9 Ways to Be Happy Part 2

Summary: When we as Jesus’s disciples show the Beatitudes of hunger and thirst for righteousness, mercy, and purity of heart, we shall be satisfied, receive mercy, and see God. Introduction In my last post, I began our miniseries on developing Christian character with the first part of the Beatitudes. In…

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God’s Coming Kingdom

What is the meaning of the expression, "The coming of the kingdom of God is not something that can be observed" in Luke 17:20? In this passage, Jesus is teaching about the kingdom in the end times. Because he is teaching about it in this timeframe, he is saying that…

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What Does the New Testament Teach about the Baptism in the Holy Spirit?

What’s the difference between the baptism in the Holy Spirit and the gift of speaking in tongues? Let’s make some clarifications and define our terms to make it easier for us to answer this question. Definitions The baptism in the Holy Spirit is the initial encounter a Christian has with…

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