Item description for Esther: Woman Of Strength & Dignity (Great Lives) by Charles R. Swindoll...
Overview Dr. Swindoll delves into the real-life story of Queen Esther, showing how the qualities that empowered her godly life are available for every Christian.
Everyone loves a transformation story. Rags to riches. Plain to beautiful. Weak to strong. Esther's story is that, but it is much more. It is a thought-provoking study of God's invisible hand writing silently and unseen across the pages of human history. Perhaps most of all, Esther's story is the account of godly attributes like courage, dignity, wisdom, and strength―attributes that blocked an evil plot, overthrew an arrogant killer, and replaced terror with joy in thousands of Jewish homes.
Author Chuck Swindoll interweaves the ancient, real-life story with insight not only into the virtues of Queen Esther, but also into how the qualities that formed and empowered her can be ours. "Esther "is the second volume of Charles Swindoll's best-selling series, which examines great lives from God's Word and reveals the strengths and weaknesses that make God's men and women both great . . . and human. Many of the most beloved biblical heroes were ordinary folks. Shepherds. Fishermen. Servants. Widows. Even harlots and petty thieves. One by one, they changed the course of history.
Swindoll explains that these men and women did not become great in their own strength but were empowered by God when they surrendered their lives to Him. To live such a life that God considers great is within the reach of everyone who submits to Him.
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.3" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Jul 29, 2008
Publisher Thomas Nelson
Series Great Lives From Gods Word
ISBN 140020223X ISBN13 9781400202232
Availability 82 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 26, 2016 07:44.
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More About Charles R. Swindoll
Charles R. Swindoll has devoted his life to the accurate, practical teaching and application of God s Word and His grace. A pastor at heart, Chuck has served as a senior pastor to congregations in Texas, Massachusetts, and California. Since 1998, he has served as the founder and senior pastor teacher of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas, but Chuck s listening audience extends far beyond a local church body. A leading program in Christian broadcasting since 1979, Insight for Living airs in major Christian radio markets around the world, reaching people groups in languages they can understand. Chuck s extensive writing ministry has also served the body of Christ worldwide, and his leadership as president and now chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary has helped prepare and equip a new generation of men and women for ministry. Chuck and his wife, Cynthia, his partner in life and ministry, have four grown children, ten grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren."
Charles R. Swindoll has published or released items in the following series...
Great Lives (Thomas Nelson)
Great Lives from God's Word
Swindoll Leadership Library
Swindoll's Living Insights New Testament Commentary
Reviews - What do customers think about Esther: Woman Of Strength & Dignity (Great Lives)?
Esther, A Woman of Strength and Dignity Oct 26, 2009
This is the third book in a series by Charles Swindoll that I have read. I found this book to be very inspiring and uplifting. It is the story of a woman, though her humility, grace and strength, with God's help saved her people. It shows once again that God is in control and He uses the most humble people to carry out His plans. He is a God of surprises and we are only to trust and obey Him and He will do amazing things through us.
Heroines/biographys Sep 3, 2009
Ester has long been overlooked-did you know there is no mention of God in this book of the bible or that she was an orphan? Just a great look at how she-and the rest of us live our lives one day at a time with a little help from our friends. But how does it go-If you don't stand for something you stand for nothing. Each one of us stands for something but have we ever HAD to look inside to find just what it is?
Awesome Bible Study! Oct 20, 2008
We are doing this as a Ladies Bible Study at our church and it has been wonderful. Swindoll does an excellent job in this character study, and he does in all of them. It really makes you think about what a difference one person, one woman can make when she stands for what is right and follows Gods leadership.