What Is the Gift of the Holy Spirit in Acts 2:38?
The expression “the gift of the Holy Spirit” in Acts 2:38 has long been a matter of interest and discussion among the people of God.
Did All Christians in the First Century Possess Miraculous Gifts?
Did every Christian in the first century receive the gift of performing miracles?
1 Timothy 4:14 – Timothy’s Gift and the Elders
Exactly how did Timothy receive spiritual gifts? Study this misunderstood passage with us.
Didn’t Paul Command, “Forbid not to speak in tongues”?
What is the meaning of Paul’s command, “Forbid not to Speak in tongues” (1 Cor. 14:39)? Does this imply that the gift of tongues was to continue to the end of time?
What Does the Bible Say About Miracles?
What is a miracle? What is the purpose of miraculous signs? Are genuine miracles happening today? What about the “miracles” of the so-called modern “faith-healers”? Do these indicate a miraculous presence of the Spirit in modern times? Study this important topic.
What Was the Gift of Tongues?
Does 1 Corinthians 14:2 indicate that the “tongue” was a mysterious, spiritual utterance, known only to God, rather than a human language?
Is Holy Spirit Baptism Available Today?
Since the “baptism of the Holy Spirit” was bestowed upon the household of Cornelius, some wonder why the same experience cannot be received today. This article explains why Spirit “baptism” was an experience unique to the first century.
False Ideas about the Holy Spirit
False teachers do exist (2 Peter 2:1), and the ideas they advocate are dangerous. In this study, we will direct attention to some false teachings relative to the Holy Spirit.
She Was “Slain in the Spirit”
Here is a case-study of a Pentecostal woman who, reputedly, was “slain in the Spirit.” Unfortunately, she broke her arm and sued the church. Was she really slain in the Spirit?
Is the Holy Spirit Worthy of Worship?
Is the Holy Spirit, as a divine Being, worthy of our worship? What do the Scriptures teach on this vital theme? Carefully and prayerfully study this subject with us.
Can Christians Speak in Tongues Today?
Is the gift of speaking in tongues still being given by the Holy Spirit?
Luke 11:13 — Asking for the Holy Spirit
The Scriptures do not teach, here nor elsewhere, that the Lord, in answer to prayer, supernaturally infuses His children with the Holy Spirit.
Pastor Bob and the Holy Spirit
We receive a wide variety of mail each day. A recent communication from one who characterizes himself as “Pastor Bobby,” recounts his association with the “Holy Spirit” in his preaching endeavors. His claim should be of interest to our readers.
What Do You Know About the Holy Spirit?
A golden lamp stand with seven lights was placed in the ancient tabernacle of Jehovah. In the book of Revelation, we find the “seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God” (Rev. 4:5)—the number seven symbolizing the perfect Spirit of God. What do you know about the Holy Spirit?
Acts 13:2 – The Holy Spirit, A Person
This and numerous other New Testament verses establish the fact that the Holy Spirit is a divine Person.
The Holy Spirit “Illumination” Theory: A Critical Review
Must you be “illuminated” by the Holy Spirit before you can understand what he wrote?
The Spiritual Person
All of us who profess to following Jesus Christ would like to think we are “spiritual” people. But are we? There can be a vast chasm between merely being a member of the church, and being genuinely spiritual.
Are Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit “God” in Nature?
A church leader teaches that both Christ and the Holy Spirit were created by God. He denies that Jesus and the Holy Spirit possess the nature of deity. What should be done by the faithful of that congregation?
The Christian and Bribery
Biblical ethics would never allow the faithful Christians to engage in practices commonly known as bribery.
THE GOLDEN TEXT: A Study of John 3:16
John 3:16 is often called the “golden text” of the Bible. Many hold this passage very dear. Tragically, the text is more often than not misunderstood. In this study, we take a close look at this amazing passage.