If: Trading Your If Only Regrets for God's What If Possibilities

If: Trading Your If Only Regrets for God's What If Possibilities

by Mark Batterson

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Transform Your If Only Regrets into What If Possibilities

If is a powerful little word. Some people are stuck in "if only," trudging through lives marked with regret. But God wants us to live lives marked with possibilities, with the "what if" attitude that looks forward to the future with confidence. Why? Because the answer to "If God is for us, who can be against us?" is "No one." God is always on our side. Every day, in every way.

With his trademark enthusiasm and contagious joy, Mark Batterson helps readers overcome feelings of guilt, fear, and doubt, because in Christ there is no condemnation. Unpacking the promises of Romans 8, he shows readers that they are more than conquerors—right now and forever. And because of that, the possibilities for their lives are limitless.

Christians from all walks of life will find themselves set free by this inspiring and entertaining read. Now in paper.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801016011
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/06/2015
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Mark Batterson is the New York Times bestselling author of The Circle Maker, The Grave Robber, A Trip around the Sun, and If. He is the lead pastor of National Community Church, one church with eight campuses in Washington, DC. Mark has a doctor of ministry degree from Regent University and lives on Capitol Hill with his wife, Lora, and their three children. Learn more at www.markbatterson.com.

Table of Contents

1 The Power of If 7

The First If: If Only

2 The Most Terrifying Fact 21

3 Can't Forget 28

4 Double Jeopardy 36

5 A $100 Million Fast 43

6 Muscle Memory 51

7 Factory Reset 62

The Second If: As If

8 Reaction Time 75

9 The Anchoring Effect 84

10 The Power of Suggestion 95

11 Cross-Eyed 103

12 The Scenic Route 112

13 The Reckoning 121

14 Eternal Optimist 130

The Third If: What If?

15 Who If 139

16 The Third Wheel 149

17 And It Came to Pass 156

18 Narrow Framing 166

19 Out of Your League 175

20 The Kingdom of Unintended Consequences 183

21 The Rosetta Stone 194

22 Bold Predictions 203

23 The Pavlovian Effect 210

24 Change Agents 218

25 I Dwell in Possibility 226

26 Monograramed Blessings 235

The Fourth If: No If, Ands, on Buts about It

27 The Cornerman 247

28 The Event Horizon 253

29 More than Conquerors 262

30 Keep Calm and Carry On 271

Epilogue: Forty Years Hence 281

Acknowledgments 283

Notes 285

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