The Fruit of the Spirit

The Fruit of the Spirit

  But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. – Galatians 5:22-23 When you become a Christian, God the Holy Spirit takes us residence in your heart...

God Within You: The Indwelling of the Holy Spirit

I want to learn photography. I also want to create and edit videos. So I started investigating cameras. I asked our church’s media director for advice, who recommended several camera options. I was grateful for his help. But I left his office thinking this was a major...

What is Spirit Baptism?

After teaching on this subject in Bible Study, a member asked me about the term “Bapticostal” – a Baptist and Pentecostal mixed. I acknowledged the term is often a tongue-in-cheek description of a doctrinal conservative who embraces a passionate worship style. But I...

Who is the Holy Spirit?

As he passed through Ephesus, the Apostle Paul met several believers. He asked them if they had received the Holy Spirit since they believed. “No,” they replied, “we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit” (Acts 19:2). In a real sense, this was my testimony...

Palm Sunday

It was good to be back in my own pulpit this past Sunday. In my Sunday School class, I finished the opening lesson of my new series on the one another” commands of the New Testament. The lessons was on “Loving One Another.” This coming Sunday, I...