Bad Girls of the Bible

Bad Girls of the Bible
Author: Liz Curtis Higgs
Publsiher: WaterBrook
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2004-01-20
ISBN: 1578569710
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bad Girls of the Bible Book Excerpt:

Ten of the Bible’s best-known femmes fatales parade across the pages of this popular and unforgettable study with situations that sound oh-so-familiar. Women everywhere marvel at those “good girls” in Scripture–Sarah, Mary, Esther–but on most days, that’s not who they see when they look in the mirror. Most women (if they’re honest) see the selfishness of Sapphira or the deception of Delilah. They catch of glimpse of Jezebel’s take-charge pride or Eve’s disastrous disobedience. Like Bathsheba, Herodias, and the rest, today’s modern woman is surrounded by temptations, exhausted by the demands of daily living, and burdened by her own desires. So what’s a good girl to do? Learn from their lives, says beloved Bible study teacher and speaker Liz Curtis Higgs, and choose a better path. Whether they were “Bad to the Bone,” “Bad for a Season, but Not Forever” or only “Bad for a Moment,” these infamous sisters show women how not to handle the challenges of life. With her trademark humor and encouragement, Higgs combines a contemporary retelling of the stories of these “other women” in Scripture with a solid, verse-by-verse study to teach us how to avoid their tragic mistakes and joyfully embrace grace. Let these Bad Girls show you why studying the Bible has never been more fun! Includes Discussion Questions and Study Guide

Bad Girls of the Bible Workbook

Bad Girls of the Bible Workbook
Author: Liz Curtis Higgs
Publsiher: Waterbrook Press
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2002-01-01
ISBN: 1578565456
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bad Girls of the Bible Workbook Book Excerpt:

Since the release of Bad Girls of the Bible and Really Bad Girls of the Bible, women like you have clamored for more–more in-depth teaching in a workbook format, more information on using the books in small group studies, and more ways to share the grace and sovereignty of God. Now, that hands-on help is here–in two practical workbooks that will make God’s Word, and the stories of your biblical sisters, come alive for you! From Eve to the Woman at the Well, Delilah to Sapphira, the Bad Girls of the Bible Workbook will bring you closer than ever to women of Scripture whose lives are filled with important lessons and insights for women today. ALSO AVAILABLE: THE REALLY BAD GIRLS OF THE BIBLE WORKBOOK. Maybe you’ve already read Bad Girls of the Bible and are now ready to dive into a deeper study of those wild women…and a deeper understanding of yourself. Or you might plan on getting together with a whole group of women to study Bad Girls of the Bible, chapter by chapter. Wonderful! Either way, through the pages of this workbook, I’ll be right there with you, encouraging us all to grow in grace–Liz Curtis Higgs

Really Bad Girls of the Bible

Really Bad Girls of the Bible
Author: Liz Curtis Higgs
Publsiher: WaterBrook
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2008-05-20
ISBN: 0307446174
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Really Bad Girls of the Bible Book Excerpt:

When it Comes to Badness, There's Nothing New Under the Sun In her best-selling book Bad Girls of the Bible, Liz Curtis Higgs breathed new life into ancient stories depicting eight of the most infamous women in scriptural history, from Jezebel to Delilah. Biblically sound and cutting-edge fresh, Bad Girls already has helped thousands of women experience God's grace anew by learning more about our nefarious sisters. And there are more where they came from! With Really Bad Girls of the Bible, Liz reveals the power of God's sovereignty in the lives of other shady ladies we know by reputation but have rarely studied in depth: Bathsheba, the bathing beauty. Jael, the tent-peg-toting warrior princess. Herodias, the horrible beheader. Tamar, the widow and not-so-timid temptress. Athaliah, the deadly daughter of Jezebel. And three ancient women whose names we do not know but who have much to teach us: the ashamed Adulteress, the bewitching Medium of En Dor, and the desperate Bleeding Woman. The eye-opening stories of these eight "Really Bad" women demonstrate one really life-changing concept: the sovereign power of God to rule our hearts and our lives with grace, compassion, and hope.

Slightly Bad Girls of the Bible

Slightly Bad Girls of the Bible
Author: Liz Curtis Higgs
Publsiher: WaterBrook
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2008-05-20
ISBN: 0307446182
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Slightly Bad Girls of the Bible Book Excerpt:

Good Women Behaving Badly A spiteful boss, a defiant employee, a manipulative mother, a desperate housewife, an envious sister…honey, we know these women. We’ve lived with them, worked with them, or caught a glimpse of them in our mirrors. Now let’s take a look at their ancient counterparts in Scripture: Sarah mistreated her maidservant, Hagar despised her mistress, Rebekah manipulated her son, Leah claimed her sister’s husband, and Rachel envied her fertile sister. They were far from evil, but hardly perfect. Mostly good, yet slightly bad. In other words, these matriarchal mamas look a lot like us. “A Slightly Bad Girl is simply this: a woman unwilling to fully submit to God. We love him, serve him, and worship him, yet we find it difficult to trust him completely, to accept his plan for our lives, to rest in his sovereignty.” —from Slightly Bad Girls of the Bible

Really Bad Girls of the Bible

Really Bad Girls of the Bible
Author: Liz Curtis Higgs
Publsiher: WaterBrook Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2006-02-21
ISBN: 9781400073122
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Really Bad Girls of the Bible Book Excerpt:

"Author and speaker Liz Curtis Higgs brings her best-selling book, Really bad girls of the Bible, to life in this fast-paced presentation introducing eight truly bad belles"--Container.

More Bad Girls of the Bible

More Bad Girls of the Bible
Author: Barbara J. Essex
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 127
Release: 2009
ISBN: 9780829818246
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

More Bad Girls of the Bible Book Excerpt:

Bestselling Bible study series from Barbara J. Essex introduces fourteen new stories of biblical "bad girls"

Bad Girls of the Bible

Bad Girls of the Bible
Author: Barbara Jean Essex
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 115
Release: 1999
ISBN: 9780829813395
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bad Girls of the Bible Book Excerpt:

Barbara Essex brings to life the Bible's "bad girls" - notorious women we love to hate. Exploring lives filled with betrayal, deception, rejection, jealousy, and exploitation, Essex looks beyond the notoriety to show us women of exceptional boldness, courage, determination, and independence. These stories tell us about women we know - women not that different from ourselves. This twelve-week study is designed for women and men, laity and clergy, who seek fresh ways to preach and teach the stories of biblical women.

Bad Girls

Bad Girls
Author: Jane Yolen,Heidi E.Y. Stemple
Publsiher: Charlesbridge Publishing
Total Pages: 172
Release: 2013-02-01
ISBN: 1607345382
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bad Girls Book Excerpt:

From Jezebel to Catherine the Great, from Cleopatra to Mae West, from Mata Hari to Bonnie Parker, strong women have been a problem for historians, storytellers, and readers. Strong females smack of the unfeminine. They have been called wicked, wanton, and willful. Sometimes that is a just designation, but just as often it is not. "Well-behaved women seldom make history," is the frequently quoted statement by historian and feminist Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. But what makes these misbehaving women "bad"? Are we idolizing the wicked or salvaging the strong? In BAD GIRLS, readers meet twenty-six of history’s most notorious women, each with a rotten reputation. But authors Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple remind us that there are two sides to every story. Was Delilah a harlot or hero? Was Catherine the Great a great ruler, or just plain ruthless? At the end of each chapter, Yolen and Stemple appear as themselves in comic panels as they debate each girl’s badness—Heidi as the prosecution, Jane for context. This unique and sassy examination of famed, female historical figures will engage readers with its unusual presentation of the subject matter. Heidi and Jane’s strong arguments for the innocence and guilt of each bad girl promotes the practice of critical thinking as well as the idea that history is subjective. Rebecca Guay’s detailed illustrations provide a rich, stylized portrait of each woman, while the inclusion of comic panels will resonate with fans of graphic novels.

Bad Girls of the Bible

Bad Girls of the Bible
Author: Liz Curtis Higgs
Publsiher: Waterbrook Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2006-02-21
ISBN: 9781400073115
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bad Girls of the Bible Book Excerpt:

"Popular storyteller Higgs takes a look at the vamps and tramps of the Bible, searching for the lessons these wicked women have to teach. Higgs retells these biblical stories with rollicking humor and deep insight as she teaches about the nature of sin and goodness." --Publishers Weekly Ten of the Bible's best-known femmes fatales parade across the pages of Bad Girls of the Bible with situations that sound oh-so-familiar. Eve had food issues. Potiphar's Wife and Delilah had man trouble. Lot's Wife and Michal couldn't let go of the past, Sapphira couldn't let go of money, and Jezebel couldn't let go of anything. Yet the Woman at the Well had her thirst quenched at last, while Rahab and the Sinful Woman left their sordid histories behind. Let these Bad Girls show you why studying the Bible has never been more fun! "When she was perfect, beautiful, and innocent, I found no toehold where I could connect with Eve. When she was tempted by her flesh, humbled by her sin, and redeemed by her God, I could sing out, 'Oh, sister Eve! Can we talk?'" --from Bad Girls of the Bible Includes Discussion Questions and Study Guide A Novel Approach to Bible Study More than one million readers have already taken a walk on the wild side with Former Bad Girl Liz Curtis Higgs and her eye-opening blend of contemporary fiction and biblical commentary. Laced with humor, solid research, and heartfelt self-disclosure, Liz's unique brand of girlfriend theology has helped women of all ages experience God's grace anew.

Bad Girls of the Bible Study Guide

Bad Girls of the Bible Study Guide
Author: Bookrags Com
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 68
Release: 2013-10
ISBN: 9781304490827
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bad Girls of the Bible Study Guide Book Excerpt:

Bad Girls of the Bible Study Guide consists of approx. 46 pages of summaries and analysis on Bad Girls of the Bible by Liz Curtis Higgs.

Dynamic Women of the Bible

Dynamic Women of the Bible
Author: Ruth A. Tucker
Publsiher: Baker Books
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2014-05-27
ISBN: 144124588X
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dynamic Women of the Bible Book Excerpt:

Though we often focus more on the male heroes and villains in the Bible, the pages of Scripture are brimming with women who are edgy, strong willed, and controversial. Far from the stereotype of sweet and submissive, many women of the Bible steal the show despite being cast in the supporting roles. What parts did these women have in the vast family of God? What challenges did they face that we face even today? And what can we learn from them if we allow them to be the three-dimensional people they really were? In Dynamic Women of the Bible, the lives of more than fifty biblical women are summoned from their graves to live again by the author who brought you The Biographical Bible. Scripture references, biographical profiles, sidebars (featuring twenty additional women of the Bible), discussion questions, and life applications make this book perfect for small groups, Bible studies, book clubs, and personal reading.

Lady Parts

Lady Parts
Author: Kathryn D. Blanchard,Jane S. Webster
Publsiher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Total Pages: 148
Release: 2012-11-13
ISBN: 1621895998
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lady Parts Book Excerpt:

How might women in the Bible tell their stories if they were prompted to do so by Eve Ensler's controversial play, The Vagina Monologues? This collection imagines some answers to that question. The monologues herein are written by a variety of authors, including scholars, undergraduates, clergy, and laywomen; the content of the narratives reflects this variety, being at times faithful or irreverent, tragic or even funny. All seek to give twenty-first-century voices to women in canonical texts--including the Hebrew Bible, Deuterocanonical books, and New Testament--who are often speechless, nameless, or otherwise marginalized. Not for the faint of heart, these monologues not only end the silences but also add flesh and bone to characters whose experiences have too easily been justified, metaphorized, or altogether ignored. By naming the torn places in these women's stories, this volume invites readers to encounter both the biblical characters and their contemporary interpreters with an attitude of compassionate listening. Our hope is that such compassionate listening may contribute not only to more just readings of sacred texts, but also to the mission of Eve Ensler and V-Day to end global violence against women and girls.

Banned Questions About the Bible

Banned Questions About the Bible
Author: Christian D Piatt
Publsiher: Chalice Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2011-03-31
ISBN: 0827202474
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Banned Questions About the Bible Book Excerpt:

From Christian Piatt: "When I was a teenager, my youth minister threw a bible at my head for asking questions." Too often, for various reasons, people don't have the opportunity to ask the hard questions they have about faith, religion, salvation and the bible. And when questions are left unanswered in communities of faith, people either seek answers elsewhere or lose interest all together. The purpose of the series is to collect the most compelling and challenging questions from various theological areas and pose them to a panel of "experts" who are challenged with responding in two hundred words or less in plain English. This volume addresses challenging or controversial questions about scripture collected from people on Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and other social networking media. Respondents include theology professors, clergy, lay leaders, liberals, conservatives and voices representing a spectrum of views. The idea behind the books is not so much to provide definitive answers as it is to stimulate thought, reflection and discussion. By offering multiple perspectives, readers have the opportunity to arrive at their own questions. Better, they come to understand that questioning faith is not taboo, but rather that it can be at the foundation of a strong and growing faith. The directive given to each respondent guided them to be concise and to speak in plan language, but also not to rely exclusively on "the Bible says it" justifications, or to wax abstract or overly intellectual. Instead, they write from personal experience as much as possible, and provide real-life contexts that will allow the average seeker or churchgoer to apply such ideas to their daily lives.

Bathsheba Bathed in Grace

Bathsheba Bathed in Grace
Author: Carol Cook
Publsiher: WestBow Press
Total Pages: 207
Release: 2013-03-08
ISBN: 1449772668
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bathsheba Bathed in Grace Book Excerpt:

In an unusual style and insight, here is a relatable account of eight exceptional women of the Bible. Faced with such obstacles as lies, adultery, deception, scandal, murder, pain, and loss, and seemingly impossible situations, we watch these women find courage, wisdom and grace through prayer and faith.

The Samaritan Woman s Story

The Samaritan Woman s Story
Author: Caryn A. Reeder
Publsiher: InterVarsity Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2022-02-15
ISBN: 151400061X
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Samaritan Woman s Story Book Excerpt:

Most Christians are familiar with this picture of the woman at the well: a sinner, an adulteress, even a prostitute. Exploring the reception history of John 4, Caryn Reeder challenges common interpretational assumptions about women and sexuality, yielding fresh insights from the story's original context and offering a bold challenge to teach the Bible in a way that truly values the voices of women.

The Girl s Still Got It

The Girl s Still Got It
Author: Liz Curtis Higgs
Publsiher: WaterBrook
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2012-07-10
ISBN: 0307729559
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Girl s Still Got It Book Excerpt:

You know Ruth’s story. Now meet her in person. And prepare to be changed. Walk with Ruth as she travels from Moab to Bethlehem, certain of her calling, yet uncertain of her future. Hold Naomi’s hand and watch love put the pieces of her broken life back together. And hang out with Boaz, their kinsman-redeemer, who blesses both women and honors God, big time. With best-selling author Liz Curtis Higgs by your side, you’ll tarry in the corners of their ancient houses, listen to their conversations, and consider every word of every verse until you can say, “I totally get the book of Ruth. And I see what God is trying to teach me through this rags-to-riches redemption story—he has a plan for my life.” Girl, does he ever! Think of it as time travel without gimmicks, gizmos, or a DeLorean: a novel approach to Bible study that leaps from past to present, gleaning timeless truths that speak to the heart.

The Sermons to the Seven Churches of Revelation

The Sermons to the Seven Churches of Revelation
Author: Jeffrey A. D. Weima
Publsiher: Baker Academic
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2021-07-20
ISBN: 1493429515
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sermons to the Seven Churches of Revelation Book Excerpt:

A top New Testament scholar, preacher, and tour guide to the lands of the New Testament offers an informed commentary on this challenging portion of Scripture with an eye toward preaching the text. Jeffrey Weima explains the meaning of the seven "sermons" of Revelation 2-3 and provides sample sermons that show how these ancient messages, despite their subtle Old Testament allusions and perplexing images, are relevant for the church today. The book includes photos, maps, and charts and is of interest to preachers, students, teachers, and Bible study groups.

Women of Influence and Distinction Teacher s Manual PDF

Women of Influence and Distinction   Teacher s Manual PDF
Author: Betsy Caram
Publsiher: Zion Christian Publishers
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2020-01-23
ISBN: 1596657189
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Women of Influence and Distinction Teacher s Manual PDF Book Excerpt:

This teacher manual is based on Betsy Caram’s book Women of Influence and Distinction. In this book the author shows it is very evident from Scripture that women are, and always have been, very much involved in the plan and purposes of God in the earth. Women have been the instruments of God in the past, and He still uses them today to accomplish His ministry to a lost and dying world. This book will examine the lives of many of the women found in Scripture, considering the special characteristics which caused them to be recorded in the Bible’s sacred pages.

Unveiling Mary Magdalene

Unveiling Mary Magdalene
Author: Liz Curtis Higgs
Publsiher: WaterBrook
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2009-02-19
ISBN: 030755211X
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Unveiling Mary Magdalene Book Excerpt:

The veil has been lifted. Discover the Gospel truth about the most myth-understood woman of the New Testament. Was Mary Magdalene a prostitute? An adulteress? The wife of Jesus? An ancient goddess? Liz Curtis Higgs, best-selling author of Bad Girls of the Bible and Really Bad Girls of the Bible, combines heartfelt contemporary fiction with extensive biblical research to bring to life the real Mary Magdalene of the Bible. With her own eyes, she saw him. With her own ears, she heard him. With her own hands, she touched him. Unveiling Mary Magdalene opens with the fictional journey of Mary Margaret Delaney, a madwoman adrift in modern Chicago. Her moving story, closely paralleling the biblical account, is followed by a verse-by-verse study of the first-century Mary Magdalene and her life-changing encounters with the Christ. “Liz has done it again! What hope and promise this will bring.” —Kay Arthur “The unforgettable portrait of a courageous woman.” —Rebecca St. James

Invisible Witnesses

Invisible Witnesses
Author: Wayne Sheridan
Publsiher: Jeremiah 30:2 Publications
Total Pages: 246
Release: 2016-04-08
ISBN: 1944187022
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Invisible Witnesses Book Excerpt:

An attractive female student is found dead in the darkened gloom beneath an overpass . . . The DA moves quickly to pin the brutal slaying—a “mugging gone wrong”—on a homeless man known to frequent the area. As Detective “Gunny” Hawkins of the Bristol Police investigates the seemingly impressive evidence and facts of the case, he grows less and less sure that the DA has the right man . . . and certain that something far more insidious is going on than a mugging. It becomes clear to Hawkins that a murderer is on the loose in Bristol . . . one willing to kill again to cover his tracks, if necessary. In a race against time, Gunny works tirelessly to find the killer before he strikes again. For him, it is more than merely a fight for justice, but a battle at every turn with the political ambitions of the DA, his own superiors, and the court of public opinion that has already judged and convicted the incarcerated suspect. Will Gunny find the truth and bring the killer to justice in time? Will the killer prove to be too elusive and send an innocent man to prison? Will key players in this riveting crime drama overcome their past traumas, losses, alcohol and drug addiction, and other personal challenges to play their part in solving the case? Will the homeless community in Bristol help or hinder authorities in getting to the truth? Find out in Invisible Witnesses! Wayne Sheridan is a writer who draws from his years of experience in church leadership and service to challenge and encourage Christians to live in God’s truth, purpose, and power. His growth experiences include four years in the military during the Vietnam War, twenty years in hospital administration, six years in small business ownership, and fifteen years of directing a homeless mission in Bristol, Tennessee. Visit the Jeremiah 30:2 Publications blog: http://jeremiah302publications.wordpress.com Follow us on Twitter: @Jeremiah302book Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Jeremiah302Publications