The God of Second Changes
1. The Journey Of Life: Two Paths To Choose From 2. False Gods: Lies Disguised As Truth 3. Materialism: The Desire To Acquire 4. Pleasure: Feel Good Now, Pay Later 5. Power And Control: The Seduction Of Self-Sufficiency 6. Comfort:...
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1. The Journey Of Life: Two Paths To Choose From 2. False Gods: Lies Disguised As Truth 3. Materialism: The Desire To Acquire 4. Pleasure: Feel Good Now, Pay Later 5. Power And Control: The Seduction Of Self-Sufficiency 6. Comfort: Hindering Growth By Avoiding Pain 7. Our Wounds: The Consequences Of Bad Decisions 8. The Path Less Chosen: One Way To Restoration 9. True Faith: Set Free To Follow The Narrow Path 10. Deny The World: Learning To Hold Things Loosely 11. Deny Yourself: Giving Ourselves Away For The Sake Of Others 12. Giving And Serving: Investing In Things That Really Matter 13. The Place Of Pain: How Suffering Refines Our Faith 14. Christ's Wounds: The Consequences Of His Grace 272 Pages
Through this candid look at his personal life, respected author Steve Arterburn shares how the world's promise of power, pleasure, and possessions seduced him from the straight and narrow. His story is one of God's redemptive grace in the midst of the emptiness and despair that the world brings. Steve's turning point came when he made the life-changing realization that only God could satisfy the longings of his heart and restore what he had destroyed. Through his story, readers will learn from one who's been there and will encounter the God of second chances. Formerly published as "Surprised by God" in hardcover.
This is Stephen Arterburn's life story and yours. It is the story of our struggle to surrender to God_and the incredible transformation that takes place when we do.In The God Of Second Chances, Stephen candidly shares how his life swung from crushing tragedy to dazzling success and back again. For Stephen, his turning point came when he made the life-changing realization that only God could satisfy his longings and restore what he had destroyed. The hard road Stephen takes you on will challenge and change you. You will feel the sting of conviction as you recognize the universal struggles of our souls: the lengths to which we will go to avoid change, the temptation to look better instead of be better and the difficulty of truly surrendering our wills. But you will be encouraged by the message of Stephen's story: God's miraculous mercy and His passionate longing to turn the hardest heart to Himself.
Stephen Arterburn is the founder and chairman of New Life Ministries, America's largest faith-based broadcast, counselling, and treatment ministry, and is the host of New Life Live!- a daily radio program heard on more than 180 radio stations nationwide. He has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, USA Today, and TIME magazine. Arterburn is also the founder of the 'Women of Faith' conferences and has written over 60 books, including the best-selling Every Man's series.
He has been nominated for writing awards and has won three Gold Medallion awards. Arterburn is a well-known public speaker and in August 2000 was inducted into the National Speakers Association's Hall of Fame. He lives with his family in Laguna Beach, California. Some of his published works include Transformation, Finding Mr Right, Control what is controlling you, Boiling Point and NLT Every Man's Bible.
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