John Stott’s fascinating and controversial book, Baptism and Fullness: The Work of the Holy Spirit Today, will almost certainly cause all who. Baptism and Fullness: The Work of the Holy Spirit Today (IVP Classics). Stott, John R. W. “The Christian life is life in the Spirit,” writes John Stott. “It would be . Subtitled “The Work of the Holy Spirit Today” this excellent book is an expanded revision of Stott’s earlier booklet “The Baptism and Fullness of.

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Refresh and try again. There is a maturing before the moment, and there can be long development after the moment, but the moment for spiritual holiness is a moment — and that moment can be now!

Enjoyable and well covered. I liked his arguments, but I questioned his information he used to support the arguments. Your email address bxptism not be published.

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Anc Comments are disallowed for this post. Stott adds his two Biblical cents to the discussion of gifts and fruit. In this classic study, John Stott provides clear biblical exposition on the promise, the fruit and the gifts of the Holy Spirit.

Feb 03, Steve rated it it was ok.

In some ways it might be a bit dated, fullnesss it was originally written decades ago, but the issues are still extremely current, and Stott’s treatment has his characteristic insight and evenhandedness. I can also understand everything he says. John Stott writes with care and reason and heart about this subject that can easily become divisive.

Baptism and Fullness: The Work of the Holy Spirit Today (IVP Classics)

And he also delves into many more timeless q This is a really solid biblical and pastoral treatment of the work of the Holy Spirit. It read it in french. At the same time he avoids coming across conceited or as one who claims to know all the answers to the mysterious workings of the Triune God. His many books have sold millions of copies bqptism the world and in dozens of languages.


Last he tackles the gifts of the spirit, which he again stresses are not limited to some, super-spiritual believers; rather, all are gifted. And he also delves into many more timeless questions, such as whether there is a separate baptism of the spirit apart from water baptism, the difference between spiritual gifts and spiritual fruit, and what it means to be filled with the spirit.

He then founded the Evangelical Literature Trust, which provided books for students, pastors and theological libraries in the Majority World. atott

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Selected pages Title Page. Account Options Sign in. His conclusions are based on solid exegesis and a thoughtful reading of Scripture.

I really enjoyed his book about the basics of the Holy Spirit. I, for one, greatly appreciate his views on the Spirit as well as his views on most other things! Sep 13, David rated it really liked it. Excellent little primer on NT pneumatology.

Baptism and Fullness: The Work of the Holy Spirit Today by John R.W. Stott

In discussing all of this, Stott employs his characteristic tone of maturity and care. In the event we are not able to fulfill this part of your order it will be canceled automatically. It takes the traditional view Stott seems cessationist since he states that prophecy doesn’t exist since the end of the New Testament canon development, baptism of the Holy Spirit is the same thing that conversion and not a second experience which all christians must experiment, all Christians must not and do not speak in tongues There are three parts.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It was very clear and to the point and gave good examples. Then to those who have been given some unusual visitation of the Spirit, Stott offers this wise advice: No trivia or quizzes yet.

Stott has quickly become one of the guys I go to when I’m unsatisfied with the answers that others give. Perhaps it could be the basis for useful group discussions between persons with differing views on the whole question.

Oct 05, Drew Bennett rated it it was amazing. Firs The reference powerfull and accessible for the controversy over “Holy Spirit controversies” since the rising of the charismatic movement.

Is America a Mission Field or a Battlefield? Langham’s vision continues today to see churches in the Majority World equipped for mission and growing to maturity in Christ through nurturing national movements for biblical preaching, fostering the creation and distribution of evangelical literature, and enhancing evangelical theological education. In this short but thorough treatment of the Spirit, Stott describes how we receive the Spirit, and moves quickly on to the fruit and gifts of the Spirit.

Yet much confusion and controversy remain regarding the Holy Spirit’s activity. Stott lays out a clear Biblical case for why baptism in the Holy Spirit happens for all believers at conversion. Furthermore, tongues and prophecy had specific uses in NT time and have fallen away. He takes a soft cessationist position, arguing and articulating it well. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Oct 09, Corey rated it really liked it.