Best John stott Documents | ScribdYou be the judge! Far too often the church may be likened to a bus one driver, many drowsy passengers than of a body each member contributing actively to the health of the whole. So it seems to me that there must be a note of irony. But is would 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 the Holy Spirit seems to be stirring, to be sensitive to what He may be saying an doing among us. It is the spiritual graces which should be common to all Christians, not spiritual gifts or spiritual experiences.
Baptism and Fullness: The Work of the Holy Spirit Today
In a day in which Pentecostalism is the fastest growing expression of Christianity in the world, this book will be found to be as timely and relevant as it was when written over twenty five years ago. While at all times respectful to those who differ, there can be little doubt that Stott wrote this work as a corrective to the more crude and deficient ideas surrounding the Holy Spirit today. What is more, Stott argues that there is no basis for arguing that speaking in tongues and miraculous healings are signs of a special blessing from the Holy Spirit. In discussing all of this, Stott employs his characteristic tone of maturity and care. His conclusions are based on solid exegesis and a thoughtful reading of Scripture. I, for one, greatly appreciate his views on the Spirit as well as his views on most other things! The Rev.
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