The Spirit of God

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

PREFACE3
CHAPTER I. THE HOLY SPIRIT OF PROMISE7
Importance of the Subject—Spirit to be Sought for—Offices of the Spirit—Present in Conversion.
CHAPTER II. THE POWER FROM ON HIGH16
Day of Pentecost—One Promise of the Spirit—Promise to all Believers—Diversity of Gifts.
CHAPTER III. CIRCUMCISION OF THE HEART26
Primitive Christianity—Genuine and Counterfeit—Seal of the New Covenant—Spirit a Witness—The Comforter.
CHAPTER IV. THE UNITY OF THE FAITH37
Gifts of the Spirit—Gospel Means of Union—For the Work of the Ministry—Members of one Body.
CHAPTER V. THE LAW AND THE TESTIMONY48
Harmony of the Law and the Gospel—Gifts of the Spirit and Obedience to the Law—Peter’s Sermon—Relation of Baptism to this Subject—Early Methodists on Antinomianism.
CHAPTER VI. TRY THE SPIRITS68
True and False Manifestations—Delusion of Mormonism—The Will of the Father.
CHAPTER VII. THE GREAT COMMISSION78
Promise to them that Believe—Renewed at Pentecost—Gifts to be Desired—Prayer of Faith—Valid Baptism—“That Which is Perfect”.
CHAPTER VIII. GIFTS IN THE REFORMATION90
Extent of the Reformation—Notice Third and Fourth Centuries, Cyprian, Milner, Mosheim—Luther—Zwingle—Wesley—Extracts from Wesley’s Journal—Kinkade—Bramwell—Dr. Clarke.
CHAPTER IX. GIFTS IN THE PRESENT CENTURY109
Vision of Tennent—Of Elder Finley Of Dr. Bond—The Last Days—Quenching the Spirit.
CHAPTER X. SPIRIT OF PROPHECY RESTORED131
Argument from the Revelation—“The Remnant”—Testimony of Jesus—Fulfillment of Prophecy—Recapitulation—Conclusion.
INDEX OF TEXTS142