A top-quality edition of a great Christian classic---at a budget price! Remembered for his leadership in the house church movement in China, Nee spent his last 20 years in a Communist prison. His powerful meditation on God, Jesus, and the Bible brings the daily reality of following Christ into sharp focus. Features a thoughtful new introduction. 212 pages, hardcover from Hendrickson.
"God makes it quite clear in his Word that he has only one answer to every human needhis Son, Jesus Christ. In all his dealings with us he works by taking us out of the way and substituting Christ in our place. The Son of God died instead of us for our forgiveness: he lives instead of us for our deliverance. So we can speak of two substitutionsa Substitute on the Cross who secures our forgiveness and a Substitute within who secures our victory."
An early leader in what became China's phenomenal house church movement, Watchman Nee (1903-1972) spent the last 20 years of his life in a communist prison. This powerful meditation brings the daily reality of following Christ into sharp focus.
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Watchman Nee (1903-1972) was born in Swatow, Fukien province, China. He was converted at the age of 17, read extensively and had an acute knowledge of church history. He was arrested and imprisoned by the Communists in 1952 and died in prison.
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