The Confessions of St. Augustine

The Confessions of St. Augustine

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By (author) Saint Augustine

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  • Publisher: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 107mm x 173mm x 18mm | 113g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Ada, MI
  • ISBN 10: 0800787625
  • ISBN 13: 9780800787622
  • Sales rank: 19,203

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"Confessions" is one of the most moving diaries ever recorded of a man's journey to the fountain of God's grace. Writing as a sinner, not a saint, Augustine shares his innermost thoughts and conversion experiences, and wrestles with the spiritual questions that have stirred the hearts of the thoughtful since time began. Starting with his childhood in Numidia, through his youth and early adulthood in Carthage, Rome, and Milan, readers will see Augustine as a human being, a fellow traveler on the road to salvation. Though staggering around potholes and roadblocks, all will find strength in Augustine's message: when the road gets rough, look to God! Previously released in 1977, this book invites readers to join Augustine in his quest that led him to be one of the most influential Christian thinkers in the history of the church.

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Augustine was born in AD 354. He lived a wild, self-destructive life as a young man in Italy and was the subject of many prayers by his worried mother, Monica. After a life-changing conversion, he lived on to become a tremendous influence on Christian thinking. He died in AD 430.

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Join the journey to find God's grace "The Confessions of St. Augustine" is one of the most moving diaries ever recorded of a man's journey to the fountain of God's grace. Writing as a sinner, not a saint, Augustine shares his innermost thoughts and conversion experiences and wrestles with the spiritual questions that have stirred the hearts of the thoughtful since time began. Starting with his childhood and continuing through his youth and early adulthood, you this book shows Augustine as a human being, a fellow traveler on the road to salvation. Join him on his journey. Listen in as he worships God. If you are fighting changes in your life, struggling to know God more, or staggering around roadblocks in your faith, Augustine's confessions will stretch your mind and enrich your soul. "No matter who you are or what your religious experience may be, "The Confessions of St. Augustine "is a book that will help you. It will teach you how to love God with all your mind as well as all your heart."-- Warren W. Wiersbe