“If you live gladly to make others glad in God, your life will be hard, your risks will be high, and your joy will be full.” —from the Introduction The American Dream beckons people to spend their lives on trivial diversions, slipping through life caught up with seeking success, comfort, and pleasure above all else. But God designed people for far more than this. In this best-selling book, John Piper makes a passionate plea to the next generation to avoid the dangers of a wasted life, calling us to take risks and make sacrifices that matter for eternity—with a single, soul-satisfying passion for the glory of God that seeks to make much of him in every sphere of our lives.
Over 650,000 Copies Sold “If you live gladly to make others glad in God, your life will be hard, your risks will be high, and your joy will be full.” The American Dream beckons people to spend their lives on trivial diversions, slipping through life caught up with seeking success, comfort, and pleasure above all else. But God designed people for far more than this. In this best-selling book, John Piper makes a passionate plea to the next generation to avoid the dangers of a wasted life, calling us to take risks and make sacrifices that matter for eternity—with a single, soul-satisfying passion for the glory of God that seeks to make much of him in every sphere of our lives.
How are we as Christians called to respond when cancer invades our lives, whether our own bodies or those of our friends and family? On the eve of his own cancer surgery, John Piper writes about cancer as an opportunity to glorify God. With pastoral sensitivity, compassion, and strength, Piper gently but firmly acknowledges that we can indeed waste our cancer when we don’t see how it is God’s good plan for us and a hope-filled path for making much of Jesus. Don’t Waste Your Cancer is for anyone touched by a life-threatening illness. It first appeared as an appendix in Suffering and the Sovereignty of God. Repackaged and republished, it will serve as a hope-giving resource for healthcare workers, pastors, counselors, and others caring for those with cancer and other serious illnesses. The booklets are also available in packs of ten.
Adversity: God’s Training Ground for His Children This eye-opening discussion on the role of suffering in the Christian life reveals God’s sometimes surprising tools for maturing and training His church. Paul Billheimer, a well-loved writer and pastor, brings the promise of an amazing depth of spiritual growth for those who endure and trust God during life’s difficulties. Struggling Through a Difficult Time? Knowing that God has planned for you to benefit from your sorrow, you can learn to respond in a brand-new way—seeing it not as a punishment or interruption, but as an opportunity to grow into your unique role as Christ’s eternal bride. Billheimer encourages you not to waste your sorrows, but embrace them with an attitude that will ensure they produce God’s best in you. It will bring a brand-new joy and purpose to every circumstance that comes your way.
Satan only attacks those who bear God's image. He knows he cannot take his anger, jealousy, and malice out on God, so he takes it out on you.Born out of the pain of the author, this book is about the traumatic pains you have had to endure. It shows how one should stay alive and push through to see God's promises for your life.God has heard your cries and tears.Don't Waste Your Pain is both honest and challenging.Full of compassion and insight, Don't Waste Your Pain was written for you. Because God recognizes Himself in you, He sees the high price of your suffering as you strive to reflect His image. And He honors you. About the author: Evangelist Beverley Lawrence responded to the call of Jesus at the age of twelve. Born in Wiltshire, England, the fifth child in a family of eight, Beverley was recognized as a prophetess at an early age. Called into the ministry at age twenty-one, Beverley has become a highly respected woman of God who preaches and teaches with a cutting, prophetic insight throughout the UK. Her powerful ministry is credited with a multitude of salvations and healings. Today, Beverley and her husband, Andrew, copastor the church they planted in Leicester, England, two years ago. Beverley and Andrew have three children, Anton, Shane, and Gabrielle.
The Go-To Guide for Making Smarter Decisions in Life and Love
Author: Demetria Lucas
Category: Dating (Social customs)
Don't Waste Your Pretty is the much-anticipated dating and relationships manifesto from author, life coach and award-winning blogger Demetria L. Lucas. Demetria has interviewed thousands of men, advised hundreds of clients, and answered more than 38,000 dating and relationship queries on her popular Ask.Fm page, where real women submit anonymous questions and receive professional advice - for free Demetria's latest advice guide is a compilation of popular questions asked by clients and readers. Lucas delivers the advice in a fun, knowledgeable and blunt manner, quickly solving dating and relationships dilemmas.
Release on 2005 | by Bob D. McDonald,Don Hutcheson
The 8 Critical Steps to Discovering what You Do Best
Author: Bob D. McDonald,Don Hutcheson
Pubpsher: The Highlands Company
Category: Achievement motivation
Presents the research findings of the co-founders of The Highlands Program - a national (United States) performance improvement training company. Uses these findings to infer methods that can be used to, firstly, identify and articulate one's natural talents and, secondly, incorporate these talents more effectively into the career planning process.