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How the Holy Spirit Helps in Our Weakness: A Reflection on John 14:15–17

“You need help.” These words can elicit a strong reaction. They are easier to hear in the form of a question: “Do you need help?”

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What You Need to Understand about the Unpardonable Sin

In Matthew 12:22–31, after Jesus had just cast a demon out of a man, the Pharisees accuse him of using the power of Satan to do so. In response, Jesus first points out that this is not only illogical, for what kingdom divides against itself (v. 26), but that his signs, done in the power of God’s Spirit, actually reveal that God’s kingdom has entered into their reality and is standing before them (v. 28).

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Did Old Testament Believers Fight Sin without the Help of the Holy Spirit?

Episode 461 |  Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about the genealogy of Jesus, the person of the Holy Spirit, the work of the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament, and the eternal destiny of people who lie to the Holy Spirit.

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Do Prophets and Apostles Exist in the Church Today?

Episode 403 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer questions about stewardship of creation and being concerned about things like pollution and the possibility of climate change, witnessing to family members who are Jehovah Witness's, Prophets and Apostles in the Church today, finding a good church, and Jesus' parables.

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Understanding the Gift of Tongues

Episode 373 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer questions about praying in the Spirit, whether it's okay to cancel worship to do good works in the community, a tricky passage in Isaiah about foreigners, a pastor's salary, and forgiving people ho repeatedly sin against you.

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Advice to Those Hesitant to Pray for the Holy Spirit’s Presence

In Ephesians 5:18–21, Paul encouraged the church to avoid being drunk with wine and instead seek the filling of the Spirit. When the Holy Spirit fell upon the Christians at Pentecost...

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How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit

How can you be filled with the Holy Spirit?​

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3 Ways the Holy Spirit Works in the World

What does the Holy Spirit do? Here are three things Christians often miss when it comes to the work of the Holy Spirit. 

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Should We Worship and Pray to the Holy Spirit?

The names Father and Son are familiar and ordinary however Holy Spirit conjures up something mystical, something outside of and beyond our ordinary experience.​

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The Work of the Spirit that Anticipates the Future

Nevertheless, I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you. (John 16:7) “It is to your advantage that I go away.” What a strange thing to say. […]