Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

I Read Reference Books For Fun

[Updated from the archives.] *** I like to read. A show of hands for those who are like-minded. I like to read reference books. Another show of hands please … waiting for those hands to go up … still waiting … Continue reading

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John Piper’s “Proud Canvas” – a misunderstanding of the artistry of God

Your life in Christ is not a life of rags that God uses to get some dirty work done, and then later he’ll clean you up a bit. No, your life in Christ is as a new creation made perfect … Continue reading

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Your Limits Don’t Limit God

More of the Holy Spirit in someone else does not reduce the Spirit’s presence in you. The outpouring of the Spirit reveals the limitlessness of God. ***

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Some Insights From R.C. Sproul For Trinity Sunday: When 3 Persons Equal 1 Being Who Doesn’t Exist?

[From the archives.] R.C. Sproul Denies the Existence of God! I was reading R.C. Sproul’s monograph on the doctrine of the Trinity and found that he categorically denies the existence of God. It’s right there on page 49. He didn’t … Continue reading

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How Bob Ross’s Painting Taught Me to See the Hidden Things of God

I am grateful that God reveals even more to his people: Then will the eyes of the blind be opened. (Isaiah 35:5.) The Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things … Continue reading

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God Cares What You Think About Him

God Wants to be Understood Avoiding misunderstandings is a good goal for everyone, of course, no matter what the relationship may be. Even God wants to avoid misunderstandings. He spoke to the Israelites as Moses brought them to the borders of … Continue reading

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The Introvert’s Secret to Getting Comfortable with People

If I had my choice, I’d spend my time like this: Comfy Puppy not only knows how to get comfy, but is doing it introverted-style. A puppy after my own heart. But then I read passages like this and I … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit Will Never Convict You

[The point of the post is to differentiate from conviction as judicial pronouncement and conviction as bringing a right understanding.] The Holy Spirit does not convict people who belong to God. Rather, the Holy Spirit is our advocate (John 14:26, … Continue reading

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Where’s My Second Amendment Weaponry!

[From the archives.] *** I was driving behind a pickup truck the other day. It had one of those see-through decal graphics that covered the entire rear window. The decal displayed a huge handgun that had just been fired, but instead of a … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for the Lamb

[Updated from the archives.] *** Lots of people like to have turkey on Thanksgiving. I’ve decided to focus on the Thanksgiving Lamb. If you offer an animal from the flock as a fellowship offering to the Lord, you are to … Continue reading

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