How to Receive the Holy Spirit

When Jesus was on the cross, He made a profound statement when He said, “It is finished” (John 19:30). All of the work that He had been sent to do by His Father had been completed. He preached the gospel to the poor, He healed the brokenhearted, He proclaimed liberty, He healed the blind, andContinue reading “How to Receive the Holy Spirit”

Understanding the Deep Things of God

Throughout my years of theological study and as a pastor, I have encountered countless people who have the attitude that the knowledge of God can never be understood by man. They commonly use phrases like, “You just never know what God’s going to do.” Of course, that is not true. God clearly tells us whatContinue reading “Understanding the Deep Things of God”

The Revelation of the Mysteries of God

“The mystery which has been hidden from ages and from generations, but now has been revealed to His saints” (Colossians 1:26). God is eternal. He has no beginning, and He has no end. For countless eons of time God existed without there being a universe. Before the galaxies existed, there was God. Everything that weContinue reading “The Revelation of the Mysteries of God”

Don’t Limit God to What You Understand

The Scripture tells us in Acts 2 that we can receive the Spirit of God through a second infilling. We receive it in the same way we received salvation. We must believe the Holy Spirit is here for us in order to be filled, but nothing new has to take place in the spirit realmContinue reading “Don’t Limit God to What You Understand”

The Invisible Barrier of Faith

When the apostle James was writing to the church, he said to consider it all joy when you encounter various trials (James 1:2). We are in a time when many people are experiencing various kinds of trials in their lives. But as you experience problems in life, whether they are physical, financial, or emotional, youContinue reading “The Invisible Barrier of Faith”