Resilient Faith: Learning to Rely on Jesus in the Struggles of Life

By Lewis Allen, Sarah Allen

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Resilient Faith: Learning to Rely on Jesus in the Struggles of Life

By Lewis Allen, Sarah Allen

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Lewis and Sarah Allen Teach Young Christians How to Approach Difficulties and Disappointments Biblically

We all encounter problems and challenges on a daily basis, ranging from small things—traffic, losing your keys, or running late—to much bigger issues—job insecurity, health issues, and relationship struggles. What should a believer in Christ do in the face of such adversities? 

Authors Lewis and Sarah Allen propose that while the world may teach us one way to approach challenges, there is a better way—complete dependence on Christ and pursuit of wise living. With the help of the Holy Spirit, Christians are able to live more joy-filled lives in the midst of adversity. In a conversational and personal tone, the Allens walk through key biblical passages as they relate to challenges and share stories, case studies, and illustrations to encourage us to rely on Christ and commit to his church in the battle of Christian life. 

  • Ideal for New or Young Christians: Especially those feeling discouraged by doubt and disappointment
  • Engaging and Interactive: Includes case studies and illustrations, with questions and prayers at the end of every chapter 
  • Practical and Realistic: Readers will receive biblical direction for applying these principles to their daily lives 

Authors:

Lewis Allen

Lewis Allen (ThM, Westminster Theological Seminary) serves as senior pastor of Hope Church in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England, which he helped plant after twelve years of pastoring a church in West London.

Sarah Allen

Sarah Allen (MTh, Union School of Theology) is an English teacher and the northern director of Flourish Course (a Gospel training initiative). She also leads the women’s ministry at Hope Church in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. 

Product Details

Category: Christian Living
Counseling
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 176
Size: 5.25 in x 8.0 in
Weight: 6.0 ounces
ISBN-10: 1-4335-7798-4
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-7798-7
ISBN-UPC: 9781433577987
Case Quantity: 10
Published: March 07, 2023

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Enduring Gospel 

Part 1: Retreat 
Chapter 1: Where Troubles Take Us – Learning to Retreat Like Jesus
Chapter 2: The All-Seeing, All-Caring Lord – Secure in the Savior
Chapter 3: Step Out – Forward with Jesus Is Always the Right Direction

Part 2: You Can Stop Now! 
Chapter 4: One Day – The Sunday Gift
Chapter 5: Every Day – Renewing Sleep
Chapter 6: And Right Away – The Freedom of Learning to Focus 

Part 3: Hope-Full 
Chapter 7: Those Who Hope in the Lord – Fix Your Hope on Easter Truth
Chapter 8: The Hope of Heaven – Glory Is Waiting for Us
Chapter 9: Hope Today – Living with the Hope of Glory

Part 4: Body Life 
Chapter 10: Glorious Food – Daily Bread and the Living Bread
Chapter 11: Body Work – How Everything We Do Matters to God
Chapter 12: Shape Up! – Training and Enjoying Our Bodies to God’s Glory

Part 5: The Resilient Gospel 
Chapter 13: The Courage of Grace – Think, Feel, Fight
Chapter 14: Facing the Enemy – Our Tempter and Our Shield
Chapter 15: Battle Lines - Confident in Jesus’s Righteousness

Part 6: God’s Word: Prizing the Power 
Chapter 16: The Sharp Edge – Do You Know the Power of God’s Word?   
Chapter 17: Confession Time – Bring Your Heart to the God Who Cares
Chapter 18: Truth Wins – Prizing the Bible

Part 7: God’s Word: Heart and Habits 
Chapter 19: Hold On! – Creating and Keeping Healthy Bible Habits
Chapter 20: Take It to Heart – God’s Word for Our Deep Needs
Chapter 21: Sharing the Word – Learning to Minister Jesus in How We Speak

Part 8: Praying 
Chapter 22: Depend – Discover the Freedom of Relying on the Lord
Chapter 23: The Weak and the Strong – How Grace Changes a Praying Heart
Chapter 24: The Spirit Is Here – Experiencing the Spirit as We Get to Prayer

Part 9: Church
Chapter 25: Sharing Worship – The Church Meets Her Lord
Chapter 26: Leaning In – Enjoying Family Life Together 
Chapter 27: Resilient through Serving – The Spirit Sustains and Grows Jesus’s Servants

Conclusion: And So?