In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day
How to Survive and Thrive When Opportunity Roars
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Your greatest regret at the end of your life will be the lions you didn't chase. You will look back longingly on risks not taken, opportunities not seized, and dreams not pursued. Stop running away from what scares you most and start chasing the God-ordained opportunities that cross your path. In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day is inspired by one of the most obscure yet courageous acts recorded in Scripture, a blessed and audacious act that left no regrets: “Benaiah chased a lion down into a pit. Then, despite the snow and slippery ground, he caught the lion and killed it” (2 Samuel 23:20 -21). Unleash the lion chaser within!
What if the life you really want, and the future God wants for you, is hiding right now in your biggest problem, your worst failure…your greatest fear?
Story Behind the Book
“Our best days often start out as our worst days. And our greatest opportunities are often disguised as our biggest problems. You can land in a pit with a lion on a snowy day, and it will seem like the end of the road. But God is in the recycling business. He recycles past experiences and uses them to prepare us for future opportunities. That is the story of my life. And that is the story of your life. Look in the rearview mirror long enough and you’ll see that God has purposely positioned you everywhere you’ve been—even when it seemed you’d taken a wrong turn.”
This book is well worth reading! It will open your eyes to all God has in your future!
One of the best books I've ever read
This captures the counter-intuitive nature of what genuine faith is all about. The irony is that it makes so much sense! This came at a perfect time. Would recommend it to anyone.
I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to be inspired and challenged to become the lion chaser that has been in hiding! Mark Batterson is a great author and I plan on downloading Wild Goose Chase next.