Wisdom (Christian Basics Bible Study Series)
This NIV-based study series links eight key aspects of discipleship with important books on those aspects by leading evangelical authors, such as John Stott, J I Packer, and Eugene Peterson. Each study focuses on spiritual growth through personal application, and...
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This NIV-based study series links eight key aspects of discipleship with important books on those aspects by leading evangelical authors, such as John Stott, J I Packer, and Eugene Peterson. Each study focuses on spiritual growth through personal application, and includes background notes, and help for leaders.
Most people spend their lives relying on that latest information--scientific research, opinion polls, advice columns, how-to articles, speeches by government officials, breaking news reports, and much more.But sometimes mere knowledge isn't enough.When you're stuck--when you don't know where to turn for answers to your spiritual questions or practical dilemmas, the Bible offers what you need most: wisdom.In this Christian Basics Bible Study, based on the book of Proverbs andMaking Life Workby Bill Hybels, you will gain revolutionary insight into developing discipline, speaking truth and strengthening relationships. You will be equipped to think and act out of godly wisdom--in times of crisis and in daily life.
Bill Hybels is the founding and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, one of the largest and most influential churches in North America, and the chairman of the board for Willow Creek Association. He convened The Global Leadership Summit in 1995, following a God-given prompting to help raise and develop the spiritual gift of leadership for the local church.
Both visionary and passionate about seeing every local church reach its full God-given potential, he speaks around the world on strategic issues related to leadership, evangelism, and church growth. An exceptional communicator, he is a best-selling author of more than 20 books on personal evangelism, marriage and especially on the subject of Christian leadership, including Just Walk Across the Room, Courageous Leadership and the newly released, The Power of a Whisper: Hearing God and Having the Guts to Respond.
Bill received a bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies and an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Trinity College in Deerfield, IL. He and his wife, Lynne, have two adult children and one grandson.
- Getting The Most Out Of Christian Basics Bible Studies
- Introduction: The Wisdom Of Proverbs
- 1. Pursue Wisdom - <em>proverbs 2:1-15</em>
- 2. Develop Discipline - <em>proverbs 6:6-11, 20-24</em>
- 3. Speak Truth - <em>proverbs 11:1,3; 12:19,22; 14:25, 15:4</em>
- 4. Honor Family - <em>proverbs 15:17; 17:1,6; 19:18; 21:9,19; 23:22</em>
- 5. Manage Anger - <em>proverbs 12:18; 15:1; 16:32; 19:19; 22:24-25; 29:22</em>
- 6. Trust God - <em>proverbs 3:1-12</em>
- Guidelines For Leaders
- Study Notes