JAMES BRYAN SMITH
Title: The Good and Beautiful Life: Putting on the Character of Christ (The Apprentice Series)
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Intervarsity Press January 2010
0830835326 / 9780830835324
Seller ID: 126840
"I have never met a person whose goal was to ruin his or her life. We all want to be happy, and we want it all of the time." So begins James Bryan Smith in The Good and Beautiful Life. The problem is, he tells us, we have bought into false notions of happiness and success. These self-centered decisions lead us further into the vices that cause ruin: anger, lust, lying, worry and judging. Eventually we find ourselves living a beautifully packaged life of self-destruction. Following the Sermon on the Mount, this follow-up toThe Good and Beautiful God guides us to look behind these character flaws and to replace our false beliefs with Jesus' narratives about life in the kingdom of God.