John Owen on The Holy Spirit


Continuing my series of reviews of Owen’s works, this week we come to volume 3 – which is an absolute delight. After I read it of Owens works this was my footnote:

“a stunning book that fed my soul, challenged me and gave me Christ”

Again this review is the same as those of vol one and two – a general description followed by some of the most helpful quotes.

I now understand why some people call Owen the theologian of the Holy Spirit. I have never read anyone who goes into such depth and with such practical insight as Owen on this subject. Charismatic and Calvinist alike should read this book – if they read only one of Owen’s works. I thought it was beautiful, challenging and incredibly helpful in understanding how the Spirit works in our lives.   These are some of the lessons I learned. I hope they are…

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