In the Center of Controversy

In many Christian circles the Holy Spirit is either neglected, forgotten, or misunderstood. The One given to unite the body of Christ is the center of controversy…So often Christian work is so rigidly programmed that it seems we need no longer depend on Him—yet Jesus said, “Without Me you can do nothing.”

The late Dr. A. W. Tozer, author and pastor, said, “If the Holy Spirit was withdrawn from the church today, 95 percent of what we do would go on and no one would know the difference. But if the Holy Spirit had been withdrawn from the New Testament church, 95 percent of what they did would stop, and everybody would know the difference.”

Source: “The Holy Spirit: Missing,” Alan Redpath in Christian Life magazine. Christianity Today, Vol. 29, no. 18.

Contributed by: A. Todd Coget

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