The Holy Spirit

August 10, 2013

Purposes for the Laying on of Hands

Did you know that the “laying on of hands” is considered one of the foundational doctrines of the church? Consider Hebrews 6:1-2: “Therefore, leaving the discussion […]
July 11, 2013

Did the Gifts of the Spirit Cease?

The Bible is full of stories of the supernatural work of God intervening in the affairs of mankind. The church in the New Testament walked in […]
July 9, 2013

Cooperating with the Holy Spirit and His Gifts

In 1 Corinthians 12 the apostle Paul lists nine manifestation gifts of the Holy Spirit. These gifts are supernatural in nature. They are not natural talents […]
April 19, 2013

3 Things to Consider when Receiving a Prophetic Word

This week I have been focusing on the gift of prophecy, which is one of the nine manifestation gifts of the Holy Spirit listed in 1 […]
April 17, 2013

What is the Purpose of Prophecy?

[box] This article is a guest post written by Emily Tomko. Emily is the author of three books, including Thirty-One Thoughts on Prophecy.[/box] My husband and […]
April 16, 2013

Embracing the Gift of Prophecy

God is in the process of restoring His church, and part of this restoration includes the genuine gift of prophecy being recognized and received by the […]
February 22, 2013

Receiving an Impartation of God’s Power

Jesus said that the Holy Spirit would be like rivers of water flowing from the life of a believer. “On the last day, that great day […]
February 20, 2013

3 Purposes for Speaking in Tongues

I wrote previously that speaking in tongues commonly accompanies being baptized in the Holy Spirit. Based on the book of Acts, I believe that it should […]
February 19, 2013

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

There seems to be a lot of controversy over the topic of the baptism of the Holy Spirit. Different denominations and streams within the body of […]
January 11, 2013

Hindrances to the Flow of God’s Power

Is it possible for the power of God to be hindered? It happened in the ministry of Jesus: “Now He could do no mighty work there, […]
January 9, 2013

4 Important Insights about Spiritual Gifts

I was recently reading through 1 Corinthians 12-14, which primarily deals with the subject of spiritual gifts. The Apostle Paul is writing to the Corinthian church, […]
January 8, 2013

Is Being “Slain in the Spirit” of God?

Being “slain in the Spirit.” “Falling under the power of God.” These are terms used to describe the phenomenon seen in some Christian meetings (usually Pentecostal/charismatic […]