Knight of Faith, Volume 1

The letters of

by Norman Percy Grubb



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/6/2006

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 348
ISBN : 9781420888782
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : E-Book
Page Count : 348
ISBN : 9781425952075

About the Book

The title, Knight of Faith, is taken from Fear and Trembling by Soren Kierkegaard. This knight is an ordinary man who believes God’s word to him against all appearances—like Abraham, the original knight of faith, did with Isaac. He enters this narrow way of faith, where few venture. Kierkegaard says he is very different from the knight of infinite resignation who believes the answer will come sometime, if not in this life then in the next.


About this knight of faith Kierkegaard writes, “But if I knew where there was such a knight of faith, I would make a pilgrimage to him on foot, for this prodigy interests me absolutely. I would not let go of him for an instant, every moment I would watch to see how he managed to make the movements, I would regard myself as secured for life and would divide my time between looking at him and practicing the exercises myself, and thus would spend all my time admiring him.”


This knight of faith is found in Norman Percy Grubb. He looked the ordinary man, such as any ordinary man, but he had discovered the keys of the kingdom…faith…and shared it with all. 


As you read his letters you too will find a remarkable, yet very human, person who spent a lifetime seeking God’s face, believing “by virtue of the absurd” and relentlessly sharing in every way possible that which God had given him. The world will not always recognise the true knight, but he is there…butcher, baker or candlestick maker…or…a housewife with a vision of the impossible!

About the Author

Norman Grubb was a missionary to the Belgian Congo in the 1920’s with the Heart of Africa Mission founded by C.T. Studd. After C.T.’s death Norman became the head of the mission which had been renamed Worldwide Evangelization Crusade (WEC).


Norman married Pauline Studd Grubb in 1919 and they had four children. They moved to the United States in 1957 to take over the leadership of WEC U.S.A. Norman was involved in many other Christian organizations, including:  Christian Literature Crusade, Faith at Work and International Christian Leadership. He was a prolific writer, producing numerous books, articles and letters! His most well-loved writings are Rees Howells Intercessor, C.T. Studd Cricketer and Pioneer and The Key to Everything.


He saw his retirement from WEC in 1965 as God’s “redirection” for him to bring to the body of Christ the truth of Galatians 2:20 which God had given him long ago in Africa: “I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave Himself for me.”  Through the last years and days of his life his joy continued to be bringing the world the message that the Apostle Paul called his second commission, “to fulfill the word of God; even the mystery hidden from ages and generations, but now is made manifest to His saints…which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.”





DeeDee Winter lives in Arlington, Texas with her husband, Gary. They have one daughter, Kim. DeeDee’s thirteen-year friendship and co-working relationship with Norman Grubb was formed around their mutual understanding of union with Christ and developed through their exchange of letters, travel together throughout the U.S. and many visits in one another’s homes. DeeDee hosts the website dedicated to his life. Other writings of Norman Grubb may be found at