Guest column: Pentecost Sunday–Remembering The Holy Spirit

Guest Post by Randy Miller   Today we celebrate the gift of the Father and the Son, and the birth of the Church – the coming of the precious Holy Spirit.  (Luke 24:49; John 14:26; Acts 1:4; Acts 2:1-13, 38; Gal 4:6).   The Holy Spirit seems to have become all but forgotten in today’s …

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The work of the Trinity in the life of Christ Part 1: The Birth

For the believer, the birth of Jesus is one of the most profound events in all of human history. To achieve this, all three persons of The Trinity worked in harmony to carry out this mission. The b… Source: The work of the Trinity in the life of Christ Part 1: The Birth

What is ‘the anointing?’

Last week, we talked a little bit about the word, 'anointing' and what it means. Here's a little more on that subject: The anointing: this is a phrase often used, but rarely explained. Have you ever heard someone say, “He’s anointed”, “she’s anointed” or “There’s an anointing on that person?” There’s usually an agreement. You …

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The work of the Trinity in the life of Jesus part 13: The Crucifixion

Although Jesus was the one who hung upon the cross and took the punishment for our sins, the work of atonement was a combined effort of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The gospels do not specifically mention the Father or Holy Spirit, other than Jesus’ cries to his Father on the cross (Abba). But …

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The Trinity in the life of Jesus part 12: The Trial

In the trial of Jesus, we can assume God the Father and God the Holy Spirit were silently alongside Jesus, giving him comfort and assurance during this difficult time. But what we may not have seen is that they were also active in the trial, making sure God’s only son was condemned to death. The …

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The work of the Trinity in the life of Jesus part 11: The Betrayal

If anyone were to betray Jesus, someone who was not a faithful follower would have been a more likely candidate, certainly not someone as close as one of his own disciples. When Jesus predicted his betrayal, it seemed like a surprise to all of his disciples; but it was surely no surprise to Jesus, even …

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