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Publication Date: 1991
|Dimensions: 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 (inches)|
Running the race of faith is not without its stops and starts. Sometimes you hit rough spots, and things like resentment, guilt, or disappointment drag you down. If youve sustained some inner woundsand youre not sure how to deal with themtake some time to study the lives of 12 men and women of God who struggled to keep running when they faced adversity. The 12 lessons of this Bible study will help you see how God cares about every problem as you grow in endurance, patience, and perseverance.
Margaret BeckettNiagara Falls, Ontario, CanadaAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5August 20, 2010Margaret BeckettNiagara Falls, Ontario, CanadaAge: 55-65Gender: femaleWe are planning to use this for our Ladies Bible Study this year. It covers a number of topics that I think will bring about good discussion. The questions in this study really lead you to that discussion and how important people in bible times deal with hurt, anger, depression, and many other stuggles we have today.
Author: Fran Sciacca
Located in: Birmingham, AL
Submitted: September 21, 2000
Tell us a little about yourself. I am presently teaching high school Bible at Briarwood Christian School in Birmingham, AL. I also am Coordinator of Christian Outreach for the school. I am married and have four children.
What was your motivation behind this project? The same as it was for "To Walk..." namely, to assist believers in dealing with discouragement and depression through encounters with people in God's Word who faced similar circumstances and battled the same emotions. While I am supportive of Christian counseling, I also believe that many believers fail to appropriate the grace and strength God has for us in His Word as our first choice in times of difficulty. "To Run..." follows the genre and format of "To Walk..." and is in every way a sequel. (NavPress has a new cover for "To Run..." When you update the page with this product on it, I would appreciate seeing the new cover. It's not as dreary as the old one!)
What do you hope folks will gain from this project? Confidence in God's Word to minister to them, and confidence in their ability to find encouragement from the Scriptures.