Bonhoeffer uses a similar phrase 'worldly Christianity'. It's J Gresham Machen that I want to line up most closely with. See his Christianity and culture here. Having done commentaries on Proverbs (Heavenly Wisdom) and Song of Songs (Heavenly Love), a matching title for Ecclesiastes would be Heavenly Worldliness. For my stance on worldliness, see 3 posts here.

More again on the Geoff Thomas Festschrift

We are now due to print I understand. The final contents list looks like this


Table of Contents
I. Geoff Thomas: A Faithful Instrument of the Spirit
  1. Hugh Geoffrey Thomas: A Biographical Appreciation — Gary Brady. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . 3

2. A Minister Who Has Produced Ministers — Paul Levy. . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . .18





II. Salvation and the Spirit of Christ
  3. The Spirit and the Word Incarnate: John Owen’s Trinitarian Christology — Carl Trueman. . . . ..29

4. The Relation of the Righteousness of God and the Spirit of God in Romans 1-8 — Sam Waldron 39

5. The Illumination of the Holy Spirit — Joel Beeke. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . 52

6. The Holy Spirit and Human Responsibility — Fred Malone. . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . .70





III. Growth and the Spirit of Holiness
  7. A Gracious, Willing Guest: The Indwelling Holy Spirit — David Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . .85

8. John Owen on the Spirit’s Ministry in Guarding the Believer’s Heart — Michael A. G. Haykin. .93

9. Professor John Murray and the Godly Life — John J. Murray. . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . 105

10. Living by the Spirit’s Sanctifying Ministry — Ian Hamilton. . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . 119

11. John Owen and Spiritual-Mindedness: A Reflection on Reformed Spirituality — Derek Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  .130

12. "The Spirit of God in the People of God": A Celtic Spirituality — Iain D. Campbell. . . . . . . . .141





IV. Ministry and the Spirit of Counsel and Might
  13. The Holy Spirit and the Call to the Ministry of the Gospel — Stephen Turner. . . . . .  . . . . . . . .157

14. The Empowering Work of the Holy Spirit — Conrad Mbewe. . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  .167

15. The Supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ and Apostolic Ministry (Phil. 1:19) — Austin Walker..179

16. An Elizabethan Cameo: The Ministry of Edward Dering — Robert Oliver. . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . .191

17. Passion and the Spirit’s Sovereignty in the Thinking and Evangelistic Preaching of Martyn Lloyd-Jones — Gary Benfold. . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . . .  . . . . 210

2 comments:

Gary Brady said...

PS I hear that Sinclair Ferguson will also be making a contribution

Gary Brady said...

The Contribution from Dr Ferguson is entitled "Some Reflections on the “First Title” of the Holy Spirit"