Running with the Giants: What Old Testmanet Heroes Want You to Know About Life and Leadership Audio CD – Audiobook, 1 Mar 2006
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John C. Maxwell is the founder of INJOY Group, and organization dedicated to helping people maximize their leadership potential. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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The concept is that we each lead our lives with a cloud of witnesses observing as we perform (Heb. 12:1). "Since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is before us."
You imagine yourself running 10 laps in a race with the stands full of the great people from the Bible. Ten of them come down in turn to join you in running one lap, and share words of encouragement as they do.
From Noah (". . . for when you wonder if your life really counts"), you learn that "you can make a difference" as you contemplate his single-minded focus on building the ark.
From Esther (". . . for when you are uncertain about your purpose"), you are reminded that "when you realize God's purpose for you, you will feel empowered" as you focus on her developing the courage to make pleas to her husband the king to save the lives of the Jews.
From Joseph (". . . for when life isn't turning out the way you planned"), you focus to not "give up on your dreams" as you think about Joseph's childhood dreams that all of his family would honor him.
From Moses (". . . for when you are fearful or reluctant"), you are exhorted to "live in the faith zone, not in the safe zone" as you think about Moses returning to Egypt to lead the Jews after heeding the call of the burning bush.
From Rebekah (". . . for when others ask for your help"), you are reminded to "give generously to others" as you recall her serving water for hours to Abraham and his camels.
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It is easy to list the names of the heroines and heroes, and, to list also the life and leadership principle each embodies. Far more difficult, obviously, to correlate their ancient cultures with our own. That is precisely Maxwell's point: However different cultures and individual circumstances may be, there really are some enduring values which are relevant to each. After I read this book, I was prompted to ask questions such as these. Have not contemporaries such as Gandhi made a difference? Was it not Mother Teresa's mission in life to give generously to others? Did Martin Luther King, Jr. ever give up on his dream?Read more ›
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Words of encouragement and advice from bible characters who have been uncertain at times, but trusted in God, been obedient to Him and can share their personal experience to guide us on our pilgimage in this wilderness of the world.
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I really enjoyed reading this book and found the teaching very practical. I am looking forward to utilising the principles I have learnt in my every day life.Published 3 months ago by Osar
It's a bit same old same old, sometimes I wish these writers would put more effort into writing a self help book.Published 12 months ago by Anthony Woods
This is an excellent book, just what i needed to strengthen my Faith walk daily. Very enlightening. I would recommend this book to others.Published 21 months ago by Jaime
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