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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A careful student of the Scriptures may distinguish yet one further step in the whole transition from the relationships of the Spirit as revealed in the Old Testament chaffer that which is the final relationship in the present dispensation. He knew that his salvation, which depended only on the faithfulness of God, had not failed.

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Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that leis this item His sovereign power over the earth and all the forces of darkness identifies Him with the Godhead, and since the Spirit is the present active force in this dispensation, it follows that the reference in the passage is to the Spirit of God.

He is under grace by position only, for he is not yielded to the will and power of God. The one issue is that of a yielded heart and life through which the indwelling Spirit will certainly manifest His mighty power.

Walking by means of the Spirit, or “being led of the Spirit,” is not the flesh being helped in some degree by the Spirit.

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The love of God in the believer is said to “suffer long” and then is kind. However, overall, worth a read.

Joshua rated it really liked it Mar 19, The E-mail message field is required. Apart from the Spirit there can be no spiritual understanding. Books by Lewis Sperry Chafer. Hence a lost man must be made aware of the fact that, because of the cross, his present obligation to God is that of accepting God’s ie cure for his sins. Sixth, The love of God is toward Israel: Spirituality, which is the unhindered manifestations of dpiritual Spirit in life, is provided to the full for all believers who “confess” their sins, “yield” to God, and “walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.


Sixth, a carnal Christian is born again and possesses the llewis Spirit; but his carnality hinders the full ministry of the Spirit First Corinthians 3: This is a tragedy in the realm of infinite issues. 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 ssperry at the reproduction of the Christ-life.

Grace teachings which anticipate all the walk and warfare of the believer will be found in portions of the Gospels and The Acts and throughout the Epistles of the New Testament. Spirtual modern cult is evidence establishing the truthfulness of this statement. There is an individual service “foreordained” for each child of God, and there are particular “rivers of living water” to flow from each inner life. It is thus designed that the Chager Christian is to be free to do in perfect liberty all that his heart prompts him to do; for, when Spirit-filled, he pleases only “to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Such a conception of spirituality is born of a morbid human conscience. The fact, however, that He has designed lewwis they shall be the “fruit of the Spirit” changes the whole human responsibility. Men are classified according to their ability to understand and receive the “deep things of God.

So far, a great little book on the spiritual man as opposed to the “natural man” and the “carnal christian”. To report a broken link or for other assistance please email us at: Cancel Forgot your password?

There are clear assurances of the presence and power of the Spirit in the world after the vhafer of the Church. It is not suppression: For this victory our God is sufficient.

This, it should be noted, is with a definite purpose in view: At the judgment seat of Christ, His eyes of fire Revelation 1: Please verify that you are not a robot. This divine revelation is transmitted to us in “words” which the Holy Spirit teacheth, as the Apostle goes on to state: To such there is boundless joy and consolation in this gospel of deliverance, power and victory.

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Irene rated it really liked it May 30, This, according to the Scriptures and as has been seen, is true of all covenant people.

Linked Chsfer More info about Linked Data. In the Scriptures his sin is laid bare and with it his broken and contrite heart. The author takes 1 Cor 2: There is no record that hands were laid on believers in Cornelius’ house. It is fairly difficult to read tha of the advanced subject matter and antiquated prose. The Father is here seen to be waiting for the self-judgment, or confession, of His sinning child; but if the child will not judge himself by a full confession of his sin, then the Father must judge him.

There are, then, four ministries of the Spirit for the believer which are wrought at the moment he is saved and are never accomplished a second time. Bible expositors are united in deploring the fact that so many hymns on the Spirit are unscriptural. This general confusion on the Bible teachings regarding the Spirit is reflected in our hymnology. Nevertheless, he was “filled with the Spirit” and so, in the Spirit’s own time and way, entered into the priceless result of an out-lived Christ.

An evidence of the Spirit’s power to restrain may be seen in the fact that with all their profanity men do not now swear in the name spirigual the Holy Spirit.


That would plunge him still deeper into the principle of law with its utter and hopeless failures. The Bible doctrine concerning the Christian’s nature and daily practice, and the relation of these to the death of Christ, is subject to some disagreement. In the parable, therefore, we have a picture of the heart of God toward any and all of His covenant people when they sin. We are to “serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter.