• Stop Trying

  • How to Receive - Not Achieve - Your Real Identity
  • By: Cary Schmidt
  • Narrated by: Cary Schmidt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (28 ratings)

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Stop Trying

By: Cary Schmidt
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From looking outwardly to please others to looking inwardly to define ourselves, we constantly try to cultivate or construct our identities. But guided by the whims of culture or the faulty advice of tradition, we often find identity collapses when life falls apart or change threatens that fragile structure. Is it possible to discover an identity bolstered with unassailable confidence, strengthened for the challenges of life rather than destroyed by them, and free from the whims of cultural pressure? Yes! It is an identity received, not achieved - an identity established in the gospel. 

In Stop Trying, Cary Schmidt’s storytelling creates compelling scenes in which you’ll see yourself and your self. You’ll understand why defining your identity outside of Jesus Christ is ultimately fragile, hollow, and unsatisfying. And you'll discover that your truest and most fulfilling identity is a byproduct of a relationship that changes everything.

©2021 Cary Schmidt (P)2021 Cary Schmidt

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Read this book! A gospel win!

This book is a must read! I require all those I counsel to read this book and believe that Cary has done an absolute kingdom service in writing this book! It is available both in book format and audible!

My favorite chapters are 2, 8, and 10-13! All are good! A must read!

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Really loved how Cary brings this truth to life!

Would definitely recommend this book to anyone, seeking to grow in their personal walk with Jesus.

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A work backed by Scripture!

This is a great book that deconstructs a secular view of personal identity; while also building a foundation of Scripture for an identity found in Christ.

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The Gospel is Powerful

After a year of shut down due to COVID this book is exactly what needed.I love the story telling but the practical applications are life changing.I highly recommend.

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