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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 Adversary (Part 3)

A 2016 Gallup poll found: (1) 11% said that they did not believe in God; (2) 27% said that they did not believe in the devil; (3) 15% did not believe in heaven; (4) 22% did not believe in hell (gallup.com/poll/193271/americans-believe-god.aspx).  … 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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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: Sealed/Guaranteed

The Bible speaks of those who were sealed with the Spirit, and who had been given the earnest (or guarantee) of the Spirit. How should these words be understood? Sealed John 6:27, “Do not labor for the food which perishes, … Continue reading

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Miracles (Part 5)

This is our final part of this series on miracles. In this part, we will, once more, consider the duration of miraculous gifts in the church. Ephesians 4 “But to each one of us grace was given to the measure … Continue reading

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