When that Christian becomes spiritual, he will need no exhortation; but himself becomes an exhorter both by precept and example. Christians, as a whole, are. A Review of Lewis Sperry Chafer’s “He That Is Spiritual”. Benjamin B. Warfield ( ). The following review appeared in The Princeton Theological. He explores what the Bible says about the role of the Holy Spirit in the life of a Title: He That Is Spiritual; Author: Lewis Sperry Chafer; Publisher: Moody Press.
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David did pray spiritkal the Spirit should not be taken from him; but this was in connection with his great sin. Forasmuch then as God gave them the like gift as he did unto us, who believed on the Lord Jesus Christ; what was I, that I could withstand God? Aug 09, Joy rated it really liked it. The fact, extent and conditions of this ministry of the Spirit constitute the message of this book and will occupy the spirituall chapters.
It is too generally assumed that the teacher or preacher who is an authority in some branch or branches of human knowledge is, by virtue of that knowledge, equally capable of discernment in spiritual things.
Such yielded believers need little exhortation, for the Spirit is mighty through them, and He will employ every available faculty and resource of their lives. The human, at best, could be no more than the channel, or instrument, for the divine outflow.
John, the expert witness with regard to the blessedness of unbroken communion and fellowship sperrt the Father and with His Son, writes these things that we also may have fellowship. Vy 09, Sealove rated it it was amazing Shelves: No amount of human education can correct this defect.
THE FIRST CONDITION OF TRUE SPIRITUALITY
It is reasonable to conclude that the Father deals individually with His children and that His ways are manifold. And God has promised to work in the believer “both fhat will and to do of his good pleasure.
These standards are none other than “the life which is Christ. However, it must be remembered that many Christians are carnal. As Christ is now located at the right hand of God, though omnipresent, so the Spirit, though omnipresent, is now locally abiding in the world, in a temple, or habitation, of living stones Ephesians 2: How little this great fact is appreciated!
It is not difficult to dismiss the law as a rule of life when we discover that there has been provided another complete system which is in exact harmony with the positions in grace. Holly Lee rated it it was amazing Aug 16, What this transformation may mean to a believer and the exact conditions upon which it may be realized, must be understood, not from the imperfect analysis of experience, but from the exact words of revelation.
It is also clear that He witnesseth to our spirits concerning all that we have in our sonship relation to God. The danger in this error is obvious: Of the three Biblical conditions upon which a Christian may be spiritual, or Spirit-filled, two are directly connected with the issue of sin in the believer’s daily life, and one with the yielding of the will to God.
The first division of the parable is of a man who had an hundred sheep. Before, he had cursed and sworn for fear in the presence of a little maid: His presence in the heart is the divine mark. See Knowing the Will of God. The full Bible teaching of this theme is presented in a very few passages Matthew 3: Apart from the energizing power of the Spirit, this liberty may easily become the occasion for the manifestations of the flesh.
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The Divine Objective and Ideal in Salvation a and b 3. The Scripture gives unquestionable emphasis to the sovereignty of God. In First Corinthians 9: The witnessing work of the Spirit is mentioned again in Galatians 4: First, The love of God imparted is not experienced by the unsaved: The law of Cbafer condemned adultery; but the law of the kingdom condemns the slightest glance of the eye.
Men are said to be “condemned” “because they have not believed” John 3: See also Acts 5: User lists with this item 1 Church Library items by Mtharmony updated It is the realization of the last petition of the High Priestly prayer of our Lord: In the larger undertaking there is the whole cleansing: It is probable that the “gifts” enumerated in the Bible were the outstanding manifestations of the Spirit chafdr to the conditions and time when the record was written. Doubtless this is often the case.
It was thus in the experience of Saul of Tarsus Acts 9: Chafer reviews the types of epiritual and spiritkal ministries of the Spirit.
It is a complete system and requires no additions from the law. Intercession must be considered as being limited to that ministry wherein one stands between God and his fellow man.
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It is; my prayer that this statement of the fact and force of the spiritual life may be helpful to those who are called upon to manifest CHRIST to a dying world, and who hope to hear the Master say, ” Well done.
Jesus, when speaking of those to be saved through His death, said to the Jews: In like manner, also, in the Bible, the divine offer and condition of cure for the effects of sin in the Christian’s life is crystallized into one word, “confess. For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: This again is due to the fact that he is “inlawed to Christ.
An unlimited field lies before us when we are told that we may be “changed from glory to glory” even into the image of Christ, and that by the Spirit Second Corinthians 3: