Really Bad Girls of the Bible: More Lessons from Less-Than-Perfect Women (Paperback)
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from the Bible's Really Bad Girls. Eight of the Bible's most notorious females strut across the pages of Really Bad Girls of the Bible with troubles that still hit home in the twenty-first century. The Medium of En Dor crossed over to the dark side. Jael stood up to a ruthless enemy. The Adulteress was caught between a rock and a hard place. Athaliah made a bid for power that ended badly. Bathsheba captured the wandering eye of a king. Herodias made a cruel request of her husband. Tamar exchanged her widow's weeds for a harlot's garb. And the Bleeding Woman had a serious health issue only a great physician could handle.
"Higgs does such a remarkable job telling their stories that many of the Good Book's 'bad girls' become downright sympathetic.... Higgs is a refreshingly astute biblical commentator...(and) ably points readers to 'good girl' tips they can apply from the Bible's cautionary tales."
Really Bad Girls of the Bible shines a spotlight on God's sovereignty, demonstrating one life-changing truth: God rules the lives of those He loves with mercy, compassion, and hope. Includes Discussion Questions and a Study Guide
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About the Author
More than one million readers have already taken a walk on the wild side with former bad girl Liz Curtis Higgs and her eyeopening blend of contemporary fiction and biblical commentary. Laced with humor, solid research, and heartfelt self-disclosure, Liz's unique brand of girlfriend theology has helped women of all ages experience God's grace anew. The author of more than thirty books with 4.6 million copes in print and an award-winning speaker, she has addressed seventeen hundred audiences around the globe. Liz and her husband, Bill, live in Kentucky.