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Secrets of a Happy Heart



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By Hyveth Williams

ISBN: 9780828027403 | 153 pages | Review and Herald Publishing | Copyright 2013

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In this fresh look at the Beatitudes, the author unravels the historical details of the geography, culture, and customs of the people to whom Jesus spoke, then adds sparkling stories from modern life to make the text come alive today.

If you are on top of the world, thinking that nothing can get you down, beware the hidden dangers. If you are a hapless victim of circumstances, slogging through a spiritual slough, your persecution, your hunger, your poverty, can be cause for rejoicing! Either way, you need this book.

For all who delight in paradox; for all who need a spiritual pick-me-up-and-kick-me-forward; for all whose spirit is burdened with life’’s ennui or poisoned with the cyanide of guilt, loneliness, lust, or resentment, Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount promises blessing beyond belief.

Secrets of a Happy Heart: A Fresh Look at the Sermon on the Mount

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In this fresh look at the Beatitudes, the author unravels the historical details of the geography, culture, and customs of the people to whom Jesus spoke, then adds sparkling stories from modern life to make the text come alive today.

If you are on top of the world, thinking that nothing can get you down, beware the hidden dangers. If you are a hapless victim of circumstances, slogging through a spiritual slough, your persecution, your hunger, your poverty, can be cause for rejoicing! Either way, you need this book.

For all who delight in paradox; for all who need a spiritual pick-me-up-and-kick-me-forward; for all whose spirit is burdened with life’’s ennui or poisoned with the cyanide of guilt, loneliness, lust, or resentment, Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount promises blessing beyond belief.

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“In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus Christ introduces a beleaguered humanity to what makes for true, lasting happiness. In this book, Dr. Hyveth Williams breaks down the Sermon on the Mount into palatable pieces that will leave the reader fulfilled and nourished. With integrity and sensitivity Dr. Williams conveys the teaching embedded in the passage in ways that make for ready comprehension and acceptance. A writer and preacher of uncommon skill, Dr. Williams knows how to expound ancient truths to the contemporary culture, and she is refreshingly accurate and interesting in doing so. Readers will find it difficult to put this book down once they pick it up. A rich blessing awaits each reader!”

—R. Clifford Jones, associate dean, Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, Andrews University, and author of Preaching With Power: Black Preachers Share Secrets for Effective Preaching

“An excellent book! Fascinating reading. Appropriate examples, good insights. An up-to-date look at a familiar but difficult passage. Pastor Williams challenges us to live out the Beatitudes boldly and wholeheartedly.”

—Diane Lutz, pastor of adult ministries, First Baptist Church, Riverside, California.

“A fresh look at the Beatitudes that provokes us to reevaluate our intimate relationship with God, drawing the reader closer to the Lord.” —Brenda J. Wood, pastor, New Life Christian Fellowship, Riverside, California.

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ENDORSEMENTS:

“In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus Christ introduces a beleaguered humanity to what makes for true, lasting happiness. In this book, Dr. Hyveth Williams breaks down the Sermon on the Mount into palatable pieces that will leave the reader fulfilled and nourished. With integrity and sensitivity Dr. Williams conveys the teaching embedded in the passage in ways that make for ready comprehension and acceptance. A writer and preacher of uncommon skill, Dr. Williams knows how to expound ancient truths to the contemporary culture, and she is refreshingly accurate and interesting in doing so. Readers will find it difficult to put this book down once they pick it up. A rich blessing awaits each reader!”

—R. Clifford Jones, associate dean, Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, Andrews University, and author of Preaching With Power: Black Preachers Share Secrets for Effective Preaching

“An excellent book! Fascinating reading. Appropriate examples, good insights. An up-to-date look at a familiar but difficult passage. Pastor Williams challenges us to live out the Beatitudes boldly and wholeheartedly.”

—Diane Lutz, pastor of adult ministries, First Baptist Church, Riverside, California.

“A fresh look at the Beatitudes that provokes us to reevaluate our intimate relationship with God, drawing the reader closer to the Lord.” —Brenda J. Wood, pastor, New Life Christian Fellowship, Riverside, California.

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY:

Hyveth Williams


Dr. Hyveth Williams is professor of homiletics at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. She previously served for almost 14 years as senior pastor of Campus Hill Church in Loma Linda, California. She is the first black female pastor and the first female senior pastor in the Seventh-day Adven­tist denomination. She also served as an adjunct professor of religion on the Loma Linda University faculty of religion. She is the author of four books including Anticipation: Wait­ing on Tiptoes for the Lord and Secrets of a Happy Heart: A Fresh Look at the Sermon on the mount.