Contributed on Aug 5, 2015
I introduce this series of messages with a personal accounting of where I have been lately in things Spiritual.
Before we get started… I recently overheard, on a webcast, two leaders in what is being labeled the renewal/revival movement discussing just when it is proper to raise people from the dead. I won’t share their conclusions, but simply note how astounding it is that the discussion is ...read more
Contributed on Aug 6, 2015
How did the saints of old interact with the Spirit of God?
The Spirit IN THE OLD TESTAMENT Genesis 11:1-8. 1 Now the whole earth had one language and one speech. 2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they dwelt there. 3 Then they said to one another, "Come, let us make bricks and ...read more
Contributed on Aug 7, 2015
Jesus lived as He wants us to live, full of the Spirit of God. What did that look like in His own life while here?
IN THE LIFE OF JESUS Luke 1:15, Matthew 1:18-20. 15 "For he will be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink. He will also be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb." 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: After His mother Mary ...read more
Contributed on Aug 10, 2015
What was the Holy Spirit doing in that fabled first century? Should He be doing the same today?
IN THE EARLY HISTORY OF THE CHURCH Acts 1:3-8. 3 ...to whom He also presented Himself alive after His suffering by many infallible proofs, being seen by them during forty days and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God. 4 And being assembled together with them, He commanded ...read more
Contributed on Aug 11, 2015
The apostles, especially Paul, said much about the walk in the Spirit. We would do well not to ignore what was said.
IN THE WRITINGS OF PAUL Romans 1:11-12. 11 For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift, so that you may be established-- 12 that is, that I may be encouraged together with you by the mutual faith both of you and me. Paul wanted to be with the Roman believers. His ...read more