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Women of the Torah
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Women of the Torah
Matriarchs and Heroes of Israel
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This new Bible study series from a bestselling author examines key biblical characters and draws on the ancient Christian practice of lectio divina.
This new Bible study series from a bestselling author examines key biblical characters and draws on the ancient Christian practice of lectio divina.
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  • Stephen J. Binz (SSL, Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome) is a popular speaker and the highly regarded author of over two dozen books. He is the former director of Little Rock Scripture Study, used in churches throughout the world, and founder and author of Threshold Bible Study. He is also the former editor-in-chief of God's Word Today magazine and is a licensed psychotherapist.
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  • Welcome to Ancient-Future Bible Study
    The Movements of Lectio Divina
    The Essence of Lectio Divina
    Your Personal Practice of Ancient-Future Bible Study
    Collatio--The Communal Practice of Lectio Divina
    Further Help for Groups
    Introduction to Women of the Torah: Matriarchs and Heroes of Israel
    1. Male and Female in the Image of God (Genesis 1:26-2:3)
    2. Woman, the Partner of Man (Genesis 2:4-25)
    3. Sin and Its Consequences (Genesis 3:1-13)
    4. Eve, Mother of All Who Live (Genesis 3:14-24)
    5. Eve, Adah, Zillah, and Naamah (Genesis 4:1-7, 16-26)
    6. Noah's Wife and the Wives of His Sons (Genesis 7:1-16; 8:14-19)
    7. Sarai Offers Hagar to Bear a Child (Genesis 16:1-16)
    8. God Promises a Son to Sarah (Genesis 17:15-22)
    9. The Aged Sarah Laughs at God's Promise (Genesis 18:1-15)
    10. The Wife and Daughters of Lot (Genesis 19:1-29)
    11. Lot's Daughters Manipulate Their Father (Genesis 19:30-38)
    12. Sarah Gives Birth and Sends Hagar Away (Genesis 21:1-21)
    13. Rebekah Shows Her Willing Heart (Genesis 24:10-33)
    14. Rebekah Becomes the Wife of Isaac (Genesis 24:50-67)
    15. Rebekah Gives Birth to Two Nations (Genesis 25:19-28)
    16. Rebekah Wins the Blessing for Jacob (Genesis 27:5-29)
    17. Rebekah Rescues Jacob and Sends Him Away (Genesis 27:41-28:5)
    18. Rebekah's Son Meets Rachel at the Well (Genesis 29:1-14)
    19. Leah and Rachel Married to Jacob (Genesis 29:15-30)
    20. Leah, Bilhah, and Zilpah Give Birth (Genesis 29:31-30:13)
    21. Faithful Commitments Fulfilled for Rachel (Genesis 30:14-24)
    22. Rachel and Leah Leave Their Homeland (Genesis 31:13-35)
    23. The Rape of Dinah (Genesis 34:1-31)
    24. Deborah and Rachel Die along the Journey (Genesis 35:6-20)
    25. Tamar, the Righteous Woman (Genesis 38:6-30)
    26. Joseph and the Egyptian Wife of Potiphar (Genesis 39:1-23)
    27. Midwives and Daughters Save God's People (Exodus 1:15-22; 2:1-10)
    28. Zipporah, the Wife of Moses (Exodus 2:15-22; 4:19-26)
    29. The Prophet Miriam Sings of God's Triumph (Exodus 15:19-21; Numbers 12:1-9)
    30. Five Daughters Advocate for Their Rights (Numbers 27:1-11)
    Ancient-Future Bible Study for Small Groups
    Suggestions for Participating in the Group
    Group Study in Six Sessions

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