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The Beatitudes: The Poor in Spirit

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 5:3). The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12) form the first part of the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7).  “Beatitude” is derived from the Latin “beatus” meaning “blessed.” … Continue reading

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Demons (Part One)

Demon possession is mentioned in the Bible.  It is mentioned: 8 times in Matthew (4:23-25; 8:16; 8:28-34; 9:32-34; 12:22; 12:43-45; 15:21-28; 17:14-28); 8 times in Mark (1:21-28; 1:32-34; 1:39; 3:10-12; 5:1-20; 7:24-30; 9:14-29; 16:17-20); 9 times in Luke (4:31-36; 4:40-41; … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit and Fire

“Now as the people were in expectation, and all reasoned in their hearts about John, whether he was the Christ or not.  John answered, saying to all, ‘I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than one is coming, … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit: In Prayer (Part 3)

“Therefore let him who speaks in a tongue pray that he may interpret.  For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful.  What is the conclusion then?  I will pray with the spirit, and … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit: Indwelling (Part 3)

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

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Holy Spirit: Bears Witness

“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

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Holy Spirit: Anointed

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

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