What is the gift of the Holy Spirit?

The Holy Spirit is the invisible power and influence of God. His Spirit is called the “holy Spirit of God” in Ephesians 4:30. Other names used for God’s power include “the Spirit of Holiness” and “the Spirit of the Father”. Three of the many [...]

What is Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit?

Blasphemy in old Jewish law is to revile or curse God, or the king, who was God’s representative.  It means intentional indignity offered to God or sacred things.  The term can be applied to such sins as cursing God or willfully degrading things relating [...]

Explain 1John 5:6,7

In the King James Version of the Bible these verses read, 6"This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood.  And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is [...]

What does it mean to grieve the Holy Spirit?

Ephesians 4:30 says, “And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.”  This scripture is surrounded by admonitions by Paul on how we should and shouldn’t act as Christians and members of the body [...]