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Biblical Writings

Who Is The Holy Spirit?

There has been so much controversy and misunderstanding about the Holy Spirit that it seems important to learn what we can about Him.  Depending on which translation of the Scriptures you are using you will find different words used to describe Him.  He is sometimes called the “Comforter,” the “Holy Ghost,” the “Helper,” the “Spirit of truth,” the “Spirit of God,” and the “Holy Spirit.”  Yet all refer to a single being or person, not a “thing”. Jesus promised His apostles they would have help when He departed: “25 These things I have spoken to you while being present with you.  […]

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The True Tabernacle

As you study the Scriptures you find types and antitypes; statements and things in the Old Testament that point to the New Testament.  One of those things is the Tabernacle.  After Israel had come out of Egyptian slavery they came to Mt. Sinai.  There God gave them the law, and instructed Moses to build the Tabernacle, and to do so following a specific pattern:  “8  And let them make Me a sanctuary, that I may dwell among them. 9  According to all that I show you, that is, the pattern of the tabernacle and the pattern of all its furnishings, just so you shall make it” (Exodus 25:8-9). […]

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The Perfect Church

  Is one church as good as another? While walking in the mall one day and discussing spiritual things one of my walking companions said, “If I could find the perfect church, I’d join it.” When I asked him how he would go about identifying “the perfect church” he didn’t have an answer. How would you go about finding the perfect church? Do you really suppose that one church is the same as another? Jesus said, “And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades […]

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