Works: The Spirit vs. The Flesh

From KHouse.Org Works: The Spirit vs. The Flesh by Nancy Missler I hope and pray that you had a very blessed Holiday Season. Truly, even with all that’s going on in many of our personal lives, and all that’s happening in our country, we still have so much to be thankful for. * * * Last month, we continued our study of “faith” and “walking by the Spirit”. We saw how faith is basically a constant choice to follow God and do what He Continue Reading

The overflow of the Spirit

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 Yesterday we looked at the martyrdom of Severino (Junie) Bagtasos in the southern Philippines and we are listening to his mother, after ten years’ time, explain what she has learned about the good that God’s Spirit has brought from the painful loss of her dear son. Purificacion Bagtasos Continue Reading

The Spiritual Gifts

From KHouse.Org Archives 16th July 2007 THE SPIRITUAL GIFTS What are spiritual gifts? Are the gifts for today? What does the Bible say about the gift of tongues? The Apostle Paul addresses the controversial topics associated with the mysterious "Gifts of the Holy Spirit" in his first epistle to the Corinthians. Chapter 12 of Paul's letter teaches that the Holy Spirit gives gifts to each of us, spiritual gifts, supernatural gifts, but Continue Reading

A Lesson in Witnessing – Straight from God’s Word

From KHouse.Org A LESSON IN WITNESSING - STRAIGHT FROM GOD'S WORD A man who has pressed through the darkness, suffered and struggled in grief and blindness, rejoices to the core of his being when he catches glimpses of the sun.  One of the first things he wants to do is call to his loved ones, "Come over here! The sky is real!  Come quickly and see!"  For those of us who know Jesus Christ as our hero and King, our brother and Continue Reading

Four Great Conquests of Spiritual Weapons

2 Corinthians 10:4-5 For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds; Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ; And having a readiness to revenge all disobedience, when your obedience is fulfilled. [Dake A.R.B.]. 1 - Destruction of strong holds - We Continue Reading

Translation of Elijah: Chariots & Horses of Fire

2 Kings 2:11-13 And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven And Elisha saw it, and he cried, My father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the horsemen thereof. And he saw him no more: and he took hold of his own clothes, and rent them in two pieces. He took up also the mantle of Continue Reading

A Double Portion: Measure of the Holy Spirit

2 Kings 2:9-10 And it came to pass, when they were gone over, that Elijah said unto Elisha, Ask what I shall do for thee, before I be taken away from thee. And Elisha said, I pray thee, let a double portion of thy spirit be upon me. And he said, Thou hast asked a hard thing: nevertheless, if thou see me when I am taken from thee, it shall be so unto thee; but if not, it shall not be so. [Dake] A double portion, proving that there are Continue Reading

The Nature of Faith

H E B R E W S. CHAPTER 11 ________________________________________ The apostle having, in the close of the foregoing chapter, recommended the grace of faith and a life of faith as the best preservative against apostasy, he now enlarges upon the nature and fruits of this excellent grace. I. The nature of it, and the honour it reflects upon all who live in the exercise of it, ver. 1-3. II. The great examples we have in the Old Testament of Continue Reading

10 Emblems of the Holy Spirit

Luke 3:16 John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: He shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire. 1. FIRE: zeal and refining power [v 16; Isa. 4:3-4; Ps. 104:4; Mal. 3:1-4; Jn. 2:17; Acts 2:3; Matt. 3:11]. 2. DOVE: gentleness, harmlessness, and comforting power [Lk. 3:22; Jn. 1:32-33] 3. WATER: life giving and Continue Reading

The Spiritual Gifts

From Koinonia House THE SPIRITUAL GIFTS The 6th chapter in the Harry Potter series is due out in movies next week, and promises to do as well as the previous five have done.   Harry Potter likely appeals to audiences for several reasons, the most basic of which are the desire in all of us to have adventures, to conquer great dangers, and to be unique and special.  Harry Potter has all those things.  Harry Potter has something else most people Continue Reading