Item description for The Prayer of Jabez Bible Study: Breaking Through to the Blessed Life (BreakThrough #1) by Bruce Wilkinson...
Overview In this companion to the bestselling "The Prayer of Jabez", Wilkinson reveals how to make praying the Jabez prayer a lifetime habit. Readers will broaden their understanding of the four components of the prayer (bless me, enlarge my borders, keep Your hand upon me, keep me from evil) by investigating key scriptural passages and learning how to apply them to their lives. Graphics and lighthearted illustrations make this innovative, four-week study full of impact and fun.
Publishers Description The Prayer of Jabez Bible Study reveals how to make praying the Jabez prayer a lifetime habit. Readers will broaden their understanding of the four components of the Jabez prayer ("bless me; enlarge my borders; keep Your hand upon me; keep me from evil") by investigating key scriptural passages and learning how to apply them to their lives. Graphics and lighthearted illustrations make this innovative, four-week study impactful and fun. An eighty-page Leader's Edition with two additional, optional sessions is also available.
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Studio: Multnomah Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.45" Width: 5.43" Height: 0.19" Weight: 0.15 lbs.
Release Date Jul 14, 2001
Publisher Multnomah Books
Series Number 1
ISBN 1576739791 ISBN13 9781576739792
Availability 48 units. Availability accurate as of Sep 27, 2016 03:02.
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More About Bruce Wilkinson
Author and narratorDr. Bruce Wilkinsonis the #1 New York Times best-selling author of over sixty books, includingThe Prayer of Jabez. Bruce currently leads Teach Every Nation, a Bible training movement educating church leaders whocannot access or afford traditional institutions.Dr. Mark E. Strongis the lead pastor of Life Change Church in Portland, Oregon, and the author of Church for theFatherless and The Divine Merger."
Bruce Wilkinson currently resides in Atlanta, in the state of Georgia. Bruce Wilkinson was born in 1947.
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Reviews - What do customers think about The Prayer of Jabez Bible Study: Breaking Through to the Blessed Life?
excellent followup May 9, 2007
This book is an excellent follow-up study for the book, The Prayer of Jabez. I highly recommend it.
A Wonderful Study Book Mar 18, 2006
Going through this Bible Study is well worth the effort. Following it results in a closer walk with God.
Life altering experience Aug 22, 2003
This little book was referred to me by a friend. It took about one week before I actually picked it up and began reading it. My life has not been the same. I found myself glued to the book and sharing passages of it with friends. At the time that I purchased the book, it was on sale buy two get one free and I kept one for myself and gave away the others. I recently interviewed with a company and found that the owner was very familiar with the prayer and found myself repeating the prayer with him. I recommend this book to anyone who is in search of a deeper relationship with their creator.
Excellent content, lacks continuity Dec 1, 2001
I wrote a glowing review of the Prayer of Jabez on December 13, 2000. I gave it five stars and still consider it to be one of the best books on how to pray. I was looking forward to the Prayer of Jabez Bible Study. I could hardly wait until it was published. Now, I have taught through the Bible Study with a small group at my church. I'm ready now to review it for you.
I found the study to have some excellent content. Christians need to know the information contained in this study. However, I found that the study lack continuity (thus my three star rating). The study states that you can do the study without reading through the Prayer of Jabez at the same time. Several members of our group took that advice. I think it was detrimental to their study. The book flows well and keeps you connected. The study does not flow as well, is spread over four weeks, and doesn't keep you connected to the weekly theme very well. I would definitely advise using the book with the study.
One difficult part of the study is that there is no answer key. Some of the Scripture references related to the questions did not seem to connect at all. I even have the reprinted editions that Multnomah re-released after fixing the mistakes in the first printing. I also used the leader's guide for the study. The leader's guide doesn't reveal the author's thinking on all the questions either. It does provide a basic guide to facilitating the small group, but not much more than that. I had to write my own teaching plans for our group.
One other criticism. The study looks at the four sections of Jabez's prayer. Wilkinson here fleshes out the biblical meaning of Blessing, Territory, Hand and Keep Me From Evil. I think the study, and those going through the study, would have benefited from one more week dedicated to the exploration of what it means to be honorable in the eyes of God. The book addresses it, but the study does not.
Anyway, the study has great content, even if it lacks continuity. I would definitely recommend it. I hope you enjoy it and I hope God will bless you indeed.
The Prayer of Jabez Bible Study Nov 7, 2001
I received this book yesterday and it excited me so much that I showed it to a group of friends last night, and we decided that we wanted to use it for a study together.