The Better of the Keswick Theologians

Matthew Lee Anderson | October 19, 2016


Editors’ note: Taking the advice of C. S. Lewis, we want to help our readers “keep the clean sea breeze of the centuries blowing through our minds,” which, as he argued, “can be done only by reading old books.” Continuing our Rediscovering the Forgotten Classics series we want to survey some forgotten and lesser-known Christian classics. Previously in this series:


Open to nearly any page of Andrew Murray’s (1828–1917) slim volume Abide in Christ: 31 Days to Intimacy with Jesus and you’ll almost certainly discover stirring depictions of life with God. 

In fact, let us try. [Grabs volume, flips open page.] Ah, page 95. I’d call it a favorite, except it’s hard to pick favorites in this little treatise. We find the following:

And even as the Father, with each new morning, meets you with the promise of just sufficient manna for the day for yourself and those who have to partake with you, meet him with the bright and loving renewal of…


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