The School of Christ
by T Austin-Sparks
A series of addresses originally published in A Witness and A Testimony magazine in 1942-43. Vols 20-3 through 21-4.
Subsequently published by Witness and Testimony Publishers as a book in multiple editions, this version is from Emmanuel Church, Tulsa, OK.
The spoken form has been retained in printing.
Chapter 1 - The Foundation of Spiritual Education
The object of our schooling is first comprehensively presented - The pre-eminent mark of a life governed by the Spirit - The challenge and meaning of an open heaven - The 'other-ness' of Christ - The impossibility of reaching God's standard ourselves - A final word and exhortation
Chapter 2 - Learning the Truth
"I am... the Truth" - The need for a true foundation - Living by the truth - The abiding need of faith
Chapter 3 - Learning by Revelation
God's answer to a state of declension - Christ known only by revelation - Revelation bound up with practical situations
Chapter 4 - The House of God
Bethel - The House of God - The corporate House of God - The altar - Baptism - The laying on of hands
Chapter 5 - The Light of Life
The purpose of God - The place of the Shekinah Glory - No place for the natural man - How we get the light of life. (a) The crisis; (b) The process
Chapter 6 - An Open Heaven
All things in Christ - The need of a new set of faculties - The breaking of the self-life - A new prospect for a new man - The mark of a life anointed by the Holy Spirit
Chapter 7 - Learning Under the Anointing
The meaning of the anointing - "Lordship" and "Subjection" - The first lesson in the School of Christ - The Spirit's Law or instrument of instruction
Chapter 8 - The Governing Law of Divine Love
A zero point - The governing law - The glory of God.