Filling of the Holy Spirit

Filling of the Holy Spirit   WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY ABOUT FILLING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT? The subject of filling of the Holy Spirit is of paramount importance for two very pertinent reasons. First, it is imperative for attaining Christ likeness or spiritual maturity. Paul admonishes the Corinthian believers as being fleshly (life controlled by the flesh) and the antidote to it is life controlled by the Spirit (1 Corinthians 3:1-3). Second, it is imperative for effective service. Acts 4:31 illustrates the relationship between filling and service. As a matter of fact, it was the filling of the Spirit …

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Who is the Holy Spirit? (Part – II)

Holy Spirit  Part – II In the 1st part, we learned Who is the Holy Spirit? We also learned the work of the Holy Spirit. In this part, we will learn about two other important questions dealing with the Holy Spirit. They are: 1). How do you experience the Holy Spirit today? How is this going to happen – how are we going to be such kind of people, how are we going to be such a kind of church? Well the answer is right here, in this passage – you can see that there are some things that only …

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Who is the Holy Spirit? (Part – I)

  Holy Spirit Part – I “I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.” (Luke 24:49), right after Jesus says this; He is taken up to heaven! These are the very last words of Jesus in the gospel of Luke. That command to His disciples sounds interesting, and great – but what does Jesus mean? Well, Jesus clarifies that in Acts 1:4-8: ‘Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. 5 For John …

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Bibliology (Doctrine of the BIBLE) – 2

Doctrine of the Bible Part – II Introduction: The subjects that need to be delved into under Part II of our study of the Bible are: the Canonicity, the Illumination and the Interpretation of the Bible. The sole objective of this study is to help the believers and lay leaders to have a grasp of the fundamental doctrine of the bible. This study is no way to be perceived as exhaustive and comprehensive. Canonicity of the Bible: Amid plethora of writings at disposal it was imperative to determine which writings God had inspired and which ones were recognized as authoritative. …

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Bibliology (Doctrine of the BIBLE) – 1

DOCTRINE OF THE BIBLE PART -I Introduction: The word “Bibliology” is derived from two Greek words- biblion which means “book: or “roll” and logos which means “word” or “discourse”. Hence, Bibliology means study of the bible. As introduction there are several topics that are in order for learning such as meaning of the word ‘bible’ and ‘scripture’, Origin of the Bible, and Uniqueness of the Bible. Meaning of the Bible: The English word Bible is derived from the Greek word Biblion meaning ‘book’ or ‘roll’. It comes from Byblos denoting the papyrus plant that grew in river banks primarily along …

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