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“There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work.” 1 Corinthians 12:4-6 God never asks us to do anything without giving us […]

“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” 2 Corinthians 4:18 We live in a culture obsessed with success. And this success is defined by winning…by being first…by being the best. It’s epitomized by the modern American […]

“And when He comes, He will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment.” John 16:8 Most people would agree that the Holy Spirit is important to believers. But did you know He is vitally important to unbelievers as well? To understand this truth we can go back to something Jesus said about the […]

“…And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, they do not belong to Christ.” Romans 8:9b Several years ago I had the privilege of touring a United States Submarine. I was amazed by the incredible firepower of just one submarine. While the Navy would neither confirm nor deny that they had nuclear ballistic […]

“We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making His appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf; be reconciled to God.” 2 Corinthians 5:20 The word “witness” is a legal term. It is a courtroom term. There can be, in a case, three kinds of witnesses. First, there is what is known […]

“Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in Me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.” John 14:12 As the time neared for my mother to leave this earth and enter heaven she said something precious to me, […]

“But when He, the Spirit of Truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak on His own; He will speak only what He hears, and He will tell you what is yet to come.” John 16:13 Do you realize that in the three years that Jesus spent teaching His […]

“And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in Him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God’s possession – to the praise of […]

“…And we were all give the one Spirit to drink.” 1 Corinthians 12:13 What does it mean to drink the Holy Spirit? In 1 Corinthians 12:13, the Apostle Paul writes that all believers have been given the Holy Spirit to drink. The original Greek word for “given a drink” literally means, “to irrigate.” When you […]

“If anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, they do not belong to Christ.” Romans 8:9b If you have believed in the Son of God, you have been baptized by the Spirit of God. You didn’t have to wait for it, long for it, seek it, pray for it, or agonize over it because […]