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FIRE, OIL, WATER & WIND: Trying To Control The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is the Representative of Christ in the Church. The local church should always recognize the sovereignty of the Spirit. By this we mean that He can do as He pleases, and that He will not always choose to do things in exactly the same way, though He will never act contrary to the Word.... Read More

Fire, Oil, Water & Wind: Trying to Control the Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is the Representative of Christ in the Church. The local church should always recognize the sovereignty of the Spirit. By this we mean that He can do as He pleases, and that He will not always choose to do things in exactly the same way, though He will never act contrary to the Word.... Read More

The Atonement and the Modern Mind: Preface

AND THE MODERN MIND BY JAMES DENNEY, D.D. PROFESSOR OF NEW TESTAMENT LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND THEOLOGY UNITED FREE CHURCH COLLEGE, GLASGOW MCMIII PREFACE The three chapters which follow have already appeared in The Expositor , and may be regarded as a supplement to the writer's work on The Death of... Read More

The Atonement and the Modern Mind: Chapter 1 - Preliminary Definition of the Subject

It will be admitted by most Christians that if the Atonement, quite apart from precise definitions of it, is anything to the mind, it is everything. It is the most profound of all truths, and the most recreative. It determines more than anything else our conceptions of God, of man, of history, and e... Read More

The Atonement and the Modern Mind: Chapter 2 - Sin and the Divine Reaction Against it

We have now seen in a general way what is meant by the Atonement, and what are the characteristics of the mind to which the Atonement has to make its appeal. In that mind there is, as I believe, much which falls in with the Atonement, and prepares a welcome for it; but much also which creates prejud... Read More

The Atonement and the Modern Mind: Chapter 3 - Christ and Man in the Atonement

What has now been said about the relations subsisting between God and man, about the manner in which these relations are affected by sin, and particularly about the Scripture doctrine of the connection between sin and death, must determine, to a great extent, our attitude to the Atonement. The Atone... Read More

The Historical Basis of the Christian Faith: The Resurrection of Jesus

The question which has just been stated might be approached in various ways. We might begin with an investigation of the sources to which we owe our knowledge of Jesus, build up by degrees such an acquaintance with Him as could be formed in this way, and then consider what relation it bore to the pl... Read More

The Place of Christ in New Testament Faith

When we open the New Testament we find ourselves in presence of a glowing religious life. There is nothing in the world which offers any real parallel either to this life, or to the collection of books which attests it. The soul, which in contemporary literature is bound in shallows and in miseries,... Read More

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