Itâ€™s an unavoidable fact of the Christian life. We all need someone we can lean on, learn from, and turn to for guidance, support, and godly counsel. And through every age of church history, God has raised up living lighthouses to fulfill that crucial needâ€”individual men and women others can look up to for support.
So what is the magnetic trait that makes a person such an effective support? In a word, courage. In a world built on the shifting sands of public opinion and compromise, the church relies on people of unbending courage, character, and principle to help the weak and light the way.
In The Courageous Christian, John MacArthur offers four pictures of strength from the Bible. Youâ€™ll see what you can learn from the life of a teacher, a soldier, an athlete, and a farmer. Youâ€™ll also learn about the armor that God has outfitted you withâ€”spiritual armor. This study will help you set a course of spiritual strengthâ€”for becoming the courageous Christian others will lean on and look to for help.