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Can God & Politics Mix?

Can God and politics mix?  Is blending them a recipe for suppressing freedoms, grabbing votes, or promoting the public good? God-talk has become popular among US politicians. Leaders contemplating faith-in-action would do well to look back two centuries to William Wilberforce, the famous British parliamentarian who led a grueling but bipartisan...

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How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded (Part 6)
How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded (Part 6)

This is part 6 of a 8 part series – How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded Why Not? Reason 2: Unbelief Doubting God's character and fearing the unknown are also obstacles. Lack of knowledge is not the only reason that Christians are not filled with the Holy Spirit. Many of them basically do not believe in God's trustworthiness...

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How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded (Part 5)
How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded (Part 5)

This is part 5 of a 8 part series – How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded Why Not? Reason 1: Lack of Knowledge What Christians don't know about the Holy Spirit holds them back. The average Christian continues to live in disobedience to God and is not filled with the Spirit for 2 reasons: 1. A lack of knowledge 2. Unbelief From...

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How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded (Part 4)
How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded (Part 4)

This is part 4 of a 8 part series – How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded What Does it Mean to be Filled with the Holy Spirit? To be filled with the Holy Spirit is to be filled with Christ. The Holy Spirit came to glorify Christ. Therefore, if I am filled with the Spirit, I am abiding in Christ. I am walking in the light as...

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How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded (Part 3)
How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded (Part 3)

This is part 3 of a 8 part series – How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded Who is the Holy Spirit, and Why Did God Send Him? Third Person of Trinity sent with divine purpose to Christians. Who is the Holy Spirit? The Holy Spirit is God. He is not an "it." He is not a divine influence. He is not a fleecy white cloud. He...

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How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded (Part 2)
How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded (Part 2)

This is part 2 of a 8 part series – How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded Why Do You Need The Filling of the Holy Spirit? Discovering what God offers to believers is first step. Learning how to be filled (controlled and empowered) by the Holy Spirit by faith can be the most important discovery of your Christian life. Consider...

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How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit
How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit

This is part 1 of a 8 part series – How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit Expanded Version The Wonderful News of the Spirit-Filled Life Many Christians simply don't know. The senior pastor of one of America's leading churches came to talk with me after my message on "How to Be Filled with the Spirit." He said, "My life will never...

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How You Can Introduce Others to Christ (Part 7)
How You Can Introduce Others to Christ (Part 7)

This is part 7 of a 7 part series – How You Can Introduce Others to Christ Leading the New Christian to Full Assurance The Bible offers a believer confidence in salvation. Another important consideration in sharing Christ with others is the necessity of leading the new Christian to full assurance of faith in Christ. All of the material...

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