Lost in the Middle [NOOK Book]

Overview

The Bible never discusses midlife, just like it never discusses teenagers. Yet the Bible is able to address any of life s experiences because it was written by the One who made them all. Life on this side of glory is hard. This world is a broken place. You will face things in midlife that beat at the borders of your faith, but you do not have to be lost in the middle of your story. Although this book is directed at those who are facing the issues of midlife, it has a much broader net than that. Lost in the Middle...
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Lost in the Middle

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Overview

The Bible never discusses midlife, just like it never discusses teenagers. Yet the Bible is able to address any of life s experiences because it was written by the One who made them all. Life on this side of glory is hard. This world is a broken place. You will face things in midlife that beat at the borders of your faith, but you do not have to be lost in the middle of your story. Although this book is directed at those who are facing the issues of midlife, it has a much broader net than that. Lost in the Middle can help all who are confronted with life in this broken world and have lost their way. The God who seems so distant to you in this moment is actually near and active. Lost in the Middle is written to give you eyes to see him, to see yourself more clearly, and to find the real hope that you need to carry on. You do not have to be paralyzed by regret, defeated by aging, and discouraged by the passing of your dreams. This time of life, which can seem like the end of many things, can actually welcome you to a brand new way of living. As is so often the case in your walk with the Lord, this moment of pain is also a moment of grace. Because of this, we all need to occasionally step back, slow down, and consider where we are going. Lost in the Middle will help you to do just that.
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Editorial Reviews

N.B. Kennedy
"This book is the God-send that an entire generation needs to read, and I say that with no exaggeration. Americans deal with the midlife dilemma in such a superficial way. We think that if we can laugh at ourselves, joke about our circumstances (and maybe undergo a little cosmetic surgery or buy a sports car), then we'll get through it okay. That's just about the only approach to the midlife crisis I've come across, anyway. But Paul Tripp isn't interested in palliatives.
L. Alexander
Paul Tripp's book is one of the most profound, yet practical modern Christian books I have ever read. It's theology, deeply rooted in Scripture, is right on the mark and provides the reader with amazing insights into how the Christian should and must understand the process God uses in our 'middle years'. Even if you are not experiencing any 'midlife crisis' (or think that you aren't), you MUST read this book. And I would highly recommend it for all 20- and 30-somethings as well.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013276857
  • Publisher: Shepherd Press
  • Publication date: 10/12/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 159,439
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2014

    More for men than women

    I think this book really helps a person to look at mid-life from a Biblical perspective but it's much more geared to men than women. Most of the examples are men facing mid-life crisis. The unique challenges that women must struggle through during peri- menopause and after are not mentioned.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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