Wonder Women of the Bible: Heroes of Yesterday Who Inspire Us Today
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Meet a group of gutsy gals who accomplished great things for God! Highlighting admirable attributes such as courage, faith, love, humility, independence, and wisdom, Poinsett draws vivid portraits of ordinary women who were empowered by their faith. Follow in their footsteps and you, too, will become an extraordinary servant of God!

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: New Hope Publishers
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 X 0.58 (inches)
ISBN: 1596690941
ISBN-13: 9781596690943

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Publisher's Description

Do you ever doubt your ability, lack courage, or feel undervalued, overlooked, or limited in what you can do? Change your outlook by connecting with the Bible's wonder women.

Author Bio

Born in Ramsey, Illinois, Brenda Poinsett earned her bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She then went on to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth where she received a master’s degree in religious education. Since completing her education, Poinsett has taught, spoken, and written extensively. She has taught Bible literature, math, and sociology at high school and college levels, including working as an adjunct instructor in religious studies for Oakland City (IN) University. She has authored 14 books on topics ranging from prayer to dealing with depression. As a member of the National Speakers Association and the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association, Poinsett is a frequent speaker on topics such as women in the Bible, spiritual transformation, and dealing with emotions. Passionate about sharing knowledge that changes lives, she organizes retreats and serves as women’s ministry consultant for a missions organization in Missouri. Brenda and her husband, Bob, have three grown sons and reside in Union, Missouri.

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For any woman who has ever doubted her ability, lacked courage, or felt undervalued, overlooked, or limited in what she could do, Wonder Women of the Bible will revolutionize her ordinary outlook by connecting her with an extraordinary God. Wonder Women of the Bible brings to life the remarkable women of biblical times and sheds light on their incredible accomplishments. Their stories will heighten your awareness of what God can do through ordinary people and inspire your own trust and confidence in God.

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Always writing from her own life lessons and questions, Brenda Poinsett has authored many other books, including Can Martha Have a Mary Christmas? and Celebrations That Touch the Heart. With a master's degree in religious education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, she has served as an educator, curriculum writer, and women's ministry consultant. She and her husband, Bob, live in Union, Missouri.

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Anyone looking for inspiration during troubling times may want to take a look at Wonder Women of the Bible by Brenda Poinsett. Poinsett discusses ways to be a wonder woman, and she uses women such as Hagar, Martha, and Esther as role models. Her purpose is to influence women and shed light on how they can improve their lives, which she does by relaying her messages through the deeds of the women written about in the Bible, and through their actions in regard to the crises they faced.

Poinsett has a master’s degree in religious education and is the author of several previous books. Despite this, her current book could have been written better. Certain sentences fail to flow smoothly. In trying to be divergent, the author quotes from numerous translations of the Bible, and although this gives diversity of interpretations, it also adds extra verbiage and presents conflicting writing styles. Poinsett doesn’t seem to have a central theme for this book, other than to present women of ethics, emotional strength, righteousness, and vision. She displays plenty of knowledge on the Bible and an understanding of human beings.

Wonder Women of the Bible may be mildly entertaining but is not captivating. It is better read in short sittings rather than from cover to cover. Most readers will already be familiar with the stories regarding these women in the Bible, so despite efforts to add a fresh telling to the stories, Poinsett can only present what is already common knowledge. This, of course, doesn’t necessarily hold true for everyone, but for grounded Christians, it will. The book is written for women, probably from their late teens through their elderly years. Despite this intended audience, the book stands the possibility for impacting men as well, and could do well for practically anyone looking for inspiration and a better way to live their lives. – Joshua Wagner, Christian Book Previews.com

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  1. Jersey Customer
    Piscataway, NJ
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    Wonder Women- Great Bible Study Book
    February 18, 2013
    Jersey Customer
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    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
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    We use this book for our Ladies Adult Sunday School class. The Lessons are great and not your typical Woman's Bible Study topics. Most books start with a lesson on Eve and go from there. This book kicked off with a lesson on Rahab and went on to highlight other strong women of God in the Bible. The Ladies have enjoyed this book.
  2. Barbara Wigger
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    August 5, 2009
    Barbara Wigger
    Brenda Poinsett has told these women's stories in an engaging way.They become much more than characters from long ago or stories from a treasured book. They become friends with whom and to whom the reader can relate. A bonus is the questions at the end of each chapter - good for introspection or group discussion.
  3. Barbara Fulforth
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    December 26, 2008
    Barbara Fulforth
    Haven't had a chance to read the book yet, only skimmed through it, but so glad I took a friend's recommendation and got it. I'm sure that I will be ordering additional copies in the future.Barbara Fulforth
  4. Janice Sitzes
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    September 5, 2007
    Janice Sitzes
    I have done a lot of studies on the Women of the Bible, and what I loved about this book is that Brenda used the not so obvious. The women she picked were the ones that are not routinely chosen. It was refreshing and in depth, a great read.
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