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Holy Spirit: In Prayer (Part 1)

“If a son asks for bread from a father among you, will he give him a stone?  Or if he asked for a fish, will he give him a serpent instead of a fish?  Or if he asks for an … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit: Indwelling (Part 5)

“There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit” (Romans 8:1). “Now” means since the redemptive work of Christ (Romans 3:20-21; 7:6; 8:1; … 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: Indwelling (Part 1)

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

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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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Holy Spirit: In Sanctification (Part 4)

The Bible clearly teaches that God sanctifies. Moreover, it teaches that He does so indirectly, by medium of the word (John 17:17, 19). However, some believe that He also directly (miraculously) influences the heart and mind of man. Some believe … Continue reading

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