Top 10 Conflict of the Ages Books

 

War has changed minds and ideologies; it has given us heroes and villains, warriors and trespassers, winners and losers, friends and foes but what if it is a war of religion? Ellen G. White an American religious writer provides the insights of what she claims to be visions of God itself. She chose to spread the word of wisdom and puts down this amazing series Conflict Of Ages in the praise of lord talking about the conflict between Satan and Christ, rebellion of Satan, fall of Adam and Eve into sin, old testament, dark ages, protestant reformation, the last days of earth’s history in a way that breaks the preconceived notions of the subject and presents a fresh view to it from a perspective which wasn’t thought of at the times she published her books. Her books have inspired many more books and schools of thought.

 

Patriarchs and Prophecy

The first book of this series, the Volume one begins with the battle between evil and good, the conflict between Christ and Satan. It talks about the origin of evil, how Satan turns against the rule of God, rebelling to take the wrong path. It further discusses the origin of the world, the Bible patriarchs, Israel’s Egyptian Bondage and Exodus until the establishment of the rule of David. Chapter one talks about why was sin permitted in the first place.

Read it For:
To know more about the establishment of Israeli kingdom.
Don't Read it For:
If you are not a history fanatic, this might not allure you.
What makes this book stand out?:
Talks about the origin of sin.

Prophets and Kings

Prophets and Kings deal with the story of David’s son Solomon’s glorious rule over Israel and follows closely his line of successors to the line of Prophets and the time when the nation was exiled and held captive. It talks about Solomon’s efforts to maintain the trust placed into him by his people and the struggle to fulfill their demands. He is a God fearing upright man who seeks Wisdom which leads him to encourage his counselors to unite with him in making sure of their acceptance of God.

Read it For:
It discusses in detail the duties and power vested by God himself in the hands of a king who is the God of his people.
Don't Read it For:
If you are not a follower, this book will not answer your questions rather it would raise few more.
What makes this book stand out?:
Gives a king the stature of provider for his people who vest their trust in him.

The Desire of Ages

This book published in 1898, talks about the life of Jesus. The book was initially conceived with much vaster content which was later cut short. The title of the book was taken from The Old Testament. It opens with: “And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the LORD of hosts.” The opening is followed by the birth of Jesus Christ in the Bethlehem and the life he follows teaching his disciples to follow the path of his father, doing many miracles, sharing meals, forming his ministry, preaching Christianity and the message of faith he preached until his death by being hung over the Cross. In this book, you would understand the reason behind Christ’s deeds which makes it most popular of Conflict of the Ages books.

Read it For:
To know more about Jesus Christ and the sacrifices he made for humanity.
Don't Read it For:
Atheists will raise a question about the validity of the content of the book.
What makes this book stand out?:
The journey of Christ and his preaching.

Acts of Apostles

In this book, Ellen talks about the spread of Christ’s words and Christianity after the death of Christ and his victory over Satan after he returns to heaven. It talks about the thrilling stories of undeterred faith in God which Jesus taught people through his journey on Earth of hardships and tests of his faith in his father, Almighty God who always carries him through the hard times. It is considered important in the way it forms the basis of the civilization as we know it today. This work was created from the original artifacts of the New Testament. It is available in the public domain of America and other nations making it one of the best conflict of the ages books. This book also has original copyright references, and library stamps as most of the work has been housed in our most important libraries in the world

Read it For:
It talks about our very existence
Don't Read it For:
Who follow Old Testament, may not go very well with this book
What makes this book stand out?:
Emphasis is laid on faith and plan of God
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The Great Controversy

Covering the last 2000 years of Christianity in the last Conflict of the Ages Book, author Ellen White, talks about the origin of the war between the Good and evil, Jesus and Satan which started thousands of years ago and the events that followed since then involving the creation of Earth. The diseases, suffering, hatred, and jealousy that we know today are a by-product of this Conflict that has not been sorted ever since and has only grown stronger with the passage of time. It asks us to place our faith in the Almighty God and trust his big plan. It answers most of the queries that come to all of our minds making it one of the most popular Conflicts of the Ages Books. The theme of the book explains the course of action through which God has led to this present day. It also says that if the conflict does not end, it will lead to the end of everything beautiful that God has created.

Read it For:
To understand the whole point of creation of the earth.
Don't Read it For:
Those of scientific temperament and who question the existence of God will not like the content of the book
What makes this book stand out?:
The explanation it offers for all our sufferings

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