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170 pages
Mar 2006
Kress Christian Publications

The Cup and the Glory: Lessons on Suffering And the Glory of God

by Greg Harris

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Greg Harris has written a thoroughly biblical, very helpful book on suffering that every Christian should read. This 170-page paperback book titled The Cup and the Glory, is an excellent treatment of a very difficult subject. In it Harris tries to help Christians honor God by pointing them toward biblical answers to the very hard questions of life. Why has such suffering come into my life? How can I honor God through my most difficult moments?

The Cup and the Glory does not treat suffering lightly. The author himself has been through many valleys of trials and pain which he graciously shares throughout the pages of this book. As Harris relates his own personal struggles, readers travel through the pages of Scripture with him as he seeks to understand why a good God has walked him along such a difficult road. Reading this book is like sitting down with a very godly pastor and allowing him to shepherd your soul so that you, too, can triumph through the hardships of life.

Harris’ own words best describe his purpose for writing this book. His hope is that The Cup and the Glory will “offer new insights into the graciousness of God as He lovingly uses suffering to draw us nearer to Him and to conform us closer to the image of Christ. At its heart, the lessons re-teach us the simple truth that God is God–and God is in control.” (p. 18)

Every Christian should read this book. And every Christian should keep this book ready on their bookshelf at home to help family and friends when they are led down the pathway of suffering. – James Billings, Christian Book

Book Jacket:

"God beckons 'place your life in my hands.' It is only when we reach the point of absolute surrender that we embrace the absolute sovereignty of God. God then allows entrance into the pathway of His will and wonder of His glory. In The Cup and the Glory, Greg Harris unlocks the Scripture and opens the doorway into his personal experience so we see more clearly that we can trust God with our lives."
-- Larry A. Mercer, President Washington Bible College, Capital Bible Seminary

". . . authentically expresses the bright hope of God's eternal glory that places even the darkest cup of earthly pain in perspective. Whether you now suffer or comfort those who do, this is a must read."
-- John MacArthur, President, The Master's College and Seminary

". . . a careful and penetrating study born from the heart of a pastor/theologian. This book will challenge, convict and comfort those who enter in."
--Danny Akin, President, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

". . . holds the reader throughout its pages by its adherence to Scripture, its captivating style, and its genuine application to life . . . deeply life-changing in bringing the open heart ever closer to Jesus."
-- Dr. Imad Shehadeh, President and Professor of Theology, Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary