Tag: Holy Spirit

  • New Heart, New Spirit, New Life

    New Heart, New Spirit, New Life

    “And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh” (Ezekiel 36:26).

  • Ascension, Visitation, Pentecost: A Pro-Life Perspective

    Ascension, Visitation, Pentecost: A Pro-Life Perspective

    This article is based on a homily I shared yesterday at my church’s monthly Liturgy for the Preborn outside Planned Parenthood in Hempstead, NY. Since the feasts of Ascension, Visitation, and Pentecost were occurring close together, it provided an opportunity to reflect on how these three events in the life of Christ and the Church can guide and inspire our pro-life witness.

  • The Spirit of Truth in the Life of the Believer

    The Spirit of Truth in the Life of the Believer

    The Holy Spirit will speak to us as a reflection of His nature. He is the Spirit of Truth (John 14:16–17; 16:13). This is who He is. His very essence is truth. God’s Word is true because the Spirit of Truth inspired it and illuminates it to us.

  • The Spirit of Truth and the Necessity of Scripture

    The Spirit of Truth and the Necessity of Scripture

    We cannot know God’s will without the Bible. We also cannot know it without the wisdom that the Holy Spirit gives. The two go hand in hand. We must rely on the Holy Spirit for wisdom, but He will use the Bible to impart wisdom to us, and He expects us to use the Bible to confirm whether He is the One Who is speaking to us.

  • Spiritual Warfare IV: The Belt of Truth

    Spiritual Warfare IV: The Belt of Truth

    The belt of truth holds the rest of the whole armor of God in place. It enables us to stand comfortably and advance unhindered. Jesus is the Truth.