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Fatal Distractions: Conquering Destructive Temptations

A 6-Week, No-Homework Bible Study

Kay Arthur & David Lawson & BJ Lawson

Category: Inspirational

Part of the 40-Minute Bible Studies Series

About Fatal Distractions: Conquering Destructive Temptations

Don’t become a spiritual statistic.
 
Any type of sin can undermine a believer’s effectiveness, but certain sins can become so deeply rooted in our lives—even without our realizing—that they become fatal to our spiritual growth.
 
This study looks at six of the “deadly” sins that threaten spiritual progress: Pride, Anger, Jealousy, Gluttony, Slothfulness, and Greed. You’ll learn to identify the subtle ways in which these fatal distractions can invade your life, and you’ll be equipped to conquer these destructive temptations so you can mature in your journey with Christ.
 
40 minutes a week could change your life!
 
The 40-Minute Bible Studies series from the teaching team at Precepts Ministries International tackles the topics that matter to you. These inductive study guides, designed to be completed in just six 40-minutes lessons with no homework required, help you discover for yourself what God says and how it applies to your life today. With the leader’s note and Bible passages included right in the book, each self-contained study is a powerful resource for personal growth and small-group discussion.

About Kay Arthur

Kay Arthur is the author of numerous books, including When the Hurt Runs Deep and Lord, I Want to Know You. An international teacher and communicator whose work has touched millions of lives, Kay has received several awards for her writing and media programming. She currently serves with her husband, Jack, as co-CEO of Precept Ministries International, the organization they founded together more than 40 years ago and which today operates in 150 countries in 70 languages. Kay and Jack live in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

About David Lawson

David Lawson is the author of Planting and Growing Strong Churches. He is a coauthor of the New Inductive Study Series (NISS) and 40-Minute Bible Studies and is also a featured speaker at PMI conferences and on Precept Upon Precept videos. David is a former Atlanta police officer and pastor. After nine years in the pastorate, he joined the Precept Ministries International full-time in 1997 as director of student ministries and as a staff teacher/trainer.

About BJ Lawson

BJ Lawson has coauthored many of the 40-Minute Bible Studies. She is a featured speaker at Precept Women's Conferences. BJ joined the Precept Ministries International staff full-time in 1997 as director of student ministries and as a staff teacher/trainer.

Product Details

112 pages | Published by WaterBrook

On Sale Date: Dec 20, 2011

Trim Size: 5-1/2 x 8-1/4

Carton Quantity: 48

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Don't become a spiritual statistic. 

Click here to download the first chapter of Fatal Distractions now.

This study looks at six of the “deadly” sins that threaten spiritual progress: Pride, Anger, Jealousy, Gluttony, Slothfulness, and Greed. You’ll learn to identify the subtle ways in which these fatal distractions can invade your life, and you’ll be equipped to conquer these destructive temptations so you can mature in your journey with Christ.

Click here to download the first chapter of Fatal Distractions now.

By Janae Dale

This Bible study looks at 6 of the 7 deadly sins: pride, anger, jealousy, gluttony, slothfulness, and greed. These sins threaten to undermine the Christianâ??s spiritual growth, often without the Believer realizing the sins are there. The study is intended to help Christians identify these sins in their lives and how to conquer them to become more like Christ. The study is designed to be completed in a small group setting in 40 minutes...

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By Kimberly Schimmel

Kay Arthur and her team have created a Bible study that could not be easier to useâ?"and have done it without sacrificing content and depth. Even the disorganized student need only find this study book, which contains the Scripture passages in sidebars along with the week's discussion questions. This book would also be a great tool for a class that includes new Christians or others who may not be adept at quickly finding Bible passages...

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By Jennifer Jensen

As a Sunday School teacher for middle adults, I am always on the look out for new study materials. This book, which is one in a series of 40 minute Bible studies, is a great resource and one I will be using for my class. I like the format, which doesnâ??t require buying additional materials for the students, and yet allows for a great Bible study. I also really like the materials, which focus on an area that is not too broad, but has great...

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By Jane Ahrens

This is s six week Bible study guide written by Kay Arthur, David and BJ Lawson of Precept Ministries International. It is intended to be a 40 minute study that can be done on a weekly basis for 6 weeks. The focus of the study is on six of the seven deadly sins: pride, anger, jealousy, gluttony, slothfulness, and greed. There is no homework involved in the study and the questions are categorized into sections entitled Observe and Discuss...

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By Mark Buzard

I was trying to find a new book to review from the available books that Waterbrook/Multnomah had on their site, and decided to try this one. I admit I've never been one to do Bible studies, but I'm glad I got it. It is a 6-week Bible study, so I haven't gone the whole way through it, but I like it. It is very well done, and gets the points across very well. This Bible study has the Scripture right in the book, which is an advantage,...

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