What if you woke up one morning knowing that it was your last day on earth? That's what happened to the thief on the cross, who died a few feet from Jesus. Heaven, How I Got Here is his story, told in his own words, as he looks back from Heaven on the day that changed his eternity, and the faith that can change yours.
Do you know how you want to change but not how to accomplish it? Does the personal transformation you seek feel like a pipe dream? Does the gulf between who you are and who you want to be feel overwhelming? If you are a believer in Christ but feel stuck in your Christian life, this book is for you. Respected pastor and speaker Collin Smith explains how the beatitudes, when rightly understood, are key to making progress in the Christian life.
Every day is full of struggles. We struggle with time; with truth; with authority; with finding peace, purity, and contentment; with our words, thoughts, and actions - and that's just the beginning! Does God speak to us about these daily tests? Is there hope in the struggle? The answer, of course, is yes - but where God speaks about them may surprise you.
From eternity past God has had a perfect plan for the world. The Fall and entrance of sin into the world did not surprise him, nor did it detract from his plan. All things have been sovereignly worked to this end. What exactly is this plan, and where do we learn about it?