Ten Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was Younger: A Christian Life Perspective

Life is full of lessons learned, and the earlier we learn them, the more fulfilling the remainder of our lives can be. The Christian life has a unique set of lessons. All of us face the daily challenges of discerning God's will and reconciling the ultimate source of truth and guidance""the Bible""with the influences and pressures of secular society. These challenges can be daunting, and the pathway to success can be tortuous and full of obstacles.

In his well-articulated and entertaining take on some important lessons of the Christian life, author and songwriter Robert D. Smith, Jr. provides thought-provoking insights for those engaged in all phases of the faith journey""from nonbelief to Christian maturity. He shares these life lessons by calling upon decades of experience in navigating the Christian walk and making decisions along the way, not all of them the best ones. He intersperses relevant lyrics from his thirty years of contemporary Christian songwriting into the text as a poetic complement to the narrative. His goal is for readers to learn the lessons it has taken him a lifetime to learn early enough in their lives to make a difference.

Whether you are a skeptic, questioning the relevance of the Bible or even the existence of God; a new Christian seeking direction for your life; or a mature believer with years of devotion and service behind you; there is wisdom to be gained from reading this book.

As long as we continue to breathe, there is always room to learn and grow. No matter how old you are or where you faith resides, these ten lessons will bring clarity to your path forward.


-- A compelling case for Christianity and biblical authority.