Quenching the Spirit (Sabbath School 3-18-2017)

Quenching the Spirit (Sabbath School 3-18-2017)

“Are you saved?” was the question I received at a bus stop from a man who was handing out Bible tracts. It seemed like a matter that demanded so many prerequisites that it was at once bewildering and at the same time confrontational. It reminded of a problem in Corinth that Paul had to address. Imagine with me if you went to church and someone came

Reflections on The Holy Spirit, the Word, and Prayer (Sabbath School 3-11- 2017)

Reflections on The Holy Spirit, the Word, and Prayer (Sabbath School 3-11- 2017)

Problematic Prayers As I was reading about the Prosperity Gospel[1] and how the Christian message is being distorted into an individualistic, selfish mantra for personal gain and growth, it occurred to me that this happens because of a misunderstanding of the Person and purposes of the Spirit of God, the mishandling of the Word of God, and/or a pra