Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back: Persevering Through Pressure

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Three Steps Forward, Two Steps back is just that--practical, proven ways to cope with fear, stress, misunderstanding, inferiority, personal loss, anger, and temptation. This bestselling classic by Chuck Swindoll has been revised and updated.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780840751874
  • Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/1/1980
  • Pages: 176

Table of Contents

Introduction xi
Chapter 1. Perseverance: Archaic Word of Relevance 1
Realistic Expectations 2
The Four Spiritual Flaws 4
What Is Christian Maturity? 6
Part I External Pressures 13
Chapter 2. Misunderstanding: Paralyzing Sting of Humanity 15
Analyzing Misunderstanding 19
Illustrating Misunderstanding 21
Understanding Misunderstanding 23
Overcoming Misunderstanding 28
Chapter 3. Stress: Threatening Storm of Anxiety 33
Analysis of Stress 35
Units of Stress 36
A Psalm for the Stressed 38
Standing Fast 45
My Stress--God's Strength 51
Chapter 4. Loss: Lonely Times of Crisis 56
The Loss of Those You Love 57
The Loss of Things You Love 58
God's Great Goal 70
The Right Perspective 74
Chapter 5. Impossibilities: Uncrossable Rivers of Life 79
"Impossible" Scriptures 80
One "Impossible" Event 84
Releasing Our Grip 96
Believing the Unbelievable 100
Chapter 6. Waiting: Lingering Test of Patience 104
A Psalm Encouraging Patience 108
Insight on Patience 115
Benefit of Waiting 117
Chapter 7. Temptation: Vulnerable Flaw of Weakness 121
Trials or Temptations? Knowing the Difference 122
There Is a Simple Answer 125
Four Facts About Temptation 128
Practical Ways to Handle Temptations 139
Part II Internal Affairs 155
Chapter 8. Mistakes: Inevitable Marks of Imperfection 157
Panic-Prompted Mistakes 158
"Good-Intentioned" Mistakes 161
Negligent Mistakes 164
Unrestrained-Curiosity Mistakes 166
Blind-Spot Mistakes 167
A Psalm of Balm--for the Mistaken 169
Chapter 9. Inferiority: Contagious Plague of Self-Doubt 178
Some Helpful Observations 180
Three Biblical Candidates for an Inferiority Complex 184
A Scriptural Viewpoint 198
Beauty in the Body 203
Usefulness in the Body 204
A Prescription 207
Chapter 10. Fear: Fierce Grip of Panic 212
Understanding Fear 215
Overcoming Intimidation 216
Maintaining Confidence 221
Staying Balanced 225
Releasing Fear's Fierce Grip 226
Chapter 11. Anger: Burning Fuse of Hostility 232
What Is Anger? 234
The Scriptures May Surprise You! 235
When Is Anger Justified? 241
Unjustified Anger 251
Winning Over Anger 262
Chapter 12. Defection: Final Stage of Compromise 268
An Expert on Defection 272
Doomsday Declaration 273
Five Signposts of Defection 277
The Antidote 290
A Final Warning 292
Epilogue: Some Final Reflections on Persevering 296
Notes 301
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