Ruah

Today we launch a new series on the Old Testament called, “The Midweek Edition.” Today we learn more about the “Ruah”—the Spirit of God—and we look at the places He’s seen creating in the Bible, staring with Genesis 1:2. You can learn a bit more on this topic in an excerpt from my book, The…

Word Studies in Genesis 1:1-2

Trying out some new video software to give us a deeper look into Genesis 1:1-2 and show how the the Holy Spirit takes part in creation all throughout the Bible from beginning to end.

Don’t Do Ministry Without the Holy Spirit

Jesus needs us to understand our identity. We are temples of God’s presence, infused with the Holy Spirit to enter God’s sacred presence and do ministry in His power. And so, if we as a royal priesthood are going to do His ministry, then we need to access His presence inside of us so that…

Jesus Was Empowered by the Holy Spirit

Many of us have made Jesus so inhuman that he becomes, as Paul Wallace says, a lot like Superman: he’s an alien, an immigrant from an unearthly realm sent to us—yes, by his father—from the heavens. He looks like one of us but is not really one of us. Like Clark Kent, his humble exterior…

Fully God, Fully Man

It is a common statement that “Jesus was fully God and fully man,” but it seems people rarely address how that works out. How can Jesus be fully God and fully man? If we take a close look, we see that the Bible actually explains this conundrum a little more fully than we thought at…