From the series, Ten Turning Points That Make All the Difference Ten turning points have made all the difference—not just for some religion, not just for some people, but for all of reality. It’s time now to wrap up this series with a summary. This has been a series with a mixed purpose. I had […]
From the series, Ten Turning Points That Make All the Difference I wrote last time about the Holy Spirit’s work in believers. The sad fact is that we don’t see that work as consistently as we should. Bill Bright, who authored the message I linked to in my first talk on this topic, estimates that […]
From the series, Ten Turning Points That Make All the Difference Of all the many things that could be said about the Holy Spirit’s work in the believer, there is one that I think covers them all. 1 Cor. 2:14-3:4 reads, The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for […]
From the series, Ten Turning Points That Make All the Difference When Jesus Christ was preparing his disciples for his departure, he said it would be better for them when he was gone, because then the Holy Spirit would come and be with them (John 16:5-11). I wonder if they thought that made sense. What […]
How can we know Christianity is true? As I shared with Seaford Baptist Church last Sunday, we can know (among many other ways)… By the Holy Spirit’s confirmation By the evidence of history By the sense that Christianity makes My notes (PDF) are attached.
This entry is part 5 of 13 in the series Basic Discipleship of the Mind Last week I included the Holy Spirit on a list of resources for thinking Christianly, with this qualification: God is certainly not a “resource” in the same sense as the rest of this list, yet the list would be incomplete […]
There are inconvenient truths, there are even unwanted truths, but there are no inconsistent truths. Christians speak of the internal testimony of the Holy Spirit in our lives as evidence that God is real. Often we are asked, “How do you know that your internal sense of God really is from God? Other people have […]