Teachings tagged with ‘holy spirit’

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How To Teach

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Homiletics: Modern definition: “The art of preaching.” Webster’s 1828 definition: “A branch of practical theology, which teaches the manner in which ministers of the gospel should adapt their discourses to the capacities of their hearers, and pursue the best methods of instructing them by their doctrines and examples.” Getting started: When you begin to think […]

The Giver and The Gift: A Study of the Holy Spirit

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The doctrine of the Trinity teaches that “the Holy Spirit” is the Third Person in the Godhead. This has led to people misreading and misunderstanding many Scriptures about the wonderful gift of God, the holy spirit. This teaching, “The Giver and the Gift,” shows that because God is holy and God is spirit, one of […]

The Conditional Nature of Prophecy

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Prophecy is one of the powerful manifestations of the gift of holy spirit, and is evidenced throughout Scripture, beginning in Genesis. Although prophecies have been spoken and written for years, this vital manifestation is often misunderstood. Many Christians do not know that most prophecies are conditional in nature, even if they are not spoken as […]

A New Perspective on the Manifestations of the Holy Spirit

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God is the heavenly Father of each Christian, and He encourages us to talk with Him. Furthermore, every Christian should expect God to reply with information and direction, which are known biblically as “a message and knowledge” and “a message of wisdom” (1 Cor. 12:8). Furthermore, every Christian is encouraged to speak in tongues, interpret, […]

The Importance of Speaking in Tongues

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Speaking in tongues is a subject of great interest among Christians, and many do so. However, many of those who do understand that God wants us to speak in tongues have not been sufficiently taught as to why it is so vital. Thus, they do it only sporadically. In contrast, the Apostle Paul, who is […]

The Interpretation of Tongues

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This teaching shows that each person who believes in Jesus Christ as Lord receives from Him the gift of holy spirit, the very nature of God. Like a Swiss Army knife with a number of possible functions, the gift of holy spirit has nine manifestations, or ways it can be utilized. One of these manifestations […]