Ruth & Esther (Focus On The Bible Commentary Series)
Tragedy and triumph - the books of Ruth and Esther tell the stories of two women who achieve success against all odds. One woman overcomes a personal tragedy, the other a nationwide crisis. The roads they take to succeed, however,...
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Tragedy and triumph - the books of Ruth and Esther tell the stories of two women who achieve success against all odds. One woman overcomes a personal tragedy, the other a nationwide crisis. The roads they take to succeed, however, are quite different.
This fascinating study provides a practical commentary on the lives of two women as it shows readers the providential care of the unseen God for his people - not only in past history, but in our day as well. Even seemingly out-of-control crises are under his watchful care.
Teachers of Bible study groups as well as pastors will find this volume a rich source of insight into the text and a real inspiration for living. 384 pages, from Christian Focus. - Publisher.
The books of Ruth and Esther tell the stories of two women who succeed against all odds. This fascinating, practical commentary shows their lives under the providential care of the unseen God - not only in history, but in our day as well: a rich source of insight and inspiration.
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