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In these eleven chapters, Oden considers the person and work of the Holy Spirit. He displays the Spirit’s hand in the believer’s salvation, justification and sanctification, and reveals His work in the Church and in human destiny.

among “the elementary teachings about Christ” (Heb. 6:1). Repentance is a grace of the Holy Spirit that puts one’s feet on the way to the mercy of Christ. It is a work of preaching: “Come hither to me, He says to Daniel; young though thou be, convict old men infected with the sins of youth” (Cyril of Jerusalem, Catech. Lect. XVI.27–31, NPNF 2 VII, pp. 122, 123). The narrow way to salvation must begin with repentance: “Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation” (2 Cor. 7:10). Narrow
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