Chapter 8 - Week 2 Monday Posting - "Resisting Happiness"

(Please review the chapter summary and respond to the discussion question in the Comments Box below)

Chapter 8 – Four Words

Resistance loves to keep us busy, which leads us to not doing the right things.  “There are four words that embody the challenge of the Christian life; Thy will be done.  These four words present the greatest challenge of Christianity.” (p. 45-46) “We live in a culture that says the meaning of life is to get what we want, and that when we get what we want, then we will be happy.  We race off into the world to get what we want, but sooner or later we all realize that getting what we want doesn’t make us happy.” (p. 48)

Discussion question:  How do you react to these four words?

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