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Getting to Know Jesus
George MacDonald
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Getting to Know Jesus

3.91  ·  Rating details ·  43 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
In this inspirational collection of twelve sermons, George MacDonald offers compelling insight into the life of Jesus Christ. MacDonald stressed the necessity of salvation and the importance of combining Christian faith with obedience to Jesus' teachings. He also believed that God's universal grace would eventually save everyone. Though written in the mid-nineteenth centur ...more
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Feb 24, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
George MacDonald's influence is quite wide - C.S. Lewis, Tolkien, L'Engle, Auden, Nesbit, Chesterton - heck, even Mark Twain, allegedly; not to mention innumerous other souls. He was mentor to Lewis Carroll and well known to the literary luminaries of his day - Tennyson, Dickens, Thackeray, Trollope, Whitman, Longfellow...

This was my introduction to MacDonald - 12 of his sermons.

Sky Pilot MacDonald really excited me. He was interesting to read. Each of the twelve sermons was a small masterpiece
Donald Owens II
This book is a mishmash of sentimentalism, rationalism, and atrocious doctrine. If you really want to get to know Jesus, take Him at His word, and don't waste your time on this.
May 13, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Oct 07, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone interested in Christianity, spirituality, philosophy, and theology
Recommended to Bryan by: C.S. Lewis
George MacDonald shares a wonderful testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ. His understanding of the mind of God and the steps we take in our journey to him is remarkable. Many of his illustrations rang home with me, causing me to say to myself, "I'm guilty of that. Funny, never noticed it before."

If you familiar with the works of C.S. Lewis and want to know about those who influenced him, then I also recommend this book, as well as others by Georg MacDonald. Many of the sermons in this book ar
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George MacDonald was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister.

Known particularly for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy novels, George MacDonald inspired many authors, such as G.K. Chesterton, W. H. Auden, J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, and Madeleine L'Engle. Lewis that wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his "master": "Picking up a copy of Phantastes one day at a train-station bookstall, I
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