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Audiobooks for comfort in uncertain times

A playlist of audiobooks from HarperCollins Christian Publishing that provide comfort and hope during times of uncertainty.

Playlist Tags: audience: stressed topic: religion topic: christianity mood: hopeful

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Hope in the Dark

Believing God Is Good When Life Is Not

By Craig Groeschel
Narrated by: Van Tracy
Length: 3 hours 35 minutes

Can God be good when life is not? Rediscover faith in the character, power, and presence of God. Even in the questions. Even in the hurt.

"I want to believe, I want to have hope, but . . ." Pastor and bestselling author Craig Groeschel hears these words often and has asked them himself. We want to know God, feel his presence, and trust that he... Read more »

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On the Bright Side

Stories about Friendship, Love, and Being True to Yourself

By Melanie Shankle & Jen Hatmaker
Narrated by: Melanie Shankle
Length: 4 hours 30 minutes

Big Mama blog founder and New York Times bestselling author Melanie Shankle helps us sort through our questions about being true to ourselves in a world gone crazy and what matters the most in the end.

These days, so many voices tell us what to do, what to think, and what kind of parent or friend or spouse to be that it's easy to feel overwhelmed... Read more »

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The Peace God Promises

Closing the Gap Between What You Experience and What You Long For

By Ann Spangler
Narrated by: Connie Wetzell
Length: 6 hours 16 minutes

If God has promised to give us the “peace that passes understanding,” why do we sometimes feel so anxious? What are we so afraid of? Are there ways of living that lead to peace? Conversely, are there ways of thinking and acting that lead to anxiety and a conflicted life? How does Jesus embody peace and where did his peace come from? The Peace... Read more »

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The God of Comfort

100 Bible Verses to Soothe Your Spirit

By Zondervan
Narrated by: Chloe Dolandis
Length: 2 hours 21 minutes

Are you filled with worry? Does anxiety interfere with your joy? God knew His people would suffer from anxiety even though He warned us not to worry. The God of Comfort is another soothing reminder for your spirit. Inside you'll find Scripture and reflections that will guide, support, and assure you that God is with you through every trial.

Each... Read more »

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Unshakable Hope

Building Our Lives on the Promises of God

By Max Lucado
Narrated by: Ben Holland
Length: 4 hours 59 minutes

What feels shaky in your world? Maybe you feel hurt by the past, disappointed by the present, or worried about the future. If so, there is hope. For every problem in life, God has given you a promise.

In Unshakable Hope, Max Lucado unpacks 12 of the Bible’s most significant promises, equipping you to overcome difficult circumstances by keeping... Read more »

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And Still She Laughs

Defiant Joy in the Depths of Suffering

By Kate Merrick
Narrated by: Kate Rudd
Length: 4 hours 55 minutes

Kate Merrick examines the Bible’s gritty stories of resilient women as well as her own experience losing a child—a journey followed by more than a million on—to reveal the reality of surprising joy and deep hope even in the midst of heartache.

Is it possible live fully—even joyfully—in the middle of overwhelming pain?

In the... Read more »

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Anxious for Nothing

Finding Calm in a Chaotic World

By Max Lucado
Narrated by: Ben Holland
Length: 3 hours 34 minutes

Does the uncertainty and chaos of life keep you up at night? Is irrational anxiety your constant companion? Let God help you win the war on worry and receive the lasting peace of Christ.

We all encounter anxiety, but we don’t have to let worry and fear control our lives. Anxious for Nothing, from New York Times bestselling author, Max Lucado,... Read more »

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Worry Less, Live More

God’s Prescription for a Better Life

By Robert J. Morgan
Narrated by: Maurice England
Length: 5 hours 17 minutes

How do you bury worry before it buries you? 

Worry, which is essentially a strain of fear, is a rational response to real pressures and problems. Life is harder than we expect, and even the Lord Jesus, the Prince of Peace Himself, admitted, “Each day has enough trouble of its own” (Matthew 6:34). He said, “In this world you will have trouble”... Read more »

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Everything You Need

8 Essential Steps to a Life of Confidence in the Promises of God

By Dr. David Jeremiah
Narrated by: Tommy Cresswell
Length: 6 hours 53 minutes

Many Christians feel unprepared and uncertain when it comes to living each day as followers of Christ. We often know what we are supposed to do, and even why we are supposed to do it. Yet when we lack confidence in ourselves and our spiritual development, we fail to live boldly as difference makers in our world.

As one of the world’s leading... Read more »

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Defiant Joy

Taking Hold of Hope, Beauty, and Life in a Hurting World

By Stasi Eldredge
Narrated by: Stasi Eldredge
Length: 4 hours 37 minutes

Bestselling author Stasi Eldredge shows us how to choose a joy that stands against the tides of life's real and often overwhelming pain.

 Defiant Joy will help you…

get off the emotional roller coaster and experience daily joy;learn how to have a posture of holy defiance when circumstances threaten to weigh down your soul; andfind new perspective Read more »s...
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I Choose Peace

Raw Stories of Real People Finding Contentment and Happiness (An I Am Second Book)

By Doug Bender
Narrated by: Mark Smeby
Length: 3 hours 55 minutes

From the influential and ever-growing movement "I Am Second" comes a remarkable collection of well-known lives transformed from restless to happy by the power of God.

When I Am Second launched in 2008, the organization meant simply to tell stories of people whose lives changed utterly when they placed God first and themselves second. Although the... Read more »

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It's Not Supposed to Be This Way

Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered

By Lysa TerKeurst
Narrated by: Lysa TerKeurst & Jolene Barto
Length: 6 hours 7 minutes

Includes an audiobook exclusive interview with Lysa!

New York Times bestselling author Lysa TerKeurst unveils her heart amid shattering circumstances and shows readers how to live assured when life doesn't turn out like they expected.

What do you do when God’s timing seems questionable, His lack of intervention hurtful, and His promises... Read more »

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Quiet Prayer

The Hidden Purpose and Power of Christian Meditation

By Marie Chapian
Narrated by: Lisa Wright
Length: 4 hours 13 minutes

God cannot fill what's already filled with itself.

Are you struggling to hear God? Is it hard to find time in your busy day for more than a few minutes of prayer? Maybe it’s time for a different approach.

Maybe it’s time to set aside real blocks of time to be quiet before the Lord.

In Quiet Prayer, Marie Chapian—a life-long student of reflective... Read more »

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God's Promises for Your Every Need

God's Promises®

By Jack Countryman & A. Gill
Narrated by: Jack Countryman
Length: 6 hours 32 minutes

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of God's Promises--over 15 million sold--God's Promises for Your Every Need is available as an audiobook for the first time and features scripture in NKJV. You will find comfort and hope in God's Word. No matter what your situation, God has a promise for you! Read more »

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Always Near

10 Ways to Delight in the Closeness of God

By Robert J. Morgan
Narrated by: Maurice England
Length: 2 hours 38 minutes

In this fast-paced culture, it's easy to feel lonely and overwhelmed by life. In Always Near, Robert J. Morgan reminds us that God is closer than you can imagine. We need to train our souls to awaken to the simple pleasure of being present with our Savior so we can be relieved from what all-to-often overwhelms us.

Morgan shares 10 ways you can... Read more »

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You'll Get Through This

Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times

By Max Lucado
Narrated by: Ben Holland
Length: 4 hours 29 minutes

Though these unprecedented and challenging times may bring a load of uncertainty and fear that feels too heavy to bear, God gives us this promise: You’ll get through this.

 In You'll Get Through This, pastor and New York Times bestselling author, Max Lucado offers sweet assurance, "Deliverance is to the Bible what jazz music is to Mardi Gras:... Read more »

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God Will Carry You Through

By Max Lucado
Narrated by: Ben Holland
Length: 3 hours 44 minutes

New York Times bestselling author and pastor Max Lucado has discovered that at any given point, almost everyone is dealing with something difficult. Whether it's the loss of a loved one, marriage issues, illness, job loss, or the stress of everyday life, you need the assurance that God will be there for you during tough times.

In God Will Carry... Read more »

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Trade Your Cares for Calm

By Max Lucado
Narrated by: Ben Holland
Length: 2 hours 28 minutes

Do you want to overcome your anxiety? Do you want to be free from the worries that weigh you down? If you're trembling on a tightrope of fear and worry, get ready for the best trade ever: your cares for God's calm. That's God's offer.

Bestselling author Max Lucado understands what it's like to feel overwhelmed by anxiety. In Trade Your Cares for... Read more »

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100 Devotions to Know God Is Holding You Close

By Lysa TerKeurst
Narrated by: Ginny Welsh
Length: 8 hours 5 minutes

Embraced is a beautiful devotional from Lysa TerKeurst, the president of Proverbs 31 Ministries and the New York Times bestselling author of Uninvited, The Best Yes, Unglued, and Made to Crave. Embraced features 100 devotions that will resonate with women in all stages of life by giving them a godly perspective on the issues they face each day.

A... Read more »

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Jesus Calling Audio

Enjoying Peace in His Presence, with Scripture references
Jesus Calling®

By Sarah Young
Narrated by: Roger Mueller
Length: 7 hours 38 minutes

Experience a deeper relationship with Jesus as you savor the presence of the One who understands you perfectly and loves you forever. With Scripture and personal reflections, New York Times bestselling author Sarah Young brings Jesus' message of peace—for today and every day.

Jesus Calling is your yearlong guide to living a more peaceful life.... Read more »

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