The Blessing of Adversity: Finding Your God-given Purpose in Life's Troubles

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Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Mar 21, 2011 - Religion - 256 pages
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Most people see trouble as something negative and seek to avoid it whenever possible. But what if it’s those troubles that actually lead to greater blessing and purpose? In The Blessing of Adversity, a retired U.S. Navy admiral and the 62nd chaplain of the U.S. Senate distills the wisdom gained from thirty years as a counselor, theologian, and psychologist. Barry Black offers a blueprint for removing the sting of life’s trials, showing us how to let God use our pain for his glory by blessing others—and how that can actually help heal our own pain. Drawing on Scripture and his own experiences as a counselor and chaplain to some of the most powerful people in the world, Black teaches us how to deal with seasons of God’s apparent silence, offers techniques for staying encouraged in the middle of life’s storms, and shows how to find advantages in adversity.

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Great book. Very inspiring

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This book is a very good fried. Yup it does a great job in walking you through real life Examples and exercises that will allow the reader King strength when dealing with lifes challenges. I have a ... Read full review

Great help and faith builder

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This is one of the best helps I have read. I particularly like the action summary at the end of each chapter. I will refer back to this many times in the future and have already recommended it to others Read full review


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