A Life Worth Living

By Nicky Gumbel

Live a Life of Purpose, Passion and Joy

Live a life of purpose, passion and joy – a practical and positive guide to living life to the full

This book introduces the reader, in a simple and practical way, to St Paul’s letter to the Philippians, in which he encourages the church he planted in Philippi to go on pursuing their new identity in Christ.

In an engaging and accessible way, Nicky Gumbel places this key letter of the New Testament in context, explaining its audience and its writer, before unpacking why and how Christians can live with a new purpose, confidence and joy. He uses plenty of choice anecdotes to help us understand how Paul’s message applies to us today, and how living for Jesus is living life to the full.

Ideal for people new to studying the Bible, this book will help the reader understand the exciting implications of being a Christian.

Chapters include:

  • New heart – Philippians 1:3-11
  • New purpose – Philippians 1:12-30
  • New attitude – Philippians 2:1-11
  • New responsibilities – Philippians 2:12-18
  • New friendships – Philippians 2:19-30
  • New confidence – Philippians 3:1-11
  • New ambitions – Philippians 3:10-21
  • New resources – Philippians 4:1-9
  • New generosity – Philippians 4:10-23

Illustrations throughout the book are by Charlie Mackesy.

The book is also available as an ebook.

Product details:

  • Author: Nicky Gumbel
  • English Paperback
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • Published: May 2018
  • Weight: 89g
  • Number of Pages: 102
  • Thickness: 8 mm
  • Height: 198 mm
  • Width: 130 mm
  • ISBN: 9781473680753
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About the author

Nicky Gumbel led Holy Trinity Brompton (HTB) from 2005 to 2022. Before this he read law at Cambridge and theology at Oxford, and practised as a barrister. Nicky is the pioneer of Alpha, a 15-session introduction to the Christian faith now running in over 100 countries around the world, and author of a number of bestselling books including Questions of Life and Searching Issues. Nicky is married to Pippa. They live in central London and have three children.