The Work of the Holy Spirit

3/1999

An excerpt from William Law... “Read whatever chapter of Scripture you will, and be ever so delighted with it—yet it will leave you as poor, as empty and unchanged as it found you unless it has turned you wholly and solely to the Spirit of God, and brought you into full union with and dependence upon Him. For delight in matters of Scripture can be nothing but the carnal emotions of a fallen Adam-nature unless this delight finds its source in the inspiration of God as He quickens His own life and nature within the heart. Nothing less than this union with God by the power of His Holy Spirit is intended by the Law, the Prophets, or the Gospel. Both old and new testaments bear full witness to this truth, calling men back from the spirit of satan, the flesh, and the world, to be indwelt and possessed by the Holy Spirit of God, who alone can be the Fulfiller of all that to which the Scriptures testify...”

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