About the Book
Author: Marta E. Greenman
Genre: Non-Fiction, Inspirational, Jesus, the Gospel and Acts
Release Date: November 25, 2015
Afraid to take a stand for Jesus?
What would you do if asked to defend or recant your faith?
Discover how the apostles, as well as other historical believers, were equipped to take a stand and defend their faith. The book of Acts comes to life in Marta E. Greenman’s relevant Bible study and will strengthen you to overcome difficult circumstances in your own life.
Take an in-depth look at:
- The lives of Peter and John, and other first-century believers who answered their culture while standing firm for Christ in spite of persecution
- Little-known facets of the stories of pilgrim, William Bradford, Martin Luther and martyr, William Tyndale.
- The faith of heroes of the U. S. Revolution and our nation’s early leaders that shaped our great nation.
Strategies for overcoming, and powerful biblical principles, are intertwined with lessons from the believers of history in this eight-week, interactive Bible study. Five strategic lessons each week will encourage you in your faith, and equip you to face difficult days. Interactive questions will help you examine your own life and leave a deposit of faith.
“For we cannot stop about speaking what we have seen and heard.” (Acts 4:20 NAS)
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ACTs420NOW was a great 8-week study that takes the reader on a path to studying scripture in a way that challenges them to dig deeper in a personalizing way. It doesn’t allow the reader to sit comfortably in their current spiritual walk but makes them think outside of their own experience and intentionally lights a fire towards spiritual growth.
Each week is broken up to 5 days. The first 3 days are considered the “traditional Bible study method.” Day 4 looks back into history between Martin Luther and William Tyndale. Day 5 looks specifically at the heritage of The USA. I thought this was a unique approach and I found it intriguing and helpful to take a look at history and how we can learn from it. The Bible is not just a book of antiquity but an ever-relevant guide to life with lessons for every generation.
Overall I found this an interesting read and is one that I recommend for those who want to dig deeper and be challenged in their spiritual walk.
*I received a copy of this book through CelebrateLit. Thoughts and opinions expressed are mine alone.
About the Author
Marta E. Greenman was called out of corporate America in 1988, then joined a church-planting organization and traveled the world in evangelism and discipleship campaigns. In 2002, she and her husband, Marshall, moved to Romania to help church plant and work with street children. In 2011, Marta founded Words of Grace & Truth Ministries, which is dedicated to teaching God’s Word to the nations, and teaching others to do the same. She is the author of two other Bible studies, Bound to be Free, and Leaders, Nations, and God, teaches and speaks nationally and internationally, and makes her home with her husband in Plano, TX.
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