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Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 1991
You lost your job. Your son ran away. A loved one just died from cancer. Your best friend is getting a divorce. The list is endless.
Adversity is a reality that no one can avoid. Everyone asks why when adversity strikes. Yet Dr. Stanley contends, "As much as we all want to know the answer to the why question, it is really not the most significant question. The real question each of us needs to ask is, 'How should I respond?'"
How to Handle Adversity helps you learn to
- Ask the right questions about adversity
- Become a comfort to others
- Rediscover the faithfulness of God
- Deal with pride and weakness
- Look at adversity from God's perspective
- Glorify God in your adversity
If you are a child of God whose heart's desire is to see God glorified through you, adversity will not put you down for the count. There will be those initial moments of shock and confusion. But the man or woman who has God's perspective on this life and the life to come will always emerge victorious! ?Charles Stanley
Dr. Charles Stanley is the senior pastor of the First Baptist Church of Atlanta, GA, where he has served for over 40 years. He is a New York Times bestselling author who has written more than sixty books, including the top devotional Every Day in His Presence. Dr. Stanley is the founder of In Touch Ministries. The "In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley" program is transmitted throughout the world on more than 1,200 radio outlets, 130 television stations/networks, and language projects in more than 50 languages. The award-winning In Touch devotional magazine is printed in four languages with more than 12 million copies each year. Dr. Stanleys goal is best represented by Acts 20:24, "Life is worth nothing unless I use it for doing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesusthe work of telling others the Good News about God's mighty kindness and love." This is because, as he says, "It is the Word of God and the work of God that changes peoples lives."
Hazel GarrettLouisville, MSAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5How to Handle AdversityJanuary 8, 2015Hazel GarrettLouisville, MSAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is a wonderful book for anyone before, during, or after they are experiencing adversity. It can't be avoided in this life and it is great to learn how God intends to use it for our good.
I buy these books and keep them on hand so that I can give them to anyone who experiencing difficult times and needs encouragement.
Highly recommend it!
SuzQ5 Stars Out Of 5December 30, 2013SuzQQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5The book exceeded my expectations. I found it very helpful in readjusting my attitudes toward adversity and suffering. The book is an easy read. I started highlighting passages that really spoke to me...it would have been easier to highlight passages that didn't seem to resonate with me.
Josh5 Stars Out Of 5Not For Anxiety Or DepressionJuly 31, 2012JoshQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5The book is very biblically sound, but for those of you suffering with anxiety or depression, like myself, this is not for you. Dr. Stanley uses Paul's permanent thorn in his flesh as reference several times and this disturbed my anxiety. This is more for those going through situational hardships. It would be great for anybody dealing with the trials listed in the description.
StormieMiramichi, NBAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5June 29, 2012StormieMiramichi, NBAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5so filled with information to help your spiritual walk with Our Lord
Denise5 Stars Out Of 5April 18, 2010DeniseHow to Handle Adversity by Charles Stanley will offer you guidance and comfort duirng life's hardest moments. During these times, God is showing you His working hand in your life. Part of His work is breaking your pride. He desires humility in His children. No matter what He sends your way respond well to Him and you'll be blessed in the end. I highly recommend any of Charles Stanely's books because he's a great encouraging pastor. You'll walk away satisfied with the advice he so wisely gives.