and now make their home in Albuquerque.

 


Rick Shepherd

Richard L.Shepherd has been engaged in some form of ministry for more than twenty years, focusing on areas of teaching, discipleship, and prayer. He has served in churches in Alabama, Florida, Texas, and Tennessee and now serves as Director of Prayer and Spiritual Awakening with the Florida Baptist Convention. For nearly seventeen years (1983-2000), Rick served as an associate pastor at Woodland Park Baptist Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Lord's ministry has taken him to several countries, including Haiti, Romania, Ukraine, Moldova, Italy, Israel, England, and Greece, where he has been involved in training pastor, church leaders, and congregations. Rick has also lectured on college and seminary campuses. he graduated with honors from the University of Mobile and holds a Master of Divinity and Ph.D. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Forth Worth, Texas. He and his wife Linda Gail have four children and make their home in Jacksonville, Florida.

 

 

Eddie Rasnake

Eddie Rasnake met Christ in 1976 as a freshman in college. he graduated with honors from East Tennessee State University in 1980. he and his wife, Michele, served for nearly seven years on the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ. Their first assignment was the University of Virginia, and while there they also started a Campus Crusade ministry at James Madison University. Eddie then served four years as campus director of the Campus Crusade ministry at the University of Tennessee. In 18989, Eddie left Campus Crusade to join Wayne Barber at Woodland Park Baptist Church as the Associate Pastor of Discipleship and Training. He has been ministering in Eastern Europe in the role of equipping local believers for more than a decade and has published materials in Albanian, German, Greek, Italian, Romanian, and Russian. Eddie serves on the boards of directors of the Center for Christian Leadership in Tirana, Albania, and the Bible Training Center in Eleuthera, Bahamas. he also serves as chaplain for the Chattanooga Lookouts (Cincinnati Reds AA Affiliate) baseball team. Eddie and his wife Michele live in Chattanooga, Tennessee, with their four children.

 

 

 

 

 

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Lineage of the Kings  xv

Timeline of the Kings xvii

 

Saul 1

The Folly of Not Following God

 

David 17

A Heart to Follow God

 

Solomon 35

Guarding Your heart

 

Jeroboam I 55

The Ruin of Following Your Own heart

 

Asa 77

The Lord Is With You When You Are with Him

 

Ahab 93

The Sins of Serving Self

 

Jehoshaphat 111

Unequally Yoked

 

Hezekiah 129

Following God in the Crises of Life

 

Josiah  145

The Impact of Following the Word of God

 

Zerubbabel & Ezra 167

Following God's Will

 

Nehemiah  191

Leading by Following God

 

The True King in Israel  211

Following the King of Kings

 

How to Follow God   231

 

 

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