A Different Kind of Happiness: Discovering the Joy That Comes from Sacrificial Love

A Different Kind of Happiness: Discovering the Joy That Comes from Sacrificial Love

by Dr. Larry Crabb


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801015342
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/18/2017
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 845,960
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dr. Larry Crabb is a well-known psychologist, conference and seminar speaker, Bible teacher, popular author, and founder/director of NewWay Ministries. He is currently scholar in residence at Colorado Christian University in Denver, and visiting professor of spiritual formation for Richmont Graduate University in Atlanta. Dr. Crabb and his wife of almost fifty years, Rachael, live in the Denver, Colorado, area. For additional information please visit www.newwayministries.org.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9

Prologue 11

Introduction 19

Three Passages to Ponder As You Now Explore the Message of This Book 33

Part 1 The Good News That Sounds Bad 35

1 Does Anyone Want to Be Happy, Like Jesus? 37

2 Good News in Any Difficult Relationship or Circumstance 43

3 Am I on the Narrow Road to Life? 49

4 The One Prayer God Always Answers 57

5 Am I Even Interested in Praying the One Prayer God Always Answers? 63

6 Our Deepest Hunger, Felt Most Deeply Only in Emptiness 71

7 Who Am I?: Dr. Jekyll? Mr. Hyde? Both? 79

8 A Passion for the Impossible 88

9 Freedom to Follow 96

10 Three Faces of Entitlement 107

Part 2 The Good News That Only Disciples Know Is Good 123

11 A Tale of Two Stones 129

12 True or Falser": It's Sometimes Hard to Tell 138

13 Question 1: Who Is God? 141

14 Question 2: What Is God Up To? 151

15 Question 3: Who Are We? 159

16 Question 4: "What's Gone Wrong? 170

17 Question 5: What Has God Done about Our Problem? 180

18 Question 6: How Is the Spirit Working to Implement, the Divine Solution to Our Human Problem? 190

19 Question 7: How Can We Cooperate with the Spirit's Work? 200

Part 3 A Beautiful Story Is Unfolding, Even in the Darkest Night 209

20 Engage the Battle 211

21 The Answer: To What Question? 218

22 Life: Above and Under the Sun 226

Afterword 235

One Final Question 237

Notes 247

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