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Wonder Women of the Bible: Heroes of Yesterday Who Inspire Us Today

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Do you ever doubt your ability, lack courage, or feel undervalued, overlooked, or limited in what you can do? Change your outlook by connecting with the Bible's wonder women.
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Overview

Do you ever doubt your ability, lack courage, or feel undervalued, overlooked, or limited in what you can do? Change your outlook by connecting with the Bible's wonder women.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596690943
  • Publisher: New Hope Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/28/2007
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,457,452
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Born in Ramsey, Illinois, Brenda Poinsett earned her bachelor's degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She then went on to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth where she received a master's degree in religious education. Since completing her education, Poinsett has taught, spoken, and written extensively. She has taught Bible literature, math, and sociology at high school and college levels, including working as an adjunct instructor in religious studies for Oakland City (IN) University. She has authored 14 books on topics ranging from prayer to dealing with depression. As a member of the National Speakers Association and the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association, Poinsett is a frequent speaker on topics such as women in the Bible, spiritual transformation, and dealing with emotions. Passionate about sharing knowledge that changes lives, she organizes retreats and serves as women's ministry consultant for a missions organization in Missouri. Brenda and her husband, Bob, have three grown sons and reside in Union, Missouri.
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Table of Contents


Introduction     13
Isn't She Strong?
Rahab: Unflappable Action Saved a Nation     21
Deborah: Iron Chariots Couldn't Keep Her Away     33
Esther: Undaunted by Death to Save Her People     47
Isn't She Wonderful?
Ruth: What a Daughter-in-Law!     61
Dorcas: Abounding in Good Works     73
Isn't She a Wonder?
Anna: You Prayed How Often?     87
Martha: You Served How Many?     99
Priscilla: You Taught Who and Went Where?     111
Phoebe: You Traveled All That Way Alone?     125
She Did What?
Jael: A Stake? You've Got to Be Kidding!     139
Abigail: You Did That? Without Your Husband Knowing?     151
The Wise Woman of Abel: You Threw Whose Head?     163
The Syrophoenician Woman: The Nerve!     175
The Galilean Women: What Were You Thinking?     187
She Felt How?
Hagar: You Are the God Who Sees Me?     203
Elizabeth: Who Am I That This Should Happen to Me?     215
Conclusion: Who Are Your Wonder Women?     227
Bibliography     235
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