I'm Waiting, God - Women's Bible Study Guide with Leader Helps: Finding Blessing in God's Delays

I'm Waiting, God - Women's Bible Study Guide with Leader Helps: Finding Blessing in God's Delays

by Barb Roose


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Find help and hope for times when it's hard to wait on God

Do you ever feel like God is taking too long to answer your prayers? Have you ever taken matters into your own hands, only to discover that you’ve made the situation worse?

Waiting on God challenges our faith when the bills are stacking up, our families are falling apart, or our dreams feel like they won't come true. We know that God hears our prayers, but it’s hard when the clock is ticking yet He hasn’t shown us the answer.

In this four-week Bible study, Barb Roose invites us to explore the stories of women in the Bible who had to wait on God— women such as Hannah, Ruth, Martha, and the unnamed woman who suffered for over a decade with a painful medical condition. If you’ve felt anxious, angry, discouraged or depressed because God isn’t giving you what you want, their stories will breathe fresh hope and practical next steps in your life. As a reforming control lover, Barb mixes in her personal stories of learning how to wait for God during long seasons of unanswered prayers, family difficulties, and challenging times in ministry. Together we will discover that there is goodness and blessing to be found in times of waiting, including a closer relationship with God than we’ve ever dared to dream.

Other components for the Bible study, available separately, include a DVD.

"Barb Roose tackles the topic of patience in a way that really hit home for me personally. I have a lot of “why, how, and when” questions for God. Combining in-depth Scripture study with practical tools and personal stories, this study is one of the best I’ve ever read!

—Melissa Spoelstra, Bible teacher, speaker, and author of Romans: Good News That Changes Everything and numerous other Bible studies and books

When waiting is hard and long, the last thing you need is someone disregarding your pain, with platitudes like “just push through.” In I’m Waiting, God, Barb walks with us in our waiting. Warm, tender, and a help for moving forward, Barb’s study has left me stronger, knowing I can wait so His glory is seen.

—Lynn Cowell, author of Make Your Move and member of the Proverbs 31 Ministries speaker and writer team

Barb Roose is a wonderful role model of walking out biblical truth while in life’s waiting room. This study is a must read for anyone wondering what to do while waiting and wanting to stay close to God in the meantime.

—Pam Farrel, best-selling author of over forty books, including Discovering Hope in the Psalms: A Creative Bible Study Experience

Bible Study Features:

  • A shorter four-week study is ideal for in-between or busy times.
  • Accessible and friendly format.
  • Each week concludes with a devotional lesson featuring prayer journaling, helping women create “memorial stones” during a waiting season.
  • DVD features dynamic, engaging teaching in four 20-minute segments.
  • Participant Workbook includes group session guides, discussion questions, prayers, video viewer guides, and leader helps.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781501888625
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Publication date: 09/17/2019
Series: I'm Waiting, God Series
Edition description: Workbook
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 159,232
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Barb Roose is a popular speaker and author who is passionate about helping women apply the truths of God’s Word to the practical realities and challenges they face in today’s culture, equipping them to win at life with strength and dignity. She enjoys teaching and encouraging women at conferences and retreats across the country, as well as internationally. Barb is the author of four Bible studies (Surrendered: Letting Go and Living Like Jesus, I’m Waiting, God: Finding Blessing in God’s Delays, Joshua: Winning the Worry Battle, and Beautiful Already: Reclaiming God’s Perspective on Beauty) and two other books (Winning the Worry Battle: Life Lessons from the Book of Joshua and Enough Already: Winning Your Ugly Struggle with Beauty). She also writes a regular blog at BarbRoose.com and hosts Better Together Live on Facebook. Barb is a proud empty nest mom with three adult daughters. She loves reading and traveling, and whenever possible she’d prefer to eat dessert first.

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