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For all those who may be looking for new ways to get close to and truly know Christ, a new book offers a Latter-day Saint’s perspective on the journey to God through spiritual rebirth.
Christ’s clothing by author Stephen Anthony Bishop seeks to inspire those who diligently seek the truth.
“For the true seeker and the seeker of truth, the wearing of Christ may be a valuable guide to the journey along the straight and narrow path that leads to obtaining a knowledge of God on the same level as if we had seen him,” says the bishop.
“When we receive this knowledge, we will be healed and cleansed by Christ Himself of our sins, our vices, and our spiritual wounds.”
If that appeals to you, here are a few more reasons why you might want to add Wearing Christ to your reading list.
A roadmap for your journey to spiritual revival
Putting on Christ is more than a satisfying religious book – it is designed to help you transform your life by making you truly know the Savior. Several reviewers emphasized that the book not only teaches you about Christ; It helps you really get to know him personally. Bishop refers to this new reality and complete knowledge by sharing the stories of nine people born of God in our last or modern age. Chapter 8 alone highlights the experiences of seven of them.
According to Bishop, stories of coming to know God through spiritual rebirth, and of being “born of the Spirit,” are “equal to many who have entered God’s presence through a near-death experience.” In either of the two scenarios, the truth of God will be obtained with complete knowledge and certainty, and thus people’s hearts will be forever changed. Reading these accounts—along with the relevant doctrine of Christ that will highlight the steps for obtaining such an unspeakable truth—will help the reader understand what this experience might feel and be like through his obedience to this doctrine.
What do readers say about the book?
Readers unanimously agree that diligent study of this book can lead to a profound change of heart and to a complete empirical knowledge of the truth and divinity of the living Christ and his (conditional) promise of eternal life to us individually and personally. The prophet Nephi in the Book of Mormon refers to this level of knowledge as “full radiance.”
“This dogmatic and Scripturally backed focus on Christ material is not the type of book you read quickly,” he writes One Amazon reviewer. “It takes studying, thinking about, and absorbing these facts. It takes effort on our part to get to know where we are on this journey. The author often shares something that touches my heart so hard that I almost cried from getting such straightforward answers. This book is such a blessing!”
Another reviewer wrote, “I have found a book that speaks (to) what I have longed to find. It is soul-stretching and heart-breaking. I have found an understanding of what I am on the road and have awakened to my awful situation. Now is the time to assert my rights to work with patience and diligence in search of The only one who can save my miserable soul.”
About the author and cover artist
Author Stephen Anthony Bishop has worked as a businessman for most of his career. His company, Vescovo Buonarroti Art, LLC, has obtained the first-ever global exclusive license to replicate Michelangelo’s incomparable “La Pietà” from the Vatican Observatory Foundation, making its replicas available worldwide for viewing (see www.LaPieta.com).
The artwork on the front cover of the book was created by world-renowned artist Joseph Brikki. Brickey has granted copyrights to several of his paintings to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He’s also the artist who painted the large fresco that serves as a backdrop behind Christ and the Twelve Apostles in Rome, Italy, the temple’s visitor center.
How to get your copy of “The Wearing of Christ”
If you count yourself among the diligent researchers looking for more than just the next great Christian reading, grab a copy of Putting on Christ book site or on Amazon. The book was recently released in audio format and will soon be available in ten languages.
“Putting on Christ” is an Amazon bestseller in nine categories and is one of the bestselling books on Amazon’s Last Saint History. All profits from the book will go to remarketing the book as well as helping to feed and house the homeless.
In the words of the author, “The road is real and it is to come. Don’t waste time.” Pick up your copy of Christ’s clothing today!
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