Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Extravagant Grace

After reading Barbara Duguid’s book, I found myself recommending it to everyone. I would use phrases like “paradigm shifting,” and “life changing” to communicate the importance of this read in my life.   Before I read this book I thought … Continue reading

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Time of Testing

“So, as the Holy Spirit says:     ‘Today, if you hear his voice,     do not harden your hearts     as you did in the rebellion,     during the time of testing in the desert,     where your fathers tested … Continue reading

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Clinging Impact

It has been great to study the Book of Acts this Fall. To focus on the the power of the Holy Spirit as He spread the gospel from Jerusalem to Judea and Samaria and even to the ends of the … Continue reading

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Joy in being Exposed!

“For the Word of God is living and active, sharper than any two edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.  And no … Continue reading

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New Kind of Co-Dependence

"Imagine flying in an airplane, look out one side of the plane and see the left wing–it reads "dependence".  On the right side is the wing of "discipline."  We need both to "fly" in the Christian life.  Discipline refers to … Continue reading

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Bark on the Tree

 Q:  Many Christians look at the state of the church and say it’s dead, merely an institutional expression of the faith. “What other church is there besides institutional? There’s nobody who doesn’t have problems with the church, because there’s sin in the … Continue reading

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Desires of the Heart

“Pop theologies baptize the longing of sinful hearts:health and wealth, significance and security, self-esteem, power to get what you want. But the Holy Spirit is in the business of changing what you want. Should you want what you ask for … Continue reading

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