The Best of God Is in the Small Stuff: 100 Inspiring Readings from the Bestselling Series

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Does God care about the details of your life—your flat tire, your finances, your health, your relationship issues? Absolutely! And this book proves it. Bruce & Stan’s modern classic God Is in the Small Stuff—and it all matters launched a series of books that sold more than one million copies. Now, 100 of the most inspiring readings from the Small Stuff books have been compiled into one amazing collection! In their lighthearted yet thought-provoking style, Bruce & Stan encourage readers never to disregard ...
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Overview

Does God care about the details of your life—your flat tire, your finances, your health, your relationship issues? Absolutely! And this book proves it. Bruce & Stan’s modern classic God Is in the Small Stuff—and it all matters launched a series of books that sold more than one million copies. Now, 100 of the most inspiring readings from the Small Stuff books have been compiled into one amazing collection! In their lighthearted yet thought-provoking style, Bruce & Stan encourage readers never to disregard the minor, seemingly insignificant things of life—because their infinite God is also intimate. The Best of God Is in the Small Stuff promises encouragement and challenge to readers at all levels of spiritual growth.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616265175
  • Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2011
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 957,454
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


When Bruce Bickel didn’t make the cut as a stand-up comedian, he became a lawyer, which is a career in which he’s considered hilarious.  He is active in church ministries and currently serves on the Board of Westmont College.  He lives in Central California with his wife, where kids and grandkids surround them.

Bruce and Stan have co-authored more than sixty books about the Christian faith, including bestsellers such as God Is in the Small Stuffand it all matters. They are passionate about presenting the truth of God in a manner that is correct, clear, concise, and casual.

 

Stan Jantz has been involved with content throughout his professional career as a bookseller, publisher, and writer. He resides with his wife in Southern California, where he serves on the board of trustees of Biola University.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 7

from God Is in the Small Stuff…and It All Matters

1 Understand the Nature of God 11

2 Get to Know God Better 13

3 Realize That God Loves You 15

4 You Can Know God's Will 18

5 Give God Time 21

6 Prayer: The Great Connector 23

7 Discipline Yourself (No One Else Will) 25

8 Improve Yourself (No One Else Can) 27

9 Your Body Is a Temple 30

10 Simplify Life and Enjoy It More 32

11 Arrange Your Priorities 35

12 Contentment Is Good for the Soul 38

13 Stop Worrying and Start Living 40

14 The God Who Comforts Us 42

15 Communication Is More Than Talking 44

16 Encouragement Is a Gift 47

17 Money: Learn to Deal with It 49

18 A Generous Spirit Works Wonders 52

19 Laugh and the World Laughs with You 54

20 Relationships Take Time 56

21 You Need Your Friends 58

22 Carpe Diem: Seize the Day 61

23 God Is in the Small Stuff 63

from God Is in the Small Stuff for Your Marriage

24 Love and Marriage 69

25 Dating Doesn't Stop with the Wedding 73

26 Finding Occasions to Celebrate 76

27 Making Time for Your Spouse 79

28 Speaking a Language Your Spouse Understands 81

29 Let God Come between You 84

30 Reading the Marriage Manual 86

31 God Knows What Your Marriage Needs 89

32 Opposites Attract 91

33 Seasons of Marriage 93

34 The Joy of Becoming 96

35 When and How Many 98

36 Parenting 101 101

37 The Care and Coaching of Teenagers 104

38 No Kids? Know Kids! 106

39 You Married an Entire Family 108

40 Love Thy Neighbor 111

41 Fiscal Intimacy 114

42 Yours, Mine, and Ours 116

43 Time, Pressure, and Fatigue 119

44 Vacations Are Supposed to Be a Waste of Time 122

45 The True Meaning of Love 125

46 Your Marriage Is Your Greatest Legacy 127

from God Is in the Small Stuff for Your Family

47 Heritage 131

48 Traditions 134

49 Hospitality 137

50 God 140

51 Church 143

52 Stewardship 147

53 Humor 150

54 Travel 153

55 Marriage 56

56 Teenagers 159

57 Grandparents and Grandchildren 163

58 Family Reunions 166

59 Working Parents 169

60 Letting Go 172

61 Crisis 176

62 Divorce 179

63 Education 182

64 Money Management 184

65 Responsibilities 187

66 Encouragement 190

67 Discipline 193

68 Authority 196

69 Decision Making 199

from God Is in the Small Stuff for Tough Times

70 "Why, God, Why?" 205

71 Innocent Suffering 209

72 When Life Doesn't Seem Fair 212

73 Where Is Cod When We Suffer? 215

74 You're Not Exempt 218

75 Thanking God 222

76 The Story of Job 226

77 When Prayer Doesn't Seem to Work 230

78 How to Know God's Will 234

79 When Children Turn Away 237

80 Caring for Aging Parents 240

81 The Long Good-Bye 244

82 From Busted to Belief 248

83 A Loss of Self 252

84 Giving to God 256

85 Confronted with Cancer 260

86 Does God Still Heal? 264

87 Hearing God 267

88 When Children Suffer 271

89 Going from Hurting to Healing 275

90 Will Your Pet Be in Heaven? 278

91 Afraid to Death of Dying 282

92 God Is in the Small Stuff for Tough Times 286

from God Is in the Small Stuff at Christmas

93 God's Story 293

94 The Coming Messiah 296

95 Hope 300

96 Faith 304

97 Prepare Him Room 307

98 Joy 310

99 Gifts and Giving 313

100 Receiving 316

About the Authors 319

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