Do you ever get discouraged by your spiritual weaknesses? From the life and death of Samson to Peter's denial of Jesus, the Bible if filled with stories of people like you who wanted to serve God--but frequently failed. And yet God still used these men and women! At times, through God's power, their points of weakness even became their greatest strength. In this book J.I. Packer offers his seasoned pastoral wisdom, exploring the stories of eight imperfect people portrayed in the Bible. Packer shows you how their struggles and triumphs in following God relate to your own experiences as a disciple. Packer teams up with expert Bible study writer, Carolyn Nystrom, who helps you apply what you are learning in each chapter by offering some extra helps: a Bible study on each Bible character; journaling ideas; prayer suggestions. Here is the book to give you comfort and encouragement--if you are not yet perfect!