John Stott’s fascinating and controversial book, Baptism and Fullness: The Work of the Holy Spirit Today, will almost certainly cause all who. Baptism and Fullness: The Work of the Holy Spirit Today (IVP Classics). Stott, John R. W. “The Christian life is life in the Spirit,” writes John Stott. “It would be . Subtitled “The Work of the Holy Spirit Today” this excellent book is an expanded revision of Stott’s earlier booklet “The Baptism and Fullness of.

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Baptism and Fullness: The Work of the Holy Spirit Today (IVP Classics)

Paperbackpages. Account Options Sign in. Though a good book, I subtracted one star for repetitive arguments.

Oct 05, Drew Bennett rated it it was amazing. About Meet the Author. But is rullness be wrong for us to do so… Provided that there is nothing in the claimed experience which is contrary to Scripture, and provided that the fruits of the experience seem to be beneficial to the believer and edifying to the church, we must be humbly ready to recognise the unusual operation of the Holy Spirit in others… We all need in these days in which bpatism Holy Spirit seems to be stirring, to be sensitive to what He may be saying an doing among us.

All we have and are as Christians we owe to him. Jan 14, Barry rated it really liked it Shelves: And he also delves into many fulllness timeless q This is a really solid biblical and pastoral treatment of the work of the Holy Spirit. I can also understand everything he says. Stott has quickly become one of the guys I go to when I’m unsatisfied with the answers that others give. Nov 13, Jon Pentecost rated it batism was amazing Shelves: Stott lays out a clear Biblical case for why baptism in the Holy Spirit bpatism for all believers at conversion.


Stott takes deep theological issues and makes them somewhat easy to understand. He discusses the primary stances on the more controversial issues regarding the Holy Spirit’s work and draws conclusions solely based on the corpus of Scripture. It takes the traditional view Stott seems cessationist since he states that prophecy doesn’t exist since the end of the New Testament canon development, baptism vaptism the Holy Spirit is the same thing that conversion and not a second experience which all christians must experiment, all Christians must not and do not speak in tongues Sttot are three parts.

Jkhn is a maturing before the moment, and there can be long development after the moment, but the moment for spiritual holiness is a moment — and that moment can be now! His conclusions are based on solid exegesis and a thoughtful reading of Scripture. In this classic study, John Stott provides clear biblical exposition on the promise, the fruit and the gifts of the Holy Spirit. He offers particular guidance on the nature of “the baptism of the Spirit” and whether certain spiritual gifts and experiences should be normative for all Christians.

Thus, the entire foundation of Stott’s thesis can be defeated very simply. The late Rev Dr.

In some ways it might be a bit dated, since it was originally written decades ago, but the issues are still extremely current, and Stott’s treatment has his characteristic insight and evenhandedness. Oct 09, Corey rated it really liked it.

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In a word, let your experience lead you to worship and praise; but let your exhortation to others be grounded not upon your experiences but upon Scripture. Overall a great short read finished in hours.


Character is the produce of a lifetime. The third addresses Excellent little primer on NT pneumatology. It was very clear and to the point and gave good examples. He takes a soft cessationist position, arguing and articulating it well. The second addresses being “filled” with the Holy Spirit, which is something that can wax bapptism wane but should be pursued thus Paul’s exhortation to hohn so.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Dec 25, Jeremy rated it really liked it Shelves: Actually in some sense he advocated both: Four sections comprise the book.

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I, for one, greatly appreciate his views on the Spirit as well as his views on most other things! Along with the baptism comes the gifts of the Spirit, and Mr. Contents Foreword by Michael Horton. This is a really solid biblical and pastoral treatment of the work of the Holy Spirit.

Great, easy, and short read about what it means to be filled by the Holy Spirit and baptized in the Holy Spirit. His writing is just so easy to read and everything seems to flow well.

Since I am a huge fan of Stott’s writing, I was pleasantly surprised by this succinct yet very helpful book on the work of the Holy Spirit. Excellent little primer on NT pneumatology. Product Description Publisher Description: Baltism PressNov 10, – Religion – pages.

What is more, Stott argues that there is no basis for arguing that speaking in tongues and miraculous healings are signs etott a special blessing from the Holy Spirit.