This book, is of superb literary reading. Wonderful for the theology student, the woman's group leader (a study is contained at the end of each chapter), and also for personal reading. You realise how important women were, and still are to God. Women are becoming more recognised... and through this book, you understand how, whether you work, are a Mum at home, a female church leader, a young or older woman YOUR personal importance to God... Gien Karssen is wonderful in the range of women she chooses. The only conclusions she draws are with the use of Biblical evidence, and not hear say or traditional beliefs.
The fascinating lives of the Bible's women In this bestseller, Gien Karssen helps us make crucial discoveries about 24 different women in Scripture: What place did God have in her life? Each new answer motivates the reader to live her life for God. Every women of today will find at least one of these biblical women to be surprisingly like herself. Each chapter also includes relevant Scripture passages quoted in full, plus Bible study questions..This is BOOK 1.
Different cover. THE FASCINATING LIVES OF BIBLICAL WOMEN.
They are businesswomen like Lydia, spiritual leaders like Priscilla, or honored wives and mothers like Sarah. They are as young as Virgin Mary or as wise and old as the aging widow Anna in the temple. They are esteemed in leadership like Miriam or shunned and disrespected like the woman at the well. They are as searching as the Queen of Sheba or as rich as the widow who gave away her last cent.
In this bestseller, Gien Karssen helps make twenty-four women of the Bible come alive. For each of these women she asks, "What place did God have in her life?" Each answer will motivate you to live your own life whole-heartedly for God.
Every woman today-married or single, happy or brokenhearted, secure or shaken-will find at least one of these biblical women to be surprisingly like herself. Eve, Esther, Elizabeth, and all the others step off the Bible's pages to become, as the author writes, "real people, living and sparkling..."
Each chapter also includes relevant Scripture passages and the Bible study questions that have made Her Name Is Woman a favorite guide for Bible studies and small groups.