This book will set you on the path to God, if you so desire.
For Protestants, this is the version I recommend, but if one can't read <God punishes> and think <God disciplines>, then bypass this book entirely.
Such a reductionist approach merely wastes the reader's time and delays the valuable lessons of the text.
A great book for those fighting against the temptations of this life and those presented by the enemy of man, Satan.Published 2 months ago by symeonsam
I realize that there really should be no difference in praxis between the layperson and the monastic, and this book has been passed around my parish endlessly. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Pyrata
I probably should be ashamed to confess that I have this book of spiritual mastery in my bathroom and flip daily to random pages as it's too intense to read cover to cover. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Fiona R.
A damaging approach to 21st spiritual warfare.
I would recommend to those interested in growth and finding a deeper relationship with God:
1) Prayer of Jesus, Prayer of... Read more
A book written by a Catholic priest, revised by an Orthodox Greek and edited by a famous Russian Ascetic. Read morePublished 21 months ago by GEORGE PAUL MCKARY
This book really makes you sit and think of the spiritual battles that go on daily and we are so unaware of them. This author also wrote 'spiritual combat' another excellent book.Published 22 months ago by Jeannie
The basic understanding of God's action in our daily lives-what is happening spiritually in a particular situation in our lives- to understand this and what action to take! Read morePublished on February 13, 2013 by costaneo
Thought here are questions about the original author it really doesn't matter. What you ahve here is a classic of Orthodox spirituality. Read morePublished on September 25, 2012 by cornutus
`For the good that I would do, I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do'
Very many wish to be vouchsafed the Kingdom without labours,... Read more