The Holy Spirit

Scripture “And when He [Holy Spirit] has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: ~John 16:8, NKJV Quote We cannot  become holy and blessed except by confessing ourselves as sinners before God. ~Martin Luther I actually love to read the Bible more than at any time in my…

Hail Favored One!

Scripture And he {Gabriel} came to her and said, “Hail, O favored one, the Lord is with you!” ~Luke 1:28, RSV Quote When you hear, “Hail favored one, the LORD is with you,” you are about to be asked to do something so impossible that it can only be accomplished through God’s enabling power. ~Calvin…

The Holy Spirit

Scripture So Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you; as the Father has sent Me, I also send you.” And when He had said this, He breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit.” ~John 20:21-22, LSB Quote Nothing God calls us to do, can be done efficiently, without the Holy…

What Happens In Revival?

Scripture On the day of Pentecost all the believers were meeting together in one place. Suddenly, there was a sound from heaven like the roaring of a mighty windstorm, and it filled the house where they were sitting. ~Acts 2:1-2, NLT Quote When the Holy Spirit takes over, everyone is aware of His divine presence and…

What God Has Joined

Scripture Is anyone thirsty? Come and drink—even if you have no money! Come, take your choice of wine or milk—it’s all free! ~Isaiah 55:1, NLT Quote Never separate what God has joined. Daniel Juster Paul said in his second epistle to Timothy, All Scripture is God-breathed and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in…

Spiritual Formation

Scripture For we know that up to the present time all of creation groans with pain, like the pain of childbirth. But it is not just creation alone which groans; we who have the Spirit as the first of God’s gifts also groan within ourselves as we wait for God to make us His children…

The Miracle of Sanctification

Scripture For God is working in you, giving you the desire and power to do what pleases Him. ~Philippians 2:13, NLT Quote The moment you are willing, God will being altering your selfish disposition and His recreating forces will begin to work. ~Qswald Chambers Every now and again I read something so well constructed that…

The Helper

Scripture And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever. ~John 14:16, NKJV Quote Live today with the awareness that you are not alone. God Himself dwells with you in the Spirit. ~Jonathan Cahn If you go back to Genesis 24 you will find…

Letting Go

Scripture So Pharaoh’s heart was hard and he would not let the Israelites go, just as the Lord had said through Moses. ~Exodus 9:35, NIV Quote “Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who draws strength from mere flesh and whose heart turns away from the Lord.” ~Jeremiah the Prophet The redemption of Israel from Egyptian bondage is a fascinating…

Wind And Fire

Scripture He built an altar to the Lord there and offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. He called on the Lord, and He answered him with fire from heaven on the altar of burnt offering.  ~ 1 Chronicles 21:26 (CSB) Quote Oh that in me, the sacred fire might begin to glow. Burn up the…