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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 founded Precept Ministries International with her husband, Jack, in 1970. What started as a fledgling ministry to teens is now a worldwide outreach with Inductive Bible Studies in nearly 150 countries and 70 languages. Arthur has written 100-plus books and Bible studies, including the Gold Medallion-winner Lord, I Need Grace to Make It Today. Arthur reaches over 90 million viewers and listeners through her half-hour television program Precepts for Life and the one-minute radio feature Precepts from God's Word, aired on nearly 1,000 radio and television stations worldwide and available online at www.preceptsforlife.com.

Kay received the National Religious Broadcasters "Best Television Teaching Program" award in 2004 and in 2009 for Precepts For Life, Precept Ministries' half-hour television program. She holds an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Tennessee Temple University. For more information about Kay Arthur and Precept Ministries International, visit www.precept.org.

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 co-authored 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 Christian'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 each...

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By Kimberly Schimmel

Kay Arthur and her team have created a Bible study that could not be easier to use--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 during...

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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 doesn'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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