All December long, get Horatius Bonar’s How Shall I Go to
“In religion faith does not spring out of feeling, but feeling out of faith. The less we feel the more we should trust. We cannot feel right till we have believed.”
Who was Horatius Bonar?
Horatius Bonar (1808–1889) was a renowned author who came from a long line of ministers in the Church of Scotland. After graduating from the University of Edinburgh in 1838, Bonar was ordained and became pastor of the North Parish, Kelso, where he remained for 28 years. He joined the Free Church of Scotland after “the Great Disruption” of 1843, and in 1853 he earned a doctor of divinity from the University of Aberdeen. In 1867, he took over ministry duties at Chalmers Memorial Church in Edinburgh, and in 1883 he was elected moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
A prolific author and “the Prince of Scottish hymn writers,” he wrote and edited numerous books, biographies, articles, poems, and tracts, plus over 600 hymns, including:
- “I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say”
- “Blessing and Honour and Glory and Power”
- “Thy Way, Not Mine, O Lord”
In “How Shall I Go to God?” Bonar explores happiness, hope, prayer, death, and more. Bonar offers unique and interesting perspectives on life’s oldest questions.
Visit the Free Book of the Month page to download Bonar’s How Shall I Go to God. Then enter to win the 47 vol. Life and Works of Horatius Bonar before the end of December!