Item description for The Secret of Happiness by Billy Graham...
Overview Explaining that an inability to find happiness occurs because of a failure to look in the right places, a guide based on the Beatitudes reveals that happiness is a by-product of seeking what is truly important. Reprint.
Happiness. It's what we all long for, what all human beings seek in our jobs, our relationships, our activities. We try so hard to be happy, and all too often we end up empty and unsatisfied. Why? Because, says Billy Graham in this classic work, we are looking for happiness in all the wrong places.
We haven't learned the secret Jesus taught in the Beatitudes - that true, lasting happiness simply isn't to be found by seeking it directly. Happiness is a by-product, a bonus that comes when we seek what is really important. And the things that will bring us the satisfaction we long for are not necessarily what the world considers meaningful.
Jesus did not have to have an outward stimulus to make Him happy, Billy Graham points out. "He had learned a secret that allowed Him to live above the circumstances of life and fear of the future. He moved with calmness, certainty, and serenity through the most trying circumstances - even death What was His secret? He gave it to us in the Beautitudes."
Presented with Billy Graham's characteristic vigor and simplicity in this landmark book, it is a secret that can transform your life.
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.54" Width: 5.51" Height: 0.42" Weight: 0.42 lbs.
Release Date Sep 9, 2002
Publisher Thomas Nelson
ISBN 0849943817 ISBN13 9780849943812
Availability 152 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 26, 2016 12:09.
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More About Billy Graham
"My one purpose in life is to help people find a personal relationship with God, which, I believe, comes through knowing Christ." --Billy Graham
Evangelist Billy Graham took Christ literally when He said in Mark 16:15, "Go ye into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature."
Mr. Graham has preached the Gospel to more people in live audiences than anyone else in history—nearly 215 million people in more than 185 countries and territories—through various meetings, including Mission World and Global Mission. Hundreds of millions more have been reached through television, video, film, and webcasts.
Since the 1949 Los Angeles Crusade vaulted Mr. Graham into the public eye, he has led hundreds of thousands of individuals to make personal decisions to live for Christ, which is the main thrust of his ministry.
The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association takes the message of God's love to the world through crusades, conferences, television, radio, film, publishing, th e Internet, and other ion, radio, film, publishing, the Internet, and other international ministries. For more information write: Biler international ministries. For more information write: . For more information write: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, North Carolina 28201.
Billy Graham currently resides in Charlotte, in the state of North Carolina. Billy Graham was born in 1918.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Secret Of Happiness?
This book explains the beautitudes and the conclusion of it May 26, 2001
To tell the truth I am only read this book half way through. This book is so fascinating, in each chapter it explains about the beautitudes, depth explanation, and conclusion. Mr. Graham writes in a logical and spiritual combine, which helps the reader to understand better. . WOW!! I would recommend you to buy this book
The Secret of Happiness--The Sermon on the Mount Revisited Oct 14, 2000
The Secret of Happiness is a devotional exposition of the beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-10) and a must-read for all Christians. Each chapter explains a beatitude, puts the beatitude in a spiritual context, and discusses why Christians should pay attention.
Graham's exposition is lucid and to the point. The book was first published in 1957 and it includes, at least in the first printing, a priceless portrat of Graham as a young man.
I have read this book twice. The first time was in college. I reading it again now in mid-career on the death of my grandfather. My grandfather loved this book enough that he donated a copy to the church library where it remained for 20 years. I receieved this book as an heirloom.