How does the Holy Spirit speak to believers? How does the Holy Spirit teach us, help us remember, and guide us? How does the Holy Spirit help us fulfill our responsibilities despite Satan and this imperfect world and life's difficulties?
The Holy Spirit is called by a number of different titles. They include the “Spirit of Jesus Christ,” the “Spirit of Jesus,” and “the Spirit of the Son.”
How are we to understand the Holy Spirit in reference to John the Baptist? From this article the reader will obtain the following Scripture facts:
The work of the Spirit upon the material universe makes it a fit dwelling-place for man. His work upon society makes man fit to dwell in the universe, and his work upon the individual character makes man fit for a righteous and holy fellowship with similar characters.
"Not to limit speech to wholesome, helpful words makes the Holy Spirit feel grief because of our behavior. We are not saying that you can never say anything negative. Sometimes we are forced to talk about unpleasant things, particularly in solving problems in which people are involved. Teachers, ministers, employers, coaches, lawyers, police, and so on, all find it necessary to tell the truth about someone even if it is unpleasant. Whether you are solving a problem or not, you avoid speaking unwholesome words. Your intent is to build up, not tear down, to unify, not divide." - Max Anders
The Apostle Peter tells us, "for no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men carried along by the Holy Spirit spoke from God." The Apostle Paul tells us, "All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness."
Galatians 5:22-26 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. 24 And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. 25 If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit. 26 Let... Continue Reading →
In 2 Corinthians 4:3-4, the Apostle Paul explains how Satan, the 'god of this world,' has blinded the minds of unbelievers, preventing them from seeing the transformative truth of the Gospel. This article explores the various means through which this spiritual blindness occurs and how believers can combat this with the power of God's word.
Does the Bible Teach That God is Everywhere Present at Once?
Norman L. Geisler defines Omnipresent: “Literally, omnipresence means that God is everywhere present at once (omni=everywhere + present).