A Time of Temptation “And immediately the Spirit driveth him into the wilderness. 13 And he was there in the wilderness forty days, tempted of Satan; and was with the wild beasts; and the angels ministered unto him.” (Mark 1:12-13) Following the baptism of Jesus, the Bible tells us that the Lord was driven by…… Continue reading Do You Love the Holy Spirit?
The attempt to silence the gospel, or a portion of it, is nothing new to Christians. Various means have been used in the attempt to suppress the good news of God’s sovereign redeeming grace. Various techniques have been employed by religious leaders within the church, as well as by opponents of Christianity outside the church. A…… Continue reading What Should Be Said to Those Who Try to Silence the Gospel?
“…it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment” (Heb. 9:27). It is tempting to write a Blog with an intriguing headline, and then save the main point until near the end with a rising crescendo of development. However, this time, the main thought should be stated immediately. Simply put, the…… Continue reading The Main Problem with the Prosperity Gospel
It is good when a church is concerned with the topic of worship in general, and in particular the place of the Holy Spirit in that expression. The Bible reminds us that without the presence of the Holy Spirit no right worship can ever take place for “the things of God knoweth no man but…… Continue reading The Place of the Holy Spirit in Worship
From the shores of America, the Pentecostal movement has spread throughout the world, but usually in new terms. Once the experience of speaking in tongues was experienced in a mainstream denominational church, the term charismatic became more acceptable. Today, the Charismatic Movement is deeply entrenched in the American culture and it has taken Africa by…… Continue reading A Dangerous Assumption by Some Charismatics