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All articles & reviews tagged with holy-spirit

Review

August 2010
Reviews > Book

Illuminated Preaching: The Holy Spirit’s Vital Role in Unveiling His Word, the Bible

This is primarily a book for preachers, as the title suggests — and the subtitle is essential to understand the main title aright! The author bases his exposition of the illuminating work of the Holy Spirit on 2 Corinthians 4:1-6. This leads him to these four chapter headings — ‘Condemnation without illumination’; ‘Communication for…

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Article

December 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Have you been baptised in the Holy Spirit?

Much of the Christian church in the last half of the twentieth century has stressed the matter of the ‘baptism in the Holy Spirit’. Some of the fastest-growing churches worldwide put great stress on the necessity of being baptised in the Spirit. This ‘baptism’ is often described as something that occurs after conversion and…

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Article

October 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Have you been baptised in the Holy Spirit?

Much of the Christian church in the last half of the twentieth century has stressed the matter of the 'baptism in the Holy Spirit'. Some of the fastest-growing churches worldwide put great stress on the necessity of being baptised in the Spirit. This 'baptism' is often described as something that occurs after conversion and…

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Historical

October 1999
Articles > Historical

Evangelical Spirituality Nourished in Prayer

Classical Evangelical spirituality holds that every aspect of the believer's spiritual life comes from the work of the Holy Spirit. This persuasion is ultimately rooted in Scripture. Historically speaking, however, the conviction has come down to Evangelicals via the continental Reformers of the sixteenth century, and from John Calvin (1506-1564) in particular. Calvin had…

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Historical

May 1998
Articles > Historical

Defenders of the faith – Basil of Caesarea and the deity of the Holy Spirit

While the first book devoted to the subject of baptism was written by the North African theologian, Tertullian, at the end of the second century AD, it was not until the middle of the ninth century that a book on the Lord’s Supper appeared. Similarly, while there were a number of books on the…

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Article

April 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Indispensable signs of the Spirit

A friend phoned from England to ask if I knew where his vicar could stay in Toronto while he experienced the 'Toronto Blessing' at the Airport Vineyard. The interest in what is happening here is extraordinary. But instead of urging you to come to Toronto, let me suggest we return to Pentecost where we…

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