Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Only in Jesus is found the way, the truth and the life

In John chapter 14 Jesus tells His disciples not to be worried because He has a plan and that plan includes a place (actually a ‘residence’) in heaven prepared for them. John 14:1-4 Let not your heart be troubled: you … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit: Indwelling or Filling?

All saved Christians receive the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. Sometimes some get a big dose of it at salvation, sometimes some get it at another time, but all believers have the Spirit of God dwelling in them otherwise they … Continue reading

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When did God first appear on Earth?

Soon after arriving in Indonesia in the early 1980’s I remember when I first heard the Indonesian expression Roh Kudus meaning the Holy Spirit that I had the impression it gave me the feeling of a soft gentle loving God. The … Continue reading

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Revelation 5

The ‘book’ with 7 seals is introduced from the throne room of God. It is actually in the form of a manuscript, rolled up into a scroll, and sealed with 7 seals (v.1). The ‘book’ must be constructed is such a way that … Continue reading

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Revelation 4

The book of Revelation chapters 4 and 5 introduce us to the throne room of God with 24 elders, 4 strange four-faced beasts, and the Lord God who lives forever and ever. Verse 1 opens with the Lord God speaking. The “first voice…as … Continue reading

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What is the meaning of Repent?

John the Baptist and Jesus Christ opened their ministries on Earth calling for repentance (Matthew 4:17, Mark 1:15). Jesus, in His Revelation to John, called the church of Ephesus to repent. Revelations 2:5 Remember therefore from where you are fallen, and … Continue reading

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On faith of believers and apostates

Faith Defined, And Its Properties Described by John Calvin (abridged)1,2 1. A great part of the world, when they hear the word faith, conceive it to be nothing more than a common assent to the evangelical history. And even those, who … Continue reading

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By the water and the blood and the fire

What is Declared Concerning Christ Rendered to Us by the Secret Operation of the Spirit by John Calvin (abridged)1,2 1. What Christ has received from His Father is nothing to us, till we are united to Him. Though it is true … Continue reading

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Matthew 24 prophecy

In recent years I have read and studied the eschatological beliefs of the Reformers and of Sir Isaac Newton (1643 – 1727) as well as Henry Grattan Guinness (1835 – 1910). As a result I have changed my view of … Continue reading

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A Letter to a New Age mother

Dear Mum The [New Age related] news clipping you sent me claiming that we, humans, are all gods I believe is utterly deceptive and of Satan. Though, what the author states is not really anything new. It is very ancient. … Continue reading

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