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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.
The Holy Scriptures: Verbally Inspired
The Scriptures are either inspired by God or they are not.
The Intercession of the Spirit
In a marvelous passage designed to inspire confidence in God’s oversight of our lives, Paul affirms that the Holy Spirit assists the Christian in his prayer life.
The Holy Scriptures—Indestructible
The Bible has survived the vicious attacks throughout its existence and continues to be the best-selling publication in the world.
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?
John 3:8 – The Spirit Breathes
What is the correct interpretation of this widely misunderstood passage?
What Did Jesus Mean When He Said, “Receive Ye the Spirit”?
On the Sunday of his resurrection, Jesus said to certain disciples, “Receive ye the Spirit.” What is the meaning of this cryptic text?
Soul and Spirit: What’s the Difference?
What is the difference between a soul and a spirit in the Bible?
Does the Holy Spirit’s “Searching the Mind of God” Disqualify Him as Divine?
Paul once wrote that the Holy Spirit “searches” the mind of God. Some have misused this text to suggest that the Spirit is not deity Himself. But the argument is invalid. Explore this issue with us.
Does the Operation of the Spirit Precede Faith?
Do John 1:11-13 and John 8:47 teach that a person must have a direct operation of the Holy Spirit in order to believe the gospel?
New Testament Baptism: In Water or the Spirit?
Are we baptized in the Spirit or in water?