Gordon Quiet Talks on Crowned Christ of Revelation

Gordon’s Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation looks forward to the end times with meditations for our consideration.

Gordon’s Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation looks forward to the end times with meditations for our consideration.

Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation

BY
SAMUEL DICKEY (S. D.) GORDON
© Copyright, 1914, by
Fleming H. Revell Company

Gordon’s Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation looks forward to the end times with meditations for our consideration.

Samuel Dickey Gordon 

(August 12, 1859 – June 1936)

was a prolific author and evangelical lay minister active in the latter part of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Born in Philadelphia, he served as assistant secretary of the Philadelphia Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) in 1884-86 and then became state secretary for the YMCA in Ohio, serving from 1886 to 1895.

He is perhaps best known for his series of books "Quiet Talks on ...", which have their own unique style very much different to that of other writers of the day.

List of Works by S.D. Gordon

Quiet Talks on Power (1903)
Quiet Talks on Prayer (1904)
Quiet Talks about Jesus (1906)
Quiet Talks on Service (1906)
Quiet Talks on Personal Problems (1907)
Quiet Talks with World Winners (1908)
Quiet Talks on Home Ideals (1909), written in conjunction with Mary Kilgore Gordon, "in response to letters received asking for helpful literature on the subject of home life".[4]
Quiet Talks about the Tempter (1910)
Quiet Talks with Workers (1910)
Prayer Changes Things (1910)
Quiet Talks about Calvary (1911)
Quiet Talks about Our Lord's Return (1912)
Quiet Talks on Following the Christ (1913)
Quiet talks about our Lord's return (1913)
Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation (1914)
Quiet Talks on John's Gospel (1915)
Quiet Talks about the Babe of Bethlehem (1915)
Quiet Talks with Those Who Weep (1915)
Quiet Talks on Life After Death (1920)
Quiet Talks about the Healing Christ (1924)
Quiet talks about simple essentials and the present world outlook (1924)
Quiet talks on the crisis and after (1926)
Quiet talks on the Bible story (1930)
Quiet talks on difficult questions (1931)
Quiet talks on the new order of things (1933)
Quiet talks with eager youth (1935)

twmodule Works by Gordon

Preface

Crowning the Christ is an intensely practical thing, whether taken in the personal sense or the world sense. He has been crowned in the upper world. With wondrous patience and graciousness He pleads for the personal crowning in our lives. Some day—no one knows just when—He will begin to act as the crowned Christ in all the affairs of our earth.
The initiative of all action to-day on the earth is in man’s hands. Some day the initiative of governing action on the earth will be in the hands of the crowned Christ, even while the personal initiative of each man’s life will still be in his own hands.

God is intensely practical. Jesus was never concerned about speculation nor mere discussion; He was too intent on helping people. The Bible is wholly a practical book. It is concerned only with helping us. It does not tell us all the truth there is; we shall be constantly learning more in the future life. But it does tell us all we need to know now. And its purpose in telling us what it does is wholly practical,—to urge us to right choice, and to lives that square with the choice. This is the purpose that decided just what truth should be told in the Book.

There is one book of the sixty-six devoted wholly to this subject of the crowned Christ,—”The Revelation of John.” Every one of these books touches Him at some angle, and finds its deepest meaning in what He was to do and did do, and yields up its secrets only under the touch of His hand. But this book, the closing and climax of all, the knot in the end of the inspired thread, this deals wholly with the action of the crowned Christ.

No book of the sixty-six has seemed so much like a riddle and set so many a-guessing. And without doubt much of its meaning will be clear only as events work themselves out. Events will prove the only expositor of much. But it is with the deep conviction that this is wholly a practical book, written wholly from a practical point of view, and concerned wholly with our practical daily lives, that I have ventured to take it up in this series of simple, wholly practical, Quiet Talks. And it is only this side of its teachings that will be dealt with here. The Book is a street leading into the true overcoming life the Master would woo us to.

It is only after many years’ study of this Book of the Revelation, and a special study the past three years and a little more, that I have ventured to put these talks together. And now they are sent out with the earnest humble prayer that others may find some little practical help in prayerfully reading, as I have found much in prayerfully studying, under the Master’s gracious faithful touch.

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