Book of John
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Problems of the Church today; comparison between the woman at the well and Nicodemus; the Lord always deals with us personally; the wilderness experience; we must always expect to meet the Lord.
The drawing of the Holy Spirit; the indirect approach; the perseverance and patience of the Lord; hindrances to the Christian life; the problem of prejudices.
Spiritual dullness and slowness; the error of materialising the spiritual; laziness; the great enemy of the Christian; the danger of reducing the doctrine of Christ to conversion only; Avoiding the searching of the Son of God; rationalising our sins.
The ultimate purpose of salvation; the chief end of man; to worship God; wrong ideas of worship; the danger of intellectualism; the 'beautiful service' and the psychological treatment; confusing religion with true worship and praise of God.
What is worship? prayer and teaching and their relation to worship; submission to the teaching of the Bible is imperative; who; and what; is your God?
Worship in truth; the danger of thoughtless and mechanical worship; the folly of hypocrisy; a self-confident manner; what is spiritual worship?
The working of the Spirit in prayer; the Spirit gives the prayer of faith; the Spirit makes clear the way of access into the Holy of Holies; the realisation of the presence of God; a sense of privilege.
Characteristics of worshipping in the Spirit; boldness and assurance in prayer; an infallible test of worship in the Spirit; the element of warmth and ardour; freedom and liberty; fervent prayer.
The exclusiveness of the Christian message; salvation is of the Jews : the meaning of this statement explained; a knowledge of God impossible through the intellect of man; the danger of adding to the Gospel.
A failure to recognise our real need in Christ; salvation revealed in the Old Testament prophets; ceremonial and Law; false ideas of salvation; spiritual blindness and its results; salvation complete and perfect in Christ.