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|Born||February 27, 1871 Rock Creek, Ohio , U.S.|
|Died||August 22, 1952 (aged 81) Seattle, Washington , U.S.|
|Occupation||Theologian , author|
|Parent(s)||Thomas Chafer Lomira Chafer|
|Spouse(s)||Ella Loraine Case (1896-1944)|
American Presbyterian clergyman and educator. Born in Rock Creek, Ohio, he was educated at New Lyme Academy and at Oberlin College and Conservatory, and he entered ministry as a gospel singer and Evangelist. In 1900, he was ordain to the Congregational ministry, but after three years, changed his affiliation to Presbyterian when he became professor of Music at Mount Hermon School for Boys. When CI Scofield * helped to found Philadelphia School of Bible, Chafer joined the school as professor and remained there until moving to Dallas, Texas, in 1923. He was pastor of Scofield Memorial Church there and in 1924 founded Dallas Theological Seminary, where until his death Chafer served as President and professor of Theology. He also read the journal Bibliotheca Sacra. He is best known today for his eight-volume Systematic Theology-most detailed discussion of dispensational premillennial System of Theology.
In Systematic Theology, Lewis Sperry Chafer, founding President of Dallas Theological Seminary, seeks to make teachings of Bible conferences accessible to other programs of formal Theological education. It is the first dispensational, premillenial Systematic Theology ever publish. Chafer defines Systematic Theology as collecting, systematically arranging, comparing, exhibiting, and defending all facts concerning God and His works from any and every source. He Believe abridged Systematic theologies result in evil, so his work is complete and unabridged. It covers crucial topics that many earlier Theological texts neglect, including ecclesiology, angelology, and typology. Chafer also discussed bibliology, Theology proper, anthropology, soteriology, and eschatology. Systematic Theology is one of the heavyweight works of the Evangelical movement, and it remains highly relevant today. In Logos editions, these valuable volumes are enhanced by amazing functionality. Scripture citations link directly to English translations, and important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and the wealth of other resources in your digital library. Powerful searches by topic or Scripture Reference help you find exactly what youre looking for. Tablets and mobile apps let you take discussion with you. With Logos Bible Software, most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get most out of your study. Lewis Sperry Chafer was an American Presbyterian clergyman and educator. He was educated at New Lyme Academy and Oberlin Conservatory and College in Ohio, and studied under C. I. Scofield. Ordain in 1900, he was a traveling evangelist for 15 years before becoming a Bible lecturer from 1914 to 1924. He also taught Bible at Philadelphia School of Bible from 1914 to 1923. In 1924, he founded Evangelical Theological College, which is now Dallas Theological Seminary, and he was its President and professor of Systematic Theology until his death. His other works include Satan, Kingdom in History and Prophecy, Salvation, He that Is Spiritual, Grace, Major Bible Themes, and Ephesian Letter. He was also editor of the Theological journal Bibliotheca Sacra.
Dr. Chafer was born on February 27 1871, in Rock Creek, Ohio, where his father, Thomas Franklin Chafer, was minister of the local Congregational Church. His father died when he was eleven years old, 2 and Young Chafer was left with responsibility of caring for the family farm. He attended nearby New Lyme Academy from 1885 to 1888, where his older brother, Rollin, and his sister, Maryette, also were in school. The Chafers biographer states that there was an orchestra or choral society at that Institution and, as a young student, he was there first introduced to serious study of music, in which art he became remarkably proficient. 3 in 1889, at the age of eighteen, he entered Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music where he studied for three years. As a youth, Chafer heard simple gospel message of Grace of God preach, and he personally placed his faith in Jesus Christ. 4 this decision was to have a profound effect on the rest of his life. While student at Oberlin, Chafer meets Ella Loraine Case, devoted student of music and deeply spiritual-mind young lady who later becomes his beloved wife and faithful lifelong companion and coworker. 5 two were married in 1896. During the 1890s, Chafer travelled extensively as an evangelistic singer and song leader. Both Mr. And Mrs. Chafer become widely used in evangelistic meetings both here and abroadhe. As soloist and song leader, she as a talented organist.
Lewis Sperry Chafer was born 144 years ago today. He was an American theologian and founder and first president of Dallas Theological Seminary. His legacy lives on today through prestigious Seminary and his widely appreciated scholarly works. His textbook, Systematic Theology, was the first dispensational, premillennial Systematic Theology ever publish, and it still requires reading for some courses at DTS. These quotes were put together in a matter of minutes using Logos 6s new Visual Copy tool. Reading Chafers works in Logos 6, I scan until underlined text shows me popular passages people have highlighted within software; at glance, I could see passages other people think were most important, highlight sections, and create beautiful slides in seconds. Enjoy these 13 think-provoking Lewis Sperry Chafer quotes created with Visual Copy, then take advantage of these powerful visual tools yourself: get Logos 6 today. The world has been willing to comply with the wishes and projects of Satan to the extent of ceasing to believe that he really exist. In the present age, man proves his separation from his Creator by his spirit of self-sufficiency and positive rejection of God. The present issue between God and man is one of whether man will accept God's estimate of him, abandon his hopeless self-struggle, and cast himself only on God who alone is sufficient to accomplish his needed transformation. Lewis Sperry Chafer, Satan, judging from the mass of Christian writings and from utterances in public addresses and prayer, this age is assumed by many, without question, to be the Kingdom of Christ; though no Scripture is found to warrant that conclusion. Lewis Sperry Chafer, Satan However victorious Satan may have been over first Adam, it is certain that he meet complete and final judgment and sentence in Second Adam. Lewis Sperry Chafer, Satan's Satanic message for this age will be reformation and self-development, while the message of God is regeneration by power of spirit. Lewis Sperry Chafer, Satan it is evident that this partial concession of the world to testimony of God has opened the way for counterfeit systems of truth, which, according to prophecy, are the last and most dread methods in Satanic warfare. Lewis Sperry Chafer, Satan it is natural that Satan should suggest to humanity that which had been object of his own unholy ambition; and especially natural, since by such separation of humanity from its God, he could claim that authority over them, and secure that worship from them, which he so much crave. Lewis Sperry Chafer, Satan's true salvation is wholly the work of God. It is said to be both finish work and gift, and, therefore, it lay no obligation upon saved one to complete it himself, or to make after payments of service for it.
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