The Manifestations of the Spirit in the Scripture

Falling under the influence of the Spirit: This is often referred to as being “slain in the Spirit,” or resting in the Spirit, or being overcome in the Spirit. This is the most common manifestation. People feel lightness, often with a sense of joy. Some just lie down to receive more from God, such as [...]

The Manifestations of the Spirit in Church History

HISTORICAL PRECEDENTS There is a historical precedent for the manifestations of the Spirit. Throughout church history unusual manifestations caused by the Spirit’s presence have been documented in virtually every part of the Body of Christ. Christians from every tradition have written extensively about manifestations for centuries. There are thousands of testimonies that substantiate this as [...]

Evolution’s First Male and the Bible

By Robin Calamaio Introduction It is a scientific fact there are males in many species. I … even happen to be one. So, how did evolution produce … the first male? This is not a small question. Evolution had to cross several very substantive bridges before it got to me – or you …

Did Jesus rise from the dead?

By Robert Kiser This is a good question; although some would ask what difference does it make? Well it is one thing that separates Jesus from all other religious leaders. As a matter of fact the Apostle Paul said that if Jesus did not rise from the dead then Christianity was a fraud and we [...]

That Christ Would Use Us

By Patrick Roberts God is determined to accomplish His otherworldly goals. He has always and will always prevail over mankind’s mortal restraints. For us who follow Christ, this means that His unshakable holiness (set-apartness) is our most fundamental, daily source of hope as we continue to live in this sinful world. God must be independent [...]

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