A giant among Christian guides, Nee invites the reader to move much deeper into a practicing Christian life, more than the reader thought possible. It is cited by many readers as the best book they have ever read, and a powerful study of Romans.
He began his church ministry in 1922 in Fuzhou, China. For 30 years he planted churches, wrote, and travelled to promote Christ. He died after 20 years as a religious prisoner, never ceasing to preach the gospel of Christ.