Search ResultsA Blessing in the Ashes Ash Wednesday is the subject of a collection including a painting, reflection, poem, and other resources. The author writes about the grief of burying her husband and the power of ashes and dust in God's hands....
Come, Holy Spirit, Our Souls InspirePD
Of All the Spirit's Gifts to MePD
See more hymns... The Spirit with Us Reginald Fuller offers commentary on several passages traditionally associated with Pentecost. Fuller observes that the gift of the Spirit at Pentecost is the outcome of Christ’s redemptive work at Easter. The Holy Spirit's Gift of Love This reflection on Pentecost (Acts 2:1-13) by John van de Laar explains how the gift of the Spirit is what enables Christians to live out God's love. Praying for More of the Spirit's Blessings Mark Roberts considers the usage of "spirit" in Ephesians 1:17. As Christians we have already received the gift of the Holy Spirit, but we are encouraged to pray for "more of the Spirit's presence and power." Corporate Prayers for the Presence of the Spirit Joe Milner offers inspiration for corporate prayers that invoke the diverse gifts of the Holy Spirit. Affirmation of Faith: Gifts of the Spirit This is an affirmation of faith statement on the theme of gifts of the spirit from Our World Belongs to God: A Contemporary Testimony. The abiding presence of the Spirit In both Acts 2 and Galatians 4, the coming of the Spirit knits the human community back together and brings humanity back into a relationship of love and familial commitment with God. Friendship with the Holy Spirit "The marvel of God making us friends is given practical counters through the gifts of the Spirit which are interpersonal dispositions that allow us to relate to God." An article on friendship with the Holy Spirit. Born of the Spirit Steven Reilly's devotional meditates on Jesus' teaching about "being born of the Spirit," John 3:7-15, encouraging us to increase our knowledge and living out of spiritual realities of the faith as the Holy Spirit's witnesses.