Do not Grieve the Holy Spirit of God by Martyn Lloyd Jones

Do not Grieve the Holy Spirit of God by Martyn Lloyd Jones      All the passages below are taken from D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ book “Darkness and Light” published in 1982. 'And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.'                              Ephesians 4:30      We come in our systematic … Continue reading Do not Grieve the Holy Spirit of God by Martyn Lloyd Jones

Grieve Not the Holy Spirit by Martyn Lloyd Jones

Grieve Not the Holy Spirit by Martyn Lloyd Jones All the passages below are taken from Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ book “The Assurance of our Salvation.” The sermons were preached at Westminister Chapel, London, from 1952 to 1953. It was originally published in four volumes: Seed in Eternity, Safe in the World, Sanctified through the Truth, and Growing in … Continue reading Grieve Not the Holy Spirit by Martyn Lloyd Jones

Holy Spirit as Comforter, Counselor and Helper by Philip Yancey

Holy Spirit as Comforter, Counselor and Helper by Philip Yancey The following quotations are from Philip Yancey’s book, “Reaching for the Invisible God” published in 2000. AS PART OF A musical diversity week, the Chicago Cultural Center invited a local gospel choir representing the Christ Bible Center. Their noon concert, which I attended, attracted predominantly a … Continue reading Holy Spirit as Comforter, Counselor and Helper by Philip Yancey

Holy Spirit as Go-Between by Philip Yancey

Holy Spirit as Go-Between by Philip Yancey The following quotations are from Philip Yancey’s book, “Reaching for the Invisible God” published in 2000. THE ITALIAN WRITER UMBERTO Eco (The Name of the Rose, Foucault’s Pendulum) wrote a fascinating account of a trip across America titled Travels in Hyper Reality in which he remarked on our thoroughly material outlook on … Continue reading Holy Spirit as Go-Between by Philip Yancey

Holy Spirit Guides us in the way of Wisdom by Charles Stanley

Holy Spirit Guides us in the way of Wisdom by Charles Stanley      The passages below are taken from Charles Stanley’s book, “The Wonderful Spirit Filled Life,” published in 1992. A fourth marker that indicates the leading of the Holy Spirit is wisdom. No other question reveals our hidden motives more readily than this one: What is … Continue reading Holy Spirit Guides us in the way of Wisdom by Charles Stanley

How Can I Be Filled with the Spirit By Nicky Gumbel?

How Can I Be Filled with the Spirit By Nicky Gumbel?               By Nicky Gumbel     The evangelist J. John once addressed a conference on the subject of preaching. One of the points he made was that so often preachers exhort their hearers to do something, but they never tell them how to do it. They say, ‘Read your Bible.’ … Continue reading How Can I Be Filled with the Spirit By Nicky Gumbel?

How may we know that we have the Holy Spirit by Martyn Lloyd Jones?

How may we know that we have the Holy Spirit by Martyn Lloyd Jones?      All the passages below are taken from D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ book “Life in Christ: Studies in 1 John.” It was preached in the 1940’s and re-published as one volume (formerly in five Volumes) in 2002 by Crossway Books.      My second … Continue reading How may we know that we have the Holy Spirit by Martyn Lloyd Jones?

How to be certain that we are born of the Spirit

How to be certain that we are born of the Spirit      Before we can be certain that we are born of the Spirit we need to know that we have been “Born again” What is to be “Born again”?                  To be “Born again” is one of the key phrases in Christianity. Some say it should be translated “born … Continue reading How to be certain that we are born of the Spirit

How we Receive Guidance from the Holy Spirit by J I Packer

How we Receive Guidance from the Holy Spirit by J I Packer The following passages are from J. I. Packer’s book, “Knowing God,” published in 1973 by Hodder & Stoughton.      To many Christians, guidance is a chronic problem. Why? Not because they doubt that divine guidance is a fact but because they are sure it is. … Continue reading How we Receive Guidance from the Holy Spirit by J I Packer

Pope Francis says Catholics still need to enact teachings of Vatican II

Pope Francis says Catholics still need to enact teachings of Vatican II By Cindy Wooden (Catholic News Service) April 16, 2013 VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- While some Catholics would like to undo the reforms of the Second Vatican Council, others basically are trying to build a monument to it rather than fully live its teachings, Pope … Continue reading Pope Francis says Catholics still need to enact teachings of Vatican II

Spiritual fruits of Pentecost By Barbara Hosbach

                        Spiritual fruits of Pentecost By Barbara Hosbach                                     Sunday May 27, 2018  CatholicNews The feast commemorates the Holy Spirit descending upon the apostles 50 days after Christ’s resurrection JESUS assured His disciples He would not leave them as orphans; He promised that the Father would send another advocate to be with them always (Jn 14:16-18). That … Continue reading Spiritual fruits of Pentecost By Barbara Hosbach

The Authority of the Holy Spirit by Martyn Lloyd Jones

The Authority of the Holy Spirit by Martyn Lloyd Jones All the passages below are taken from Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ book “Authority.” The sermon was preached at Glen Orchard, Ontario, in September 1957 and subsequently published in 1958 and re-published in 1997. THE AUTHORITY OF THE SPIRIT IN THE LIFE OF OUR LORD      How is this … Continue reading The Authority of the Holy Spirit by Martyn Lloyd Jones

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit by Charles Stanley

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit by Charles Stanley      The passages below are taken from Charles Stanley’s book, “The Wonderful Spirit Filled Life,” published in 1992. No ministry of the Holy Spirit has been more misunderstood than the baptism of the Spirit. Growing up, I always heard the baptism of the Holy Spirit described as an … Continue reading The Baptism of the Holy Spirit by Charles Stanley

The Fruit of the Holy Spirit by Martin Luther

      The Fruit of the Holy Spirit by Martin Luther    All the passages below are taken from the:       Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians (1535)                by Martin Luther           Translated by Theodore Graebner       (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House, 1949)               Ch. 5, pp. 216-236 http://www.ctsfw.edu/etext/luther/      VERSES 22, 23. But the fruit of the Spirit … Continue reading The Fruit of the Holy Spirit by Martin Luther

The Holy Spirit helps us in our distress by Max Lucado

The Holy Spirit helps us in our distress by Max Lucado The passages below are taken from Max Lucado’s book “Come Thirsty,” published in 2004 by W Publishing Group. Why anyone would pester Hannah Lake is beyond me. If the sweet face of this ten-year-old doesn’t de-starch your shirt, her cherubic voice will. But, according … Continue reading The Holy Spirit helps us in our distress by Max Lucado

The Holy Spirit is working everywhere by Jean Vanier

The Holy Spirit is working everywhere by Jean Vanier The following quotations are from Jean Vanier’s (the founder of L’Arche, a world wide community that looks after the mentally handicapped) in his book “Community and Growth,” revised edition, published in 1991. When he wrote the book, he has already lived day by day for 28 years … Continue reading The Holy Spirit is working everywhere by Jean Vanier

The Prompting of the Holy Spirit by Charles Stanley

The Prompting of the Holy Spirit by Charles Stanley The passages below are taken from Charles Stanley’s book, “Walking Wisely,” published in 2002. The very first prompting of the Holy Spirit that any person experiences is to accept Jesus Christ as one’s personal Savior, and then to follow Jesus Christ as the Lord of one’s life. … Continue reading The Prompting of the Holy Spirit by Charles Stanley