A Reason for Hope

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Hope is a strange commodity. When we don't need it, we rarely think about it. But when we need it, we need as much as we can get. So it is for people who are dealing with cancer.

As a chaplain for the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, author and pastor Michael S. Barry has an insider's understanding of the cancer patient's need for A Reason for Hope. With warmth and wisdom, he offers the reader scientific evidence and Scriptural principles that fuel the will to live and build...

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A Reason For Hope: Gaining Strength for Your Fight Against Cancer

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Overview

Hope is a strange commodity. When we don't need it, we rarely think about it. But when we need it, we need as much as we can get. So it is for people who are dealing with cancer.

As a chaplain for the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, author and pastor Michael S. Barry has an insider's understanding of the cancer patient's need for A Reason for Hope. With warmth and wisdom, he offers the reader scientific evidence and Scriptural principles that fuel the will to live and build the hope that can heal. If you have cancer—or are in a support role to someone who does—here is A Reason for Hope.

"A Reason for Hope is one of the most important books on cancer survival available. It is a must-read for cancer patients as well as for the family and friends who support them." – Jerry K. Rose, Cancer Survivor and President, Total Living Network

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781562922146
  • Publisher: Cook, David C.
  • Publication date: 7/20/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 331,154
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.75 (h) x 0.39 (d)

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Michael S. Barry is the pastor of Hope Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Libertyville, Ill. He also serves as a chaplain at the Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, Ill. the local cancer-treatment center for the national Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
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Table of Contents

Foreword: Take Control of Your Cancer 11
Introduction: A Reservoir of Strength 17
Chapter 1 Are You Hopeful? 23
Chapter 2 Are You Afraid? 35
Chapter 3 Does God Want You to Live? 47
Chapter 4 Do You Want to Live? 57
Chapter 5 Why Do You Want to Live? 67
Chapter 6 Are You Willing to Fight for Your Life? 75
Chapter 7 What Can You Do to Help Yourself? 85
Conclusion: Hold On to Hope 105
Your Life Journey: A Guide for Personal Reflection or Group Discussion 109
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