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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (421 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Hannah Whitall Smith Narrator: Unspecified Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Inc. Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2000 ISBN:
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An international best seller, The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life extends an invitation to all Christians to live life as God intended...blessed, assured, and victorious. More than a century after its first publication, this small treasure by Hannah Whitall Smith continues to serve as an uplifting guide to the true meaning of the Bible's message. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jim | 2/20/2014

    " Fabulous read. It will sit next to Bonhoeffer's The Cost of Discipleship. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Grandma | 2/4/2014

    " An absolutely sweet and charming book written long ago, but still relevant today. A help to keep life simple in this hectic, complicated world. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Karen Coronado | 1/17/2014

    " Excellent! Sound scriptural truth for pursuing a higher Christian life. I will definitely read it again. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jennifer | 1/1/2014

    " A Christian classic. Practical and inspirational -- and simply explained. Filled with wisdom and insight. It's one I will reread. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Audrey | 12/31/2013

    " This book is not presented in a ten easy steps-type format, thank goodness. After a while that gets pretty tiring. This book is based directly from scripture and was written by a Quaker. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Beckynovacek | 12/14/2013

    " this is in my list of top 10 books. i'll always have a copy or two on my bookshelves. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Larry | 11/25/2013

    " a bit on the prosperity, "God will make you happy" side "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Margaret | 11/17/2013

    " A wonderful book about really makes a Christian happy. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Charlotte B | 10/28/2013

    " remember liking it... but the book is unfortunately forgettable. don't remember a thing from it. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Thomas Kinsfather | 9/30/2013

    " This book started off good, then died after a few chapters. Finishing it was long and excruciating. I don't recommend it. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Emily | 9/3/2013

    " Too basic to finish reading. It might be good for a new Christian who struggles with the foundational issues of Christianity. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cathy | 7/23/2013

    " This book changed my life! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rofhiwa | 6/19/2013

    " well I got it as an Audio Book, u know the kind u just listen to someone reading it out to ya as mp3 files.... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Betsy Hayes | 3/23/2013

    " A real gem of a book. This was originally written as a magazine article, but was such a success, it was printed into book form. Small enough to carry in your purse, with the kind of wisdom that will suprise you. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lynda Newman | 2/1/2013

    " This is one of two favorites this year. This would be a good book for young women to read. I am already looking forward to reading it again. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Becksf4 | 1/25/2013

    " Highly recommend. One of my favs "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lisa Morrow | 12/19/2012

    " This was one of the best books I have ever read, besides the Bible! I could read it over and over again. It was first published in 1870. God used Hannah Whitall Smith to impart such wisdom through this book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Katy | 8/6/2012

    " Read in 1993; I remember being quite impressed with the author's ideas. Would like to re-read it and see what I think of it now. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mickeyfogs | 7/22/2012

    " Very meaty and on point. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Josiah | 1/16/2012

    " Read this! (in spite of the title) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Madoline | 1/13/2012

    " Much spiritual wisdom in living the "Christian" life moment-to-moment in this classic. I had to read is slowly to take it in and reflect as I went. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Melanie | 10/22/2011

    " Really great book. Make me ask myself, am I being a true Christian and am I doing things out of love, fear or duty? One I want to buy and read regularly. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rebecca Coday | 6/16/2011

    " It took me a long time to be ready to read this book, and it was a bit difficult due to some archaic language, but this is a classic and well worth reading. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Glen Grunau | 6/14/2011

    " This woman from a century ago really knows her stuff. I can see why Dallas Willard was so influenced by this book. Very inspiring! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jodie | 5/11/2011

    " Excellent inspiraational Book "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Josiah | 4/25/2011

    " Read this! (in spite of the title) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jim | 3/28/2011

    " Fabulous read. It will sit next to Bonhoeffer's The Cost of Discipleship. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Thomas | 7/22/2010

    " This book started off good, then died after a few chapters. Finishing it was long and excruciating. I don't recommend it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Madoline | 1/24/2010

    " Much spiritual wisdom in living the "Christian" life moment-to-moment in this classic. I had to read is slowly to take it in and reflect as I went. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 charlotte | 1/10/2010

    " remember liking it... but the book is unfortunately forgettable. don't remember a thing from it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Betsy | 11/23/2009

    " A real gem of a book. This was originally written as a magazine article, but was such a success, it was printed into book form. Small enough to carry in your purse, with the kind of wisdom that will suprise you. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Becksf4 | 11/19/2009

    " Highly recommend. One of my favs "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Melanie | 10/15/2009

    " Really great book. Make me ask myself, am I being a true Christian and am I doing things out of love, fear or duty? One I want to buy and read regularly. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Glen | 7/11/2009

    " This woman from a century ago really knows her stuff. I can see why Dallas Willard was so influenced by this book. Very inspiring! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carol Rich | 3/25/2009

    " This book is a classic! It reminds me of C. S. Lewis' "Mere Christianity" and challenges the reader to trust in God and to discover the true secrets to happiness. I LOVE THIS BOOK!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rofhiwa | 11/18/2008

    " well I got it as an Audio Book, u know the kind u just listen to someone reading it out to ya as mp3 files.... "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Emily | 11/4/2008

    " Too basic to finish reading. It might be good for a new Christian who struggles with the foundational issues of Christianity. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Larry | 9/24/2008

    " a bit on the prosperity, "God will make you happy" side "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Beckynovacek | 8/8/2008

    " this is in my list of top 10 books. i'll always have a copy or two on my bookshelves. "

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About the Author

Hannah Whitall Smith was the spiritual mentor of many, including Catherine Marshall. Born into a Quaker family in Philadelphia in 1832, she grew up tirelessly investigating the religious life. She and her husband, Robert Pearsall Smith, emigrated to England where they became one of America’s most famous expatriate families. Their lay ministry was known as the Higher Life Movement.