A fearless leader is not absent of fear, he/she embraces fear with courage. Christian leaders, though faced with the same challenges as any other leader, overcome fear through the Power of the Holy Spirit, knowing that God will never leave them or forsake them. Show More Summary
"The artist... must consecrate all his toil to the holy spirit of art — such toil is holy, chaste, and demands single-heartedness."
After Salvation ( born again), we are now a new creation. God in us ( Holy Spirit dwells). Our sins have been forgiven and we grapple with that reality as we still continue to sin. Some may think, "I have been saved so I can live as I choose while others, still carry the burden of condemnation; feeling like they don't measure up. Show More Summary
But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things! (Galatians 5:22,23) Benjamin Franklin set...Show More Summary
The apostle Paul had a remarkable handle on the relationship between faith and works. He fully understood "the obedience that comes from faith." (Romans 1:5) The Holy Spirit inspired Paul to write letters clearly explaining justification and sanctification.
Catholics celebrated the Feast of the Annunciation on Monday, when the Virgin Mary said “yes” to God and Christ was conceived in her womb through the power of the Holy Spirit. But at the University of Notre Dame, a number of students spent Monday night on campus listening to former Texas State Senator Wendy Davis […]
Herewith, some definite decouplings of rock and roll from sex and drugs. Norman Greenbaum, Spirit in the Sky Johnny Cash, Personal Jesus. This is one powerful song. Johnny Cash, Redemption Clapton and Winwood, Presence of the Lord. Why is Clapton...
Nothing in life is like freedom in Christ. 1. By the Holy Spirit’s empowering (Romans 8:9-13), you can walk in the freedom Christ has provided you with from sin and the encumbrances that weigh you down (Hebrews 12:1-2). (11) 2. I have...Show More Summary
The New Testament presents a stark contrast between "walking in the Spirit" and "walking in the flesh." The first approach flows in the power of the Holy Spirit. The second approach is dominated by sinful desires. One way of living satisfies your soul and pleases God. The other way of living makes a person restless and is offensive to God.
Alec Ndiwane, a self-proclaimed prophet with the Zion Christian Church, believing that "the Lord wanted to use me to show his power over animals," attempted to challenge a pride of lions. The Holy Spirit failed to intervene, however, and Ndiwane sustained "major damage to his toilet sitting tool," according to GhanaWeb.
Alec Ndiwane was filled with the Holy Spirit when he decided to “challenge” lions at the Kruger National Park. The Zion Christian Church Prophet was at the park with his fellow church members when, according to GhanaWeb, he went into a trance and began speaking in tongues. The group...
I feel the Holy Spirit stirring in me.
The unavoidable truth is that many are becoming desensitized to murder, molestation, violence, and lust. When the Holy Spirit no longer fills hearts and minds with a passion for purity and holiness, there is a general lack of conviction. Compromise in this area can be well illustrated through a story that I heard years ago.
Reverend Cynthia Meyer, who has served the United Methodist Church for 25 years, opened up and came out to her church in a sermon this week. “I’ve really felt led by the Holy Spirit and inspired to take a pretty bold step to be open about who I am in my identity and my relationship,” Rev. Show More Summary
“The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God the Father and the fellowship of the holy Spirit be with all of you” (2 Cor 13:13). 1. By God the Father's will, from which all gifts come, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,...Show More Summary
Agent Carter’s first season was a terrific blend of humor and darkness, as a sexist establishment crushed Peggy’s spirit. But season two is shaping up to be much more of a comedy, while still keeping the same themes. And holy crap, is it more fun than a bathtub full of silly string. Read more...
Though I’m not usually at a loss for words, I have so many thoughts running through my head that I truly don’t know where to begin reviewing The Face of the Deep: Exploring the Mysterious Person of The Holy Spirit by Paul J. Pastor (David C. Cook, paperback, 2016). So we’ll do this one a […]
Righteous presidential wannabe Ted Cruz can rest easy because it would appear that God is on his side. That’s according to his hate-mongering father Rafael Cruz who has said that the “presence of the Holy Spirit” convinced his son to run… Read The post Ted Cruz’s Dad: God Staged an Intervention to Force Ted to Run for President – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Now read this:Cruz has extremists at center of campaign (Feb 2, 2016) Christopher: Cruz just lying about stupid stuff now (Feb 2, 2016) Rafael Cruz: ‘presence of the Holy Spirit’ convinced Ted to run (Feb 2, 2016) Borowitz: Cruz victory gives hope to despised people everywhere (Feb 2, 2016) Trump ‘honored’ to finish second to [...]
Rafael Cruz claims the Holy Spirit visited Ted Cruz to tell him to run for president.