Geerhardus Vos – The Spirit Produces and Sustains Our New Life in Christ

9 Apr

Coming back to Paul we may adopt for guidance the two-fold aspect in which the eschatological function of the Spirit appears in his teaching. On the one hand the Spirit is the resurrection-source, on the other He appears as the substratum of the resurrection-life, the element, as it were, in which, as in its circumambient atmosphere the life of the coming aeon shall be lived. He produces the event and in continuance underlies the state which is the result of it. He is Creator and Sustainer at once, the Creator Spiritus and the Sustainer of the supernatural state of the future life in one.

~Geerhardus Vos~

The Pauline Eschatology (Phillipsburg, NJ; P&R Publishing, 1994), 163.

Books by Geerhardus Vos

Kindle Books

Other Vos Quotes at The Old Guys

2 Responses to “Geerhardus Vos – The Spirit Produces and Sustains Our New Life in Christ”

  1. mydelightandmycounsellors April 9, 2013 at 8:41 am #

    Reblogged this on My Delight and My Counsellors.

  2. preacher1124 April 9, 2013 at 7:31 pm #

    Reblogged this on Preacher12's Blog.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: