Mystery of Godliness: Experiencing Christ in Us
Have you glimpsed the mystery of godliness?
Few evangelists have so clear an understanding of the exchanged life as Ian Thomas, and like his bestselling book The Indwelling Life of Christ, this beautiful work carries truth and wisdom for every reader's hungry heart.
"It is much easier to confront a person with his sins than it is to confront him with his sin, for as will be fully demonstrated in later chapters of this book, sin is an attitude that affects a man's fundamental relationship to God. It has to do with what a man is, whereas sins have to do with what a man does—and we all have a happy knack of being able to detach what we do from what we are. We are all highly skilled in the art of self-justification and able to produce innumerable reasons as to why what we have done is excusable—even is it was wrong! We can even feel heroic, and almost virtuous, in accepting the blame for that which so obviously (to us!) was only the natural, almost inevitable, reaction to enticing, compelling or provocative circumstances or people. For this reason a man can admit and be sorry for what he has done without admitting that what he has done is a result of what he is."
Major Ian Thomas, The Mystery of Godliness
Thomas has a deep comprehension of who we are humanly, making him all the more gifted in presenting the miraculous life of Christ—and how to come to deeper relationship with Him. In The Mystery of Godliness Major Ian Thomas shows that Christ is available to each of us to the degree that we are available to Him. What a divine encouragement to everyone in search of greater intimacy with Jesus!