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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Third, The Ministry of the Spirit in Regenerating.

His purpose is to reveal and glorify Christ John Josh rated it liked it Nov 14, The defilement of a Christian may be forgiven and cleansed on the one condition of a confession which is prompted by true heart-repentance. In the demands of the lam, there is no consideration of the most vital activities which are anticipated under grace — prayer, a life of faith, and soul-winning service.

Men are vitally different one from the other as regards the fact of the new birth and the life of power and blessing; but their classification is made evident by their attitude toward things revealed.

There the one referred to is “in the flesh,” htat so is unsaved; while a “carnal” Christian is chafee “in the flesh,” but he xperry the flesh in him.

He That Is Spiritual by Lewis Sperry Chafer

Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: Open Preview See a Problem? Paperbackpages. Platt rated it really liked it Dec 25, Tremendous work on the Spiritual part of the Christian life, which is glossed over by so many in Christianity. So, also, spirituality, or the filling of the Spirit, does not depend upon patient waiting.

It is reasonable to conclude that the Father deals individually with His children and that His ways are manifold. It is not a “Thou shall not”: The final and abiding relationships of the Spirit with men in this age are revealed under seven ministries.

Return to Book Page. A Christian’s manner of life either grieves or does not grieve the Holy Spirit of God.

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He that is spiritual

By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another” John Thus the new problem is naturally that of maintaining such a relationship to the Spirit as shall make it possible for Him to accomplish continually what He came into the heart to do.

Thus Paul could say of himself concerning his former position as a Jew under the law: Aug 16, Rachel rated it really liked it Shelves: He is born of the Spirit John 3: The Apostle, in his first letter to the Corinthians, has been used of the Spirit to convince them of sin, and in this fifth major passage we are given an account of their sorrow for sin and spieitual effect of this sorrow in their lives. They were not waiting for their spuritual personal filling alone; but rather for the whole new ministry of the Spirit to begin, as it did on the Day of Pentecost.

The character of that life will be the out-lived Christ. The Spirit was in the world before Fhafer yet we are told that He came on that day as had been promised.

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We may believe in our security and coming glory: The anesthetic, which is often quite innocent in itself, is not so serious a matter as the empty heart and life.

The star did speerry continue to shine. The Mosaic law, or the law of the kingdom, though complete in themselves as governing principles, and though perfectly fulfilling the mission assigned to them, never aimed at the reproduction of the Christ-life.

No reference is made here to the superficial fact of outward divisions or various organizations. It is of a lost sheep, a lost piece of silver, and a lost son.

This storehouse of divine reality will no doubt engage our minds and hearts for ever; but Christians may be even now entering and progressing in these realms of truth and grace. Satan, in his counterfeit systems of truth, is said to spperry “deep things” to reveal Revelation 2: Though saved, the carnal Christians are walking “according to the course of this world.


Your rating has been recorded. How often this is stated in the New Testament! According to these passages, the Church, which in the Gospels was yet future, is already brought into existence and to it the believers united to the Spertyare being added “such as should be saved. Robby Gordon rated it liked it Oct 04, The Ministry of the Spirit in Reproving 3. The one condition was believing spery Christ for salvation and the Spirit was received as a vital part of that salvation. According to Reason 5.

The root trouble is carnality, and when this is cured, the “eyes of the heart” will be enlightened, and the inflow of sanctifying Truth will be continuous and unbroken. Life for them is a moment by moment vital union with One who is infinitely holy. As the Omnipresent One, the Spirit will remain, but His present ministry and abode in the Church will have been changed.

Christians, as a whole, are satiated with ideals. And then shall that Wicked [one] be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming.

There were present the “Paulites,” the “Cephasites,” the “Apollosites” and the “Christites” cf. History shows that such divisions end in rival organizations.

He That Is Spiritual: A Classic Study of the Biblical Doctrine of Spirituality

Salvation is of GOD Alone a and b 4. There is not even a spark of these graces within the human nature which might be fanned into a fire. When we were saved He forgave us “all trespasses” Colossians 2: This does not imply that they have entered into all the possible blessings of a Spirit-filled life.

It is not exercised in order to rescue the child from destruction and condemnation; but it is exercised in order to restore him from a state wherein he is out of fellowship, into the full blessing of communion with the Father and with His Son.