A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life


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(3.9 stars; 13 reviews)

This is one of the greatest devotional books of the Christian faith, inspiring thousands to a closer walk with their Lord. John Wesley was a close associate of Mr. Law and was influenced by this very book to some of his great work in England, and America too.

William Law uses fictional characters to illustrate what true devotion is, and what it is not. This makes for a very interesting reading experience. Every Christian will find themselves challenged to a closer scrutiny of their lives after reading this book, and will, I believe, be inspired to a personal revival of their consecration and dedication to God. (Summary by Robert Hoffman) (14 hr 18 min)

Chapters

01-Preface A - to "labourer in the Lord's vineyard. "Ouranius"" pg. xix 32:06 Read by Robert Hoffman
02 - Preface B - from pg. xx "North Crawley, February 6th, 1772." 27:27 Read by Martin Geeson
03 - Chapter 01 - Concerning the nature... 24:06 Read by Robert Hoffman
04 - Chapter 02 - An Inquiry... 21:14 Read by Lucretia B.
05 - Chapter 03 - Of the great danger... 29:28 Read by Nicole Lee
06 - Chapter 04 - We can please God... 36:33 Read by Carol Box
07 - Chapter 05 - Persons that are free... 17:07 Read by DVoice
08 - Chapter 06 - Containing the great obligations... 19:49 Read by JW Rucker Jr.
09 - Chapter 07 - How the imprudent use of an estate corrupts... 17:50 Read by Robert Hoffman
10 - Chapter 08 - How the wise and pious use of an estate... 31:26 Read by Lucretia B.
11- Chapter 09 - Part 1 - Containing some reflections... 14:50 Read by Jenny Bradshaw
12 - Chapter 09 - Part 2 - Containing some reflections... 14:41 Read by Jenny Bradshaw
13 - Chapter 10 - Part 1 Showing how all orders...are obliged to devote themsel… 19:16 Read by Robert Hoffman
14 - Chapter 10 - Part 2 Showing how all orders...are obliged to devote themsel… 18:45 Read by Robert Hoffman
15 - Chapter 11- Part 1 Showing how great devotions fills our lives... 18:31 Read by Tim Bulkeley (1948-2019)
16 - Chapter 11 - Part 2 Showing how great devotion fills our lives... 23:04 Read by Tim Bulkeley (1948-2019)
17 - Chapter 12 - The happiness of a life... 29:26 Read by Jenny Bradshaw
18 - Chapter 13 - Part 1 ...This represented in vairous characters 13:27 Read by Johanna Hoffman
19 - Chapter 13- Part 2 ... This represented in Various Characters 18:58 Read by MaryAnn
20 - Chapter 14 - Part 1 ... how to increase the spirt of devotion 29:08 Read by Lucretia B.
21 - Chapter 14 - Part 2 ... how to increase the spirit of devotion 32:45 Read by Lucretia B.
22 - Chapter 15 - Part 1 - Of chanting or singing psalms.... 23:25 Read by MaryAnn
23 - Chapter 15 - Part 2 - Of chanting or singing psalms 18:26 Read by MaryAnn
24 - Chapter 16 - Recommending devotions at 9 o'clock in the morning.... 27:53 Read by Sherri Vance
25 - Chapter 17 - Showing how difficult the practice of humility... 28:23 Read by Sherri Vance
26- Chapter 18 - Part 1 ... the spirit of a better education represented in the… 17:45 Read by Robert Hoffman
27 - Chapter 18 - Part 2 ... the spirit of a better education represented in th… 17:15 Read by Robert Hoffman
28 - Chapter 19 - Part 1... the spirit of a better education, represented in… 25:38 Read by Katherine Edman
29 - Chapter 19 - Part 2 ...the spirit of a better education, represented in … 26:08 Read by Katherine Edman
30- Chapter 20- Part 1- Recommending devotion at twelve o'clock... 30:55 Read by MaryAnn
31 - Chapter 20 - Part 2 - Recommending devotion at twelve o'clock... 20:01 Read by MaryAnn
32 - Chapter 21 - Part 1 - Of the necessity and benefit of intercession... 21:24 Read by Jenny Bradshaw
33 - Chapter 21 - Part 2 - Of the necessity and benefit of intercession... 17:25 Read by Jenny Bradshaw
34 - Chapter 22 - Part 1 - Recommending devotion at three o'clock... 14:39 Read by Christopher Smith
35 - Chapter 22 - Part 2 - Recommending devotion at three o'clock... 16:27 Read by Christopher Smith
36 - Chapter 23 - Part 1 - Of evening prayer... 15:46 Read by Victoria Martin
37 - Chapter 23 - Part2 - Of evening prayer... 18:15 Read by Carol Box
38 - Chapter 24 - The conclusion 28:54 Read by Robert Hoffman

Reviews

"absurd"


(1 stars)

He uses the word ABSURD constantly! I recommend H W Smith & A Murray instead.

this book skips from chapter 7 to 14. I'm missing alot.


(0.5 stars)