The Holy Spirit
Topics like gifts of the Spirit, speaking in tongues, and the five-fold ministry are covered here by Ministrymaker’s pastors, teachers, and contributors.
“You never have to advertise a fire. Likewise, when your church is on fire you will not have to advertise it, the community will already know it.” – Leonard Ravenhill
- Does the Holy Spirit Ever Leave Us?
Is there a point in which God’s Spirit ceases to deal with man? Does the Holy Spirit ever stop working in our life and leave us to our own devices?
- How to Prepare for a Move of God
There are a few things that must happen if you want God to bring real power and blessing to your church.
- How to Receive the Baptism of the Holy Spirit
Is the Baptism of the Holy Spirit for believers today? Is speaking in tongues the initial evidence of the Spirit’s baptism? Can believers receive this experience today?
- Led by the Holy Spirit
Being led by the Holy Spirit is a major characteristic of the believer and a integral part of Christian living. The Holy Spirit teaches guides us according to God’s plan and purpose.
- Questions About Speaking in Tongues
Questions and answers regarding speaking in tongues and being baptized (filled) with the Holy Spirit.
- The Fivefold Ministry of the Holy Spirit
There are two extremes regarding the ministry of the Holy Spirit. One over emphasizes manifestations, while the other denies their existence.
- Tongues Series: A Sign
Tongues are a sign to the unbeliever. They have a way of getting the unbeliever’s attention so they can hear the gospel. It’s also the initial sign of the Baptism of the Holy Spirit.
- Tongues Series: Desire Spiritual Gifts
Paul urges Spirit-filled people to desire, covet, seek after spiritual gifts. Let’s seek God for power from on high that the gifts might be manifest in His church.
- Tongues Series: Edifies the Church
We edify ourselves as we pray and sing in the Spirit and tongues and interpretation edifies the Church. This is why in the ministry of tongues is so needed.
- Tongues Series: Members of One Body
As you consider carefully the gifts of the Spirit, you will discover an increasing hunger in your heart for more of God and His fullness in your life.
- Tongues Series: My Spirit Prayeth
When we pray in tongues it’s our human spirit that is praying – it’s not the Holy Spirit, but us. Our spirit moved upon by the Holy Spirit prays.
- Tongues Series: Paul’s Desire for Us
The ministry of tongues was Paul’s desire for every believer. If it was Paul’s desire, we must conclude it is God’s desire for the believer.
- Tongues Series: Power From on High
The last admonition Jesus gave His disciples was to wait for an enduement of power from on high. God-given POWER! Heaven sent POWER! Holy Ghost POWER!
- Tongues Series: Self Edification
The ministry of tongues is for self edification. When we pray and speak with other tongues we are building up and strengthening our inner man.
- Tongues Series: Speaketh Mysteries
When a believer speaks in tongues, he is actually speaking mysteries to God. He is speaking, NOT TO MEN, but to God (1 Corinthians 14:2).
- Tongues Series: Speaketh Unto God
When speaking in tongues we’re speaking directly to God. You can’t imagine the communion the ministry of tongues affords the believer until you’ve experienced it.
- Tongues Series: Thou Givest Thanks Well
Scriptures teach when one speaks with tongues he is giving thanks to God ( 1 Corinthians 14:17). This was to encourage it’s usage – not to destroy it.