The Empowering Presence of the Holy Spirit 

One of Christianity’s fundamental beliefs is that there is one God, who is triune: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Each Person of the Trinity has unique functions, and interacts with us in particular ways.  The ministry of the Holy Spirit is one that cannot be overstated. It is the Holy Spirit who draws us to Jesus by convicting us of sin and convincing us that we need a Savior. It is the Holy Spirit who dwells in us when we put our faith in Jesus Christ. And it is the Holy Spirit… Read More

How to Be and Stay Filled with the Holy Spirit

And when they had prayed, the place in which they were gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and continued to speak the word of God with boldness. (Acts 4:31 ESV) Prayer is the catalyst for being and remaining filled with the Holy Spirit. After declaring healing to a lame man, Peter and John were threatened by the High Priest not to invoke the name of Jesus ever again. They responded by gathering with other believers and calling on Jesus through prayer. They did not pray… Read More