Do You Have the Holy Spirit, Really?

In 1 John 1-4 we learn these truths: If we say we have fellowship with God while we walk (in conduct, in practice) in darkness (sin), we lie and we do not practice the truth. If we say that we know the Lord but we do not obey his commandments (New Covenant) we are liars … Continue reading Do You Have the Holy Spirit, Really?

They Grieved His Holy Spirit

Isaiah 63:7-9 ESV “I will recount the steadfast love of the Lord, the praises of the Lord, according to all that the Lord has granted us, and the great goodness to the house of Israel that he has granted them according to his compassion, according to the abundance of his steadfast love. For he said, … Continue reading They Grieved His Holy Spirit

Making the Best Use of the Time

Ephesians 5:15-21 ESV “Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled … Continue reading Making the Best Use of the Time

Your Throne, O God, is Forever

Hebrews 1:1-3 ESV “Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. He is the radiance of the glory … Continue reading Your Throne, O God, is Forever

Quenching the Holy Spirit

Psalm 94:16-22 NIV “Who will rise up for me against the wicked? Who will take a stand for me against evildoers?” Unless the Lord had given me help, I would soon have dwelt in the silence of death. When I said, ‘My foot is slipping,’ your unfailing love, Lord, supported me. When anxiety was great … Continue reading Quenching the Holy Spirit

Persistent in Faith and Prayer

Luke 11:5-8 NASB Then He said to them, “Suppose one of you has a friend, and goes to him at midnight and says to him, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves; for a friend of mine has come to me from a journey, and I have nothing to set before him’; and from inside he answers … Continue reading Persistent in Faith and Prayer

Pandemimania

Romans 8:18, 26-27 ESV “For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us… “Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us … Continue reading Pandemimania