About the Book

The women in the Bible asked the same three questions we all still ask today: How does everyone else see me How do I see myself How does God see me

Naomi's story, found in the book of Ruth, is a story of lost identity. She lost her husband and her sons, which in her culture left her completely without a home or a means to support herself. She was a Hebrew woman in Moabite territory, alone among strangers. She reacted by letting her circumstances define her. But even in her angry, fearful, rather dramatic season of feeling like the victim, God kept showing his faithfulness.

This Bible study will take you through Naomi's journey from comfort and security to despair and bitterness; from hopeless drifting to faithful obedience; and from loss to redemption in one short lifetime. We'll learn that when we go through trauma, loss, and hardship, it's normal to feel Just. So. Done. Yet God remains close. He is not done. He can and will redeem even in our darkest circumstances.

This study guide features video notes, group discussion questions, and between-session activities like reflecting on the drama and teachings, studying the character story in Scripture, memory verses, and journaling.

Sessions include:

  • When Hard Times Hit
  • Behind the Scenes
  • Better than Being Fixed
  • From Bitter to Blessed
  • Designed for use with Known By Name: Naomi Video Study (9780310096597), sold separately.

    Product Details

    • ISBN: 9780310096573
    • ISBN 10: 031009657X
    • Imprint: HarperCollins - US
    • On Sale: 18/03/2019
    • Pages: 96
    • List Price: 19.99 AUD
    • BISAC1: RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides

    Biography

    Jada is an experienced Bible teacher and has committed her life to equipping women of all ages with practical, biblical truth. She currently serves as the Women's Pastor and as the Director of Creative Services for One Community Church in Plano, Texas. Jada teaches a mid-week women's Bible study to over 1,300 women each week. She has authored two books based on her Bible studies: Captive Mind and Thirst. She and her husband, Conway, have a son, Joah, and a daughter, Chloe.


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    Nicole Johnson, author of Fresh Brewed Life, has a uniquely creative voice. As an accomplished writer, speaker, and actor, Nicole has performed in thousands of churches and venues over the last twenty-five years, including more than a decade of touring with the national conference Women of Faith. Nicole lives in Santa Monica, CA with her husband and two children. Nicole writes regularly at www.nicolejohnson.org


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    Kasey Van Norman is a bestselling author, licensed counselor, and Bible teacher living in Bryan, Texas with her husband, Justin, and their two children, Emma Grace and Lake. Kasey has published 2 books & 2 Bible studies, Named by God and Raw Faith. Kasey teaches and writes about the love that redeemed her life from the shame of past abuse, addiction, infidelity and the fear of a life-threatening cancer diagnosis. Kasey teaches thousands of women each year as a ministry event speaker-a headliner with the Extraordinary Women Conferences and American Association of Christian Counselors, and as an ambassador with Compassion International.


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