Category Archives: Holy Spirit

5 Great Things: (#4) The Great Name

“So they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for His name.  And daily in the temple and in every house, they did not cease teaching and preaching Jesus as the … Continue reading

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Denominations: Unitarian Universalist Association

There are about 153,000 members of the UUA (UUA Membership Statistics, 1961-2020, uua.org).  The top three states by number are: (1) California; (2) New York; (3) Texas (Demographic and Statistical Information, uua.org). History The UUA was formed in 1961 when … Continue reading

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Denominations: Eastern Orthodox Church (Part 1)

Many people divide Christendom into three major branches: Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox or Orthodox Catholic, and Protestantism.  The Eastern Orthodox Church is the third largest branch.  It is the second largest denomination in the world.  There are nearly 260 million … Continue reading

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Western Religions: The Latter-Day Saints (Mormonism) Part 2

Authority 1.  The Bible There is a claim to believe the Bible.  Joseph Smith declared, “We believe the Bible to be the word of God…” (The Pearl of Great Price, The Articles of Faith, 8). However, their belief is qualified … Continue reading

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Thoughts From The Prophets: Not By Might Nor By Power

“This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by My spirit,’ says the LORD of hosts” (Zechariah 4:6). Immediately before this, Zechariah saw a vision.  The vision included a lampstand of solid … Continue reading

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Conscience: Bearing Witness

“The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God” (Romans 8:16). Please notice that it does not say, “The Spirit… bears witness to our spirit.”  Instead, it says, “The Spirit… bears witness with our spirit.”  … Continue reading

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God: One or Three? (Part 5)

In this last segment of this study, we will consider some questions which are commonly asked. 1.   Is the idea of multiple persons in the Godhead found in the Old Testament? While it is not as clearly found in the … Continue reading

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God: One or Three? (Part 3)

One of the most difficult issues in understanding the nature of God is understanding the number of God.  Is God one or three? In the previous lesson, it was concluded that there is a distinction between the Father, and the … Continue reading

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God: One or Three? (Part 2)

One of the most difficult issues in understanding the nature of God is understanding the number of God.  Is God one or three? In the previous lesson, it was concluded that there is one God.  Tri-theism seems contrary to scripture. … Continue reading

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Are You Dressed For War? (Spiritual Armor)

“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil… Take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having … Continue reading

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