Encourage the women of your congregation with this in-depth look at female characters from the Old and New Testaments. Syswerda uses biblical insight, historical details, and cultural background material to show how God works in our lives now just as he did then. Includes space to record personal reflections, plus maps, timelines, and charts. Paperback.
As you immerse yourself in their lives, youll see more and more places where your life intersects with theirs. Focus on fifty-two female heroes in Scripture, and youll discover yourself in the process. Women of the Bible: 52 Studies for Individuals and Groups is designed especially for those who want to delve more deeply, either alone or in a group, into the lives of women like Ruth, Anna, Esther, Leah, Rachel, Mary, Elizabeth, and other women who encountered the living God. This study edition of the best-seller Women of the Bible, includes an introduction to each woman, major Scripture passages, study materials, and cultural backgrounds. There are fifty-two studies, one for each week of the year. Newly gathered study aids include helpful charts as well as a complete listing of all women of the Bible, with pertinent Scripture references. Space is included to record your thoughts and insights. Each timeless biblical story mirrors the challenges and changes todays women face. Through understanding these womens lives, this easy-to-use study resource will help you discover the God behind their storiesand yours.
Jean E. Syswerda is a former editor and associate publisher for Zondervan Bibles. She helped produce such bestselling Bibles as the NIV Womens Devotional Bible. General editor of the Women of Faith Study Bible and A Mom's Ordinary Day Bible Study Series, she is the author of the Women's Devotional Guide to the Bible and coauthor of the bestselling Read With Me Bible. Jean and her husband, John, have three children and eight grandchildren. They live in Allendale, Michigan.