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The Holy Spirit: Why Do So Many Prefer a Spirit Who No Longer Acts? Part 2

I grew up in a Church of Christ that denied the effective personal indwelling of the Spirit. We accepted those who denied a personal indwelling (“word only”), and we accepted those who believed in a personal indwelling — so long … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit: Why Do So Many Prefer a Spirit Who No Longer Acts? Part 1

I get emails – Thank you for oneinjesus.info; never enough said. My Bible class is viewing Francis Chan’s Basic Series. Last week’s lesson was on the Holy Spirit. Soon came the statement of some that the Holy Spirit acts  in / through/ by the … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit: I Get Emails

I get emails – Brother Guin, in your book, The Holy Spirit and Revolutionary Grace, page 23, you state that Jesus told his apostles that he would send “him” not an “it” in John 14:17.  However when the Greek text … Continue reading

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Galatians: The Holy Spirit in the Old Testament, Review and Supplemental Material (Monday, July 9, 2012)

The Holy Spirit Sixth Week Monday July 9, 2012 Imagine the scene. Nearly all the Israelites who’d left Egypt with Moses had died in the desert. The next generation — desert-hardened, accustomed to traveling as led by God’s special presence … Continue reading

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Galatians: Introduction to the Holy Spirit: Questions for Students (Tuesday, July 3, 2012 — Saturday, July 7, 2012)

The Holy Spirit Fifth Week Tuesday July 3, 2012 Imagine the scene. Nearly all the Israelites who’d left Egypt with Moses had died in the desert. The next generation — desert-hardened, accustomed to traveling as led by God’s special presence … Continue reading

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Acts 2:38 (“and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit”)

This passage has been controversial in the Churches of Christ for many years. One hundred years ago, the Churches split into two camps, called the Texas and the Tennessee camps by John Mark Hicks and Bobby Valentine. The Texas camp … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit: Does God Do Miracles Today?

Guy asked, Where are the miraculous gifts? If all the passages you’re mentioning are meant to include us–21st century disciples–where are the miraculous manifestations? Where are the tongues, the healings, the interpretations, the prophecies, the visible floating fires, etc.? If … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit: 50 Things the Holy Spirit Does, by Frank Viola

From a recent blog post by Frank Viola. Here are the first 10. Read the rest by clicking on the link – 1.      He convicts the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment (John 16:8). 2.      He guides us into all … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit: Romans 12 – 15

(Rom 12:9-21 ESV)  9 Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.  10 Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.  11 Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit: Romans 12:3-8

(Rom 12:3-5 ESV)  3 For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith … Continue reading

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