Bible Study – The Infilling of the Holy Spirit

Scripture Reading:

And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost…. —Acts 2:1-4a

Summary:

Jesus died to save people from their sins and to provide for a personal experience of the infilling of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit equips the believer to live a holy life through divine power, leadership, and comfort. Read more

Bible Study: The Power of Influence

Scripture Reading:

A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump. —Galatians 5:9

Summary:

The enemy is using many subtle influences in the world to draw people away from holiness. God’s people must beware of where and how the devil is working and eradicate ungodly influences from their lives and replace them with that which is good and holy.

Definition:

Influence —The power or capacity to change or affect the character, development, or behavior of someone or something in indirect or intangible ways; to sway. Read more

Bible Study – The Church of God

Scripture Reading:

…And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved. Acts 2:47

Summary:

The church is a divine institution founded by Christ, led by the Spirit, and the Word of God is the rule of faith. The Biblical church —The Church of God, is composed of all believers who are saved from their sins.

Definition:

The word ‘church’ comes from the Greek word ‘ekklesia’ which means ‘congregation‘ or ‘called out.’Read more

Bible Study – Eschatology-Bible Doctrines Concerning the End Time

Scripture Reading:

James 5:8 Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.

Summary:

Jesus Christ will return a second time to this earth where there will be a universal resurrection of the dead and all people will be ushered to the judgment seat of God. This earth will be destroyed and the righteous will live forever in heaven and the unrighteous in hell.Read more

Bible Study – The Kingdom of God

Scripture Reading:

Luke 1:31-33 And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS. He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David: And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end.

Summary:

The Kingdom of God is not an earthly kingdom that will be established in the future but is a spiritual kingdom that is founded in our hearts through Jesus Christ. Read more