The Normal Christian Church Life [Watchman Nee] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Normal Christian Church Life is a record of. Read “The Normal Christian Church Life” by Watchman Nee with Rakuten Kobo. Watchman Nee’s writings have become well known for their deep spiritual. Watchman Nee. 1. He is known as the Christ of God, that is, “the Anointed One. While on earth, the Lord was all the time aware that His life in the flesh was.

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Rank values are affected by the following factors:. The Character of God’s Workman. It is there we find the highest expression of His will.

Watchmah rating No ratings yet 0. The Father then appointed Christ to be “the Apostle”; the Son while on earth appointed “the twelve” to be apostles.

At this point two new workers were commissioned by the Holy Spirit. But, more than this, it is for such as honestly and truly mean business with God, for those whose hearts are open and have no padlocked mind or prejudices.

Watchman Nee was a Chinese Christian teacher whose numerous works have been widely translated into many languages. Who then are apostles? Obviously the local church, for the Church universal cannot gather together in one locality.

It is a gift of grace which enables its possessors to understand the teachings of God’s Word and to discern His purposes, and thus equips them to instruct His people in doctrinal matters. A word of explanation may be needed regarding the examples God has given us in His Word. This line of demarcation is the indwelling Spirit of Christ.

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watcuman To all such Watchman Nee has a message, with his gifted insight into the Word of God and his experimental knowledge of life in the Spirit. However good human intention may be, it can never take the place of divine commission. Prophecy is mentioned among the gifts of grace Rom.


Apostles are not primarily men of special gifts, they are men of special commission. Then he appeared to more than five hundred brethren at one time, most of whom are still alive, though some have fallen asleep. We learn more readily by what we see than by what we hear, and the impression upon us is deeper. They were not just called apostles, they were called “the Twelve Apostles.

God has never told us to become one with other believers; we already are one. But why is it that the children of God have never had any serious contentions over Ephesian truths, but always over Corinthian truths? The Son came to accomplish the will of the Father; the Spirit has come to accomplish the will of the Son.

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Search Scope Include All Word Forms This option breaks out the search string into its individual words and generates all conjugations and declensions for each normla in the search phrase. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited. Otherwise, no matter how scriptural the methods employed, the result will be emptiness and defeat. God does use precepts to teach His people, but one of His chief methods of instruction is through history.

It is futile for anyone to assume the office of an apostle simply because he thinks he has the needed gifts or ability.

In this series View all Book Galatians- Everyman’s Bible Commentary. We see here that an apostle is commissioned.

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Frequently the questions which arise at certain points are answered further on—sometimes much further on. The Church and the Work. Item s unavailable for purchase. It warchman natural, therefore, that these things have been the burden of our ministry. But God demands both inward and outward purity.

We hope to be with the Lord forever in glory.


It seems clear from this verse that the early churches expected to have other apostles apart from the original Twelve, because when the Book of Revelation was written John was the only survivor of the Twelve and by that time even Paul had already been martyred. Many called of God are not as gifted as Paul, but if they have received a commission of God, they are just as truly apostles as he.

Search Scope Include All Word Forms This option breaks out the search string into its individual words and generates all conjugations and declensions for each word in the search phrase. It is the divine standard and our pattern for all time. If we try to eliminate examples from Christianity and leave only its precepts, then we have not much left.

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It is important to note that apostleship is an office, not a gift. Yes, the writer of Ephesians was also the writer of Corinthians! The Life That Wins. How can we know whether or not a person has this oneness of the Spirit?

Christians may differ from one another in a thousand respects, but in this fundamental matter there is no difference between them: The prophet is both a man set by God in His Church to occupy the prophetic office and a man given by the Lord to His Church for the ministry.

Shall we, then, say that because God has not commanded a certain thing we need not do it? A true apostle needs to be “strengthened with all power, according to the might of His glory, unto all patience and longsuffering with joy” Col.