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Category Archives: Miracles
An unusual miracle is described in Mark 8:22-25. A blind man was healed in two steps. First, Jesus restored sight. He asked the man if he saw anything. The man answered, “I see men like trees walking.” Second, Jesus restored … Continue reading
“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
We continue our study of some key wordings. Filled The Old Testament record speaks of those who were filled with the Spirit (Exodus 31:1-5; 35:30-35; Deuteronomy 34:9). The reference is to supernatural wisdom and inspiration. The New Testament record (Matthew … Continue reading
We continue our study of some key wordings. Giving/Receiving “He whom God has sent speaks the words of God for (God – supplied by the KJV, NKJV) does not give the spirit by measure (unto him – supplied by KJV)” … Continue reading
In this part, we will begin to set forth how I understand some key wordings. The Gift of the Holy Spirit “Then Peter said to them, ‘Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus … Continue reading
I know of no one (who believes the Bible) who denies the fact of the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. The Bible speaks of an indwelling of God, the Father (John 14:23; 2 Corinthians 6:16; 1 John 4:12-15; 2 John … Continue reading
“The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God” (Romans 8:16). These Romans, to whom Paul wrote, were children of God. Such had nothing to do with race, ethnicity, or nationality (cf. Romans 1:16; Galatians … Continue reading
The realtor says, “location, location, location!” The Bible student should say, “context, context, context!” Many give too little consideration to the miraculous setting, of the first century, when studying passages about the Holy Spirit. This certainly is the case in … Continue reading