Tag: Holy Spirit

Why We Have the Holy Spirit (part 2)

{Click here to read part 1} The world forever changed at that great Day of Pentecost. From then on, every disciple of Christ would receive His very Spirit as a permanent and constant companion. From then on, every believer in Jesus Christ would have a guarantee within his very soul of a future with God […]

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Why We Have the Holy Spirit (part 1)

I just started reading Acts on this year’s journey through the Bible. After telling about Christ’s ascension, Luke writes about the apostles, and other devout disciples, gathering together in Jerusalem to wait “for the promise of the Father” (Acts 1:4) — i.e., the baptism of the Holy Spirit. And so they waited, and prayed, and waited […]

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