All posts in " Holy Spirit "
Share

    Surrender your will to Jesus

    By Dave Henning / August 27, 2017

    “If a crisis has come to you on any front, then let me encourage you to surrender your will to Jesus absolutely and irrevocably.”- Os Hillman “For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.”- Philippians 1:21 (ESV) Os Hillman concludes Chapter 8 of The Joseph Calling as he explains why a […]

    Share

      A God-implanted desire in us

      By Dave Henning / June 22, 2017

      “God’s plan is that every time we experience an authentic desire — a God-implanted desire in us — we come to understand more deeply what a good God he is.  We learn how God has wired us and what he wants us to do.”- John Ortberg “Every good and perfect gift comes from above, from […]

      Share

        In the flow of the Spirit – sin looks bad

        By Dave Henning / June 13, 2017

        “When I am in the flow of the Spirit, sin looks bad and God looks good.  When I experience gratitude, contentment, and satisfaction deep in my soul, there is a good chance it is the Spirit flowing within.”- John Ortberg “Do not quench the Spirit.”- 1 Thessalonians 5:19 (ESV) As John Ortberg concludes Chapter 3 […]

        Share

          Battle between a flourishing self and a languishing self

          By Dave Henning / June 7, 2017

          “Inside your soul there is a battle between a flourishing self — the person you were created to be — and a languishing self.”- John Ortberg As John Ortberg concludes Chapter 1 of The Me I Want to Be, he notes it’s humbling you can’t be anything you want.  In humility, accept yourself as God’s […]

          Share

            Holiness: The Heart God Purifies

            By Dave Henning / February 17, 2017

            Holiness: The Heart God Purifies (Moody Publishers, 2004) Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth published Holiness: The Heart God Purifies in 2004.  The author rightly states that holiness and sin both matter to God.  As a result, the message of repentance and holiness needs to transform the way we think and live.  Thus, Nancy’s goal in writing this book focuses on […]

            Share

              Holiness and sin both matter

              By Dave Henning / February 1, 2017

              “Holiness and sin both matter — more than we can imagine.  They matter to God, and the more we comprehend their true nature, the more they will matter to us.”- Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth “Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless […]

              Share

                The size of your dream

                By Dave Henning / September 30, 2016

                “The size of your dream may be the most accurate measure of the size of your God.”- Mark Batterson “Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory . . .”- Ephesians 3:20-21 As […]

                Share

                  Year-round resident

                  By Dave Henning / September 14, 2016

                  “The Holy Spirit is a year-round resident in the hearts of his children.  As God’s story becomes our story, his power becomes our power.”- Max Lucado In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit.”- Ephesians 1:13 Max […]

                  Share

                    Welcome to the vest system

                    By Dave Henning / September 13, 2016

                    “Welcome to the vest system. Hard to hide it.  Harder still to discard it.  But we work at doing so.  Emphasis on the word work.”- Max Lucado “As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removes our transgressions from us.”- Psalm 103:12 In Chapter 5  of More to Your Story, […]

                    Share

                      Stand ready to forgive

                      By Dave Henning / July 21, 2016

                      “Christians with the aid of the Holy Spirit must always stand ready to forgive, willing and desirous of forgiving, extending forgiveness . . .”- Dr. Gary Chapman “He [Christ] did not retaliate when he was insulted, nor threaten revenge when he suffered.  He left his case in the hands of God, who always judges fairly.”- […]

                      Share

                        Event horizon

                        By Dave Henning / July 3, 2016

                        “In the realm of general relativity, an event horizon is the point of no return.  It’s the point at which gravitational pull becomes so great that it’s impossible to escape.”- Mark Batterson In Chapter 28 “The Event Horizon”) of If, Mark Batterson states the most obvious example of an event horizon is a black hole.  […]

                        Share

                          How you see God

                          By Dave Henning / July 2, 2016

                          “How you see God will dictate how you see yourself, see your future, see your life.  It’s your trademark, your watermark.”- Mark Batterson Chapters 27-30 comprise The Fourth (and final) If– No Ifs, Ands or Buts About It.  In the brief introduction, Mark Batterson writes that many God-ordained opportunities come disguised as problems.  Seek God […]

                          Page 2 of 4
                          >