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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

Support this week's full-text RSS feed by buying Julia Wertz's Museum of Mistakes: The Fart Party Collection Julia Wertz's Fart Party has been a beloved webcomic for a decade. Check out the complete collection, including never-before-published...Show More Summary

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

The Order for a Synod, from the 1595 Pontifical of Clement VIII (Second Day)

The second day of the synod begins with the same ceremony as the first, although it is not specifically stated in the rubrics that the Mass of the day is to be the Mass of the Holy Spirit. When this is over, a faldstool is placed before...Show More Summary

Wandering From God's Word

Are you willing to give God your undivided attention in order to nurture your relationship with Him? Will you put yourself under the control of His Holy Spirit to learn how to live an increasingly godly life?

Craig Groeschel at Exponential West: Church Planters Have a Choice to be Self Reliant or Spirit Empowered

Pastor Craig Groeschel discussed the importance of moving from a self-reliant style of leadership to one of being empowered by the Holy Spirit during the Exponential West conference at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, on Wednesday.

Indiana Cop Allegedly Assaults White Woman With The Holy Spirit

Contrary to what you might glean from recently-released video of Indiana police tasing an unarmed black man after dragging him out of a smashed car window, traffic stops sometimes go wrong for white people, too. As with other police interactions, though, the results are often quite different. Take Ellen Bogan, who is suing Indiana State [...]

Roman Catholic Archdiocese Performs Exorcism at OKC Civic Center After Satanists Hold Black Mass to 'Expel' Holy Ghost

Oklahoma's Catholic archdiocese said they performed "prayers of exorcism" at the Oklahoma Civic Center Music Hall Thursday to get rid of dangerous spirits after Satanists held a "black mass" there last month to "expel" the Holy Ghost from a follower.

7 Quotes About Holiness That Will Help You Reflect on the Lord

Holiness is probably the most talked about subject amongst Christians. Once we come to know Jesus as our Savior we will spend our lives desiring to follow the Holy Spirit which leads us to be holy. Complete holiness is only complete when we are in heaven. These quotes from famous Christian will help you realize what true holiness is.

Globe Trotting: These Smurf-Blue Boxes House a Brazilian Alcohol Museum

Photo via Dezeen The city of Salinas, Brazil, now has a Smurf-blue museum devoted entirely Cachaça, one of the most popular distilled spirits in Brazil, known as abre-coração (heart-opener), água-benta (holy water), and bafo-de-tigre (tiger breath), among other colorful nicknames....

Lively: God Is My Campaign Manager

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"Friends, As you know, I am not running a typical election campaign. My Campaign Manager is the Holy Spirit, and He has His own plan and purposes for my run for Governor of Massachusetts. First, He has told me NOT to try to make things happen in my own will and strength, but wait on Him to move others to take action on my behalf. Show More Summary

Does God Exist to Make Man Happy?

God has always existed, and He was perfectly fine without man. The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit were already having a good time together. Everything they do is good and fulfilling, and so they didn't need man in order to be complete. Nevertheless, God chose to create man and, through worship, allow him to get in on the joy.

The Islamic State and Christian Security

King Carl XVI Gustaf walked down the aisle with the Rev. Dr. Antje Jackelen, Archbishop of the Church of Sweden. We opened the prayer service for peace in Iraq and Syria in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. The date was September 8, 2014. Show More Summary

The Feast of Saint Augustine

The celebrated day has come, on which the holy bishop Augustine, released from the bond of the flesh, was taken up with the Angels; where he rejoices with the Prophets, is made glad with the Apostles; full of their spirit, he made clear...Show More Summary

Elephants, monkeys, and the Holy Spirit can't claim copyright in the US

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A new paper from the US Copyright Office has been published to clarify what can and what cannot be copyrighted. Novels written by human beings are covered. What's not covered? Photos taken by monkeys, murals painted by elephants, and songs written by ghosts. Read more...

Holy Land

In the 1880s, a group of rural Illinoisans formed a Christian sect that believed that a local woman, Dorinda Beekman, was the new Jesus Christ. When Mrs. Beekman died, a follower of hers claimed that her spirit lived inside him; as the new leader of the sect, he moved his followers into a barn and […]

Finding Closure after “It’s over” by Letting God Take the Reins

Walking around with heaviness from having not fully addressing my break up in a matured way, the Holy Spirit prepared me to speak to my ex. I got a heads up in my spirit about him contacting me and shortly afterwards I received an email from him asking to meet up with me later on Keep Reading ?

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