Spiritual Authority. WATCHMAN NEE. Christian Fellowship Publishers, Inc. New York Misuse of Authority and God’s Governmental Discipline. In Watchman Nee released a series of messages on authority and title Authority and Submission, covering the general subject of spiritual authority and . Outline of “Spiritual Authority”, by Watchman Nee. (Outline of the book, Authority and Submission, by Watchman Nee). Chapter 1 — The Importance of Authority.
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It is required reading in these places, and thus a huge red flag to anyone attending one of these places. I read this book at a time when there was upheaval in my local church.
That said, i still loved it, and would highly recommend it. There were also a couple of minor points that he made that I felt were not backed-up in scripture.
Authority is a tremendous thing in the universe, nothing overshadows it. Christian Fellowship PublishersJan 1, – Religion – pages. I argued with the author and God throughout, but I can say this book opened my eyes in areas I knew not that they were closed.
Oct 12, Dwight rated it it was amazing Shelves: Therefore, the Gospel Book Room gathered all of the available notes and edited authoirty into eleven messages which were published in a series in the Ministry of the Word magazine last year.
Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited. In an organization all authority is official, not spiritual. The authority of God is absolute.
Nee reminds us of what is important and who we are to serve. To see what your ne thought of this book, please sign up. View all 4 comments. Jan 24, Greg Fischer rated it liked it. Nee truly opened my eyes to some Spiritual truths that I never really paid much attention to in the past. If he holds the office of superintendent, it follows as a matter of course that he superintends affairs, no matter whether he is spiritually qualified to do so or not.
I do, however, believe that in time I will be able to see this book as uplifting, but right now it’s a much-needed nuisance. He does not see a man, but the authority vested in the man.
It is connected not with the person, but merely with his position. I was instructed to obey not ‘follow’ the authorities in my church. A combination of Taylor Yarborough and Lauren Nanson through the. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. David Elmore I disagree for I see it in a different light.
Because Watchman Nee understood obedience and humility, he taught me a few things.
During his 30 years of ministry, beginning inNee traveled throughout China planting churches among the rural nnee and holding Christian conferences and trainings in Shanghai. The chapters in this volume on the nature of Spiritual Authority are drawn from a series of messages delivered by the great Chinese preacher-teacher, Watchman Nee, during a training period for Christian workers in China in It’s not a novel, but it helps you put things into perspective.
Every time I read this book I get something totally new. Throughout the nearly thirty years of his ministry, Watchman Nee was clearly manifested as a unique gift from the Lord to His Body for His move in this age. In a good organization the one who holds office has both official and spiritual authority; in a bad organization the authority wielded is only official.
Jan 14, Johan Wentzel rated it it was amazing. Jun 09, Wendy rated it it was amazing. This is the nse for the spiritual abuse over the sheep. Mar 02, Brian Bennett rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Shepard of Gods sheep has spiritual authority but does not have the right to lord it over the sheep.
We want to hear about why we can do what we want, not about who we should obey.
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Sep 04, Joyce rated it did not like it Shelves: Overall, I felt the book was good book. Autority the last ten years some have edited these precious messages into outlines watcman be used as study material, and others have distributed copies of personal notes for study.
He began to witness for Christ to his school mates and soon earned the nickname of “the preacher”. As such, they can only be considered as the most detailed notes available. But to His delegated authorities we can render absolute submission, but only relative obedience. It is a subject that I think more christians need to be reminded of, including me.
I found it very challenging. It wasn’t because the material was too complex, but maybe just not engrossing. My 5 stars are for a deep, clear message that stirred my soul, not for an enjoyable, uplifting read. As the boy grew up, he showed every sign of promise authodity he had no interest in things spiritual.
The Shepard of Gods sheep …more I disagree for I see it in a different light. Trivia About Spiritual Authority. Content that includes the search words in close proximity to each other are ranked above those that do not. Contact Us Sitemap Copyright Policy. It was not till he was seventeen years of age that he was met by the Lord. Living Stream Ministry retains full copyright on all these materials and hopes that our visitors will respect this.
There was some great insight into the subject of spiritual authority nes revealed by the Bible.