Monthly Archives: July 2018

Who Would Not Want All This?

  “It was like the firing of an arrow—all the speed and force depended on the strength of his arm in bending the bow; now it was like a fire of a rifle ball—the force depending on the power, needing … Continue reading

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Still Learning…

I guess one might say I know a little bit about teaching. It was my pleasure to be able to earn a living in the classroom for thirty-six years. I saw evidence of learning in the classroom [student responses to … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit and the Bible Reader

I don’t mean to get “denominational” on you but when I became a Methodist, I began to study the “accidental”* founder of Methodism, John Wesley. I had a natural curiosity about what the man believed and felt it made sense … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit and the Canon…

The canon. In Billy Graham’s book The Holy Spirit, he discusses the Holy Spirit in the world, the Holy Spirit in The Church and the Holy Spirit in the believer. As Christians, we can see evidence of Holy Spirit references … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit and the Bible…

I have read the Bible from beginning to end a couple of times but like many Christians, I have primarily been a reader of the New Testament. Christians think of the New Testament as “their book,” not giving much thought … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit in the Believer…

Judges 14: 19 When Samson needed God, “Then the Spirit of the Lord came powerfully upon him. He went down to Ashkelon, struck down thirty of their men…” In the Old Testament, the Holy Spirit came upon people and stayed … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit in The Church

I will never forget the first sermon given by the pastor we have in our church right now. She got out of the pulpit and walked among the congregation passing out jigsaw puzzle pieces. Everyone got a puzzle piece and … Continue reading

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