Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

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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The Church: The Body of Christ

“And He put all things under His feet, and gave Him to be head over all things to the church, which is His body…” (Ephesians 1:22-23). The book of Ephesians speaks of a body.  There is one body (Ephesians 4:4).  … Continue reading

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Grace Series: Justified by Grace (Saved Through Washing and Renewing)

“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

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Holy Spirit: In Prayer (Part 2)

“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

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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 4)

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

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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 2)

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

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