Holy Spirit

The Leading of the Spirit, the Secret Token of the Sons of God

Jan 01

The Leading of the Spirit, the Secret Token of the Sons of God   “As many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.”—Romans viii. 14.   CHILDREN are expected to bear some likeness to their parent. Children of God, born of the grandest of all parents, regenerated by the almighty energy of …

Romans:8:14

The Holy Spirit Compared to the Wind

Jan 01

The Holy Spirit Compared to the Wind   “The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the spirit.” — John 3:8.   AT the present moment, I am not able to enter fully into the subject …

John:3:8

Filling with the Spirit, and Drunkenness with Wine

May 26

Filling with the Spirit, and Drunkenness with Wine   “And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit.”— Ephesians v. 18.   WHILE I was reading to you just now, in the fourth and fifth chapters of Paul’s letter to the Ephesian believers, I could not help feeling that you could little understand …

Ephesians:5:18

Intimate Knowledge of the Holy Spirit

Mar 10

Intimate Knowledge of the Holy Spirit   “The Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for ho dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.” — John xiv. 17.     THE part of the text on which we shall meditate is this:— “The Spirit of …

John:14:17

The Holy Spirit’s Chief Office

Jul 26

The Holy Spirit’s Chief Office   “He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you. All things that the Father hath are mine: therefore said I, that he shall take of mine, and shall shew it unto you.” — John xvi. 14, 15.   IT is the chief office of the Holy …

John:16:14-15

The Spirit and the Wind

Feb 02

The Spirit and the Wind   “The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.”— John iii. 8.   OUR Saviour’s words are infinite. Some men use a great deal of language to convey a …

John:3:8

The Holy Spirit’s Threefold Conviction of Men

Feb 25

The Holy Spirit's Threefold Conviction of Men   “And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: of sin, because they believe not on me; of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye see me no more; of judgment, because the prince of this world is …

John:16:8-11

The Indwelling and Outflowing of the Holy Spirit

May 28

The Indwelling and Outflowing of the Holy Spirit    “He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. (But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not …

John:7:38

The Holy Spirit’s Intercession

Apr 11

The Holy Spirit's Intercession   “Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: hut the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for …

Romans:8:26-27

The True Position of the Witness Within

Aug 11

The True Position of the Witness Within   “He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself.”— 1 John v. 10.   SOME time ago I tried to set forth the manner of the witness and sealing of the Spirit, and I have no doubt that the subject will still remain upon the memory of …

1 John:5:10