The Secret of Happiness

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Happiness. It's what we all long for, what all human beings seek in our jobs, our relationships, our activities. We try so hard to be happy, and all too often we end up empty and unsatisfied. Why? Because, says Billy Graham in this classic work, we are looking for happiness in all the wrong places.

We haven't learned the secret Jesus taught in the Beatitudes – that true, lasting happiness simply isn't to be found by seeking it directly. Happiness is a by-product, a bonus that ...

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Overview

Happiness. It's what we all long for, what all human beings seek in our jobs, our relationships, our activities. We try so hard to be happy, and all too often we end up empty and unsatisfied. Why? Because, says Billy Graham in this classic work, we are looking for happiness in all the wrong places.

We haven't learned the secret Jesus taught in the Beatitudes – that true, lasting happiness simply isn't to be found by seeking it directly. Happiness is a by-product, a bonus that comes when we seek what is really important. And the things that will bring us the satisfaction we long for are not necessarily what the world considers meaningful.

Jesus did not have to have an outward stimulus to make Him happy, Billy Graham points out. "He had learned a secret that allowed Him to live above the circumstances of life and fear of the future. He moved with calmness, certainty, and serenity through the most trying circumstances– even death! What was His secret? He gave it to us in the Beautitudes."

Presented with Billy Graham's characteristic vigor and simplicity in this landmark book, it is a secret that can transform your life.

A timeless message on true happiness.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849943812
  • Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/9/2002
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 587,452
  • Product dimensions: 5.51 (w) x 8.54 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Meet the Author

Billy Graham, the world-renowned author, preacher, and evangelist, has delivered the gospel message to more people face-to-face than anyone in history and has ministered on every continent of the world. Millions have read his inspirational classics, including Angels, The Secret of Happiness, Peace with God, The Holy Spirit, Hope for the Troubled Heart, and How to be Born Again.

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Table of Contents

Preface vii
Publisher's Note ix
1 The Search for Happiness 1
2 Happiness Through Poverty 13
3 Happiness While Mourning 27
4 Happiness Through Meekness 43
5 Happy Though Hungry 59
6 Happiness Through Showing Mercy 81
7 Happiness in Purity 97
8 Happiness Through Peacemaking 115
9 Happiness in Spite of Persecution 133
10 Steps to Happiness 149
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