SPIRITUAL ANTICLIMAXES

Download article as PDF Introduction An anticlimax is a reversal of direction, thought, or status from the superior to the inferior or from the sublime to the ridiculous. In our days of modern, well-equipped, and technologically advanced automobiles, the suggestion that we return to traveling…

JESUS’ “I AM” STATEMENTS IN JOHN

Download article as PDF Introduction The study of figures of speech employed by the inspired writers is engrossing, fascinating, and rewarding to the serious student. Figurative language enriches the meaning of various concepts beyond that which literal terminology is sometimes able to do. One of…

WHAT IS “THE GIFT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT”?

Download article as PDF Good, able, scholarly, sincere brethren through the years have held—and many presently hold—that the Holy Spirit “dwells” in the Christian only figuratively; that is, He does not actually and personally dwell in us, but only “representatively.” Most who thus believe hold…

HOW DOES THE HOLY SPIRIT CONVICT TODAY?

Download article as PDF               “That which hath been is that which shall be; and that which hath been done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.” So read the words of Solomon in Ecclesiastes 1:9….