The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life Paperback
Timeless Classic of Contentment in Christ
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With over 10 million copies sold, Hannah Whitall Smith asks the big question: Is your life all you want it to be?
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The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life opens with the words: “No thoughtful person can question the fact that, of the most part, the Christian life as it is generally lived, is not entirely a happy life. A keen observer once said to me," writes the author, “You Christians seem to have a religion that makes you miserable.” This was when Hannah Smith, saw for the first time that the religion of Christ ought to be something to make its possessors happy, not miserable and, in her words, “I began then and there to ask the Lord to show me the secret of a happy Christian life.”
In the following pages of her 10 million copy bestseller, the famous Quaker thinker goes back to the Bible to find what faith in Christ was meant to do for us, why we sometimes won’t allow it, and what to do to overcome our resistance to the love and grace of God that could and would transform our earthly lives.
"One of the most inspiring and influential books we have ever read." -- Dale Evans and Roy Rogers.
Written over 130 years ago, Hannah discovered that there is a way to handle the stresses of life in a healthy way that builds us up instead of tearing us down. That way of dealing with life’s trials is through living faithfully in the rest and comfort that Jesus offers. True contentment, she shows, does not come from an absence of difficulty, but through the loving embrace of our Saviour even in the worst of it.
The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life by Hannah Whitall Smith was published by Revell in September 2007 and is our 11421st best seller. The ISBN for The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life is 9780800780074.
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The Christian's Secret of a Happy LifeMelanie Carroll, via The Good Book Stall
A lovely exceptionally affordable edition of what is probably one of the best known "Quaker" books out there. Though written over 100 years ago this book still reads as well today as it ever has, there are in these simple honest words and thoughts by Hannah Whitall Smith a timeless wisdom and beauty that encourages you on in your own faith. There is strength and purpose, courage and determination and unremitting faith on every page, and all of it simple to understand, easy to read and a blessing to recieve. "It depends only upon the fact of an entire surrender and an absolute trust. Anyone who will honestly use these two wings, and will faithfully persist in using them, will find they have mounted up with wings as an eagle, no matter how empty of all emotion they may have felt themselves to be before." (pp248). A beautiful work and at a bargain price - this is a brilliant book.
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Is your life all you want it to be?
Hannah Whitall Smith-believer, rebel, realist-faced life as she found it, and she found it good. She took God's promises literally, tested them, and found them true. She stepped out of conjecture into certainty, and the shadows of life disappeared.
Here she reveals how to make unhappiness and uncertainty give way to serenity and confidence in every day of your life.
- Part 1 The Life
Is It Scriptural?
God’s Side And Man’s Side
The Life Defined
Howe To Enter In
- Part 2 Difficulties
Difficulties Concerning Consecration
Difficulties Concerning Frith
Difficulties Concerning The Will
Difficulties Concerning Guidance
Is God In Everything
- Part 3 Results
Bondage Or Liberty
The Practical Results On Daily Life
The Joy Of Obedience
The Chariots Pf God
Theology On Wings
Details for The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life
|Page last updated||4th August 2015|
|Author / Artist||Hannah Whitall Smith|
|Publisher||Revell (September 2007)|
|Edition||Complete and Unabridged ed.|
|Number of Pages||256|