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A Woman God Can Use: Old Testament Women Help You Make Today's Choices

A Woman God Can Use: Old Testament Women Help You Make Today's Choices

by Alice Mathews
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Since the beginning of time, women have faced challenges in making wise decisions and balancing priorities. Even today, the issues remain the same. Alice Mathews examines the lives of several women from the Old Testament—their struggles, their choices, and their relationship with God. Building off these examples, A Woman God Can Use highlights the faith and courage that allows you to make wise choices—to be used by God for His glory.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781627078658
Publisher: Our Daily Bread Publishing
Publication date: 04/02/2018
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 741,425
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Alice Mathews is Lois W. Bennett Distinguished Professor Emerita in Women’s Ministries and Educational Ministries at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She has traveled the world as a Bible teacher and cohosted the Our Daily Bread Ministries Bible-teaching radio program Discover the Word for 23 years. Now retired, she continues to work with doctoral students and continues to write, especially about the intersection of women and the church. Alice resides in Lake Zurich, Illinois.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 7

Introduction 9

Eve: How to See Long-term Consequences in Little Decisions 17

Leah: How to Live with a Man Who Doesn't Love You 41

Rahab: How to Choose for God in Your Culture 67

Deborah: How to Lead When Called by God to Do So 87

Ruth: How to See God in the Dailiness of Life 111

Hannah: How to Deal with Depression 133

Abigail: How to Live with a Difficult Husband 157

The Widow of Zarepath: How to Cope When Times Are Tough 183

Huldah And Miriam: How to Use Your Spiritual Gifts Wisely 205

Esther: How to Use Power to Benefit Others 227

The Proverbs 31 Woman: How to Keep Your Priorities Straight 249

From Eve to Mary: How to Bring Christ to Your World 267

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