Let’s be honest. We all experience moments, even long seasons, of hopelessness.
Everyday Hopean easy-to-use, four-week studywill help you discover how to hold fast to God’s promises amidst feelings of hopelessness in as few as 15 minutes per day. Exploring the Book of Romans and other passages, you’ll learn more about His promises as they apply to you now and in the days to come.
Designed for women who are pressed for time but crave depth from their Bible study, Everyday Hope offers a relevant and lasting approach for reading and understanding Scripture as you work through the FOCUS method each week:
FFoundation: Enjoy Every Word
OObservation: Look at the Details
CClarification: Uncover the Original Meaning
UUtilization: Discover the Connections in Scripture
SSummation: Respond to God's Word
Focus on quality, not quantityno fear or intimidation. Make each minute of your valuable time count as you learn about His promises so you can hold fast to Him in the chaos of life.
About the Author
Katie Orr, creator of the FOCUSed15 Bible study method, is passionate about equipping busy women to experience God daily. An enthusiastic and dedicated teacher and speaker, she is a podcaster and prolific writer for blogs, magazines, and Sunday school curriculum.
Table of Contents
The Need for Focus 15
How to Focus 21
Week 1 Preparing to FOCUS Hope Is My Treasure 29
Week 2 Focusing on Ephesians 1:15-22 Hope Is My Lighthouse 63
Week 3 Focusing on Hebrews 6:17-20 Hope Is My Anchor 95
Week 4 Focusing on Romans 5:1-5 Hope Is My Harbor 123
A Note from Katie 151
Glossary of Bible Study Terms 153
Structure and Books of the Bible 155
Major Themes of the Bible 157
Understanding the Ceremonial Law 161
How to Do a Greek Word Study 165
Truths About Hope Master Sheet 167
The Good News 169
FOCUSed15 Study Method 171
What People are Saying About This
Katie Orr has a passion for Scripture and for women to know Scripture. This passion shows in her FOCUSed15 Bible study method, which she uses to lead women through books of the Bible and topical doctrinal studies. She proves that inductive Bible study doesn't have to be complicated but can be deeply impactful and fruitful. Katie Orr has designed devotional material for the busy woman in minda focused 15 minutes a day that leads the reader to encounter the biblical text with guidance that reinforces solid principles of biblical interpretation and helpful application that makes God's Word come alive in our daily choices.
“The FOCUSed15 Bible Study is for every woman who wants to grow in her faith but can't seem get started. Katie Orr takes the guesswork out of inductive Bible study and places a life-giving tool in your hand. Everyday Hope is for every woman who needs to have a little hope rise up in her heart.” Stacey Thacker, coauthor of Hope for the Weary Mom: Let God Meet You in The Mess
“Through the FOCUSed15 Bible study method, Katie Orr provides a practical and inspirational solution to Bible study. You’ll have the tools you need to do what your heart truly desires!” Holly Gerth, best-selling author and cofounder of Dayspring’s (in)courage blog
Katie Orr has a passion for Scripture and for women to know Scripture. Thispassion shows in her FOCUSed15 Bible study method, which she uses to leadwomen through books of the Bible and topical doctrinal studies. She proves thatinductive Bible study doesn't have to be complicated but can be deeply impactfuland fruitful. --Christine Hoover, author ofFrom Good to GraceandThe Church Planting Wife