Author Archives: St. John Studies

Really Understanding Sin…

I have a question for you… How can we look at our face in the mirror, go away from the mirror and forget what kind of person we have just seen?* I don’t know the answer to that question but … Continue reading

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“Unclogging the Pipes”

“Is there anyone among you who is wise and understanding?” James 3: 13 When we turn to the Book of James, we find that it is such a straightforward book, written as a “pep talk”, encouraging Christians to live righteous … Continue reading

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Falling in Love with Golf???

I used to watch a lot of golf on television. I hate to admit this but there was a time in my life when I loved golf. I literally adored it. Before I lost my heart to golf, I already … Continue reading

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Why Would We Seek It?

Why would a Christian seek the power of the Holy Spirit? God has a purpose for us to be filled with the Spirit. In Acts 4:31 it says “And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to … Continue reading

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Full or Filled…

Full and filled… What is the difference between the two words? Billy Graham* uses people from the Bible to illustrate “full”. He said John the Baptist was full. The Apostle Paul was full. Let’s go further. He says they “were … Continue reading

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Brimful…

Sometimes an image is the best way to communicate. Billy Graham uses an old farmhouse kitchen to convey his thoughts in his book The Holy Spirit. At my age, I still remember my Grandmother Carter’s kitchen, the old fashioned deep … Continue reading

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Getting the Most out of This Life…

In Ephesians 5: 18 Paul writes “And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit.” As people grow older, they have a tendency to look back on life and wonder why things … Continue reading

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