How to Handle Adversity

How to Handle Adversity

by Charles Stanley

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Overview

You lost your job. Your son ran away. A loved one just died from cancer. Your best friend is getting a divorce. The list is endless.

Adversity is a reality that no one can avoid. Everyone asks why when adversity strikes. Yet Dr. Stanley contends, "As much as we all want to know the answer to the why question, it is really not the most significant question. The real question each of us needs to ask is, 'How should I respond?'"

How to Handle Adversity helps you learn to

  • Ask the right questions about adversity
  • Become a comfort to others
  • Rediscover the faithfulness of God
  • Deal with pride and weakness
  • Look at adversity from God's perspective
  • Glorify God in your adversity

If you are a child of God whose heart's desire is to see God glorified through you, adversity will not put you down for the count. There will be those initial moments of shock and confusion. But the man or woman who has God's perspective on this life and the life to come will always emerge victorious! ?Charles Stanley

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780785264187
Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2002
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 221,258
Product dimensions: 5.36(w) x 8.64(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Dr. Charles Stanley is the senior pastor of the First Baptist Church of Atlanta, where he has served for more than 40 years. He is a New York Times bestselling author who has written more than 60 books, including the bestselling devotional Every Day in His Presence. Dr. Stanley is the founder of In Touch Ministries. The In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley program is transmitted throughout the world on more than 1,200 radio outlets and 130 television stations/networks, and in language projects in more than 50 languages. The award-winning In Touch devotional magazine is printed in four languages with more than 12 million copies each year. Dr. Stanley’s goal is best represented by Acts 20:24: “Life is worth nothing unless I use it for doing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus—the work of telling others the Good News about God's mighty kindness and love.” This is because, as he says, “It is the Word of God and the work of God that changes people’s lives.”

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How To Handle Adversity 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I read this book over a dozen years ago. Since that time, I have given it to many others, and my hardback copy has become very 'experienced'. The perspective that I look at everything has changed since the day I picked up this book. Everyone goes through 'Stuff' in their lives. This book will help you deal with that 'stuff'. From the small things to big ones.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Everyone seems to know how to tell us the best way to handle troubles these days. Charles Stanley knows how to tell us the Scriptural way, and truly writes from the heart of God. Frankly, this book is only matched by the Joseph story in learning how God wants us to handle adversity. 'With Joseph in the University of Adversity' is one of the best on this. Both this, and the Joseph book speak to us from the heart, and not from the lofty heights of pedantic scholarship. Dr. Stanley is loved by nearly everyone. His unique in insight into surviving adversity will only add to his followers! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Dr Stanley is truly a minister of God ---explaining in depth how to handle adversity and why it comes to each of us.