Jesus said that the Holy Spirit convicts the world about “righteousness, because he [Jesus] has gone to the Father”. Many miss the whole point here. They act as if the Holy Spirit was supposed to talk about unrighteousness, but that’s not the topic. No, the Holy Spirit persuades the world about…
If we think it is important to give the gospel to people, we do well to ask the obvious question: how does the Holy Spirit relate to the world, especially those who do not know Christ.
There’s no higher authority to answer this question than Jesus Christ, who said that the Spirit convicts the world of sin, righteousness and judgment [John 16:7 – 11]. This could mean different things to different people. Fortunately Jesus explained exactly what he meant by these three words:…..
On the day of Pentecost the first sign that the believers had received the baptism of the Holy Spirit was that they spoke in other tongues. Sometimes, speaking in tongues has been ridiculed and minimized, and believers have failed to benefit from this gift, which is designed to strengthen us inwardly. Others drive the car into the opposite ditch and make speaking in tongues the main thing.
Speaking in tongues is the first sign of the baptism of the Holy Spirit, but the greatest sign is…
How do we receive this baptism of the Holy Spirit? First, believe that it is yours. There’s no need to beg or plead or wait as the disciples did 2000 years ago. Now, after the Day of Pentecost, the Holy Spirit has come and we simply receive the Spirit’s baptism as a gift. Second…
The experience of the 3000 believers on the day of Pentecost is commonly referred to as the baptism in the Holy Spirit. Later on this month we will celebrate Pentecost as an event on the Christian calendar. More than ever, in a world that is dark with barbarism and evil, believers need…
Before we came to faith in Christ, the Holy Spirit was already at work convicting us concerning our need for Jesus Christ. Once we receive Christ, every believer has the Spirit to strengthen, empower and guide. Often referred to as the “Comforter”, from the Greek word paraklete [one who comes alongside], the Holy Spirit is our promised friend who reminds us what….
Are you happy with your financial situation? Your debt? Mortgage? Do you want a better financial life? More financial peace? There is good news; God wants to help you!
This message is to invite you to actively believe that God is interested in you and he has a plan for your financial well-being.
Your biggest asset is not your house, not your business or your money – it is….
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Muslim militants are committing unspeakable and barbaric atrocities. If America and its allies ever needed “boots on the ground”, that time may be now. This evil must be stopped for a host of reasons, including….