Owen on the Christian Life: Living for the Glory of God in Christ
John Owen is widely regarded as one of the most influential English Puritans. As a pastor, he longed to see the glory of Christ take root in people’s lives. As a writer, he continues to encourage us toward discipline and communion with God. His high view of God and deep theological convictions flowed naturally into practical application and a zeal for personal holiness.
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After giving us a brief introduction of Owen in ch. 1, the authors gives us in depth overviews o ...more
I REALLY struggled with this book for a few chapters, especially after the biographical stuff...(it took me a four years to finish reading it!)but i have to say...
I'm so glad I decided not to give up. I started reading an abridged version of The Mortification of Sin by John Owen, then all of a sudden it all made sense and I really wanted to keep reading.
His ecclesiology was enlightening, and I loved the reading recommendations at the end.
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One of the strengths of the book is how extensively and at what length Owen is quoted. Beyond being faithful in presenting Owen, Barrett and ...more
2. I need to stop reading books about Owen and read more Owen. ...more