Who is God the Holy Spirit? God the Holy Spirit is the third Person of the Trinity. He shows people how wonderful the Lord Jesus Christ is (John 16:14) and He helps sinners believe in the Son of God. When someone believes in the Son of God He gives him or her gifts so that … More Theology for Kids: Who is God the Holy Spirit?
Have you ever encountered a counterfeit? Imagine someone works hard and then gets paid. There is a sense of satisfaction of receiving what they have earned from all their effort. Then the person goes to bank the money and then is told that they can’t receive the money because it is a counterfeit. This person … More Beware of False Teachers (2 Peter 2:1-10a)
There are two extremes when it comes to spiritual growth. “Let go and let God!” or “God has done His bit, now do your bit”. There are those who say that that God does it all, and others say that we do it all. In his book The Pursuit of Holiness, Jerry Bridges begins with … More The Growing Christian (2 Pet. 1:3-11)
It is the will of God that the people of God grow in the grace of God. This growth takes place over the duration of the Christian life. This is the theme that Peter addresses in his second letter. Peter begins his letter by introducing himself, “Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ” … More An Introduction and Overview of 2 Peter (1:1-2)
An amazing privilege and blessing the Lord grants all His people is union with His Son. This means that nothing in this world is able to separate us from Him. We are in Him and He is us. But if we are honest, our behavior doesn’t always reflect a life that is intimately connected with … More How to Bear Spiritual Fruit (John 15:1-11)