Author: Tauler, John (c. 1300-1361)
In his series of 45 meditations, John Tauler reflects upon
the many stages of Jesus' ministry and passion. Tauler begins his
mediations with a confession, in which he asks the Lord to open his
heart and cleanse him from his unrighteousness so that he might be
worthy to praise God's name. Throughout his meditations, Tauler shares
the painful, yet redemptive, details of Christ's last days on Earth,
from the washing of His disciple's feet to His final words on the cross.
Tauler's meditations offer Christians a vivid illustration of Christ's
sacrifice for us, encouraging us to draw near to Him. Meditations of
Life and Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ is an excellent resource
Christians who are striving to emulate the compassionate qualities of
Christ--humility, grace, and forgiveness.
CCEL Staff Writer