Christian Devotionals: Five Classic Works by Thomas à Kempis

Christian Devotionals: Five Classic Works

byThomas à Kempis, St. Augustine, James E. Talmage

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Five Christian Devotionals in one book: ‘The Imitation of Christ’ by Thomas A Kempis, ‘Confessions of Saint Augustine,’ ‘Jesus The Christ’ by James E. Talmage, ‘The Book of Ruth’ from the Douay Rheims Bible and ‘How To Become Like Christ’ by Marcus Dods.

Each classic Christian work has been newly revised, formatted and expertly curated with introductions, detailed footnotes and other annotations that bring these works to life for today's Christians. There are image galleries, bios, glossaries, detailed exegesis and even links to free complete audio recordings of each work.

These five Christian books will help you create a life changing and closer relationship with God. This collection explores topics such as effective prayer, developing better relationships with people, overcoming difficult circumstances, and much more.

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THE IMITATION OF CHRIST by Thomas à Kempis

“The more humble and obedient to God a man is, the more wise and at peace he will be in all that he does.”

‘The Imitation of Christ’ is one of the best known Christian books on devotion. Through its realistic delineation of the complexities of human existence, and in its soul-building optimism about the benefits of aspiring to a Christ-shaped life, ‘Imitation’ clearly deserves the accolade of "Spiritual Classic." Although written early in the fifteenth century, the many short meditations that comprise this work remain strikingly fresh and relevant for modern readers.

"Religion's second-best seller."

-- Walter Elwell, describing 'The Imitation of Christ' as second only to the Bible in sales and popularity among religious readers.

THE CONFESSIONS OF ST. AUGUSTINE Translated by E. B. Pusey

“You are my Lord, because You have no need of my goodness.”

Designed to show the details of the soul’s progress, from enjoyment of the beauties outside itself to a study of its own nature and finally to joy in the knowledge of God, ‘Confessions’ by Saint Augustine, was the first work in literature to be concerned entirely with an introspective analysis of the author’s own spiritual and emotional experiences. Its original title was "Confessions in Thirteen Books," and it was composed to be read out loud with each book being a complete unit. The work outlines Augustine's sinful youth and his conversion to Christianity. It is widely seen as the first Western autobiography ever written, and was an influential model for Christian writers throughout the following 1,000 years of the Middle Ages.

JESUS THE CHRIST James E. Talmage

Elder Marion G. Romney said, , "One who gets the understanding, the vision, and the spirit of the resurrected Lord through a careful study of the text Jesus the Christ by Elder James E. Talmage will find that he has greatly increased his moving faith in our glorified Redeemer."

THE BOOK OF RUTH 

Ruth is one of the most moving accounts in the Bible, a story of love and loyalty that is a stark contrast to today's cynical, throwaway society. This short book, only four chapters, shows how God uses people in amazing ways.

HOW TO BECOME LIKE CHRIST by Marcus Dods

Marcus Dods was a minister of the Free Church of Scotland (1843-1900) and noted Bible scholar. Christians have rediscovered this short but moving devotional in the digital age and have found it a rich, inspired guide in their daily quest of striving to be more like Christ.

Title:Christian Devotionals: Five Classic WorksFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 3, 2014Publisher:Enhanced E-BooksLanguage:English

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Date published: 2015-03-20