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O Love That Will Not Let Me Go: Facing Death with Courageous Confidence in God

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What does it look like for a believer to face the difficult reality of death through the ultimate reality of Christ? How do we live and die like we really believe the gospel is true? Readers at every stage of life will find comfort and hope as well as challenge in this collection of twenty-two short meditations drawn from the sermons and writings of classic and contemporar ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published February 4th 2011 by Crossway Books
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Kathleen
Jan 13, 2014 Kathleen rated it it was amazing
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Yes, it’s a book about death & the dying of the believer but it’s not morbid in the slightest. Mrs. Guthrie pulled a marvelous selection of writings together into a great format, manageable chapter lengths & saturated with content. The contributors are quite a spiritual cast of characters that will enrich your heart & nourish it on scriptural words of wisdom & personal life experiences. Pilrims like Luther, Calvin, Owen, Spurgeon, Packer & some lesser known saints like John E ...more
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Dec 17, 2015 Tanya Marlow rated it it was amazing
This is a collection of essays, sermons and extracts from a variety of (mainly male) Christian writers over the centuries about the subjects of grief and spiritually preparing for your death. Whenever I have told people that’s what I was reading, I always look interestedly for their response. Usually there’s a silence, and then a comment along the lines of ‘that’s a bit bleak/ what do you want to go thinking about that for? / but you’re not dying’ – all of which reveal, as J I Packer says in th ...more
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The very best book I've ever read on the subject...Highly recommend this to every soul who will one day face death, their own or the ones they love.
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Apr 08, 2011 Tom rated it really liked it
A good book dealing with facing death as a Christian.
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Nancy and her husband, David, and son, Matt, make their home in Nashville, Tennessee, where they attend Christ Presbyterian Church (Presbyterian Church in America). After losing two infant children to a rare genetic disorder, Nancy writes books that reflect her compassion for hurting people and her passion for applying God's Word to real life.

In addition to teaching a weekly Bible class at her ch
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