Elijah: a man of heroism and humility is the fifth volume in the best-selling Great Lives from God's Word series by Charles Swindoll. Where are great leaders like Elijah today? Uncompromisingly strong, yet self-controlled. Audaciously courageous, yet kind. You will find that it's a life worth emulating. In a world that has lost its way, godly leadership, due in part to the lack of balanced, we are more than ever in need of a few Elijah-like men and women who are not afraid to live courageously among their peers as they walk humbly with their God.
Elijah: A Man of Heroism and Humility Great Lives Series #ad - May this book establish deep within you a desire to stand strong for what is right as you bow low before Him who is worthy of your trust and obedience. Charles Swindoll. Heroic in the heat of battle, yet humble in the aftermath. We see a few such men and women, but the list is tragically short. The series also includes such powerful biographies as Joseph, Esther, David, and Moses.
Exploring the depths of elijah's fascinating life as a prophet of God, Swindoll does not gloss over his human weaknesses; rather, he presents an honest picture of this ordinary man who God transformed into His personal spokesman to confront idolatry and evil in the ancient world.
Great Lives: Moses: A Man of Selfless Dedication Great Lives SeriesThomas Nelson #ad - He also fills in the fine-line details of Moses' life with emotion and feeling, because Moses, like all of us, was a human being with faults and frailties. Moses: a man of selfless dedicationwas he the sleek-and-trim, strong-hearted, funloving animated man in The Prince of Egypt or the handsome, superstar played by Charlton Heston in The Ten Commandments?The most likely answer is "neither.
The bible gives a much more accurate picture of the moses God used in such remarkable ways, Charles Swindoll paints a portrait of the biblical Moses in this fascinating look into the heart and mind of Moses: A Man of Selfless Dedication. Swindoll gives us straight facts based squarely on the truth revealed in God's Word.
Great Lives: Moses: A Man of Selfless Dedication Great Lives Series #ad - And finally, swindoll helps us apply the lessons of Moses' life to our own daily dilemmas. When you face your personal red sea test, will you be prepared? your decision to go forward in life instead of retreating will be bolstered by your having studied the real Moses of the Bible?the Moses who tried to decline his assignment from God; the Moses who dazzled Pharaoh; the Moses who received the Ten Commandments; the Moses who was sometimes disobedient and weak; the Moses who was the greatest leader of God's people in all of history; the Moses of faith and selfless dedication to his God.
Great Lives: Job: A Man of Heroic Endurance Great Lives from God's WordThomas Nelson #ad - Or is it?could a man with ordinary internal fortitude stay faithful as Job did? Could a wimp endure the excruciating pain, suffering, and loss that this man did? No hero? Think again. After a year of focused research into the life of job, "Job appears boldly in the ancient book of the Bible that bears his name, Charles Swindoll says, and yet most of us have not taken the time to examine his life in depth.
Who knows what God will do next in your life? But a careful study of job's life will convince us that this is another of God's amazing men with heroic character qualities worth emulating. Travel with swindoll into the world of Job: A Man of Heroic Endurance. And job sat patiently by, enduring it all. His disastrous circumstances overwhelmed him.
Great Lives: Job: A Man of Heroic Endurance Great Lives from God's Word #ad - Even if it was written in Scripture long ago, you can be sure it's written for us. So pay close attention to Job's life. His so-called friends belittled him. Not a portrait of a hero. His distraught wife discouraged him. A hapless victim of unfair treatment. His boil-covered body tormented him.
Joseph: A Man of Integrity and Forgiveness Great Lives from God's WordThomas Nelson #ad - Great lives: joseph presents a fresh look at one of the most intriguing characters in the Old Testament and focuses on the virtue of forgiveness in the face of deceit and betrayal. In great lives: joseph, charles swindoll reveals to us a man buffeted with the same kinds of problems we face today, whose tenacious faith in God ultimately won him great honor and achievement.
No family today is more dysfunctional than Joseph's was. Yet joseph stood firm, exemplifying what is possible when ordinary people maintain their connections with God. No one faces greater temptation than that which Potiphar's wife offered Joseph. Like an epic novel filled with intrigue, tension, and torrential emotions, Joseph's triumphiant story touches us all.
Joseph: A Man of Integrity and Forgiveness Great Lives from God's Word #ad - No faith is challenged more severely than was Joseph's on death row.
Paul: A Man of Grace and Grit Great Lives SeriesThomas Nelson #ad - Tough, tenacious, and fiercely relentless, Paul pursued his divine mission with unflinching resolve. If the chief of sinners can be forgiven and become God's chosen vessel, can He not forgive and use us as well? He can, if we too become people of both grace and grit. Paul is the sixth of a multi-volume series exploring Great Lives from God's Word and searching them to find the qualities that made them great.
God's super-abounding grace transformed this once-violent aggressor into a humble-but-powerful spokesman for Christ. Why? because he never got over his own gratitude as a recipient of it. His life? magnificent! And his ministry? Impressive. While assigned sainthood by some today, by his own description he was "the chief of all sinners.
Paul: A Man of Grace and Grit Great Lives Series #ad - No other person in the bible, aside from Christ Himself, had a more profound influence on his world and ours than Paul. He was a man of real grit, with a firmness of mind and spirit and unyielding courage in the face of personal hardship and danger. Join us for an exciting, in-depth look at this amazing life, as only Chuck Swindoll can describe it: Paul: A Man of Grace and Grit.
This man, who tormented and killed the saints of God, understood and explained grace better than any of his contemporaries. And god used him mightily to turn the world upside down for Christ in his generation. But paul's message and his style were also marked by gentle grace.
Esther: A Woman of Strength and Dignity Great Lives SeriesThomas Nelson #ad - It is a thought-provoking study of God's invisible hand writing silently and unseen across the pages of human history. Widows. Weak to strong. To live such a life that God considers great is within the reach of everyone who submits to Him. Plain to beautiful. 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.
. And human. Rags to riches. Many of the most beloved biblical heroes were ordinary folks. Esther's story is that, but it is much more. Shepherds. 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.
Esther: A Woman of Strength and Dignity Great Lives Series #ad - . Fishermen. Even harlots and petty thieves. Everyone loves a transformation story. Perhaps most of all, dignity, esther's story is the account of godly attributes like courage, and strength?attributes that blocked an evil plot, overthrew an arrogant killer, wisdom, and replaced terror with joy in thousands of Jewish homes.
David A Man Of Passion And DestinyThomas Nelson #ad - David was a man after God's own heart. How did david become the national hero of god's chosen people? why is he the one character in the Bible described as "a man after God's own heart?" Chuck Swindoll explores the many facets of David?from his teenage years and dysfunctional family life to his overwhelming passion for God.
David's life offers hope to all of us. And david offers an insightful perspective on what it means to be truly spiritual, to become like David?men and women after God's own heart. David is the first of a multi-volume series exploring great lives from the Bible. What does it mean to be someone "after god's own heart?" David, and psalmist, king, Old Testament Shepherd, offers an answer in the shape of his own life.
In many ways he was a most extraordinary man?intelligent, warrior, abundantly gifted as a poet, handsome, musician, and administrator. It shows that God can do extraordinary things through ordinary men and women. Yet in other ways he was a most ordinary man?often gripped by destructive passion, rocked by family chaos and personal tragedy, and motivated by political expediency.
David A Man Of Passion And Destiny #ad - Chuck swindoll wants to show us that these men and women became great when they placed themselves at the Lord's disposal, allowing Him to develop within them the marks of true character: humility, purity, authenticity, and integrity. To live a life god considers "great" is within the reach of everyone who submits to him.
Jesus: The Greatest Life of All Great Lives SeriesThomas Nelson #ad - And his world-changing resurrection. Refreshingly honest and deep, this in-depth profile reveals Jesus with great clarity and offers practical applications for your own life. His shocking death. His unique birth. His astonishing power. Swindoll in jesus: The Greatest Life of All. . Millions of people claim the truths of the religion that bears His name.
He is, without question, the most influential person in history. Even scholars debate whether the Jesus of history is the Christ of faith. Jesus Christ. Now, more than ever, we need a clear understanding of the person and work of the man millions call Savior. In this ninth and final biographical study in the best-selling Great Lives from God’s Word series, beloved pastor and Bible teacher Charles Swindoll introduces you to the carpenter from Nazareth as you have never seen Him before.
Jesus: The Greatest Life of All Great Lives Series #ad - This fascinating biography, filled with biblical and historical insights, takes you on an unforgettable journey through the complex and provocative life of Jesus of Nazareth. Whether you’re just curious about jesus or a longtime follower of His life and teachings, you’ll experience His life in a new way as you join Dr.
But who exactly is jesus? A popular religious teacher? An ancient martyr? Many today are unsure. His controversial teaching.
Fascinating Stories of Forgotten Lives Great Lives SeriesThomas Nelson #ad - We’re trained to think that the most significant people are star athletes, actors, and musicians―the ones we applaud, those whose autographs we seek, those who have worldly renown. They aren’t. These great lives, however, reveal significant people whom God honors in the pages of His Word and, therefore, deserve our serious attention and emulation.
Adino took out eight hundred armed, skilled fighting men with his sword. Eleazar attacked the philistines by himself for so long that his comrades had to pry his sword out of his grip. Shammah, while his companions ran like scared cats from their enemies, stood his ground―alone―and was victorious. And yet, did you recall any of their names? They’re not on the rolls of the rich and famous.
Would you rather be a person of significance or a person of prominence?Think carefully! The answer to that question will shape your entire future. Pastor, teacher, and beloved author Charles Swindoll says, “Somehow life has taught us poorly. Most often, the people really worth noting are those who turn a ‘nobody’ into a ‘somebody’ but never receive credit.
Fascinating Stories of Forgotten Lives Great Lives Series #ad - What is forgotten far too often is this: Success in God’s kingdom and in the church depends upon faithful people the public rarely knows. The old testament contains numerous fascinating stories of forgotten lives―unsung heroes whose actions, sacrifices, or battles failed to ascribe them worldly renown.
Abraham: One Nomad's Amazing Journey of FaithTyndale House Publishers, Inc. #ad - Powerful kings claimed to be gods, building massive pyramids to achieve immortality. The man we know today as abraham not only claimed that one true Creator existed but also staked his entire life on this belief. Out of this mass of misunderstandings, one man emerged. When we rewind history back to Abraham’s era, we encounter people who concocted false superstitions to explain the unexplainable.
Why, thousands of years later, are we still discussing the faith of this desert nomad? One of America’s most popular Bible teachers Pastor Chuck Swindoll answers that question and many more in this compelling and insightful biography that will inspire your own faith.
These Are the Days of Elijah: How God Uses Ordinary People to Do Extraordinary ThingsChosen Books #ad - These Are the Days of Elijah: How God Uses Ordinary People to Do Extraordinary Things #ad - T. Kendall shows how even this revered prophet--an ordinary man with many imperfections--was used tremendously by God. Bestselling author and theologian Explores the Life and Ministry of ElijahKnown for his in-depth yet accessible teaching, beloved author R. Kendall preached at westminster chapel in london, this discussion taken from 1 and 2 Kings traces the prophet's life and ministry from his first appearance and his confrontation with King Ahab until the time he is taken up to heaven.
Kendall delves into the life of one of the most famous and most relatable persons in the Old Testament: Elijah. Drawn from a popular sermon series Dr. A great study for both individuals and groups.