I received a complimentary copy of Bad Girls of the Bible from WaterBrook Publishers and am not required to give a positive review. But He will not work in us if we aren't willing to let Him. It's so nice to read stories about women in the Bible who were imperfect. And there are more where they came from! Some of these women are familiar, such as Mary, the mother of Jesus, while others, like the wife of the infamous Pontius Pilate, are lesser known. If you're the typical evangelical Christian woman, this book will probably appeal to you. A powerful story of ten women,bad girls of the Bible are showcased with a bit of fiction added.
I think there are definitely people this book will appeal to, but I guess I'm not one of them. If you're familiar with the Bible, you'll probably catch on to who she's talking about before the end of each story. I didn't like this book. Then I read the book and it was terrible. I did have problems with the characterization of some of these bad girls, especially Micah. Or you might plan on getting together with a whole group of women to study Bad Girls of the Bible, chapter by chapter. I got this book as a gift, and loved it.
I would recommend this book. These timeless lessons are as important for us today as they were thousands of years ago. But when it came to the bad girls, she recognized herself in them. She pleaded for Samson to tell her the secret of his great strength. His mother counseled him in all things evil. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The men asked Him to stay and Jesus stayed two days, and many more believed He was the promised Messiah.
I thought this was a very creative way to get the reader into Talk about an entertaining read! All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The chapters are easy to read and I enjoyed The first chapter is all about Eve. This was ignoring Jewish law. Or you might plan on getting together with a whole group of women to study Bad Girls of the Bible, chapter by chapter. We all have sinned and fell short. I was willing to overlook this with the understanding that I would tell my future daughters not to read that chapter , but the Eve chapter doesn't start out any better. Our relationship with Him is really the most important thing! Mostly good, yet slightly bad.
But God called this boy evil and took his life. We admire the faithfulness of Ruth, the courage of Esther, and the humility of Mary. She then presents different bad girls from both the Old and New Testaments. But do you think God had a plan? Talk about an entertaining read! Micah had a rough life as a pawn of King Saul and King David. I find some of the colloquial and casual language about the bible off-putting at times, such as the girlfriend references throughout the book.
With in weeks I began to see that the pride I had was getting less and less the patience I thought I would never have I started to obtain. Higgs does write in an engaging manner for the most part. Book Reviews Sites with a book review or quick commentary on Bad Girls of the Bible by Liz Curtis Higgs. Understanding the wife of an Egyption official in the kings court, ordering around slaves, no, but the bored wife. If you are interested, you can read the information about Privacy and Cookies Policy.
The author has a study guide in each chapter and discussion questions. Good discussions, but some chapters were boring. Ten stories of the 'bad girls' told with insight and humour. That we can consider the women of the bible in a sex-positive, pro-women, anti-shame way. From Eve to the Woman at the Well, Delilah to Sapphira, the Bad Girls of the Bible Workbook will bring you closer than ever to women of Scripture whose lives are filled with important lessons and insights for women today. Despite the latter, I thought it was an entertaining stretch of the imagination for each woman featured.
Some of the women of the Bible, had no names, or we never hear of them, such the Women at the Well, the Sinful Woman,Lot's Wife, Potiphar's Wife, how humiliating that must have been, to be only called as whoever's wife,sister and such. I hope that the women who do read this book know that a mistakes, bad choices, and violations happen, and that it does not stain their character to experience life through living it. In fact, those sins have made us better, stronger people. 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. And now years after I read that book when I get in a rush the Spirit taps me and whispers in my ears telling me to be patient. But he teased her with false tales, and over and over came back for more. The author tells a fictional story of a girl who is abused and then, after noting that the story is her own, victim blames the girl for essentially choosing the wrong guy.