The English edition presents Watchman Nee’s own work in the English language; he was directly responsible for its translation and editing. Any differences. 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.

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There is depth that is understandable; something not always found. Sep 13, Dave Johnson rated it it was amazing.

He worked in their lives, producing in them what He Himself desired, and He bids us look at them, so that we may know what He is after. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Nee concentrates on this idea of ‘waste’. I took a few years to read it, studying the chapters and only reading each one as I felt led.

Nee is encouraging, intelligent, and deep as he discusses what the normal Xn life should look like. Don’t led ned dense nature of the book intimidate you.

The Normal Christian Life

I haven’t done a line for line comparison, but the ebook doesn’t seem to include all the text of the hard copy, and it certainly isn’t organized as a ready reference. For carnal men to employ spiritual methods will only result in confusion and failure. He spent the last 20 years of his life in prison and was severely persecuted by the Communists in China. Therefore, a portion of a book that has the search words in close proximity may have a higher ranking than another portion of a book that has a higher hit count but the words are not in close proximity to one watchmsn.


Jun 27, Jackie Bak rated it it was amazing. We cannot inject spiritual appetite by force into others; we cannot compel people to be hungry.

The Normal Christian Church Life – by Watchman Nee

I’m not that informed on the life of Watchman Nee and I hear that he had a problem with Protestants and Catholics in his time and a few other strange things about him.

It truly describes the stages and periods of the Christian walk, in both christiann and theological ways. It is death to have a wineskin without wine, but cbristian is loss to have wine without a wineskin. The Collected Works of Watchman Nee If all we want is the truth of God, then the difficulty of understanding the book should prove no serious barrier to the reading of it.

Nee illustrates his points so well with experiences from his o I would give this book ten stars if I could. Precepts have their place, but examples have no less important a place, though obviously conformity to the divine pattern in outward things is mere formality if there is no correspondence in inner life. Why should this story be remembered whenever the Gospel is shared? But I norrmal certainly recommend caution and not christiann to quick to blindly accept everything that Nee writes in it.

The second step is the matter of reckoning. We don’t have to live it; rather, we must allow Christ to live it through us.

If I can only please thee, it is enough. But why is it that the children of God have never had any serious contentions over Ephesian truths, but always over Corinthian truths? The attitudes it encourages WORK and have made my life look and normql much more like the normal Christian life.

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The content of the following pages is the substance of a number of talks to my younger fellow workers during conferences held recently in Shanghai and Hankow.

Its object is to help those who acknowledge the lordship of Christ in all things, and are seeking to serve Him in the way of His own appointing, not of their choosing. The nnee is a list of noise words:. If we had more revelation, we should have fewer prayers and more praises. Through Miss Barber, Nee was introduced to many of the Christian writings which were to have a profound influence on him and his teachings.

I’m pretty sure I’ve read this book before, but can’t remember how I felt about it. When we are in that condition, it is possible for the life nlrmal the Son of God in us to be confined and crowded almost out of action. Nee tends toward extremes when he derives his doctrine from isolated verses without considering the rest of Scripture.

I dread the latter far more than the former. In he was imprisoned for his faith; he remained in prison until his death in The difference is, we CAN have the faith, the hope, the trust, the love, and the obedience of Watchman Nee because it is not his own doing