“It is for you who are called by the name of Christ that these pages are written, that you may be reminded of what God expects for you, and of what your new name commits you to.” So begins Follow the Lamb, Bonar’s guidebook for the newly converted Christian. Filled with inspirational wisdom and practical advice for living the Christian life, this work has stood the test of time.
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- Provides counsel to new Christians
- Offers practical advice for living the Christian life
Praise for the Print Edition
There is a great deal of wisdom compressed in this little book, and it would be well if a copy were placed in the hands of every beginner in the Christian life.
—Albany Evening Journal
- Title: Follow the Lamb
- Author: Horatius Bonar
- Publisher: J. Nisbet & Co.
- Publication Date: 1874
- Pages: 132
About Horatius Bonar
Horatius Bonar was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland, in a family with a long history of ministry in the Church of Scotland. After graduating from the University of Edinburgh in 1838 (where he studied under Dr. Thomas Chalmers), 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 degree 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, he wrote and edited numerous books, biographies, articles, poems, tracts, and over 600 hymns. Horatius Bonar died on May 31, 1889.