The following is part one of a continued discussion on the Holy Spirit by Matt Dabbs:

“In the last post I mentioned the ire of the Jewish leaders that Jesus would heal a man on the Sabbath. There is a similar story in John 5 where Jesus heals the man by the pool called Bethesda.


We will continue this month with the series of articles about the Holy Spirit.  The following is by Matt Dabbs entitled, “Changing My View of the Holy Spirit – Blasphemy.”

“There is a series of stories in Mark 3 that was part of my change of heart and mind on the work of the Holy Spirit. Jesus heals a man on the Sabbath. The reaction of the Pharisees was not to recognize the prophesied work of the Spirit and the Messiah and praise God for it! No. Instead, the plotted to kill


This is part three of Mat Dabb’s article on the Holy Spirit and the Bible.  Matt has some thought provoking questions at the end of the article (which I have included).  The article states:

“The last verse in Romans 8 that taught me the Spirit is very much at work today was verse 26 where the Spirit intercedes for us when we don’t know what we


Part two of Matt Dabbs’ conversation of his changing view on the Holy Spirit:

“Here were some key verses for me changing my mind on the Spirit.

“Therefore, there is now no condemnation


As we look further at the Holy Spirit in the these bulletin articles, this one is part one of an open discussion on Matt Dabb’s view of the Holy Spirit (and how it changed over the years).  Dabbs writes:

“The more you study the Bible the more your views will change.


All this month we will be looking at some writings on the Holy Spirit. The following is an article by Jim Woodell, “Afraid of the Holy Spirit.”

“The Holy Spirit may be like slick okra – we are afraid to take in anything that we don’t have control over!  Even to the most intellectual and sharpest among us the Holy Spirit is a mystery. 


The following article is a part of a series about the Holy Spirit.  Some of these articles are pieces of more than one writing.  The following is from a brother in the Lord, Matt Dabbs:


“We have had an interesting relationship with the Spirit in Churches of Christ. In part this is one thing I love about our movement – there is no denominational hierarchy barking orders


What do you dream about?  No, I’m not talking about that weird type of dream where you are walking on top of Mt. Everest and run into Bozo the clown (rest in peace Bozo) while wearing


The following is part two of an article by Wes McAdams about love:

“Faith and Service without Love

As it pertains to this subject, 1 Corinthians 13 is one of the most profound passages in the New Testament. Paul wrote:

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge,


The following is part one of an article by Wes McAdams about love:

“The Greatest Commands

In Matthew 22:34-40, Jesus said the two greatest commandments were to:

  • Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.
  • Love your neighbor as yourself.

It is easy to see that “love” is the