[Reading] ➸ Twelve Unlikely Heroes By John F. MacArthur Jr. – Escortkibris724.live

[Reading] ➸ Twelve Unlikely Heroes  By John F. MacArthur Jr. – Escortkibris724.live
  • Hardcover
  • 240 pages
  • Twelve Unlikely Heroes
  • John F. MacArthur Jr.
  • English
  • 24 February 2018
  • 1400202086

Twelve Unlikely Heroes What Kind Of People Does God Use To Accomplish His Work Far From The Children S Tales Depicted In Picture Books And Nursery Rhymes, The Men And Women Highlighted In The Bible Were Unnervingly Real They Faltered They Struggled And At Times, They Fell Short Yet God Worked Through Them In Surprising And Incredible Ways To Accomplish His Purposes Scripture Does Not Hide Their Weaknesses, Caricature Their Strengths, Or Spin Their Stories As A Display Of Human Nobility Instead, It Describes These Heroes Of The Faith With Unflinching Honesty And Delivers An Unexpected Ending God Is Not Ashamed To Be Called Their God Hebrews 11 16.In Twelve Unlikely Heroes, Pastor And Best Selling Author John MacArthur Uses His Deep Knowledge Of The Bible And History To Take Us Back To See These Three Dimensional Men And Women In Their Own Times And Cultures In Doing So, It Becomes Clear How Their Dramatic Stories Apply To Us Today People Who Might At First Seem Foreign Quickly Become Familiar And Unforgettable Particularly As They Reveal The True Hero Behind Every Witness, The Power Counterbalancing Every Weakness, The Author And Finisher Of Our Faith Hebrews 12 1.


About the Author: John F. MacArthur Jr.

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10 thoughts on “Twelve Unlikely Heroes

  1. says:

    Having read John Arthur s two previous books in this series Twelve Ordinary Men and Twelve Extraordinary Women , I was certainly eager to read his newest addition to the trilogy I certainly wasn t disappointed Once again, John opens up history and tells the fascinating stories of twelve people from the Old and New Testaments, giving historical and cultural backgrounds for additional clarity and interest These are facinating people who were chosen by God to fulfill his will,even though though Having read John Arthur s two previous books in this series Twelve Ordinary Men and Twelve Extraordinary Women , I was certainly eager to read his newest addition to the trilogy I certainly wasn t disappointed Once again, John opens up history and tells the fascinating stories of twelve people from the Old and New Testaments, giving historical and cultural backgrounds for additional clarity and interest These are facinating people who were c...

  2. says:

    This book was much better than the only other book in the series I have read, Twelve Extraordinary Women, which did not capture my attention very well I m not sure that I can pinpoint why, but this 3rd book in the Twelve series really started my thought processesin regards to the characters dealt with, and God s usage of them.I ll say at the start that I appreciate that MacArthur doesn t try to make you see types in the people and events discussed, but takes the people and events as lit This book was much better than the only other book in the series I have read, Twelve Extraordinary Women, which did not capture my attention very well I m not sure that I can pinpoint why, but this 3rd book in the Twelve series really started my thought processesin regards to the characters dealt with, and God s usage of them.I ll say at the start that I appreciate that MacArthur doesn t try to make you see types in the people and events discussed, but takes the people and events as literal And so takes the inspired apostle Paul literally when he said that Every scripture inspired of God is also profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for instruction which is in righteousness That the man of God may be complete, furnished completely unto every good work 2Ti 3...

  3. says:

    Marvellous account of deeds of ordinary people who have an outstanding faith in God and therefore their actions are memorized in Bible Saints are not saint at all God makes them saint I loved this book troughly until the point here author boldly and without giving any evidence, states that Je...

  4. says:

    Well known preacher John MacArthur walks the reader through the stories of twelve unexpected Bible heroes in ten chapters Gideon and Samson are paired, as are Mark and Onesimus.I confess that I was expecting something a bit different With a title like Twelve Unlikely Heroes, I somehow got it into my head that the stories would all involve lesser known bible characters some of theobscure judges, perhaps, or Jael, or Abigail, or Haggai or Titus or somebody So when I flipped to th Well known preacher John MacArthur walks the reader through the stories of twelve unexpected Bible heroes in ten chapters Gideon and Samson are paired, as are Mark and Onesimus.I confess that I was expecting something a bit different With a title like Twelve Un...

  5. says:

    Twelve Unlikely Heroes by John MacArthur takes a detailed look at the lives of twelve different Biblical men and women that the casual reader may gloss over upon first glance The people that MacArthur chose to examine in this book include Enoch, Joseph, Miriam, Gideon, Samson, Jonathan, Jonah, Esther, John the Baptist, James, Mark, and Onesimus.MacArthur thoroughly dissects the stories surrounding each person, skillfully bringing together not just Scripture, but historical, archaeological, an Twelve Unlikely Heroes by John MacArthur takes a detailed look at the lives of twelve different Biblical men and women that the casual reader may gloss over upon first glance The people that MacArthur chose to examine in this book include Enoch, Joseph, Miriam, Gideon, Samson, Jonathan, Jonah, Esther, John the Baptist, James, Mark, and Onesimus.MacArthur thoroughly dissects the stories surrounding each person, skillfully bringing together not just Scripture, but historical, archaeological, and cultural evidence as well It is clearly evident that much research has gone into each story I truly appreciated the historical evidence presented throughout th...

  6. says:

    This is the third installment of MacArthur s Twelve series and it s the second that I ve read I skipped the women one, but I probably should read it What I appreciate about the series is that it presents a nicely segmented study on various attributes that are helpful to cultivate in our lives and recognize in those around us So often, it s easy to write others off, but really, if we think about it carefully, we re all created in God s image and we all have a purpose in this life So it s This is the third installment of MacArthur s Twelve series and it s the second that I ve read I skipped the women one, but I probably should read it What I appreciate about the series is that it presents a nicely segmented study on various attributes that are helpful to cultivate in our lives and recognize in those around us So often, it s easy to write others off, but really, if we think about it carefully, we re all created in God s image and we all have a purpose in this life So it s important to shed the spotlight on some unlikely folks ...

  7. says:

    This is the third in a loose trilogy which began with Twelve Ordinary Men and then there followed Twelve Extraordinary Women, and now Twelve Unlikely Heroes I have now read all three and enjoyed all three.To sum up what this book meant to me , I will quote from the Epilogue, Our study of the heroes of the faith has shown us that the Lord does not limit his kingdom work to one kind of person In fact, no two are the same, demonstrating that God uses almost endless combinations of personality, cu This is the third in a loose trilogy which began with Twelve Ordinary Men and then there followed Twelve Extraordinary Women, and no...

  8. says:

    There was so much that I really liked about this book It included some of my favorite Bible heroes Esther and Joseph, for example as well as some I had a lot to learn about, like Gideon and John Mark There was a nice balance between informational text andpersonal application discussion.The one thing that held me back with this book was the writing style I know Pastor MacArthur is an excellent speaker and has authored excellent books, but for some ...

  9. says:

    really good to read and get history and personal accounts of heroes from the bible..loved hearing about james, jesus brother

  10. says:

    I have been a fan of John MacArthur s teaching for years but have never taken the time to read a book he has written As a want to be Bible scholar I really enjoyed this book The historical facts coupled with Biblical insights helps bring each character to life Although I was familiar with each unlikely hero in this book I learned something new about each one of them I thoroughly enjoyed this book and would recommend it to both seasoned Christ followers or those just started their journey wit I have been a fan of John MacArthur s teaching for years but have never taken the time to read a book he has written As a want to be Bible scholar I really enjoyed this book The historical facts coupled with Biblical insights helps bring each character to life Although I was familiar with each unlikely hero in this book I learned something new about each one of them I thoroughly enjoyed this book and would recommend it to both seasoned Christ followers or those just started their journey with Je...

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