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Living Above Worry and Stress (Women of Faith Study Guide Series) [Kindle Edition]

Thomas Nelson
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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Book Description

These topical guides will deal with issues that women wrestle with today: God's Will, Living in Christ, Prayer, and Worry.

Reaching an audience across race, socio-economic, denominational, and age boundaries, these guides will enhance the lives of women in America as they empower them in their weekly devotions. The study guides can be used for both individual and group settings.

Women are asking good questions about their faith. With our study guides, we want to join them in their quest for knowledge and lead them in finding the answers they are seeking.

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Product Details

  • File Size: 398 KB
  • Print Length: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson (April 17, 2003)
  • Sold by: HarperCollins Christian Publishing
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B000SEVU7A
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #228,612 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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19 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hard to put down! April 6, 2006
I really liked this bible study, I do them on my own and enjoy the quiet time studying. Thought provoking questions, that can make you think before you act, shouldn't the bible do that anyways? To give you an example to pursue peace in our lives, we need to make decisions in our lives that will bring about peace in the future. Another chapter when we take on less its then easy to take on more and get overwhelmed again, we need to pray first before we take on more.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Easy read February 2, 2010
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This is great easy read bible study. It has very few pages per Chapt which makes it easy to read on a daily basis in a busy life! Any woman could relate this study and I would recommend it
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars okay for individuals July 7, 2005
I think this study would be fine for an individual but it is a bit light for a group study. I'm a fan of the Women of Faith organization, however, I was a bit disappointed in the content. There could have been so much more.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Full of Insight June 15, 2012
Worry and stress both sink their roots into one thing. Fear. Will I get there in time? What will others think? How will this ever work? The questions that plague us day in and day out, worrying at our hearts until they're frayed and desperate, are not the kind of questions that Jesus asked. "Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin.... If then God so clothes the much more will He clothe you, O you of little faith" (Luke 12:27-28).

I have struggled with stress for a very long time. I'm a perfectionist at heart, so when anything goes wrong, or it just looks like it might go wrong, I become a basket case. Yet I know that a life of tension is not what God wants for us! So when I saw this Bible study guide I knew that it was the right thing to get.

I love the format of the WoF study guides. Engaging stories and personal narratives are sprinkled through clusters of thought-provoking questions, with plenty of blank space to scribble down your thoughts and ideas. At the end of every chapter there is a little "trinket to treasure," a picture of an item that is supposed to help you remember the lesson. The leader's guide at the back of the book contains extra information and clarity for nearly every question.

I just finished the guide this morning, and it has given me so many insights! If you deal with worry or stress at all then I highly recommend getting this book for yourself. To read a "tasting dish" of the insights that I have gleaned, see this post: [...]

I won't say that this study guide has solved all of my stress and worry problems, but the scriptures I have studied and the stories I've read have emphasized three important things:

1. Stress and worry are not God's plan for me.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well worth it November 28, 2011
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Our Pastor's wife decided that we were going to use this book in our Ladies Bible study this last quarter and I honestly did not want to do it. Just couldnt get into it "I thought"! I decided to give it a good honest try and as I looked up each scripture and even looked at different translations of the Bible and commentaries on my cell phone Ap it became life changing and I received such revelation knowledge each week as I studied. I became excited about it and know even though we did not complete the book because of time (we always take a break during the holidays)I am continuing it on my own with just as much interest as before. If you have trouble with an overcommitted life and difficulty saying 'No', this will teach you how to set those priorities and be focused on the best for you and your family as you serve our Lord.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome August 15, 2011
I did this Bible study alone and it was awesome. I recommend it to any woman who is stressed out.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Way too basic and elementary. States the obvious October 16, 2010
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This book had good intentions, but I found the text to be too basic and elementary. I was somewhat disturbed when she talked about telling her daughter her hair was a bird's nest, etc. It seemed a little hurtful for a young child.

I liked the premise and the idea behind the book, but the execution was not very insightful or well thought out.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Living Above Worry and Stress September 15, 2012
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Intersting and provocative. Mostly for young christian people who are beginning to learn. There are activities for each chapter and this book would be good for Bible study.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great bible study. Our group thoroughly enjoyed doing this study. Many helpful thoughts and ideas to put into practice.
Published 27 days ago by reen
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Bible Study
I love this book. It came highly recommended and it didn't disappoint! Very good Bible Study and a much needed focus!
Published 2 months ago by Pat Rzonca
4.0 out of 5 stars Using this book in our Ladies Bible study at church
Although I personally have used the Women of Faith study series; we had not used it in our ladies Bible study at church. We are about ½ through the study and enjoy it very much. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Pamela Ziny
3.0 out of 5 stars Didn't fully apply to me personally
Well, #1. I am not in the right place in my life for it to apply to my needs. This book focuses on the every day life issues of dealing with Children under foot and FAMILY life... Read more
Published 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Easy Read!
Easy to understand and apply. We're using it as a Bible Study tool in my women's group. Need to order more copies.
Published 8 months ago by AUSTRA J RUNNELS
5.0 out of 5 stars awesome purchase
I was looking for something and I found it! I am so happy with the 2 purchases of this set. I cant recommend them enough!!
Published 8 months ago by kris t
4.0 out of 5 stars A Wonderful Lesson for Women's Bible Study
This is a helpful book for our Women's Sunday School Class. We are studying the entire series and recently started in this book. Read more
Published 10 months ago by V. Myers
4.0 out of 5 stars Amen
It's a wonderful book which gives you time to slow down and reevaluate what's happening in your world and how to make it better for you and those in it.
Published 10 months ago by Sheynnb
4.0 out of 5 stars A Very Successful Study Guide
This book is very informative and a pleasure to use in our Bible Study group. It is easy to follow the lessons and inspired great participation from the ladies. Read more
Published 12 months ago by Beatrice Jackson
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful
Our Bible group loved this study. It relates to what we experience in balancing our time between family, work, church and other responsibilities.
Published 13 months ago by Jackie
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