Can I be filled with the Spirit when I have a sinful past?

Question: Hi, good morning, I was looking for a particular topic online when I came across your page where you were giving advice about fornication, etc. However, I’m 21 years old, baptized at 11 years old, changed churches, and I’m now at my present church for several years now; anyways, I’ve been engaging in sexual…

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How can I get closer to God and be filled with the Spirit?

Question: Hi, I was looking for a particular topic online when I came across your page where you gave advice about fornication and other matters. I’m 21 years old. I was baptized when I was 11 years old. Since then, I changed churches, and I’ve been at my present church for over five years. I’ve…

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What is blasphemy against the Holy Spirit?

Question: I was wondering what exactly is blasphemy against the Holy Spirit? Could you please help me with this? Answer: What Is Blasphemy? Blasphemy is a transliteration of a Greek word: blasphemia. Literally, it combines the Greek words for hurt and speech. It means to speak evil of someone or to slander another person. It contains…

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Isn’t the Spirit supposed to comfort me?

Question: I’m 26 but my body already seems to be falling apart. I can barely get out of bed these days. If the cause of this is heart problems or cancer or something, can I just resist treatment so I can go home and be with Jesus? I’m so depressed. I can’t be a good…

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Were the apostles filled with the Spirit twice?

Question: In Acts 4:1-31, it talks about Peter and John facing persecution, being arrested, and being released. After they are released they returned to their companions and told them about what had happened. They then prayed, and in Acts 4:31, it says they were filled with the Holy Spirit. Does this mean the apostles (depending…

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Sins Against the Holy Spirit

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: John 16:7-14   I.         The work of the Holy Spirit is to reveal the teachings of God to mankind             A.        It is not a work that is directly observed. Like the wind you see the effect of the Spirit’s work in people’s lives – John 3:8             B.        Jesus told his disciples that he…

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Sins Against the Holy Spirit

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: John 16:7-14   I.         The work of the Holy Spirit is to reveal the teachings of God to mankind             A.        It is not a work that is directly observed. Like the wind you see the effect of the Spirit’s work in people’s lives – John 3:8             B.        Jesus told his disciples that he…

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Does Inspiration Change a Man?

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Samuel 6:1-12   I.         A common teaching among the denominations is that a person cannot come to know God unless the Spirit of God enters in to change his outlook.             A.        It comes from a basic belief that man is born corrupt from the sin of Adam. He needs God to…

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