Life Principles from the Prophets of the Old Testament

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THIS BOOK IS THE FOURTH in a series of books designed to provide a personal look at the lives of key characters found in the Bible. The theme Following God is one that emphasizes the importance of building a relationship with God, living a life totally surrendered to His leading.
Examples are given of those who received blessing from a surrendered walk with God as well as those who did not follow His direction. This
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Overview

THIS BOOK IS THE FOURTH in a series of books designed to provide a personal look at the lives of key characters found in the Bible. The theme Following God is one that emphasizes the importance of building a relationship with God, living a life totally surrendered to His leading.
Examples are given of those who received blessing from a surrendered walk with God as well as those who did not follow His direction. This
Bible study is designed in an interactive format, incorporating important scriptural points of interest. Other features include a look at the characters mentioned from a historical perspective, as well as interesting facts about the time when these characters lived.
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Editorial Reviews

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"I encourage you to make these studies part of your study of God's Word—I am confident you will be blessed."

—The late BILL RIGHT, Founder, Campus Crusade for Christ

"A wonderful resource for those who are serious in their Bible Studies."

—The late ADRIAN ROGERS, Pastor, Bellevue Baptist Church, Memphis, Tennessee

"If you long to understand how God dynamically works in the lives of people like you and me, 'Following God' will be food for your soul."

—JOHN MACARTHUR, Pastor-Teacher, Grace Community Church.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780899573038
  • Publisher: AMG Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/28/1999
  • Series: Following God Series
  • Pages: 226
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.48 (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

Timeline of the Prophets  xv

Samuel: hearing God-Following His words   1

Elijah: Following God When Those around You Do Not  21

Elisha: Putting Down the Idols in Our Lives  35

Jonah: Following God When You Don't Want to  55

Hosea: Returning to the Lord  69

Isaiah: Submissive to God's Purpose  83

Micah: What Does the Lord require of You?   95

Jeremiah: Trusting in God When Life Looks Hopeless  111

Habakkuk: Following God in the Low Places of Life  131

Daniel: Confidence in the God of heaven  147

Haggai: A Call to Consider Your Ways  167

Christ the Prophet: Worshiping in Spirit and Truth  187

How to Follow God  205

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