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The God of Abraham, Issac and Jocob: The Promise of God, the Enjoyment of Christ, & the Transformation of the Spirit

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The Christian life is based on the irrevocable promises of God, the enjoyment of all that God has prepared for us in Christ, and the transformation that results from the loving discipline of the Spiri
Paperback, 175 pages
Published August 1st 1996 by Living Stream Ministry (first published September 1st 1995)
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Apr 05, 2014 Kyle Barton rated it it was amazing
The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob by Watchman Nee is a powerful and illuminating book that provides a basic sketch of the full Christian experience as viewed through the narrative of the patriarchs in Genesis. Nee argues for a deep continuity between the Old and New Testaments which does full justice to the typical and allegorical character of Israel’s formative history. In this regard Nee is following both Scriptural and historical precedent, from Paul to Origen and Augustine, to C. H. ...more
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Revelation of our christian life through the experiences of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

"We can say that the God of Jacob completes the work of the God of Isaac so that Christ will gain a place and occupy more and more ground in us. It is this very work that puts us "in weakness and in fear and in much trembling" (1 Cor 2:3). Our life is a paradox. We have much assurance in Christ, and at the same time, we have no assurance in ourselves. On the one hand, we are bold to testify and speak, but on th
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Watchman Nee received revelation through his diligent study of the Word. His wealth of knowledge concerning God’s purpose, Christ, the Spirit, and the church was acquired through studying the Bible, reading spiritual books, and pursuing spiritual matters. He had a phenomenal ability to select, comprehend, discern, and memorize relevant material, and he could quickly grasp and retain the main points of a book. Thus, he was able to glean from these books the important scriptural truths and ...more
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Watchman Nee (Chinese: 倪柝聲; pinyin: Ní Tuòshēng; Foochow Romanized: Ngà̤ Táuk-sĭng; 1903–1972) was a Chinese Christian author and church leader during the early 20th century. He spent the last 20 years of his life in prison and was severely persecuted by the Communists in China. Together with Wangzai, Zhou-An Lee, Shang-Jie Song, and others, Nee founded The Church Assembly Hall, later which would ...more
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