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The here and now is simply not able to bear the weight of our expectations. We’ve lost an eternal perspective, and it hurts us every day. Job disappointment, relationship struggles, and quiet feelings of disillusionment all signal that something is not quite right. Life only makes sense when you realize that all of the situations, locations, and relationships of your life were not designed to be a final resting place for your hopes and dreams, but tools of preparation for a destination to come. Living without eternity puts pressure on the here and now to be what it cannot be and to deliver what it cannot deliver. Countless people deal daily with the frustration of a life that has no “forever.” In Jesus Christ the hope of eternity is restored and, with it, a radical new way of understanding and facing the normal struggles of life in a world broken and waiting for restoration.

©2011 Paul David Tripp (P)2011 Zondervan

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GREAT BOOK, A MUST READ!!

I can't recommend this book more to everyone! It has changed my perspective on life and eternity! Please take the time to hear or read this book! =)

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  • J.
  • 02-12-15

Good perspective

I enjoyed the perspectives that this book explored. Paul Tripp is very wise and it shows in many ways in this book.

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  • mark
  • columbus, IN, United States
  • 05-14-12

very good

i liked the content a lot. Only wish that Paul Tripp had read it in his own voice.

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  • Jolita A.
  • 08-06-16

Fundamental Book for Every Christian and Seeker

Paul David Tripp has once more blessed with His clarity and vision. His insights cuts to the debts of your heart. This book should be read and meditated upon by every Christian who does not want to waste their God given life and become trully mature. And by every seeker who knows that there is more than the eye can see...