Monthly Archives: September 2016

A Passion for Holiness: Jim Packer on showing the Spirit’s power in holiness

“MANIFESTING GOD’S POWER This book is about holiness. Our review of the power of God as seen in the New Testament has led us to look at ministries of various kinds. Was that relevant? Are we not ranging too widely, … Continue reading

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A Passion for Holiness: Jim Packer on complacency in a “faithful church”.

From pages 151-153 – the danger of the Laodicean church (bold sections are my emphasis) “More fundamentally to blame, however, is the corporate decadence that now marks the conservative church-the decadence that concentrates exclusively on upholding the faith and ignores … Continue reading

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A Passion for Holiness: Jim Packer on Continual Repentance

I once got into a discussion with someone who thought Christians didn’t need to keep coming back to God and asking for forgiveness.  “God has forgiven me once and for all, so why do I need to keep coming back to … Continue reading

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A Passion for Holiness: Jim Packer on temperament

I’ve been reading this book in a time of enforced rest due to a shoulder operation.  How do I react to a time of rest?  Am I bound by my temperament to respond in a certain way to more time … Continue reading

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