Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

How does God give the Holy Spirit to those who Ask?

I’ve been spending time with Luke’s Gospel for a while now.  This morning I read the following and wanted to move on, but a question kept challenging me.  How does God give the Holy Spirit to those who ask? 11 “Which … Continue reading

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The New Creation is Here!

About a week ago, my wife made a confession.  It resounded with the birth pangs of an expectant soul. “I’m just tired of sinning,” was her confession. At the time of her confession, we were conversing about all the evils … Continue reading

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RT Kendall responds to MacArthur’s Strange Fire

Though I do not agree with Mr. RT Kendall use of every Scripture text he quoted, I do appreciate what he has to say here in response to John MacArthur’s recent Strange Fire Conference.  Much of what RT Kendall has … Continue reading

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Do We Still Need Miracles Today To Believe? A Response

I’m neither a cessationist nor a continuationist.  Rather, I’m a Christian who is open to the supernatural workings of God, in his world, for his own glory–which leads me to Do We Still Need Miracles Today To Believe? by Lisa … Continue reading

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Luke Timothy Johnson on the Significance of Jesus the Living One

The following from Luke Timothy Johnson, professor of New Testament at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University, is worth reading and meditating on: Luke’s two ascension accounts (Luke 24:51 and Acts 1:9-11) serve to remove Jesus’ body from the … Continue reading

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