Item description for Imitation Of Christ (Moody Classics) by Thomas Kempis...
Overview classic treasure on prayer, devotion, and communion that will aid believers in cultivating the riches of the inner life with God.
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Studio: Moody Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.02" Width: 4.26" Height: 0.97" Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Release Date Apr 30, 1984
Publisher MOODY PRESS BOOKS #13
Series Moody Classics
ISBN 0802440053 ISBN13 9780802440051
Availability 0 units.
More About Thomas Kempis
Thomas a Kempis (1380-1471) was a monk at Mt. St. Agnes in the Netherlands. Thomas worked principally at copying and writing. A number of his treatises on the monastic life and little devotional essays have been translated into English including the great devotional work "The Imitation of Christ" (c.1427)."
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Imitate Christ by living a spiritual life May 18, 2008
This wonderful book was written by the priest Thomas a Kempis in the 1400's and is very reminecient of the Apostle Paul's writings by encouraging readers to live a simple spiritual life. It recommends that peace is found in the heart of the humble and that in overcoming the ego you overcome the world. Joy is found in a quiet conscience and you are only happy when you have done what is right. This may also be the original source of the advice to choose the less of two evils. It also warns that pleasure and desire carry the seeds of sorrow. This book is spiritual focusing on living the inner life and not getting entangled with the world. A must read for all Christians or anyone on a spiritual path.
Humble beginnings Aug 8, 2007
A great book for those who have never understood humility. As great as this book is, it reflects little of an understanding of what might be called 'the apprehended grace of God'. Lots of "I am so terribly unworthy". Very little of "I am so profoundly grateful for the grace of God by which I am worthy in the eyes of the Father'. Don't get me wrong, this book is a gem, and of profound value to all Christians. A lot of so called Christians seem to never have experienced anything even close to mindset of unworthiness from which they were "saved" (and if so, what were they "saved" from?). This book might get some folks on their knees asking God to teach their hearts a humility, as displayed in this book, that they missed out on.