The Spiritual Counsels of Father John of Kronstadt

by St John of the Cross

Publisher: James Clarke Company

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Christianity,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Christianity - Christian Life,
  • Mysticism,
  • Religion,
  • Spirituality,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Christian Living/Spiritual Growth/General,
  • Chronological Period/16th Century,
  • Cultural Region/Western Europe,
  • Religion / Inspirational/Spirituality,
  • Religion / Spirituality,
  • Religion/Christian Life - General,
  • Religion/Mysticism,
  • Religious Orientation/Catholic,
  • Religious Orientation/Christian,
  • Theometrics/Classic,
  • Religion - Inspirational/Spirituality,
  • Religion - Prayer & Spirituality
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9413816M
ISBN 100227678567
ISBN 109780227678565

  The author was clearly acquainted with Father John of Kronstadt, and it is known that Madam Blavatsky herself admired Father John and seemed to want to show people that they approved of each other. Nonetheless, this is one of the best biographies written about Father John, and he was still alive at the time when it was published. If you will, let me quote to you once more from THE SPIRITUAL COUNSELS OF FATHER JOHN OF KRONSTADT. “As sincere, fervent prayer is connected with abstinence, abstinence and fasting are necessary in order to maintain within ourselves the Christian life — the ardour of faith, hope and love. The “Family” of St John of Kronstadt. The churches, monasteries, chapels, schools, orphanages, brotherhoods, sisterhoods, charitable organizations, societies and other Orthodox Christian organizations dedicated to St John of Kronstadt. The spiritual unity accepted and blessed by Father John: the “Family” of St John sends greetings. And if there will be no repentance in the Russian people—then the end of the world is near. God will take away the pious Tsar and will send a whip in the person of impious, cruel, self-appointed rulers, who will inundate the whole earth with blood and tears” [Father John of Kronstadt, 50th Anniversary Book, Utica, NY, , p].

Therapy of Spiritual Illness: An Introduction to the Ascetic Tradition of the Orthodox Church (Therapy of Spiritual Illness, I,II,III boxed set) Spiritual Counsels: Select Passages from "My Life in Christ" Father John of Kronstadt. Father John of Kronstadt. 60 0. Social Info. Striving Toward God: Spiritual Advice for Daily. Rarely are we privileged to see the making of a saint, but it is just what this book gives us for John of Kronstadt (–), a major figure in the religious life of Late Imperial Russia. So popular was Father John during his years of ministry that Kronstadt became a pilgrimage site replete with peddlers selling souvenir photographs, postcards, and commemorative mugs. The feast day of St. John of Kronstadt is October Holy Righteous John of Kronstadt on Prayer We print below an excerpt from the sermon on the fortieth day after the decease of Father John of Kronstadt by the New-martyr of Russia, Metropolitan Seraphim Chichagov, who, in the course of thirty years, was a spiritual son of the All-Russian pastor. Spiritual Counsels II: Spiritual Awakening - Spiritual Milk | Orthodox Christianity's Bookstore. St. John of Kronstadt. The Gurus, the Young Man, and Elder Paisios book. Read 62 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This powerful memoir tells the story of.

Jardine Grisbrooke (ed.), Spiritual Counsels of Father John of Kronstadt (London, ), p. 3. For a full exposition of this subject, see Hieromonk Seraphim (Rose), in The Orthodox Word, 16, 6 (95). St. John of Kronstadt Father John Sergiev breathed fresh life into Russian spirituality, making it predominantly Eucharistic. With eldership on the wane, this age-old Russian form of religious piety prophetically bequeathed by Father John of Kronstadt determined the existence of the Russian Orthodox Church for many years to come.   Both Nicholas and his brother John loved going to church and reading the Holy Scriptures and other spiritual books. When John and Nicholas decided to embrace monasticism, they cut up a list of Russia’s monasteries from an old book, and Nicholas was . › Find signed collectible books by 'St. John of the Cross' Ascent Of Mount Carmel. ISBN () Softcover, Continuum, Find This Book.

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Jardine (William Jardine Pages: With this book, "The Spiritual Counsels of Father John of Kronstadt", Jardine W. Grisbrooke has presented to us exactly that: the spiritual advise of a truly saintly man of "The Church" and a man who knew the day to day troubles and needs of the "everyman".5/5(6).

The Spiritual Counsels of Father John of Kronstadt by W. Jardine Grisbrooke, Jardine Grisbrooke |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®. The nineteenth century in Russia was a time of considerable religious revival.

Many thousands of ordinary people of all classes and callings flocked : W. Jardine Grisbrooke. * Spiritual Counsels of Saint John of Kronstadt published by St Vladimir's Seminary Press * Our Thoughts Determine Our Lives: The Life and Teachings of Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica published by St Herman of Alaska Brotherhood * May God Give You Wisdom: The Letters of Father John Krestiankin published by St Xenia Skete Press.

The Holy and Righteous John of Kronstadt recalled this vision, which he had in January of After evening prayers I laid down to rest a little in my dimly lit cell since I was fatigued.

Hanging before the icon of the Mother of God was my lit lampada. His spiritual counsel brought mental, physical and spiritual healing to thousands during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These selected passages from his book My Life in Christ focus on the purpose, manner and difficulty of prayer, the help of the church in heaven and on earth, sin and forgiveness, spiritual life and spiritual warfare, and the last things.

John of Kronstadt 22 followers Ivan Ilyich Sergiev (), known to his contemporaries as Fr John of Kronstadt, was the most revered figure of the Orthodox Church of Russia in the half-century leading up to the Bolshevik revolution of /5. Spiritual Counsels of Father John of Kronstadt, The.

Founded inSt Vladimir's Seminary Press is the largest and most active publisher of Orthodox Christian books in the English language. Call Us Log : SVS Press. Read And Download Here ?book=The Spiritual Counsels of Father John of Kronstadt Read Online Book. SPIRITUAL COUNSELS OF FATHER JOHN OF KRONSTADT $ translated by W.

Jardine Grisbrooke. Selections from MY LIFE IN CHRIST arranged by subject. pages, softcover. Get this from a library. Spiritual counsels of Father John Kronstadt. Select passages from My life in Christ. [John, of Kronstadt Saint; W Jardine Grisbrooke].

With this book, "The Spiritual Counsels of Father John of Kronstadt", Jardine W. Grisbrooke has presented to us exactly that: the spiritual advise of a truly saintly man of "The Church" and a man who knew the day to day troubles and needs of the "everyman".5/5.

I began reading «My Life in Christ: the Spiritual Journals of St John of Kronstadt» as suggested by my spiritual father, Fr. George (Lagodich). I will go on reading during Great Lent and hope to finish by Pascha.

The translation is accurate, clear and really inspiring: I compared it with the Russian edition. He was a parish priest in the naval city of Kronstadt, working with the poor and orphans of his city, his fame spread through all of Russia.

Many people found spiritual strength from their correspondence with St. John, attending the services he officiated at, and his personal example of humility.

‘Spiritual Counsels’ by St John of Kronstadt is filled with such gems of wisdom, clarity and insight. This book is composed of selected short passages from St John of Kronstadt’s spiritual diary ‘My Life in Christ’, which was published in Russian and translated into other languages during the lifetime of the Saint, in the late 19 th.

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Jardine Grisbrooke (, Trade Paperback, Reprint) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Saint John of Kronstadt () is known as a great wonderworker and a man of prayer. He possessed an evangelical fervor, almost unbounded pastoral energy authenticated by his simple and clear faith in God.

He was a true shepherd of his flock who labored zealously for their salvation and material care and our modern secular era, amidst the current debates over the role in the. The Spiritual Counsels of Father John of Kronstadt The nineteenth century in Russia was a time of considerable religious revival.

Many thousands of ordinary people of all classes and callings flocked to elders or startsi for spiritual, and also temporal, advice.

Spiritual Counsels from St John of Kronstadt. Without God (without His omnipresence) there cannot be any single motion of my thought or heart: if there is an action, there must be a reason; if there is a consequence, there must be an origin.

The extent of the wider world's awareness of St John of Kronstadt is evidenced in the writings of Andrew Dickson White, the co-founder and first President of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

In White became the American First Minister to Russia and referred to learning more about Father Ivan "as a matter of special interest". Spiritual Counsels. By Father John of Kronstadt. Select passages from My Life in Christ. Edited by W. Jardine Grisbrooke. Softcover, pages.

Publisher: SVS Press, 1st Publication, Size: 5 1/2" x. In your bodily and spiritual needs, in your sorrows, misfortunes, and sicknesses, turn to Her with faith, hope, and love.

Be holy, as the Lord God your Creator and Father is holy; as Our Lady, the Mother of God, and your Mother, too, in accordance with the Saviour's words, "Woman, behold Thy Son; behold Thy Mother." St.

John xix. The practical and down-to-earth teaching of his charismatic Russian priest reveals him as a man of action as well as prayer. His spiritual counsel brought mental, physical and spiritual healing to thousands during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

(Pages: 14 x cm). Great ascetics of the Russian Orthodox Church—St. John of Kronstadt, St. Theophan the Recluse, and many others, admitted with regret that Count Tolstoy purposefully used his great talent to destroy Russia’s traditional spiritual and social order.

The writer’s final days speak to us about the torturous struggle that went on in his soul. I’ve been enjoying My Life in Christ by St. John of Kronstadt over the past couple of weeks. However, I must say that this book is one best read slowly, a little bit at a time.

It’s not that the content is complex, but it is very deep and moving. It requires time and reflection. Most of the entries are fairly short with dividers between them.

Now in its second printing, this modest work is an anthology of spiritual advice given by various of the nineteenth-century teachers of Optina Monastery in central Russia, organized thematically under headings such as spiritual warfare, the love of neighbor, faith, the will of God, the education of children, the commandments of God, the path of salvation, etc.

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She is Christ's spiritual army, equipped with spiritual weaponry in Christ's Body and Blood, and by the word of God, by the instructions and counsels and consolations of the shepherds of Christ's.The nineteenth century in Russia was a time of considerable religious revival.

Many thousands of ordinary people of all classes and callings flocked to elders, or startsi, for spiritual and temporal startsi, who exercised a remarkable ministry, generally were monks, but one of the most famous — Father John of Kronstadt — was not a monk, but a married parish priest, rector of a.Wonderworker, Russia, 19th century,St.

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