A Grace Disguised

Written By Jerry L. Sittser
A Grace Disguised
  • Publsiher : Zondervan
  • Release : 18 May 2009
  • ISBN : 0310319447
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 48 reviews
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Read or download book entitled A Grace Disguised written by Jerry L. Sittser which was release on 18 May 2009, this book published by Zondervan. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: An expanded edition of this classic book on grief and loss—with a new preface and epilogue.Loss came suddenly for Jerry Sittser. In an instant, a tragic car accident claimed three generations of his family: his mother, his wife, and his young daughter. While most of us will not experience such a catastrophic loss in our lifetime, all of us will taste it. And we can, if we choose, know as well the grace that transforms it.A Grace Disguised plumbs the depths of sorrow, whether due to illness, divorce, or the loss of someone we love. The circumstances are not important; what we do with those circumstances is. In coming to the end of ourselves, we can come to the beginning of a new life—one marked by spiritual depth, joy, compassion, and a deeper appreciation of simple blessings.

A Grace Disguised

A Grace Disguised
  • Author : Jerry L. Sittser
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2009-05-18
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0310319447
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Summary : An expanded edition of this classic book on grief and loss—with a new preface and epilogue.Loss came suddenly for Jerry Sittser. In an instant, a tragic car accident claimed three generations of his family: his mother, his wife, and his young daughter. While most of us will not ...

A Grace Disguised

A Grace Disguised
  • Author : Gerald Lawson Sittser
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 1998-01-16
  • Total pages : 190
  • ISBN : 0310319447
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Summary : "The experience of loss does not have to be the defining moment of our lives", writes Gerald Sittser. "Instead, the defining moment can be our response to the loss. It is not what happens to us that matters so much as what happens in us". Sittser knows. A tragic accident ...

A Grace Disguised Revised and Expanded

A Grace Disguised Revised and Expanded
  • Author : Jerry L. Sittser
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-11-16
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0310319447
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Summary : A revised edition of this classic bestseller which shares with deep compassion what it is to go through sorrow, whether due to illness, divorce, or the loss of someone we love. In coming to the end of ourselves, we can come to the beginning of a new life....

Grace Disguised

Grace Disguised
  • Author : Jerry Sittser,Zondervan Publishing
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0310319447
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Summary : Loss came suddenly for Gerald Sittser. In an instant, a tragic car accident claimed three generations of his family: his mother, his wife, and his young daughter. While most of us will not experience such a catastrophic loss in our lifetime, all of us will taste it. And we can, ...

A Grace Revealed

A Grace Revealed
  • Author : Jerry L. Sittser
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2012-10-09
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0310319447
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Summary : Twenty years ago, Jerry Sittser lost his daughter, wife, and mother in a car accident. He chronicled that tragic experience in A Grace Disguised, a book that has become a classic on the topic of grief and loss. Now he asks: How do we live meaningfully, even fruitfully, in this ...

Resilient Faith

Resilient Faith
  • Author : Gerald L. Sittser
  • Publisher : Brazos Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0310319447
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Summary : In our Western, post-Christendom society, much of Christianity's cultural power, privilege, and influence has eroded. But all is not lost, says bestselling author Gerald Sittser. Although the church is concerned and sobered by this cultural shift, it is also curious and teachable. Sittser shows how the early church offers wisdom ...

Water from a Deep Well

Water from a Deep Well
  • Author : Gerald L. Sittser
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2013-05-23
  • Total pages : 351
  • ISBN : 0310319447
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Summary : In Rome in A.D. 165, two men named Carpus and Papylus stood before the proconsul of Pergamum, charged with the crime of being Christians. Not even torture could make them deny Christ, so they were burned alive. Is my faithfulness as strong? In the fifth century, Melania the Younger and ...

The Adventure

The Adventure
  • Author : Gerald L. Sittser
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 1985-11-13
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 0310319447
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Summary : In this discipleship classic, Jerry Sittser uses memorable stories to illustrate how a simple effort to understand discipleship as an adventure can create a paradigm shift in your understanding of the Christian life....

When Your Rope Breaks

When Your Rope Breaks
  • Author : Ruth Graham,Jerry L. Sittser,Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2009-12-15
  • Total pages : 96
  • ISBN : 0310319447
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Summary : How can I go on? How much more can I take? Does God even care? If He does care, how could He allow this to happen to me? Whether it’s divorce, injury, death, financial hardship, or just plain loneliness, we all experience difficult times in our lives. In these 96 ...

When God Doesn t Answer Your Prayer

When God Doesn t Answer Your Prayer
  • Author : Jerry L. Sittser
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2009-10-14
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0310319447
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Summary : More than a decade ago, Jerry Sittser prayed for the protection of his family, yet three of his loved ones--his daughter, his wife, and his mother--died in an automobile accident. What went wrong? "Why wasn't my prayer answered?" he asks. "It is no longer an abstract question to me. What ...

Destiny

Destiny
  • Author : David Gibson
  • Publisher : Inter-Varsity Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-15
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 0310319447
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Summary : Only a proper perspective on death provides the true perspective on life. Living in the light of your death will help you to live wisely, freely and generously. It will give you a big heart and open hands, and enable you to relish all the small things of life in ...

Love One Another

Love One Another
  • Author : Gerald L. Sittser
  • Publisher : IVP Books
  • Release Date : 2008-04-08
  • Total pages : 189
  • ISBN : 0310319447
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Summary : Love one another. It's one of the greatest, simplest and most difficult commands Jesus gave. And when it comes to the church, sometimes it seems impossible. How can we achieve unity within the diversity of the body of Christ? Gerald Sittser examines the "one another" statements throughout the New Testament ...

Wisdom From the Margins

Wisdom From the Margins
  • Author : William G. Britton
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-05-16
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 0310319447
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Summary : Henri Nouwen wisely said, "The great illusion of leadership is to think that man can be led out of the desert by someone who has never been there." Jesus has "been there" and knows how to lead us out--but first, he just may lead us in. He meets us in ...

Grieving a Suicide

Grieving a Suicide
  • Author : Albert Y Hsu
  • Publisher : Inter-Varsity Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-17
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0310319447
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Summary : Suicide is one of the most serious public health crises of modern times, claiming over one million lives worldwide every year. Those who have lost a loved one to suicide experience tremendous shock and trauma, with a confusing mixture of emotions: anger, guilt, grief and despair. Suicide also raises heartrending ...

Collision with Joy

Collision with Joy
  • Author : Melody Richards
  • Publisher : Xulon Press
  • Release Date : 2014-02
  • Total pages : 174
  • ISBN : 0310319447
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Summary : Melody Richards is personally acquainted with grief but she is also intimately acquainted with the Lord Jesus Christ. You will be lovingly counseled and deeply consoled as you journey with her through the death of her daughter. The reality of Heaven will come through in living color as she envisions ...