Tag Archives: actions

Dealing With Nasty Religious People

The teachers of the law who came down from Jerusalem said, “He is possessed by Beelzebub! By the prince of demons he is driving out demons.” Mark 3:22 I will never forget an incident that happened in a small church my dad pastored when I was ten years of age. Two deacons accosted my father one […]

What Comes from Within

He went on: “What comes out of a man is what makes him ‘unclean.’ For from within, out of men’s hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. All these evils come from inside and make a man ‘unclean.’” Mark 7:20-23 Mark 7 opens with […]

How the Holy Spirit Acts

We know from the Scripture that personal characteristics are given to the Holy Spirit. There are four essential elements of personality—intellect, feelings, will and actions. Here are some examples of the Spirit’s actions given to us in Scripture. • He speaks. In Acts 13:2, the Spirit is the initiator of the first missionary journey of the […]