How To Live A Holy Life

How To Live A Holy Life

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Format
Paperback, 150 pages
Published
1 Jan 2005
ISBN
9780884650898
Status
Active
Dimensions
6.5 in x 4.5 in
Weight
4 grams
Format
EPUB, 150 pages
Published
18 Nov 2013
ISBN
9780884653660
Status
Active
Format
Kindle, 150 pages
Published
18 Nov 2013
ISBN
9780884653677
Status
Active
Imprint
Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
Publisher
Holy Trinity Monastery
Language
English

— About the Book —

This pocket-sized book, originally published in Russian in 1904, is a short but comprehensive work offering guidance to the Orthodox Christian on how to conduct himself through the course of the day. Following an appeal to the reader, the author describes how one should conduct oneself in the morning, in relation to the Lord God, in common situations of life, in daily work, during meals, during the afternoon rest, in the evening, before sleep, and during sleeplessness. The author concludes with a consideration of prayer and guidance on how to spend Sundays. A biography of the author, Metropolitan Gregory (Postnikov) of St. Petersburg (1784-1860), concludes the work.

Solidly rooted both in Holy Scripture and the Tradition of the Orthodox Church, this short work can serve as a gentle yet uncompromising guide, appropriate for every Christian, for how to live a holy life within the circumstances of our daily lives.

— Contents —

Appeal to the Christian

How Should We Conduct Ourselves in the Morning?

How Should We Conduct Ourselves in Relation to the Lord God?

How Should We Conduct Ourselves in Relationship to Other People?

How Should We Conduct Ourselves in Some of the Most Common Situations of Life?

How Should We Conduct Ourselves in Our Daily Work?

How Should We Conduct Ourselves During Meals?

How Should We Conduct Ourselves During Rest After Lunch?

How Should We Conduct Ourselves in the Evening?

How Should We Conduct Ourselves Before Sleep?

How Should We Conduct Ourselves During Sleeplessness at Night?

The Most Important Thing Concerning Prayer

Conclusion

How Should We Spend Sundays?

Afterword

Biography of Metropolitan Gregory