The Message Of The Holy Spirit Analysis

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The Message of the holy spirit:the spirit of the encounter is a theological book written by Keith Warrington and published by Intervarsity press. He is vice principal and director of doctoral studies for Regents Theological College, Worcestershire, England. He has also authoured many other theological books. This book is part of a series of other theological books that explore biblical topics.
The focus of this book is as the title says the Holy Spirit. The introduction focused on the attributes of the Spirit. It showed the bible using fire and oil as analogy for the Spirit. Warrington then goes through the Old and New testament and shows us the spirits influence throughout the scripture.
This book wanted to show the impact of the Holy Spirit in scripture. Some would believe that he only came down at the time of pentecost. All is needed is to take a deeper study of scripture to see his hand everywhere.
This book provide a Pentecostal and if I can say reformed approach to the view of the Holy Spirit. The book I have to admit was very informal and I learned new things. During the introduction We are introduced to the author constantly
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There was much focus on the Spirit in the old testament even though there are clear passages that could have been used to show the holy spirit in action. Then we see in Judges that he sees Samson and Gideon as persons we should emulate. Rather I think the book of judges as a show of God’s faithfulness.He also begins to say that we need to make ourselves worthy vessels for the Holy Spirit. Which I think will make think they need to earn the holy spirit Isaiah 64:6 But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away. Thats the point of Jesus Christ we will never be worthy enough no matter how hard we
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