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Tag Archives: Holy Spirit
Beliefs and Practices 1. God. They say, “We worship the one true and Almighty God, the Creator, whose name is Jehovah” (What Do Jehovah’s Witnesses Believe?, jw.org). They do not believe in the Trinity. “The true God is one Person, … 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
“You are God’s field” (1 Corinthians 3:9). Paul was writing to “the church of God which is at Corinth” (1 Corinthians 1:2). He referred to them as “God’s field” (1 Corinthians 3:9). Why is the church metaphorically referred to as … Continue reading
“For we ourselves were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another, but when the kindness and the love of God our Savior toward man appeared… He saved … Continue reading
“We know that the whole creation groans and labors with birth pangs together until now. Not only that, we also who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves…” (Romans 8:22-23). There are three common views about … Continue reading
“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
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