Book of John
Page 2 of 12
Hatred of sin causes one to take action against it; avoid evil in all forms; put off the 'old' man; lay hold on eternal life.
Renewing of the spirit of the mind; the ultimate end of salvation; spiritual thinking; destined for glory; a child of God.
We are not under the rule of sin; sanctification; a process of reason and application; the body; a temple of the Holy Spirit; the correct place of sex; false asceticism.
The need for diligent application in our understanding of Scripture; walk in the Spirit; the meaning of this term; the Law (mere morality) will always fail.
Victorian religion discussed; the Christian is concerned about the state of his/her heart; the danger of activism; and intellectual Christianity; are you a Christian?
The two ways of assurance; direct assurance; the baptism in the Holy Spirit; the many ways in which the Spirit witnesses; it is not the gifts that are important; but the assurance.
Our reaction to others; a test of the fruit; what is meant by gentleness; kindness; faith; meekness; temperance examined in detail; if the fruit is missing; so is the Spirit.
Our relationship with the family; how does one know the brethren? Separation from natural affections.
The reasons why Christians are persecuted; Satanic attack as the proof of the new birth; the accuser of the brethren; 'grieving the Spirit' is used only against Christians; repulsing the attacks of the devil.
The assurance of walking with God; how the saints received the assurance; faith believes that God is; the Christian experiences the presence of God; the Christian walk.