Published September 25, 2005
by Crossroad Publishing Company .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||224|
Spiritual Warfare and the Discernment of Spirits brings to our awareness the very real spiritual battle that we all live on a daily basis and how to arm ourselves in order to live in peace and union with God. Recommended daily spiritual practices are given and the importance of memorizing scripture is stressed, especially to achieve healing and /5(). In The Discernment of Spirits, talented teacher, retreat leader, and scholar Timothy M. Gallagher helps us understand the Rules and how their insights are essential for our spiritual growth today. By integrating the Rules and the experience of contemporary people, Gallagher shows the precision, clarity, and insight of Ignatius's Rules, as well. Thank you Mr. Burke for doing so! Why read this book? Simply because, as Dan mentions, it is asked of us in Holy Scripture - to test everything; hold fast what is good (1 Thessalonians ) and discernment of spirits is listed as a gift of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 12). To have the spirit of discernment is to possess the ability to judge well. Paul refers to this as spiritual gift that God gives to believers in order to recognize lying spirits and to identify.
Books shelved as discernment: Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation by Parker J. Palmer, Discernment: Reading the Signs of Daily Life. The Discernment of Spirits – Setting the Captives Free with Fr. Timothy Gallagher a 16 episode podcast series For more information on how to obtain copies of Fr. Gallaghers’s various books and audio which are available for purchase, please visit his website: When it comes to the gift of discerning spirits, every born-again believer has a certain amount of discernment, which increases as the believer matures in the Spirit. In Hebrews we read that a believer who has matured beyond using the milk of the Word as a babe in Christ is able to discern both good and evil. Discernment of Spirits.—All moral conduct may be summed up in the rule: avoid evil and do the language of Christian asceticism, spirits, in the broad sense, is the term applied to certain complex influences, capable of impelling the will, the ones toward good, the others toward evil; we have the worldly spirit of error, the spirit of race, the spirit of Christianity, etc.
Good and Evil Spirits. Ignatius believed that these interior movements were caused by “good spirits” and “evil spirits.” We want to follow the action of a good spirit and reject the action of an evil spirit. Discernment of spirits is a way to understand God’s will or desire for us in our life. The Bible speaks of the gift of discernment of Spirits: To another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another discerning of spirits (1 Corinthians ). Clue To Function Discernment of spirits is mentioned after the gift of prophecy, which provides an immediate clue as to its function. In The Discernment of Spirits, Fr. Timothy Gallagher, a talented teacher, retreat leader, and scholar, helps us understand the Rules and how their insights are essential for our spiritual growth today. By integrating the Rules and the experience of contemporary people, Gallagher shows the precision, clarity, and insight of Ignatius’s Rules. In The Discernment of Spirits, Fr. Timothy Gallagher, a talented teacher, retreat leader, and scholar, helps us understand the rules and how their insights are essential for our spiritual growth today. By integrating the rules and the experience of contemporary people, Gallagher shows the precision, clarity, and insight of Ignatius' rules, as.