Abide in Christ

by Andrew Murray

Paperback, 1980





So many Christians, instead of accepting God's invitation to enter His throne room, stand alone outside the door, uncertain and ashamed. Christ beckons them to His banqueting table and offers them a room in His house, but they foolishly give up the glory of the life He has offered. They come to Jesus as Redeemer but never go beyond the doorway to abide in Him and experience the unspeakable joy of dwelling with the King of Kings. Andrew Murray knew what it meant to be continually in the Father's presence. Read these thirty-one heart-searching readings and learn how to live daily in closer communion and fellowship with Him. Accept God's invitation and live in His blessing and glory instead of shuffling your feet at the gate.


Whitaker House (1980), 208 pages

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LibraryThing member kascade
Superb month of devotions (although I spent more than a month reading it). I went through a second time underlining, and a third summarizing it.

In the Preface A.M. explains how during the life of Jesus on earth His word to his followers changed from 'follow me' to 'abide in me'. The later speaks of
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an intimacy of fellowship beyond trusting in His atonement and forgiveness. "Do not expectto abide in Him unless you give yourself time to grow into Jesus the vine ... Every workman claims his hour for food ... If we are to live through Jesus, we must feed on Him (John vi. 57)."

Who would go on an infusion drip to have more time to devote themselves to their career? These devotions encourage Christians not to live possessing such a mindset with respect to Christ.
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LibraryThing member SarahGraceGrzy
Wow! This was absolutely amazing! Definitely encouraged me in so many ways, and I love Murray's writing style. It kept me engaged and interested at all times, and I liked the short sections that made for easy reading. This book is so deep, so the short sections were definitely necessary.

I would
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highly recommend this for any Christian wanting to grow closer to Christ!
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