Esther alt
IVP Connect


Character Under Pressure

Single User License LBS

by Patty Pell

  • Number of Studies: 9
  • Formats: pdf
  • Published: November 18, 2011
  •  In stock
  • ISBN: 978-0-8308-6233-7
  • Item Code: 6233

"Who are you when no one's looking?"

When her people were threatened, Esther had to ask herself that question. She could risk her life to try to save her fellow Israelites. Or she could "keep her head down" to wait out the threat in obscurity and safety.

In nine sessions for individuals or groups, Patty Pell leads you to examine the story of Esther. You'll discover how godly character often develops under pressure. And you'll discover ideas for living a godly life in the midst of contemporary pressures.

This revised LifeGuide Bible Study features additional questions for starting group discussions and for meeting God in personal reflection, together with expanded leader's notes and a "Now or Later" section in each study.

PDF download with a single-user license; available from InterVarsity Press and other resellers.


Getting the Most Out of Esther
1. A Little Respect--Esther 1
2. Trusting God's Work--Esther 2
3. Evaluating Advice--Esther 3
4. Doing the Right Thing--Esther 4
5. The Heart of the Matter--Esther 5
6. Recognizing Unrighteousness--Esther 6
7. Character No Matter What--Esther 7
8. Praising God's Faithfulness--Esther 8
9. Remembering Celebrating--Esther 9--10
Leader's Notes

Patty Pell (M.A., Old Testament Studies, Denver Seminary) is a staff worker with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship on the campus of the University of Northern Colorado and at Christ Community Church in Greeley, Colorado. She is the author of Esther and Hospitality in the LifeGuideĀ® Bible Study series and a coauthor of Small Group Leaders' Handbook.

BY Patty Pell

Recommendations For You

Purchased With