Spiritual Authority. WATCHMAN NEE. Christian Fellowship Publishers, Inc. New York Misuse of Authority and God’s Governmental Discipline. In Watchman Nee released a series of messages on authority and title Authority and Submission, covering the general subject of spiritual authority and . Outline of “Spiritual Authority”, by Watchman Nee. (Outline of the book, Authority and Submission, by Watchman Nee). Chapter 1 — The Importance of Authority.
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Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited. Nee reminds us of what is important and who we are to serve.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jan 14, Johan Wentzel rated it it was amazing. While there is plenty of biblical basis for what he was saying, he went a little overboard trying to prove it. Contact Us Sitemap Copyright Policy. I am not convinced that the author’s interpretation and application are always accurate.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He understood that the eternal purpose of God is Christ and His Church.
A great explanation of spiritual authority, both directly from God and indirectly through the people He places over us. For their authorities are circumscribed by the measure of the life of Christ in them.
I cannot speak to the intent of the aut This book is regularly used by abusive churches to establish their “authority” over whoever chooses to submit to it. Mar 18, Henry Alvarado rated it it was amazing.
I have a ner understanding of the topic as well as more questions. His words remain an abundant source of spiritual revelation and supply to Christians throughout the world.
We hope that many will benefit from these spiritual riches. Good addition to personal library.
That is how we learn what authority is in the first place. God alone is authority in all things; all the authorities of the earth are instituted by God. Every time I read this book I get something totally new. Great book to grow as a Believer. He’s not afraid to call you out. I’m glad I’d come as far as I had in my walk with Christ or I may have been seriously wounded over what was happening. The connection Nee makes to Jesus’ obedience as a human to our own rebellious condition is stark and has changed the way I think about my own obedience to the will of God.
The writings of Watchman Nee and Witness Lee focus on the enjoyment of the divine life, which all the believers possess, and on the building up of the church, the goal of God’s work with man in this age.
This book more than met my expectations.
Christian Fellowship PublishersJan 1, – Religion – pages. It’s not a novel, but it helps you put things into perspective.
Amazing – how to grow in spiritual authority by finding it, and submitting to it, in every situation of life. Watdhman picked spiritial up to learn about his life [Watchman Nee became a Christian in mainland China in at the age of seventeen and began writing in the same year.
I think that this is a subject to many Christians ignore. Therefore, we also include a search word hit count for reference. But one was under the authority of Aaron, the other was offered sppiritual rebellion, not under the covering of authority. However there were some confusing claims about the ideas of reason and thought being tied to rebellion that I felt were not soundly defended. The chapters in this volume on the nature of Spiritual Authority are drawn from a series of messages delivered by the great Chinese preacher-teacher, Watchman Nee, during a training period for Christian workers in China in To ask other readers questions about Spiritual Authorityplease sign up.
If he holds the office of director, then automatically he directs, even if lack of spirituality should really disqualify him from exercising control over other lives.
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