This concise volume is Joseph Agar Beet's exploration of the role of the Church, its historical role, and the future he wishes the Church to tend towards: "Only through the One Spirit can the Churches grow into One Body." Chapters include:
The book is full of edification as well of instruction. We wish that it could be adopted as a text-book for our Sunday-school teachesr, and find its way into the hands of all Christians.
—The London Quarterly and Holborn Review
Joseph Agar Beet was an English Wesleyan pastor from 1864 to 1885, and professor of systematic theology in Wesleyan College, Richmond, 1885–1905. He was also a member of the faculty of theology in the University of London in 1901–05.