The Practice of the Presence of God [With MP3]

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The Practice of the Presence of God [With MP3] by Brother Lawrence, Stephen Johnston

Hendrickson Christian Classics Audiobooks bring an exciting new dimension to your enjoyment of works that have impacted the spiritual lives of countless people. Enrich your soul by listening to these classics of Christian literature, which are faithfully recorded from the original texts by master narrator Stephen Johnston. Three hundred years ago, an uneducated lay cook in a French monastery discovered how to enjoy a profound awareness of God moment by moment, even in the midst of busyness and distraction. Full of wisdom and spiritual insight, The Practice of the Presence of God reveals Brother Lawrence’s secrets. This classic memoir of the devotional life witnesses to the joy available to all who seek God. The print and audio package will be of great interest both to people that know Brother Lawrence’s work, and to those that are just discovering its riches.

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• An affordable combination of the repackaged print and MP3 audio of seventeenth century Carmelite monk Brother Lawrence’s treatise on how Christians can develop an awareness of God’s presence in their daily lives.
• Includes a lively audio version that brings the text to life by renowned narrator Stephen Johnston.

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Every Christian library needs the classics—the timeless books that have spoken powerfully to generations of believers. Hendrickson Christian Classics allows readers to build an essential classics library in affordable modern editions. Each volume is freshly typeset for reading comfort, while thoughtful new introductions place each in historical and spiritual context. Planned to span the spectrum of Christian wisdom through the ages, Hendrickson Christian Classics set a new standard for quality and value

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598566734
Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/28/2011
Series: Hendrickson Christian Classics
Edition description: Value Price
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.19(d)

About the Author


Nicholas Herman was born in Lorraine province, France in about 1605; he came from a humble background and was an unlearned man. He was converted in 1629, and after being a soldier and a footman for some time, he entered the religious community of the Carmelites in Paris in about 1649. It was there, as a lay brother, that he took the name of Brother Lawrence. He remained in the community until his death in 1691. While in the community he worked most of the time as a helper in the kitchen; it is in this specific surrounding that he became known for his simple, practical faith.

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Practice of the Presence of God 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I found this book to be the most spiritually uplifting book second only to the Holy Bible. Brother Lawrence gives a simple message on how to get closer to God.I read something from this book every day and have given many copies to others who are seeking a deeper relationship with God. Holly Fox Vellekoop, Author, 'STONE HAVEN:Murder Along the River'
Guest More than 1 year ago
This little book is quite simply one of the most profound and important books ever written!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good. Will take more than one reading to properly absorb, because of language difference at time written. Excellent principles to enhance one's awareness of and relationship with God.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book will not disappoint. Everyone should read it.
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A book everyone should read.
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