The world seems to have figured out the formula for manufacturing material success, but when it comes to finding true, lasting happiness, we are as lost as ever. We yearn for more or less or something that's just different from what we have right now. Deep down we know there must be satisfaction for our longing. We just don't know where to find it.
In Sandcastle Kings, Rich Wilkerson uses four powerful stories from the seventh chapter of Luke to explain why spiritual fulfillment cannot be found in ourselves, in other people, in material things, or even in religion. By studying the stories of the centurion's faith, the resurrection of the widow's son, Jesus' message about John the Baptist, and the anointing by the woman with the alabaster jar, you will be able to face your doubts and insecurities and overcome your anxiety, discontentment, and depression. Wilkerson wants you to understand that the only answer for your spiritual bankruptcy is Jesus and that until you turn to him, you will never experience the lasting peace and joy you so desperately crave.
©2015 Rich Wilkerson (P)2015 Thomas Nelson Publishers
If you are a frequent reader of Christian books I would not recommend buying this book, because there are many other books that have said almost the exact same thing and that is why I only gave the book 3 stars. On the other hand, if you are not frequent reader of Christian books or a newcomer to the particular category of books I wouldn't dissuade you from reading this book.
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