The Normal Christian Life has ratings and reviews. Dave said: Oh. My. God. This is the best book I’ve ever read–and I absolutely mean that wit. The English edition presents Watchman Nee’s own work in the English language; he was directly responsible for its translation and editing. Any differences. 7 Jun I’m taking a training class for lay counselors through my church, and as part of the class we were required to read The Normal Christian Life by.

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Book Summary of “The Normal Christian Life” by Watchman Nee

It is working out our watchman nee normal christian life Phil 2: I prayed this so that I would truly understand what it means to be crucified with Christ. For example, the last chapter is entitled, ‘The Goal of the Gospel’ and concentrates on the action of Mary who took the alabaster box of precious ‘spikenard’, broke it and anointed the Lord. The title is delightfully ironic because that life christiwn so different from the one so many of us know.

So the question is not whether it is outward watchman nee normal christian life inward, but whether it nre in the Spirit or in the letter.

It is not that in watchman nee normal christian life beginning it was permissible, and later it became forbidden, and still later became permissible again, as though God were a changeable God. I feel I cannot emphasize this too much. So allow …more It is a fairly small paperback.

Content that includes the search words in close proximity watchman nee normal christian life each other are ranked above those that do not. Therefore, though I send the addresses forth somewhat revised, they still remain, both in matter and style, very much as they were when originally delivered.

We have sought rather, in the power of the Spirit, to stress those truths which are so dear to our hearts and which, we believe, have more direct bearing on the spiritual life of the believer and the eternal purpose of God. Numerous adjustments have been made as greater light has been received, and if we remain humble, and God still shows us mercy, we believe there will be further adjustments in the future. The Pharisees cleansed the outside of the platter, but left the inside full of impurity.


Aug 26, Dave Borders rated it it was amazing. To Judas and even the Disciples this was a terrible waste should have been sold to watchman nee normal christian life the poor, etc. In the Congressional record, The Normal Christian Life is watchman nee normal christian life by Smith as being among his most popular and influential books. The last two chapters in particular are very good.

The old man died with Christ and the new man rises to new life in Christ. Nee is easy to read but he packs a lot in each punch. Like others using this site, I own a lot of books but I don’t treasure and revere all of them like I do those Nee wrote. Man is afraid to use a thoughtless servant, but God does not care to use an over-thoughtful one; all He requires of man is simple obedience. At the time, it seemed like a good book.

Sep 26, Cheryl rated it it was amazing.

It is not an easy read by any means. Missionary methods, as such, do not interest me at all. Throughout this book, he unpacks the freedom we have through the grace of Christ and the glorious power of the Holy Spirit. Rank values are affected by the following factors: But when we come to live our life in the Spirit and by the Spirit, though we still use our soul faculties just as our physical faculties, they are now the servants of the Spirit; and when we have reached that point God can really use us.


The Normal Christian Life has impacted millions of Christians since Nee spoke it and is a major contributor to the house church movement today. Note Common words, such as “and”, “is”, “but”, and “the”, also known as noise words, are bypassed in a search. Once we figure out this basic truth, the problem watchman nee normal christian life tryi I’m pretty sure I’ve read this book before, but can’t remember how I watchman nee normal christian life about it.

Some I have already dealt with elsewhere, and others I hope to deal with at a later date. Watcchman knows we learn more easily by example than by precept. The Blood “deals with what we have done, whereas the Cross watchman nee normal christian life with what we are. Some have called Nee’s theology gnostic and that’s what appealed to others.

A list of all noise words is as follows:. Nee concentrates on this idea of ‘waste’. This is a book that is in a handful of life-changers on my shelf. It is wearisome to me, if not watchmaj repulsive, to talk with those who aim at perfect outward correctness, while they care little for that which is vital and spiritual. Too often we have been caused to act, to think, to decide, to have power, regardless of him. Yes, the writer of Ephesians was also the writer of Lfe

The Normal Christian Church Life – by Watchman Nee

We don’t have to think. The all inclusive death of Jesus Christ has forever freed us from the Law.

Rest in the fact that God has put you in his Son, and live in the expectation that he will complete his work in you.