Born Again Book Summary & Introduction by Charles W. Colson


Lord’s Library editors bring you a Born Again book summary and introduction to the popular work by Charles W. Colson.

Born Again by Charles W. Colson is one of the most notable books on this topic and has been read by many Christians around the world. The book tells the story of how Charles W. Colson, a former aide to President Richard Nixon, was transformed by the love of Jesus Christ and went on to become one of the most influential Christian leaders of the 20th century. The book is not only a powerful testament to the power of faith, but also a fascinating look at a key period in American political history.

The book begins with Colson’s experiences during the Watergate scandal, where he was implicated in the conspiracy to cover up the Nixon administration’s involvement in the break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters. Colson was ultimately sentenced to prison for his role in the scandal, and it was during his time behind bars that he began to question the values and beliefs that had led him down this destructive path.

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Born Again Book Summary

Through his conversations with fellow prisoners, Colson began to explore the teachings of the Bible and the transformative power of faith. His experiences in prison, and the profound change that occurred within him, became the foundation for his lifelong mission to bring the love of Christ to those who are lost and hurting.

The book is filled with powerful stories of Colson’s encounters with people from all walks of life, from prisoners to world leaders. Through it all, Colson’s faith in Christ shines through as a beacon of hope and a source of strength for those around him.

One of the most inspiring aspects of the book is Colson’s belief in the power of redemption. He shows that no matter how far one may have strayed from the Lord Jesus Christ, there is hope for a better future if we turn our hearts and minds toward God.

If you are a new Christian seeking to deepen your faith and learn from the experience of another, Born Again is a must-read. This title will show you the power of Christ’s love and the transformative effect it can have on one’s life. Regardless of your struggle, the message of Born Again is one of hope and redemption.

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