Item description for Balanced Christian Life: by watchman nee...
Overview "Ephraim is a cake not turned" (Hosea 7.8). This is a figurative way of saying ?not balanced?. The cake is burned on the one side, uncooked on the other; on one side it is overdone, on the other, totally undone. The cake is unfit to be eaten and is thus destined to be cast out.
Our God is most balanced. He is love and He is light. Our Lord Jesus is full of grace and full of truth. The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of wisdom as well as of revelation. In creation, God "hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with a span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and the hills in a balance" (Is. 40.12). Concerning redemption, it is said that "mercy and truth are met together, righteousness and peace have kissed each other. Truth springeth out of the earth; and righteousness hath looked down from heaven" (Ps. 85.10,11). The new creation, therefore, must be well balanced.
In this present volume, Watchman Nee attempts to show from God?s word the perfect equilibrium of divine truth. Human nature, however, is prone to emphasize one side to the exclusion of the other side of truth. This has caused much confusion and many problems among God?s people. It is essential that we know the balance of truth and hold on to both sides so that our Christian life may be well rounded as God has ordained.
The contents of the book opens with a treatment of the balance between the gate and the way; continues with a presentation of the balance between the objective and the subjective; includes a discussion on the work inward and the work outward in the Christian life, as well as on the rest given and the rest found as promised by Christ; contemplates the other side of prayer frequently neglected, namely, to watch; and concentrates on the other less emphasized aspect of the trespass-offering, that of restoration. The book then provides a commentary on the contrast between the truly meek and the spiritually poor, and finally concludes with a consideration of the equilibrium that is so necessary between the believer?s faith and the believer?s walk.
May all who read this volume be brought into a balanced Christian life.
Publishers Description In this work by the noted Chinese preacher, Watchman Nee, Nee attempts to show from God's word the perfect equilibrium of divine truth, God as love and light, Jesus as full of grace and truth, the Holy Spirit as possessing wisdom and revelation.
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Studio: Christian Fellowship Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.92" Width: 5.06" Height: 0.41" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 1991
Publisher CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP PUBL #632
ISBN 0935008535 ISBN13 9780935008531
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More About watchman nee
Watchman Nee became a Christian in mainland China in 1920 at the age of seventeen and began writing in the same year. Throughout the nearly thirty years of his ministry, Watchman Nee was clearly manifested as a unique gift from the Lord to His Body for His move in this age. In 1952 he was imprisoned for his faith; he remained in prison until his death in 1972. His words remain an abundant source of spiritual revelation and supply to Christians throughout the world. For more details concerning Watchman Nee, please see www.watchmannee.org
Watchman Nee was born in 1903 and died in 1972.
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