Friday 56: How To Handle Adversity


*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Link it here

It's that simple.

How To Handle Adversity
 Pg. 56 (5th sentence)

"The very fact Jesus would ask such a question lets us know how in tune with us He really is. " (Don't you just want to know what the question is?!)
From: How To Handle Adversity by Charles Stanley

My Aunt sent me this book because she knows I love Charles Stanley's writings. I laughed out loud when I opened the package because I had just finished a book on suffering and now I'm moving on to adversity. (deep waters). What I've learned just from reading some of the reviews is that "all adversity is not necessarily bad but in fact a life building and beneficial experience." (review credit:

Product Description

The loss of a job. A rebellious child. A loved one dies. A dear friend has been diagnosed with cancer. A struggling marriage. Financial hardships.
The list is endless. When hard times come, we need wisdom to navigate through the shoals of adversity into a safe harbor. And now, in How to Handle Adversity, Charles Stanley offers a practical, biblical approach to help us deal with the troubles common to us all.
Adversity is a reality that no one can avoid. Everyone asks why when adversity strikes. Yet 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?'

Charles Stanley


Dr. Charles Stanley is senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of numerous books, including The Blessings of Brokenness and other titles in the popular A Touch of His... devotional series. His popular radio and TV program In Touch is heard and seen worldwide.
How to Handle Adversity

 What book did you grab today and have you found it to be an interesting one?

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