A spiritual truth that’s becoming ever more real and exciting to me is this: Jesus Christ is a person. He’s not an invisible force out there somewhere in the cosmic universe. He’s the greatest history-maker who ever walked the earth. He lived and died and rose again, and hundreds of eye-witnesses testify to this fact…. [ read more ]
Posts Tagged: Holy Spirit
I’m preparing material for a new retreat package called “Un.shake.able Joy.” The more I study, the more excited I become about the truths in God’s Word and how they’re meant to transform our lives. Here’s a nugget I learned yesterday. The apostle Paul wrote the book of 1 Thessalonians to encourage the believers to… [ read more ]
Self-control protects us like strong walls protected castle residents. Here’s how.
We face an enemy who seeks to destroy us, but we can force him to retreat in defeat. Read on to discover how.
Wanna stand out from the crowd? Here are 10 ways to do so: * Stand on Wall Street during rush hour and shout, “Hey, everyone, thanks for doing what you do!” * Commit a front-page crime. * Try to smuggle a banned substance through airport security. * Scream, “It’s not my fault! You’ve got the… [ read more ]
The same message has been hittin’ home for the past few weeks. That is, God’s presence and power reside within me in the form of the Holy Spirit…and not just a little. Titus 3:5,6 says, “He (God) washed away our sins, giving us a new birth and new life through the Holy Spirit. He generously… [ read more ]
Simeon was an old fellow living in Jerusalem at the time of Christ’s birth. Scripture describes him as “righteous” and “devout,” eagerly awaiting the Messiah’s arrival. It also says that the Holy Spirit was upon him. That, it seems, was the key to his living a supernatural life. Simeon was so filled and controlled… [ read more ]
Once upon a long time ago, I attended a conference at which the speaker said something like, “When people look at you, can they see that you belong to Jesus?” He gave an analogy about how children often bear a resemblance to their parents – their eyes are the same color or their ears are… [ read more ]
I’m holed up in a university dormitory in Gdansk, Poland, as I write this. Am refining a parenting workshop about the five love languages, based on Gary Chapman’s book by that title. The premise of the workshop is that God has created us with an inner “love tank” that longs to be filled. As parents,… [ read more ]