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|Format: Word Document|
Vendor: Christianity Today
|Publication Date: 2009|
Series: Lessons from William Wilberforce Bible Study
Why is it so difficult and so important for Christians to work together for good?
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In the 19th century, radical political change came from an unlikely source. A young and sickly parliamentarian named William Wilberforce managed to bring the British slave trade to public attention and, before his death, achieve his goal: the abolition of slavery. But how was such change accomplished?
Table of Contents
Identify the Current Issue
Discover the Eternal Principles
--Teaching point one: Change begins with a broken heart.
--Teaching point two: Change is rooted in passion, not numbers.
--Teaching point three: Ultimately, political transformation can never replace the transforming power of God.
Apply Your Findings
HANDOUT FOR FURTHER STUDY
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