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Published by Whitaker House in Springdale, PA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christian life -- Early works to 1800.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesDevout and holy life
StatementWilliam Law.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV4500 .L26 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p. ;
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL300239M
ISBN 100883684632
LC Control Number97207238
OCLC/WorldCa37630280

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Repentance brings a daily need for Gods forgiveness to mind and areas of improvement for our lives to our mind daily as we strive to live a Devout and Holy Life. Listen to this book with an open mind and heart and allow the Holy Spirit to speak and confirm in your heart the truths of this book/5(9).   One of his works, A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life, allied him with George Berkeley and Joseph Butler and helped to slow the spread of deism. Several of Law's writings, including Practical Treatise on Christian Perfection, had an early influence on Pages: A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life - Kindle edition by Law, William. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life/5(91). A life lived wholly devoted to God is the only way to happiness because every other way goes against ourselves, Law reasons. The right use of all we have is to use everythng for the glory of God. Law argues that religion teaches the right use of everything.5/5(4).

Originally published at the beginning of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment, a time when rationalist criticism of religious belief was perhas 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/5. desire, nor ought to write in this book anything but what has been already said by others before me. I offer you the same flowers, dear reader, but the bouquet will be somewhat different from theirs, because it is differently made up. Almost all those who have written concerning the devout life File Size: KB. A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life Adapted to the State and Condition of All Orders of Christians By WILLIAM LAW, A.M. () He that has ears to hear, let him hear. St. LUKE viii. 8. And behold, I come quickly, and my reward is with me. REV. xxii. LONDON: Printed for WILLIAM INNYS, at the West End of St. Paul's. Size: KB. 1 Review. Originally published at the beginning of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment, a time when rationalist criticism of religious belief was perhas at its peak, William Law's A Serious Call 5/5(1).

  The Paperback of the A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life by William Law at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, 4/4(5). So begins William Law's Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life. Originally published in , Law's book stands as a powerful challenge to Christians. Law teaches that if God is "our greatest good," then the wisest way to live is to please God through a life of worship, adoration, and devotion. "If Mr. Law finds a spark of piety in a reader's mind, he will soon kindle it into a flame." --Edward GibbonOriginally published in at the beginning of the Enlightenment, when rational criticism of religious belief was 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/5(2). The Works of William Law: A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life, The Grounds and Reasons of Christian Regeneration, The Way to Divine Knowledge and .