Tuesday, October 27, 2020

The Life In The Holy Spirit – Princewill Ireoba

As Christians, we understand that salvation is not a matter of earning God's favour by our own effort. Rather it is transferring our trust from what we can do to what Jesus Christ has already done. But, the Bible which says that we are not saved by good works, also says that we are...

Sins Against The Holy Spirit – By Princewill Ireoba

All sins are serious, and, in general sense, against the Holy Spirit as every sin is against God who is in three persons which include the Holy Spirit. But there are 6 acts that are specially regarded as sins against the Holy Spirit, namely, Lying to, or Testing the Holy Spirit (Acts 5:3, 9);...

The Symbols Of The Holy Spirit

A symbol is a material emblem portraying and unfolding a spiritual reality. The Holy Spirit is presented with some symbols in the Bible, which depict a reality of truth about the Holy Spirit and throw light on both his nature and mission. The symbols of the Holy Spirit are: Dove, Fire, Oil, Wind and...

The Titles Of The Holy Spirit – By Princewill Ireoba

Names are given for identification, description and explanation of the bearer. Thus, what the Holy Spirit is in his Divine Person and ineffable character is made known unto us by means of the many names and varied titles which are ascribed to Him in the Bible. Some of these are peculiar to him and...

The Leading Of The Holy Spirit – Princewill Ireoba

Introduction One of the numerous and wonderful workings and effects of the Holy Spirit, as discussed last week, is his guidance or leading. There are four passages in the Bible which mention it in the New Testament. First, John 16:13-15, where Jesus stated that the Holy Spirit who was to come was to guide or...

The Works of The Holy Spirit – Venerable Ireoba

From the very beginning, the Holy Spirit has been at work. Generally, His work (as the Omnipotent, Omnipresent and Omniscient God) covers everything and every realm of existence. He was involved in the Creation (Psalm 104:30; Job 33:4). His activities extend to the revelation of Divine will and plan of redemption for mankind, as...

The Fruit of The Holy Spirit – By Ireoba

The Greek word karpos (καρπός), which is translated “fruit”, usually in the sense of edible fruits, can also mean offspring, deed, action, result, or profit. Fruit, as use of the Holy Spirit in the Bible (Gal. 5:22-23), means deed, action, or result. Thus, the fruit of the Holy Spirit refers to the virtues or Christian...

Peace In A Troubled World – Bishop Oluyamo

If Peace, according to the Oxford Advanced Learners’ Dictionary can mean any of the following: • A period of time in a country or an area in which there is no war or crisis. • The state of being calm or quiet. • Living in friendship with another and without arguments then, Can Peace be achieved in...

The Gifts of The Holy Spirit

The gifts of the Holy Spirit are the special abilities, which the Holy Spirit “sovereignly” (just as He determines) gives to various believers ‘for the common good’ of the church. It is quite different from “the gift of the Holy Spirit” (Acts 2: 38), which, as discussed last week, is the Holy Spirit Himself...

“All Must Die” – Archbishop Efobi Told Sympathizers

By The Venerable Princewill Ireoba A retired Archbishop of the Niger Province, Bishop of Diocese of Aguata and Dean of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), the Most Rev. Christian Efobi has reminded the living that this life is transient and ephemeral. The Archbishop, who was speaking during the burial service of his late wife,...

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