When You Are Down to Nothing, God Is Up to Something
Discovering Divine Purpose and Provision When Life Hurts
Publication Date: March 2012
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Everyone gets "down to nothing" at some point in life, whether in relationships, finances, vision and courage for the future, physical or emotional exhaustion, or disappointment with God--everybody at some time comes to the end of their rope. It's exactly at those points that God does His best work. When we're down to nothing, God is up to something--truths to teach us, answers to satisfy us, assurance to bolster us, resources to supply us, or directions to guide us.
In this book, Robert Schuller chronicles a particularly dark period in his life and shares with the reader what he learned God was up to in his relationsips, meeting his needs like health and finances, providing guidance in his emotional life, but most of all, in learning to know and trust God more.
Robert A. Schuller is the former senior pastor of the Crystal Cathedral. He has written twelve books, including the bestseller Walking in Your Own Shoes. His most recent book is entitled Leaning Into God When Life Is Pushing You Away. Schuller has four children and resides in Laguna Beach, California, with his wife, Donna.
"A fine primer on pressing toward God despite pain and problems . . . Schuller encourages fellow Christians to seek out God especially when life is darkest and confusion greatest . . . In each chapter he offers fresh perspective, renewed hope and fresh faith tools for those going through hardship, as well as strong reminders that God is always present and never fails."—Publishers Weekly on Walking In Your Own Shoes
"Walking in Your Own Shoes is made all the more powerful because Dr. Schuller includes very personal accounts of his life, growing up as the son of a preacher who found his own "shoes." He offers specific tools for creating a new definition of success in our lives, as well as learning to walk by faith."—Dr. Phil McGraw