Where in the contemporary world can Christians find counsel based on the teachings of the early Church? This book provides instructions from some of the greatest saints of the Orthodox Church, including St. Seraphim of Sarov, St, John of Kronstadt, and St. John Climacus, among others. The teachings focus on prayer, acquiring the Holy Spirit, struggling with sin, and controlling the tongue, to name a few. Each chapter gives a brief account of the saint’s life, followed by his teachings on a particular topic. The chapters can be read in one sitting, making it an ideal devotional book.
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The Imitation of Christ is a devotional book. The Imitation of Christ is perhaps the most widely read Christian devotional work next to the Bible. It is regarded as a religious classic. Its popularity was immediate and stunning as soon as it was published in the fifteenth century. It was edited 745 times from 1650 [...]
For centuries, Christians have been challenged and inspired by the writings of the early church fathers. Their exhortations, thoughts, and meditations have been a beacon of light and hope to church leaders, laity, and theologians including Martin Luther, John Calvin, and John Wesley. Day by Day with the Early Church Fathers presents selections of these [...]
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