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The Imitation of Christ

The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis
By: (1380?-1471)

The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis is a timeless classic that offers deep spiritual insights and guidance for those seeking a closer relationship with God. Kempis' words are thought-provoking and challenging, encouraging readers to reflect on their own lives and strive for greater humility, self-discipline, and devotion to God.

The book is divided into four sections, each addressing different aspects of the Christian life, such as humility, detachment from worldly possessions, and the importance of prayer and meditation. Kempis' writing is simple yet profound, making the teachings accessible to readers of all backgrounds and beliefs.

Throughout the book, Kempis emphasizes the importance of following in the footsteps of Christ and imitating his example of love, selflessness, and sacrifice. He encourages readers to embrace suffering and hardships as opportunities for spiritual growth and transformation, and to constantly strive for a deeper understanding of God's will.

Overall, The Imitation of Christ is a powerful and inspiring book that challenges readers to examine their faith and deepen their relationship with God. It is a must-read for anyone seeking spiritual guidance and wisdom in their journey of faith.

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The Imitation of Christ is widely considered one of the greatest manuals of devotion in Christianity. The life of Christ is presented as the highest study possible to a mortal, as Jesus’ teachings far excel all the teachings of the saints. The book gives counsel to read the scriptures, statements about the uses of adversity, advice for submission to authority, warnings against temptation and how to resist it, reflections about death and the judgment, meditations upon the oblation of Christ, and admonitions to flee the vanities of the world.

A recording of a Dutch translation of this work is also available (Thomas a Kempis was Dutch but wrote in Latin of course).

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Reviewer: - October 28, 2020
Subject: Great
I've looked for the free audio version of this book from everywhere but failed. I'm so grateful i finally found it here. Thank you
Reviewer: - April 27, 2017
Subject: All time best book
A closer walk with CHRIST. Faithful journey towards the kingdom of GOD.
Reviewer: - October 25, 2014
Subject: A Contemplative Christian Classic
This is definitely on my top ten list. A must read for all who are serious about their walk with Christ.
Reviewer: - May 2, 2014
Subject: Thank you!
Thank you very much for this. I didn't find it anywhere and I was thinking of recording it myself! Really appreciate it.
Reviewer: - November 10, 2012
Subject: Imitation of Christ
Highly recommended!!

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