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
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…
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.
Merely Human?—1 Corinthians 3:1–4
Divisiveness and conflict are signs of spiritual immaturity. God calls us to live as children of God, not to act like we are “merely human.”
Setting Your Mind Where It Belongs—Romans 8:5–6
Romans 8 contrasts two lives: The life “according to the Spirit” (the life of a true follower of Jesus) and the life “according to the flesh” (the life of one who does not have a real relationship with Him). It is interesting to place these two lives side-by-side.