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Journey to Heaven
Counsels on the Particular Duties of Every Christian

By Tikhon of Zadonsk Translated by George D. Lardas

Journey to Heaven
Paperback, 279 pages
Published: 1st January 1991
ISBN: 9780884650461
Status: Available
Format: 9.25in x 6in

Category: Spiritual Life

This book was published in some forty-nine editions prior to the Russian revolution. In it, St. Tikhon, who lived from 1724 to 1783 , gives his counsel on living the Christian life. It touches many areas including "Love of God," "The Way of Duty" and "Towards Eternity."The work is further enhanced by two lives of the Saint, a glossary of terms, a bibliography and a Scriptural and a Subject index.

I. The Love of God

Love of God

The signs of love for God

Remember the love of God 

Reverence toward God

The written law of God

The innate law of God

II. The Way of Salvation 

The Gospel of Salvation

Holy Baptism 

Renunciations and vows 

Sins after Baptism 

The way back

The Deliverer 

"Ye are a chosen race"


The struggle between flesh and spirit 


Inward search


The cause of sin

The struggle against sin


Sins of the tongue 

Flee luxury 

Away with drunkenness



With the help of God 

Remembrance of the Divine Passion

Imitation of the life of Christ 

IV. The Way of Duty

Duties of leaders and subordinates 

Duties of pastors and of the flock

Duties of spouses

Duties of parents and children

Duties of masters and servants 

Duties of the rich and poor

Duties of lenders and borrowers 

Duties of sellers and buyers 

Duties of employers and employees 

The duty of forgiveness

The Golden Rule

The supreme duty

V. Toward Eternity

Looking toward Heaven


God's warnings 

The Dread Judgment 


"One thing is needful"

VI. Summary 


The Life of our Father among the Saints, Tikhon of Zadonsk


Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 279 pages
ISBN: 9780884650461
Format: 9.25in x 6in

BISAC Code:  REL012120, REL049000
Imprint: Printshop of St Job of Pochaev

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