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God's Royal Seal

What does the Bible mean when it says that we are sealed with the Holy Spirit? In the apostle Paul's day, when goods were shipped from one place to another, they would be stamped with a wax seal, imprinted with the signet ring of the owner. This was a unique mark of ownership. People could look at the crate, see its wax seal, and know they had better not open it.

A Night At the Museum's Dan Stevens on Swords, Shia LaBeouf, and Working With Robin Williams

Former Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens has always preferred the "slightly more absurd" versions of the King Arthur legend (think Monty Python and the Holy Grail), so it's with that spirit that he steps into the role of Lancelot in the third installment of the Night of the Museum franchise,... More »

Isaac Got the Holy Ghost

Categories: Religion Seeing people pretend to be possessed by the spirit of Jesus is pretty much always hilarious, but this video stands out for two reasons: 1. The little kid in the... (Read more...)

Letting the Holy Spirit Work

Why has the Spirit come into this world? What does God's Holy Spirit want to do in the life of the unbeliever? The Holy Spirit is very involved in the actual work of conversion. You see, before we were Christians, it was the Holy Spirit who convicted us of our sin (see John 16:8). Show More Summary

Holy Mary, drenched in symbolism

last weekArts : Prospero

THE final canto of Dante’s “Paradiso” opens with euphoric praise not for the Son or the Father or even the Spirit, but the Mother: Virgin mother, daughter of your son Humbler and higher than any other creature… You are she who so ennobled human nature That nature’s very maker did not disdain To himself be made by you. Show More Summary

NC Megachurch Pastor J.D. Greear: Holy Spirit Not Confined to Early Church but Not as 'Sensational', Superstitious as Some Christians Claim (Video Interview)

North Carolina megachurch pastor J.D. Greear, author of the new book Jesus Continued, disagrees with cessationists who would argue that the mighty presence of the Holy Spirit are confined to the past. The Summit Church Raleigh-Durham pastor believes God's spirit can still be experienced in ways similar to the Apostles' encounters in the book of Acts.

A Magical Christmas Tree Inspired by Harry Potter

last weekOdd : Neatorama

Christmas is always a magical time, but Christmas at Hogwarts is just about as magical as it gets and while you may not be able to visit the castle in real life, you can at least bring a little of its spirit home with you thiss holiday thanks to Show More Summary

Give the Gift of the Fifth Gospel ... and a Renewed Spirit

Five gospels record the life of Jesus. Four you will find in books and the one you will find in the land they call Holy. Read the fifth gospel and the world of the four will open to you. St. Jerome I recall how struck I was by this idea...Show More Summary

Praying in the Spirit

I am convinced that if Christians truly understood what takes place during prayer, they would call upon the Lord more often and with greater results. The believer's prayer isn't simply spoken into empty space; the Holy Spirit is there to guide us in offering God-centered requests, to fill in words we fail to say, and to carry our needs before the Lord.

Clothed With Power

The power of the Holy Spirit is the dynamic, supernatural control and authority of almighty God. It is the strength by which we are enabled to serve. Tragically, too many of God's people attempt to carry out supernatural work in their own human strength.

Interview: The Most Important Thing About the Holy Spirit

Why J. D. Greear remembers what gets missed in secondary debates. H ow does the Holy Spirit manifest in the lives of believers? In Jesus, Continued: Why the Spirit Inside You Is Better Than Jesus Beside You (Zondervan), Southern Baptist pastor J. Show More Summary

50 Things the Holy Spirit Does

In some denominations and movements, the Holy Spirit is overemphasized, leading to a Christless Pentecost — putting the Spirit exclusively on the throne and losing Jesus in the temple. In other denominations and movements, the Spirit is but a footnote, an afterthought, even a stranger. Show More Summary

Pope Francis: Catholics, Evangelicals Can Learn from Each Other

In a meeting with the World Evangelical Alliance Thursday, Pope Francis expressed his hope in greater unity and collaboration between the two faith communities. “If we really believe in the abundantly free working of the Holy Spirit,”...Show More Summary

The Holy Spirit Empowers

Our heavenly Father has called us to live a supernatural life—one that is contrary to the world's thinking. In our own strength, it is very difficult to say no to ungodliness, because our flesh yearns to say yes. To live the Lord's way takes His divine power. In order to draw on His strength, believers need to develop attitudes of humility, trust, and perseverance.

I mean, he’s not asking about whether the Son proceeds from the Holy Spirit or anything complicated like that

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The Power of the Holy Spirit

The week before He would die by crucifixion, Jesus talked to His disciples about what was to come: After His resurrection, they would receive a Counselor—the Holy Spirit—who'd be with them forever (John 14:16). He would indwell each believer, providing His power to make it possible to live a victorious Christian life. Show More Summary

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