Pressing on towards the goal – A cloud of witnesses series Book 2

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Just like the very first believers, we are trying to figure out how to live like people knowing Jesus. There are so many voices influencing us, and we do not always know what we should do. Again and again we try to discover what living faith means.

If only we could become more conscious of the cloud of witnesses surrounding us! They will give us direction in our choices. Through the eight studies in this group guide you will explore the lives of biblical characters and historical figures. They will encourage you to run the race of faith with determination. You will discover what you have in common with them. You will see how you too, hand in hand with these witnesses, can live with your eyes fixed on Jesus, the author and perfecter of your faith.

Description

SUBTITEL: Persevering in obedience

FORMAT: Book

PAGES: 56

SUMMARY: Just like the very first believers, we are trying to figure out how to live like people knowing Jesus. There are so many voices influencing us, and we do not always know what we should do. Again and again we try to discover what living faith means.

If only we could become more conscious of the cloud of witnesses surrounding us! They will give us direction in our choices. Through the eight studies in this group guide you will explore the lives of biblical characters and historical figures. They will encourage you to run the race of faith with determination. You will discover what you have in common with them. You will see how you too, hand in hand with these witnesses, can live with your eyes fixed on Jesus, the author and perfecter of your faith.

CONTENTS

Introduction

Study 1: Pressing on towards the goal – Philippians 3:7-20

Study 2: Mary and Mother Teresa – Obedience and service

Study 3: Jacob and Brother Lawrence – Aware of the presence of God

Study 4: Joseph and the Curé d’Ars – Leadership, humility and faith

Study 5: Luke and Athanasius – Proclaiming Jesus with perseverance

Study 6: Stephen and Thomas Aquinas – Defenders of the truth

Study 7: Peter and Francis of Assisi – Free of earthly bonds

Study 8: Jesus in the New Testament

 

AUTHORS
Breda Ludick and Rob Clarke