Category Archives: Holy Spirit

Where’s The Power (Dunamis) In Contemporary Christianity?

Presence anyone? God’s Presence and power flow in inner spiritual rivers. –Where is the power in 21st Century Christianity to set captives free from cravings and compulsions; hurts and fears; unbelief and anger? The Bible teaches that we should turn … Continue reading

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The Bible Teaches That Love Is A Fruit Of The Spirit

There’s a popular phrase going around: “love wins.” But what is love and where does it come from? The Bible teaches that love is a fruit of the Spirit. The word Spirit in this quote has a capital S because … Continue reading

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Turning Religious Dry Places Into A Spiritual Oasis (Uncapping Wells)

What can turn religious dry places into a spiritual oasis? The flow of the Spirit! Is church a life-changing flow or a religious-themed show? –Have we capped the well of God’s living water — water that could transform our personal … Continue reading

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The Unexpected, The Unplanned, & The Unconventional in Church

The unexpected, the unplanned, and the unconventional happened when the Holy Spirit came at Pentecost and launched the Christian church. Pentecost (and what followed after it through out the book of Acts) was the was all about Presence & power of … Continue reading

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A Terrorist Who Was Transformed By Christ

Here’s an example of being courageously led (and controlled) by the Spirit. A Christian in Damascus (in Syria) felt like God was telling him to go find and pray with a famous terrorist who had come to town in order … Continue reading

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If Easter is true, then . . .

If Easter is more than fashion, rabbits, and eggs then perhaps we should . . . If Easter is true–give control to Christ! –Is Christ alive in the 21st Century? If not, then do your thing. If yes, then step … Continue reading

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Being Spirit Led Is Like A Ship Sailing (Louis Lallemant Quotes)

French Jesuit priest, Louis Lallemant, taught how to be led by the Spirit in the 1600s. Here are come quotes from his book La Doctrine Spirituelle (The Spiritual Doctrine). “We may compare those who are led by the gifts of the Spirit … Continue reading

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