How God Uses All Types of People to Change the World

by Glen A. Blanscet



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/19/2021

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 210
ISBN : 9781664226494
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 210
ISBN : 9781664226500
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 210
ISBN : 9781664226517

About the Book

We often think of the apostles as spiritual giants—men who were uniquely qualified to walk with Jesus and carry on His mission to the world. But the reality is they stand out more for their lack of qualifications. They were not trained religious scholars; they often misunderstood what Jesus told them; and sometimes they simply failed to live up to Jesus’s expectations.

Not only did they lack qualifications, but they also encountered many of the same fears and issues we experience. They struggled with doubts, cowardice, ambition, faithlessness, pessimism, and greed. In other words, the apostles were people just like us.

Yet, Jesus chose them to change the world. And they did.

Lessons from the Apostles describes the struggles and personalities of these ordinary men, reveals the transformation Jesus made in their lives, and identifies specific lessons you can apply in your own life. You will also find brief accounts of the stories and legends regarding what happened to the apostles after the Bible.

As you read about each of these men, you will likely recognize your own personality in one or more of them. And you will find encouragement from knowing that you too are the type of person God can use to change the world

About the Author

Glen A. Blanscet is an author, speaker, and adjunct professor in Biblical Studies at Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, Texas. He is the author of Lessons from Solomon: Finding True Success in Life and the first two volumes of his Bible Study Notes series on the New Testament, including Everything We Need: Bible Study Notes on the Epistle to the Ephesians and Contending for the Faith: Bible Study Notes on the Epistle of Jude. Glen and his wife live in the Dallas, Texas area. They have two children and three grandchildren. For more information or to contact Glen about a speaking engagement, you can reach him at GlenBlanscet.com.