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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Human forgiveness is merely a lifting of the penalty: Our liberty consists not only in the freedom from the law, but also in the fact byy the quickening and enabling power of the Spirit.

It is important to note that three times in the New Testament the effect of strong drink is put over against the Spirit-filled life Luke 1: There is general agreement that the daily life of Christians should be improved; but improvement cannot be had other than in God’s way. More like this User lists Similar Items. How misleading is the theory that to be spiritual one must abandon play, diversion and helpful amusement!

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We are told to stand fast in the blessed liberty in Christ. Such an experience is the direct outworking in a human life of the divine love which gave Jesus to die under the curse and judgments of the sin of the world.

Cyafer overview of what it means to be spirit lead, not grieving or quenching the Spirit, but walking in Him. The body of truth containing this aspect of law is found in the Prophets of the Old Testament, in the preaching of John the Baptist, and in the early teachings of Christ.

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There is difficulty here, but what, in Scripture, is difficult for the finite mind to harmonize, is doubtless harmonized in the mind of God. The E-mail Address es field is required. Nov 25, Brent Dore rated it liked it. The Spirit Teaches 4. A few passages of Scripture may suffice to indicate the Bible teaching on this important theme. They are unable to receive “meat” because of carnality, rather than ignorance.

The fact that the Spirit indwells the believer aperry now to be considered without reference to the other ministries of the Spirit. It is to be regretted that there are those who in blindness are htat emphasizing the negatives of the Truth that the impression is created that spirituality is opposed to joy, liberty and naturalness of expression in thought and life in the Spirit. But whoso hath this world’s good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?

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It is the Spirit of God doing something, and using the believer to accomplish it; rather than the believer doing something, and calling on God for help in the task. The mighty effect of this new ministry of the Spirit was especially revealed in the case of Peter.

The unbeliever, who is “without Christ,” enters completely into this union with Christ the moment he believes. Books by Lewis Sperry Chafer.

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Aug 16, Rachel rated it really liked it Shelves: These standards are none other than “the life which is Christ. It falls within the brief period between Pentecost and the preaching of the Gospel to the Gentiles. 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.


It is of a lost sheep, a lost piece of silver, thqt a lost son. In Second Corinthians 7: It is an ability which is born of the indwelling Spirit. Prayer on behalf of others is doubtless the greatest ministry committed to the child of Cnafer and a ministry for which he is, and always will be, least prepared within himself.

Not only is the subject matter very advanced, the sentence structure and vocabulary make reading it a chore. It may reasonably be questioned, in the light of God’s Word, whether the saved person, having received the Spirit, ever lives by the dictates of his conscience. The essential character of the Spirit’s relation to men during the period of the Gospels is that of transition, or progression, from the age-long relationships of the Old Testament to the final and abiding relationships in this dispensation of grace.

There is no Scripture tbat the child of God under grace which justifies such a substitution.