A Serious Call to a Devout & Holy Life
A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life is new to our best-selling, expanding Pure Gold Classics collection. This inspirational classic has cross-denominational appeal. It includes a CD and also a color timeline.
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Review: A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy LifeUser Review - Aaron Downs - Goodreads
Summary: William Law's A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life urges believers to consider pursuing piously as a comprehensive life task. His influential work specifically explains and describes ... Read full review
Review: A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy LifeUser Review - Phillip - Goodreads
The title of the work is very appropriate, for the call is serious and the life to which one is called devout and holy. As other reviewers have remarked, Law's style is difficult at first for the ... Read full review
Concerning the nature and extent of Christian devotion
An inquiry into the reason why the majority of Christians fall so far short of the holiness and devotion of Christianity
Of the great danger and folly of not intending to be as distinguished and exemplary as we can in the practice of all Christian virtues
There is no state or employment of life in which we can please God unless we intend to devote it all to the honor and glory of Jesus Christ
People that are free from the necessity of daily labor and employments are to consider themselves as devoted to God in a higher degree
Containing the great obligations and the great advantages of making a wise and religious use of our estates possessions and fortunes money
How the unwise use of an estate corrupts all the temperaments of the mind and fills the heart with empty and ridiculous passions throughout the whol...
How the wise and pious use of an estate naturally carries us to great perfection in all the virtues of the Christian life This is represented in the characte...
Recommending devotions at nine oclock in the morning called in Scripture the third hour of the day Mark 1525 The prayer of humility
Showing how difficult the practice of humility is because of the general spirit and temperament of the world How Christianity requires us to live cont...
Letter of a father governing the education of his children represented in the character of Paternus
Letter of a mother governing the education of her children represented in the character of Eusebia
Recommending devotion at twelve oclock called in Scripture the sixth hour of the day This frequency of devotion equally desirable by all orders of ...
Of the necessity and benefit of intercession considered as an exercise of universal love as prayed at the noon hour How all orders of men are to pray ...
Recommending devotion at three oclock called in Scripture the ninth hour of the day The subject of prayer at this hour is resignation to the divine pl...
Of evening prayer Of the nature and necessity of examination How we are to be particular in the confession of all our sins How we are to fill our min...
Containing some reflections upon the life of Miranda and showing how it may and ought to be imitated by all of her sex
Showing how all men and women of all ages are obliged to devote themselves unto God
Showing how great devotion fills our lives with the greatest peace and happiness that can be enjoyed in this world
The happiness of a life wholly devoted to God is further proved from the vanity sensuality and ridiculously poor enjoyments that those who live acc...
Not only a life of vanity or sensuality but even the most regular kind of life that is not governed by great devotion sufficiently shows its miseries and ...
Concerning that part of devotion that relates to a place of prayer How to improve our forms of prayer How to increase the spirit of devotion Method ...
Of chanting or singing of psalms in our private devotions Of the excellency and benefit of this kind of devotion Of the great effects it has upon our h...