Applying Inspiring Biographies from the Bible for Personal Growth
The fascinating personal stories found within the pages of the Bible have important implications for your own story. Do you thirst for more meaning and purpose in your life? Do you yearn to move further along the path to personal growth as expediently as possible? Discover how to apply truths from empowering Biblical life narratives to invigorate and enhance your unique journey. By examining characters from Scripture who have faced dynamic failures, challenges, and successes just like you, you can be encouraged to make meaningful, definitive change.Five key strengths will be explored in this book to help you grow emotionally and spiritually:
Having a faith like Abraham to believe that every promise God has in His Word is for you.
Possessing the optimism of Joshua and Caleb that believes even in a challenging situation that you can and will succeed.
Demonstrating forgiveness as Joseph did to his abusive brothers so that you might truly let go and be free.
Embracing the courage exhibited by David in defeating Goliath saying, "I come to you in the name of the Lord."
Exhibiting perseverance like Nehemiah in rebuilding Jerusalem's crumbling walls ensuring that you will never give up.
Realizing that ultimately all stories will merge into His story - life everlasting spent glorifying Him - how will you make sure your life counts? Every single day you are making significant choices and decisions that will effect eternity. So the essential question is: what will your story be?
And—Applying More Inspiring Biographies...
This second dose of inspiring stories from the Bible can transform your personal story. Meditating on Biblical truths leads to prosperity and success. The Lord is waiting to be as gracious to you as He was in the lives of the characters examined in this book. Six key strengths will be explored within these pages to help you grow emotionally and spiritually:
Attain the patience of Job that will allow you to wait upon the Lord and His timing
Possess a wisdom as great as Solomon's through mining for the gold found in the book of Proverbs
Demonstrate the peace of Mary, the Savior's mother, as opposed to the unrest and violence in King Herod's soul
Embrace with all your heart the enthusiasm and commitment that the disciple Peter displayed with all his heart
Grasp the joy of expressing gratitude like Mary Magdalene and the cleansed leper
Exhibit the happiness found by Paul on a Damascus road and Zacchaeus in a sycamore tree
The narratives of these colorful Biblical characters teach us that we can be used greatly by God despite our misunderstandings, failures, and limitations. In encountering Jesus, we, like each of these characters, can enter God's eternal, everlasting story.