Item description for Slightly Bad Girls of the Bible Workbook: Flawed Women Loved by a Flawless God by Liz Curtis Higgs...
Overview This 6-week workbook is designed for either personal or group use and should be used in conjunction with the book, Slightly Bad Girls of the Bible. In the book, Liz examines the lives of some of the women in the Bible who stubbed their toes along the path of righteousness. The workbook will help you take a closer look at these women and how their life experiences can be used to shape you.
Publishers Description Learn "more "about how God works through strong-willed women "More "is what you'll find here: more in-depth teaching in a workbook format, more questions that help you grasp the lessons each story offers, and more ways to embrace the grace and sovereignty of God. This companion workbook brings "Slightly Bad Girls of the Bible "even closer to home, taking you deeper into the stories of Sarah, Hagar, Rebekah, Leah, and Rachel-five strong-willed wives and mothers, greatly loved by God. Slightly Bad Girls of the Bible Workbook "If you're reading "Slightly Bad Girls of the Bible" on your own, the workbook lets us sit side by side as I guide you through each chapter of these women's lives. If you're using the book and workbook in a small-group setting, think of me as an unseen sister cheering you on and helping you delve further into the biblical material. The goal here is personal growth, not pages full of ink, so take your time and savor the journey." -Liz Curtis Higgs
From Publishers Weekly Higgs revisits the well of biblical women for this continuation of her hugely successful Bad Girls of the Bible series. Whereas Bad Girls of the Bible and Really Bad Girls of the Bible tackled the Jezebels and Salomes, often demonstrating that these women were not as nefarious as later traditions would suggest, this one takes a different tack, looking at five good girls of the Bible and finding them seriously flawed. Focusing on Genesis, Higgs looks at Sarah (a control freak), Hagar (who was filled with bitterness), Rebekah (a conniving schemer who played favorites with her sons), Leah (another schemer) and Rachel (who was consumed by jealousy). One theme that emerges clearly is how fertility, or the lack of it, dominated these womens lives in a patriarchal culture. As always, Higgss tone is chatty and girlfriendish, addressing the reader in the second person as she emphasizes the lessonand the humorin each womans tale. And as always, this one capably blends fictional vignettes of contemporary bad girls with in-depth exegesis of their biblical counterparts stories. Higgs also reveals her own foibles as she weaves personal anecdotes into each chapter, underscoring the books overall theme: even faithful women can sometimes be hurtful and selfish. (Sept. 16) Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.
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Studio: WaterBrook Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6" Height: 9.25" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Oct 16, 2007
Publisher WaterBrook Press
ISBN 1400072131 ISBN13 9781400072132
Availability 0 units.
More About Liz Curtis Higgs
Liz Curtis Higgs is an award-winning speaker who has addressed audiences from more than 1500 platforms all over the world since 1986, encouraging women to grow in faith and joy. She is the author of twenty books - including the bestsellers Bad Girls of the Bible, Really Bad Girls of the Bible, and Mad Mary.
Liz is the author of more than 30 books, with 4.5 million copies in print. Her latest release, The Women of Christmas, is a heartwarming Bible study wrapped inside a beautiful gift book. Verse by verse, Liz unpacks the biblical stories of Elizabeth, Mary, and Anna, who each welcome the Christ child into the world in a marvelous and miraculous way.
In her best-selling Bad Girls of the Bible series, Liz breathed new life into ancient tales about the most infamous—and intriguing—women in history, from Jezebel to Mary Magdalene. Scripturally sound and cutting-edge fresh, these popular titles have helped more than one million women around the world experience God’s grace anew.
With The Girl’s Still Got It, Liz offered a twenty-first century take on the book of Ruth, dishing out meat and milk, substance and style, in a highly readable, always entertaining, and deeply personal journey with one of the Good Girls of the Bible.
Liz also spent a decade as an award-winning columnist for Today’s Christian Woman magazine. Her articles have appeared in Faith&Friends in Canada, WomanAlive in Great Britain, and Enhance in Australia.
Liz Curtis Higgs currently resides in the state of Kentucky.
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