THE FATHER’S PROMISE; praying the prodigals home

The middle aged father sat in the congregation listening to another sermon, praying, wanting to believe there would be a message of hope.  He has grown desperate when looking at the wreckage of sin in the life of his son, now turned 19.   The abuse of alcohol, the increasing smoking habit and the justificationContinue reading “THE FATHER’S PROMISE; praying the prodigals home”

THE SPIRIT OF HOLINESS; The Doctrine of the Trinity (19)

The term sanctification means to be set apart for God. Sanctification is the ongoing process of dying unto sin and living unto righteousness…People progressing in Sanctification are being changed in their hearts by the Holy Ghost into the likeness of Christ.

STUMBLING IN THE DARKNESS; The Failure of Natural Philosopy

Eighteenth Century Philosopher David Hume was one of the great thinkers in the period of history known as the enlightenment.   His ideas, however, were atheistic, with his denial of God and the miraculous.  Towards the end of his life, however, he showed how his ideas were flawed in that they could not bring the individualContinue reading “STUMBLING IN THE DARKNESS; The Failure of Natural Philosopy”

PRAYING IN THE HOLY GHOST; The Doctrine of the Trinity (18)

The intercession of the Spirit is not to be confused with the intercession of Christ at the right hand of God. Christ prays for us as our Mediator. The Holy Spirit, however, prays within our hearts, giving us desires, praises and petitions as we pray. Therefore the intercession of the Holy Ghost is our intercession and His groanings are our groanings.