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The Bumps Are What You Climb On: Encouragement for Difficult Days
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The Bumps Are What You Climb On: Encouragement for Difficult Days


Baker 2002

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Are there bumps in your path? Use them to climb higher!

We can’t avoid the bumpy spots on life’s path, but we can make the most of them. In The Bumps Are What You Climb On, trusted Bible teacher Warren W. Wiersbe offers solid hope and comfort for those times when you are faced with frustration, depression, disappointment, or loneliness. With wisdom straight from God’s Word, these 30 brief and accessible chapters guide you through those tough times and help you respond with strong faith.

These meditations will help you rediscover (or perhaps discover for the first time) an optimistic outlook that can help you face each new day or week. They show you how to trust in God’s promises, reap the benefits of forgiveness, find contentment, and add joy to life. You don’t have to let the bumps trip you up. Take control of your journey with the insight and encouragement in this book.

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Key Features

  • Provides comfort and wisdom when dealing with many negative emotions
  • Includes meditations to assist in day-to-day struggle
  • Encourages the reader so that obstacles in life can be overcome


  • The Bumps Are What You Climb On
  • God Reigns
  • Three Important Looks
  • Never Forsaken
  • Constant Care
  • In Everything Give Thanks
  • Defeating Depression
  • Escape or Fulfillment?
  • Living Through Disappointments
  • Under His Wings
  • Honey Out of the Rock
  • How to Keep Going
  • Through the Furnace of Pain
  • After the Victory
  • Blueprint for Guidance
  • Essentials of Prayer
  • Strength to Keep Going
  • Victory over Fear
  • The Weaver’s Shuttle
  • Help, Hope, and Happiness
  • The Eternal Encourager
  • Big Lessons from Little Things
  • Try Forgiveness
  • Look at the Possibilities
  • Three Treasures
  • Put Joy into Your Life
  • Divine Resources for Life’s Difficulties
  • Wealth That Really Counts
  • Give Me This Mountain
  • Contentment—Where?

Product Details

  • Title: The Bumps Are What You Climb On: Encouragement for Difficult Days
  • Authors: Warren W. Wiersbe
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Pages: 160

About Warren W. Wiersbe

Warren W. Wiersbe, the “pastor’s pastor,” is a noted scholar and theologian. He is the author or editor of more than 160 books; he is most-known for his popular “Be” Series. Wiersbe has served as a director of The Literature Division for Youth for Christ International; speaker on the Songs in the Night radio program; professor of practical theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; chairman of the board of the Slavic Gospel Association; writer in residence at Cornerstone University; and distinguished professor of preaching at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. Today his primary ministry is serving others through writing.