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Life in the Spirit

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Hendrickson presents two classic works on the Holy Spirit by A. W. Tozer, together in one volume for the first time. A superb addition to the best-selling Hendrickson Christian Classics series, Life in the Spirit combines Tozer s How to Be Filled with the Spirit and The Counselor: Straight Talk About the Holy Spirit from a Twentieth Century Prophet.
In Tozer s own words, H
Hardcover, 172 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Hendrickson Publishers
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Jun 05, 2011 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Ron by: Gary Garner
This book combines two works written by Tozer in the 1950s and 60s. While the language reflects its--or rather its author's age, the book is a valuable tool for exploring the nature and acessability of the third person of the Christian Trinity. Contrary to the title, Tozer would agree that being filled with the Holy Spirit is not so mechanical a proposition as following a recipe, but he lays out a scirpturally-based discussion of who the Holy Spirit is, why one would want to make his acquaintanc ...more
Josh Mccoy
Mar 26, 2012 rated it really liked it
I really liked this book. Mostly, I would say it was because I love Tozer's style. He's passionate, to the point, but he know just when he needs to linger on a point and he does it fantastically.

Combining 2 of Tozer's works on the Holy Spirit, this book is his passionate plea for the Church to rise out of its mediocrity and embrace the fullness of the Holy Spirit as a driving force in the lives of our churches. In the books he gives specifics about how to be filled, without resorting to somethi
Andrew Wilson
Nov 20, 2013 rated it it was ok
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I liked almost everything that Tozer wrote about the power of the Spirit and how wonderful He truly is, but the one thing that I believe Mr. Tozer and I disagree upon which left a bad taste in my mouth was the way that we receive the Holy Spirit. His belief is that Christians have a small portion of Him when we are first converted but that we must clean our lives up to receive the Holy Spirit. My point of disagreement comes with the fact that there is no way to clean out lives up without the Hol ...more
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Aiden Wilson Tozer was an American evangelical pastor, speaker, writer, and editor. After coming to Christ at the age of seventeen, Tozer found his way into the Christian & Missionary Alliance denomination where he served for over forty years. In 1950, he was appointed by the denomination's General Council to be the editor of "The Alliance Witness" (now "Alliance Life").

Born into poverty in we