How can I …• cope with stress?• rebound from failure?• defeat depression?• have peace of mind?The Bible offers time-tested answers to life’s toughest questions. Practical wisdom that will make a real difference if you apply it. This book was written to help you do just that.Rick Warren writes, “In each of these twelve studies, you’ll discover simple ways to apply God’s truth to your personal life, your family, and your job. The way to get the most out of this book is to act on it.”This isn’t nuclear physics. It’s working-class wisdom for anyone and everyone—factory workers, professionals, homemakers, high school students, business executives, and yes, even rocket scientists. The Bible is filled with examples of real people who faced the same questions you face: How to handle discouragement. How to respond to crises. Why bad things happen. What to do about loneliness.Taking you inside the lives of biblical characters such as Moses, Paul, and Jesus himself, Rick Warren shows you how they dealt with their circumstances with wisdom and faith in God. From their stories you’ll gain a few concrete, easy-to-understand insights you can put to work immediately in your own life.