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Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2008
|Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.44 (inches)|
"If an honest and capable portrait painter depicted you, what would the world see? Integrity, courage, and conviction? Or dishonesty, fear, and doubt?"
Dr. Charles Stanley asks this question as he encourages us to probe the depths of our hearts and to take stock of who we really are. Many people are content to live below their real potential and to settle for less than God intends?just the status quo. He wants us to live victorious lives.
In Living the Extraordinary Life, Dr. Stanley gives us time-tested truths that God reveals through Scripture?nine simple but effective life principles that can help us live truly triumphant lives. Learn how:
- surrendering your life to God leads to peace, contentment, and joy
- obedience always brings blessing
- only by patience can we know God's will
- we can win out battles if we fight them on our knees
Whether we are longtime Christians struggling with the temptations and stresses of today's world, or new believers reaching out for the first time to Christ to transform our lives, this book can point us to the secrets for living happier, more meaningful lives.
"Becoming the masterpiece God created you to be is a lifelong process in which He is continually shaping you into a unique reflection of His Son," Dr. Stanley says. "It is my prayer that you will embrace each one of these principles fully, and in doing so, discover the extraordinary life God has planned for you."
Dr. Charles Stanley is the senior pastor of the First Baptist Church of Atlanta, where he has served for more than 40 years. He is a New York Times bestselling author who has written more than 60 books, including the bestselling 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 and 130 television stations/networks, and in 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."
Shell5 Stars Out Of 5Living the Extraordinary LifeAugust 12, 2015ShellQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Bought for a gift. Will make for great reading, studying and sharing.
Gaye Swaim5 Stars Out Of 5August 27, 2010Gaye SwaimThis is a wonderful book! I have been using it as part of my daily devotions. The principles that Dr. Stanley teaches help us to draw closer to the Father and give meaning and purpose to life. I am buying several copies to give to my family for Christmas.
Julia GeorgeAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5July 29, 2010Julia GeorgeAge: 45-54Gender: femaleThis was a re-order for my husband. He has the book and loves it. He ordered it to give as a gift to a friend who loves it as well.
Mary Desantis5 Stars Out Of 5March 28, 2010Mary DesantisThis book is a must read. It is absolutely fantastic. Charles Stanley knows what he is taking about and is an awesome man of God.
Maria TrichiloOntario, CanadaAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5September 24, 2009Maria TrichiloOntario, CanadaAge: 45-54Gender: femaleAs always, Dr. Stanley's choice of words are clear and easy to understand. Nothing he shares is too complicated or simplistic to be of value. This book is another masterpiece in detailing the finer points of how a Believer can live this spiritual journey with greater joy and satisfaction. This book teaches and guides. Dr. Stanley provides meaningful instruction and significant examples, reasons and proofs behind the principles he promotes as leading to "Living the Extraordinary Life".A thoroughly enjoyable and insightful read!