Category Archives: Spirit Filled Life

Jesus, Our Spirit-Filled Example

Learning the Epistles – Study 167 | from Pastor Dan Parton | Timberline Baptist Church | Originally presented January 19, 2011 | Acts 10:37-38 Introduction:  Hebrews 1:9 teaches us that “…God, hath anointed thee [Jesus] with the oil of gladness [Holy Spirit power] above thy [His] fellows.”  With that in mind, we also realize that the main reason for the filling of the Holy Spirit on the…

Formal Process or Forward Progress

This has been a week of great adversity for many in our Nations ministry. The calls and falls have been more than normal. The decisions by many students have been dangerous and sometimes destructive. I am reminded of principle number nine which reminds us that after we fall our consequences are inevitable, incalculable and up…

Annointing of the Holy Spirit

It is no secret that the New Testament Church had great power from God that resulted in turning the wrong side up world upside down which made it right side up. Every church since that day was to do the same thing–preach the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ, cast out devils and heal the…

Humble Yourself

General Wainwright was captured by the Japanese during World War II. He, along with scores of Americans and Allies, were put in prison camps. When Japan surrendered at the close of the war, the news was forwarded to the Japanese commandant where the general was held prisoner. The commandant, however, did not inform the prisoners,…

Four Stages of the Christian Life

First Stage – Infancy I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name’s sake. I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write unto you, little children, because…