Habits for Our Holiness

Habits for Our HolinessReviewed by: Olivia Lauritzen, professional writing major at Taylor University



Title: Habits for Our Holiness: How the Spiritual Disciplines Grow Us Up, Draw Us Together, and Send Us Out

Author: Philip Nation

Publisher: Moody Publishers

Publication Date: March 2016

Format: Print Book

Length: 226 Pages


As a pastor, professor, and father, Philip Nation has had many years to practice the habits and ways of the Christian faith. This book pulls together all of those years in an uplifting and encouraging manner, perfect for every church library. Stepping through each separate practice of holiness from fellowship to fasting, he gives practical and applicable ways for every believer to grow closer to the community of faith and their God. He uses anecdotes, personal experience tales, illustrations, and contemporary examples to help readers get a better handle on aspects of Bible study, prayer, meditation, and Christian service.

This book is a must for every believer, church library, and pastor’s office. Filled with advice and personal experience from his family life and career, this convicting book is a lifelong journey and commitment, wrapped in an unassuming and simple package. Easy-to-follow guidance is presented in a kind manner without condescension, and no one is exempt from being convicted by the message of this book.


Rating (1 to 5)

5 out of 5 stars

Suggested Audience

General reading for all.

Christian Impact

Will impact readers in all walks of the Christian life who want to find ways to draw closer to Christ while serving others joyfully.

Olivia Lauritzen is a professional writing major at Taylor University and a freelance writer for The Aboite Independent. She has recently finished writing her first novel and is in the process of marketing it.

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Habits for Our Holiness: How the Spiritual Disciplines Grow Us Up, Draw Us Together, and Send Us Out

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