Steps to Christ

Do you want to experience spiritual growth? We introduce Steps to Christ, a practical presentation of growing in Christian experience.

THEME

The title of the book tells its mission. It leads the seeker after righteousness and wholeness of character, step by step, along the way of Christian living. And it reveals to the reader the secret of victory as it unfolds in simplicity the saving grace and the keeping power of God.

An ABC of spirituality, this book points the reader to Jesus Christ as the only one who is able to meet the needs of the soul. It directs the feet of the doubting and halting to the pathway of peace.

A FINE QUOTE

“The closer you come to Jesus, the more faulty you will appear in your own eyes; for your vision will be clearer, and your imperfections will be seen in broad and distinct contrast to His perfect nature. […]

As you draw near to Him with confession and repentance, He will draw near to you with mercy and forgiveness.”

CONTENTS

Covering important steps of spiritual growth, each of the 13 chapters contains gems of hope, comfort, and promise.

  1. God’s Love for Man
  2. The sinner’s need of Christ
  3. Repentance
  4. Confession
  5. Consecration
  6. Faith and acceptance
  7. The test of discipleship
  8. Growing up into Christ
  9. The work and the life
  10. A knowledge of God
  11. The privilege of prayer
  12. What to do with doubt
  13. Rejoicing in the Lord

READ THE BOOK

Steps to Christ (PDF format)

STORY BEHIND THE TITLE

In the summer of 1890 Ellen G. White was asked to prepare a small book on Christian experience. After her secretary searched through all of Ellen White’s articles and published volumes, selecting those passages dealing with Christian life, Ellen G. White rewrote some of them, and added new material to complete the chapter subjects.

The manuscript was sent to Fleming H. Revell, a famous religious publisher in Chicago. It was an instant best seller: within six weeks of its initial printing a third edition had already been issued (seven editions printed in its first year.)

An enduring Christian literary classic, Steps to Christ by Ellen G. White has been translated to date into approximately 160 languages since its first publication in 1892, being the most widely read work of its author. Professor Denis Fortin, a former dean of the Theological Seminary at Andrews University stated:

Steps to Christ is recognized to be Adventism’s most significant summary contribution to the great theme of ‘righteousness by faith’ that was the theological cornerstone of the Reformation.”

AUTHOR

Ellen Gould White (1827–1915) is the most translated woman writer in history, and the most translated American author of either gender. She was the author of forty books and more than five thousand periodical articles. Through numerous compilations based on her manuscripts and articles, more than one hundred book titles are available from her writings.

In 2015, Smithsonian Magazine, the main publication of the Smithsonian Institution, named Ellen G. White among its “100 Most Influential Americans of All Time.”

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