Christian Books, Bibles, Music & More - 1.888.395.0572
Call our Toll Free Number:
Find us on:
Follow Us On 

Twitter!   Join Us On Facebook!

Christian Bookstore .Net is a leading online Christian book store.

Shop Christian Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Church Supplies, Homeschool Curriculum & More!

The Art of Loving God: Simple Virtues for the Christian Life [Paperback]

Our Price $ 12.71  
Retail Value $ 14.95  
You Save $ 2.24  (15%)  
Item Number 125746  
Buy New $12.71

Item Specifications...

Pages   150
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 5.25" Height: 7.25"
Weight:   0.4 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   May 1, 2004
Publisher   Sophia Institute Press
ISBN  0918477433  
EAN  9780918477439  

Availability  62 units.
Availability accurate as of Oct 28, 2016 05:50.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

Simple Virtues for the Christian Life - Full Series Preview
Image Title Price Stock Qty Add To Cart
  The Art of Loving God: Simple Virtues for the Christian Life   $ 12.71   In Stock  

Item Description...
Simple secrets of holiness that the saints themselves use

revealed by a saint

There are as many paths to holiness as there are saints in Heaven . . . but you can't follow them all. Yet there's one thing every saint practices that you can imitate: the simple art of loving God, which the beloved St. Francis de Sales explains for you here.

Under his wise and gentle guidance, you'll discover the secrets to growing holier through the simple things in life -- work, play, and rest. You'll learn to avoid the distractions (even religious distractions) that trouble and weary your soul . . . and you'll soon be able to focus your energy simply on loving God.

Listen to the holy words of this saint; take them to heart; make them a part of your life. Soon you'll be well on your way, following that path to Heaven that God, from all eternity, has given you as your very own.

Buy The Art of Loving God: Simple Virtues for the Christian Life by Saint De Sales Francis from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9780918477439 & 0918477433

The team at Christian Bookstore .Net welcome you to our Christian Book store! We offer the best selections of Christian Books, Bibles, Christian Music, Inspirational Jewelry and Clothing, Homeschool curriculum, and Church Supplies. We encourage you to purchase your copy of The Art of Loving God: Simple Virtues for the Christian Life by Saint De Sales Francis today - and if you are for any reason not happy, you have 30 days to return it. Please contact us at 1-877-205-6402 if you have any questions.

More About Saint De Sales Francis

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! St. Francis de Sales was born in 1567 to Francois and Francoise de Boisy in what is currently Haute-Savoie, France. His father sent him to a good school when he was young, and he received spiritual formation from the Jesuits. After a disturbing spiritual fear of being condemned, he eventually resolved his problem and decided to dedicate his life to God in 1587. He became a doctor of law at the age of 24 at the Jesuit College of Clermont, Paris, and was ordained a priest by Bishop Claude de Granier and stationed in Geneva in 1593. He became bishop of Geneva in 1602.
Francis de Sales is the author of various collections of sermons on Mary, Lent, prayer and Christmastide, as well as a work entitled Set Your Heart Free, edited by John Kirvan. He was known as a spiritually understanding man as well as a friend of the poor. Though known for his great intellect and theological wisdom, he spoke with simplicity and earnestness, so that all could understand. An Introduction to the Devout Life , his best-loved work, is based on notes he wrote for a cousin for marriage, stressing that sanctity is possible in everyday life. He died in 1622 on December 28, and was canonized by Pope Alexander VII in 1665. His feast is celebrated on January 24.

St Francis de Sales was born in 1567 and died in 1622.

St Francis de Sales has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Simple Virtues for the Christian Life
  2. Tan Classics

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories
1Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Authors, A-Z > ( F ) > Francis de Sales   [24  similar products]
2Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Catholicism > Inspirational   [3852  similar products]
3Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Christian Living > Faith   [4314  similar products]
4Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Christian Living > General   [31520  similar products]

Similar Products
Finding God
Finding God's Will for You
Item: 125738

Introduction to the Devout Life, 400th Anniversary Edition
Introduction to the Devout Life, 400th Anniversary Edition
Item: 580319

Introduction to the Devout Life
Introduction to the Devout Life
Item: 158282

Thy Will Be Done: Letters to Persons in the World
Thy Will Be Done: Letters to Persons in the World
Item: 125751

Treatise on the Love of God
Treatise on the Love of God
Item: 127169

Reviews - What do our customers think?
Great !!!  Jul 8, 2006
This book is an revised edition of Walking With God.

From the back of the book we are told "We often hear and read about the Christian Way of Life. For some people this is a vague and intangible expression. In reality, it means precisely a life of common interest with God; a life in which this love of God dominates all our thoughts, words and actions. The Greater the love, the more Christian the life.
Whatever we eat, drink, say, write or do, it should come from our soul living I conscious union and silent conversation with God. It is this union with God that colors our whole life and makes it Christian."

Kilian who has taught theology and philosophy, a voting member of the Second Vatican Council, and a Carmelite priest uses his vast experience to bear on this topic of conversing with God. Much like Brother Lawrence's The Practice of the Presence of God it will help one learn how to experience God in all the details of life.

Then it has a collection of Aspiration prayers that have been used down through the ages.

This book is about going deeper than the Jesus Prayer it is about it is about deep intimacy and communion with God. It is a guide in how to grow in your friendship with God.

At under 130 pages it is a treasure that will lead you to a deeper life with God.
What a beautiful book!  Oct 13, 2005
Since Brother Lawrence is my all-time favorite spiritual author, I could not wait to read this book. It is not so simple as Brother Lawrence, but it abounds with suggestions for walking with God (the original title of the book). Fr. Healy reminds us that God never asks more of us than we can give, and that love, not obligation and never fear, is the motor of the Christian life. Walk with God and live!

Write your own review about The Art of Loving God: Simple Virtues for the Christian Life

Customer Support: 1-888-395-0572
Welcome to Christian Bookstore .Net

Our team at Christian Bookstore .Net would like to welcome you to our site. Our Christian book store features over 150,000 Christian products including Bibles, Christian music, Christian books, jewelry, church supplies, Christian gifts, Sunday school curriculum, purity rings, homeschool curriculum and many other items to encourage you in your walk with God. Our mission is to provide you with quality Christian resources that you can benefit from and share with others. The best part is that our complete selection of Christian books and supplies is offered at up to 20% off of retail price! Please call us if you have any questions or need assistance in ordering at 1-888-395-0572. Have a blessed day.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Customer Support