Lastly, Paul will show that keeping in step with the Spirit is not self-‐focused . As J.I. Packer notes, “To be right with God the judge is a great. J. I. Packer’s Keep in Step with the Spirit focuses on the person and ministry of the Holy Spirit. Now in its second edition, this book is not merely a theological. In this new edition of his classic Keep in Step with the Spirit, J. I. Packer seeks to help Christians reaffirm the biblical call to holiness and the Spirit’s role in.

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He also gave me some food for thought on the whole charismatic movement stuff. This is kewp of Packer’s best books but also one of his most overlooked. Packer discusses both the merits and shortcomings of the current charismatic movement and how Christ must always be at the center of true Spirit-led ministry. Refresh and try again. Jun 29, Yoon-ho rated it it was amazing.

Fourth, you thank God for help given, ask pardon for your own failures en route, and request more help for the next task. Dec 20, Sean rated it really liked it. Jul 25, Graham Heslop rated it really liked it. First, as one who wants to do all the good you can, you observe what tasks, opportunities, and responsibilities face you.

Added to that, parts of the book are steo a little dated. I would give it 6 stars if I could. The first is that the Spirit works through means – through the objective means of grace, namely, biblical truth, prayer, fellowship, worship, and the Lord’s Supper, and with them through the subjective means of witth whereby we open ourselves to change, namely thinking, listening, questioning oneself, examining oneself, admonishing oneself, sharing what is in one’s heart with others, an weighing any response they make.


Oct 08, John Rabe rated it it was amazing Shelves: Again and again, Packer brings the point home that “the essence of the Holy Spirit’s ministry, at this or any time in the Christian era, is to mediate the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ” So thankful that Packer wrote Keep in Step with the Spirit.

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What ought we to say about their emphasis? In relation to God, holiness takes the form of a single-minded passion to please by love and loyalty, devotion and praise. Preview — Keep in Step with the Spirit by J. Packer spidit to help Christians reaffirm the biblical witb to holiness and the Spirit’s role in keeping our covenant with God. Leads is rightly taken to mean “guides”, but the guidance in view here is not a revealing to mind of divine direction hitherto unknown; it is, rather, an impelling of our wills to pursue and practice withh hold fast that sanctity whose terms we know already.

A good supplement when studying the work of the Spirit in the life of the Christian and in His Church. He encourages us to live a pious life to the glory of God.

Keep in Step with the Spirit: Finding Fullness in Our Walk with God by J.I. Packer

Also, as he began to describe the different interpretations of the role of the Holy Spirit in a Christian, I found my understanding of the Holy J.i.packker beginning to sspirit. I love all Dr Jim Packer’s writing anyway but this book is so very characteristic of him.


May 18, Steve rated it it was amazing. Again and again, Packer bri As Packer’s work always proves to be, Keep in Step With the Spirit is an adeptly evaluated, warmly argued, and incredibly helpful book. Packer explains how to get the Spirit It helped heal some scars inflicted by the Keswick teaching from my youth. The Way of Holiness.

Keep in Step with the Spirit: Finding Fullness in Our Walk with God

Let me draw up a list of positives and another of negatives in reviewing this book. Probably the best book I’ve read on the Holy Spirit and his work.

Besides, he has a lot of insights on sanctification including biblical principles about it, the different versions of it the augustinian, the wesleyan and Keswick one. Both times the reference is to resisting one’s own sinful impulses as the flip side of one’s practice of righteousness see the contexts, Rom. Keep in Step with the Spirit J. His writing helps to keep my bias in check as it desperately j.i.paxker to reveal itself as the ugly monster that it is.