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A Serious Call to Holy Living (Living Classics)

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Written in English


  • Christianity - Discipleship,
  • Religion - Christian Living

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8239018M
ISBN 100842358617
ISBN 109780842358613

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  William Law was a priest at the Church of England in the 18th century. Law's book A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life is considered a classic that all Christians should read. In the book Law suggests practices which will lead to good Christian living through prayer and devotion.5/5(5). Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life as the title indicates, is a book that explores how all Christians should live a life of full devotion to God. Law's intention in writing this book was to challenge the "spiritually dry" of the day, who had become caught up with the tradition and legalism of the Church, rather than living every day in Christ. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY William Law, the 18th-century Anglican priest who heavily influenced the theology of John and Charles Wesley, lambastes pious hypocrisy and the corruption of the church in A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life, the latest reissue in Vintage' s .   A Serious Call To Holy Living challenges the present day Christian to reassess his ideals and styles of living. This book has challenged thousands to radically change their life-style by adopting the mind-set of Christ. It is a book designed for those who are serious about their faith and desire Pages:

A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life is one of the most challenging books ever written on living the Christian life! Now a condensed audio version of it is available for those who have not had the time to read this inspiring classic. Whether you read the book or listen to the CDs, we can almost guarantee that this work will dramatically impact your life if you are serious about your /5(2). 1 Peter New Living Translation (NLT) A Call to Holy Living. 13 So prepare your minds for action and exercise self-control. Put all your hope in the gracious salvation that will come to you when Jesus Christ is revealed to the world. 14 So you must live as God’s obedient children. Don’t slip back into your old ways of living to satisfy your own desires. Originally published at the beginning of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment, a time when rational criticism of religious belief was perhaps at its peak, William Law's A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life succeeded in inspiring the most cynical men of the age with its arguments in favor of a spiritual life. More than simply a set of rules to live by, Law's book examines what it means to 5/5(1). With a perface by the Reverend William Sloane Coffin, Jr., whose own direct engagement in social causes still finds inspiration in Law's argument, A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life is a book that can still speak to our time/5(68).