The Imitation of Christ

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By Thomas à Kempis

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Even the briefest of philosophical musing arrives at the conclusion that life is a passing vapor. When "all is vanity," where can true meaning and enduring significance be found?

This timeless book cries out to a modern culture obsessed with knowledge yet mired in futility; it makes the case that truth can only be discovered in the footprints of Jesus.

An unassuming monk from the 15th century, Thomas à Kempis devoted his life to reading and teaching Scripture. He wrote The Imitation of Christ in the midst of his daily service as an instructor and copyist. Though his life was unremarkable, the persistence of this work through the centuries proves it's very point: there is nothing more powerful or enduring than a humble life, dedicated to the simple pursuit of Jesus.

No other historical work imparts the art of Christian discipleship so well as The Imitation of Christ. In the pages that follow, readers will discover...

  • Gentle instruction toward authentic humility
  • Practical prayers for everyday discipleship
  • Seasoned guidance into deeper intimacy with Jesus Himself
  • This unassuming work has beckoned millions of readers across the centuries into a lifestyle of surrendered devotion, and thus into a legacy of true significance.

    "... all is vanity, save to love God, and Him only to serve. That is the highest wisdom, to cast the world behind us, and to reach forward to the heavenly kingdom."

    The Imitation of Christ