Disciplines of the Holy Spirit: How to Connect to the Spirit's Power and Presence

Paperback | January 21, 1997

bySiang-Yang Tan, Douglas H. Gregg

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CONNECT WITH THE LIFE-CHANGING MINISTRY OF THE HOLY SPIRITDisciples of the Holy Spirit shows how a dynamic, close walk with God can be yours each day through the ministry of the Holy Spirit. As the energizer of your faith, the Spirit wants to bring you into a transforming communion with Christ. He wants to empower you to love your enemies, live without fear, and give generously out of an inner abundance.Your part? Simply yielding to him through the following spiritual disciplines: Solitude-helping you draw near to God for spiritual growth and vigor. Surrender-helping you surrender to God's will and purpose for your life, preparing you for effective ministry. Service-helping you move into fellowship with others and partnership with God in reaching a broken worldAs you practice the spiritual disciplines, your concept of what it means to be a Christian will acquire a new, life-changing dimension. You'll grow closer to Jesus-and your life will increasingly reflect the power and presence of the Holy Spirit."Dr. Tan always has something worthwhile to say. His passion for people, life, and God, combined with his extensive professional knowledge make this book an important read."-Larry Crabb Jr., Ph.D., counselor and best-selling author"A passionate, fresh guide for how Christians can grow in Christ through the traditional spiritual disciplines. Believers of differing theological backgrounds will find encouragement and wisdom."-Stanton L. Jones, Ph.D., author of the God's Design for Sex book seriesDr. Siang-Yang Tan is senior pastor of First Evangelical Church in Glendale, California. He is also associate professor of psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary, a licensed psychologist, and the author of Lay Counseling: Equipping Christians for a Helping Ministry. He lives in Arcadia, California.Dr. Douglas Gregg is former director of the Office of Christian Community at Fuller Theological Seminary and a training specialist with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. He is the coauthor of Inner Healing: A Handbook for Helping Yourself & Others and lives in Los Angeles.

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'Disciplines of the Holy Spirit' shows how a dynamic, close walk with God can be yours each day through the ministry of the Holy Spirit. As the energizer of your faith, the Spirit wants to bring you into a transforming communion with Christ. He wants to empower you to love your enemies, live without fear, and give generously out of an ...

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CONNECT WITH THE LIFE-CHANGING MINISTRY OF THE HOLY SPIRITDisciples of the Holy Spirit shows how a dynamic, close walk with God can be yours each day through the ministry of the Holy Spirit. As the energizer of your faith, the Spirit wants to bring you into a transforming communion with Christ. He wants to empower you to love your enem...

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CONNECT WITH THE LIFE-CHANGING MINISTRY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT Disciples of the Holy Spirit shows how a dynamic, close walk with God can be yours each day through the ministry of the Holy Spirit. As the energizer of your faith, the Spirit wants to bring you into a transforming communion with Christ. He wants to empower you to love your en...

Siang-Yang Tan, Ph.D (McGill University), is Professor of Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary and Senior Pastor at First Evangelical Church Glendale in Southern California. He is the author of Coping with Depression and Counseling and Psychotherapy: A Christian Perspective.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.63 inPublished:January 21, 1997Publisher:Zondervan

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ContentsPreface: Hungry for SpiritualityAcknowledgmentsI. Connecting to the Power of the Holy Spirit1. The Power of the Holy Spirit2. The Disciplines of the Holy SpiritII. Drawing Near to God: Disciplines of Solitude3. Solitude and Silence4. Listening and Guidance5. Prayer and Intercession6. Study and MeditationIII. Yielding to God: Disciplines of Surrender7. Repentance and Confession8. Yielding and Submission9. Fasting10. WorshipIV. Reaching Out to Others: Disciplines of Service11. Fellowship12. Simplicity13. Service14. WitnessEpilogue: The Transformed LifeNotes

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'Disciplines of the Holy Spirit' shows how a dynamic, close walk with God can be yours each day through the ministry of the Holy Spirit. As the energizer of your faith, the Spirit wants to bring you into a transforming communion with Christ. He wants to empower you to love your enemies, live without fear, and give generously out of an inner abundance.

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'A passionate, fresh guide for how Christians can grow in Christ through the traditional spiritual disciplines. Believers of differing theological backgrounds will find encouragement and wisdom.' -- Stanton L. Jones, PhD, , Author