Christianity is not just all about head knowledge and getting the facts right. We need the experiential reality of that knowledge to be vibrant in our own souls.
Seeing Him Who is Invisible
I want to impress upon you the reality of an unseen world around us, a spiritual world that most people know absolutely nothing about.
How to Test the Spirits
1 John 4:1 says, "Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world."
Do Not Quench the Spirit
Do not quench the Spirit. - 1 Thessalonians 5:19
Gospel Faith Leads to the Fullness of the Spirit’s Power
God does not supply the Spirit to you because you have fulfilled some legalistic checklist of expectations.
Cessation vs. Continuance – The Error of Extremes
With regard to the issue of the continuance or cessation of miracles, miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit, etc., the Scriptures themselves...
God is Spirit
Since God is spirit that means one must be born again by the Spirit in order to be able to worship God.
Is Your Mind Set on the Flesh or the Spirit?
So then, brothers, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh. For if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live. For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. - Romans 8:12-14
The nonsense of slaying a congregation in the Spirit by the breath of one’s mouth and the sweep of one’s coat may have something to do with crowd psychology but little with New Testament unction.
Throughout the long history of the Christian church one of Satan’s most successful tactics has been the use of extremes. This is especially true regarding the work of the Holy Spirit. No sooner has one branch of professing Christendom been led into an extreme, unbiblical, or even fanatical position regarding the work of the Holy Spirit, than another branch reacts with an equally extreme and unbiblical opposing position.