Standing on the Promises

Standing on the Promises

by Lewis Smedes
     
 

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In this fearful and cynical age, when doom and gloomers forecast catastrophe and fear mongers try to get us to hedge our bets on the future with insurance policies and safety nets, we need to re-discover real hope. Lewis Smedes says, "Hope is as native to our spirits as thinking is to our brain. Keep hoping, you keep living. Stop hoping, you start dying". He shows

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In this fearful and cynical age, when doom and gloomers forecast catastrophe and fear mongers try to get us to hedge our bets on the future with insurance policies and safety nets, we need to re-discover real hope. Lewis Smedes says, "Hope is as native to our spirits as thinking is to our brain. Keep hoping, you keep living. Stop hoping, you start dying". He shows how hope powers every good thing we accomplish and helps us overcome every bad thing we encounter. He talks about how to keep hope alive in difficult times, discern false hope from true hope, and move beyond worry to trust in God.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418559526
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1998
Sold by:
THOMAS NELSON
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
555 KB

Meet the Author

Lewis Smedes is a well-known author, respected counselor and teacher. He is a professor at Fuller Theological seminary and the best-selling author of Forgive and Forget, Shame and Grace, Mere Morality and others.

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