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Ask the Pastor – 01/22/22

January 22, 2022 | ask the pastor, blasphemy, holy spirit, Israel, Jacob, joseph, unforgivable sin

Pastor Gary Combs responds to questions about this week’s One Year Bible readings. He discusses the meaning of the name “Israel,” the dream that Joseph had of his brothers and parents bowing to him and the Matthew reading about what some have called the unforgivable sin.

Depend on God’s Power

July 14, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 1:1-7 | evangelism, holy spirit

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Many of us go through life not experiencing spiritual power. In Paul’s letter to the Thessalonians, he reminded them how he had depended on God’s power to share the gospel with them, so they were enabled to respond by faith in Jesus. We can depend on God’s power to as we share the gospel, so that people are enabled to believe in Jesus.

How would it look to be part of a church-planting movement?

September 22, 2017 | church planting, church planting movement, CPM, holy spirit, movement

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” — Jesus Christ, Acts 1:8 (ESV) “My ambition has always been to preach the Good News where the name of Christ

Be Filled

November 8, 2015 | 1 John 4:11-18 | discipleship, holy spirit

Jesus promised that those who received Him would experience abundant life, full and overflowing. Are you experiencing this life today? Or do you ever feel empty and powerless? Do you dream of living a life of fulfillment, a life filled with passion and purpose? In the apostle John’s first letter, he told his hearers that they could abide in Christ by being continually filled with His Spirit. We can experience the abiding life of Christ within us by being continually filled with His Spirit.

Shaped for Significance

January 10, 2014 | church, Creation, Gary Combs, giftedness, God, holy spirit, jesus, service, SHAPE, shaped, significance, spiritual gifts, unique

“Oh yes, you shaped me first inside, then out; you formed me in my mother’s womb. I thank you, High God—you’re breathtaking! Body and soul, I am marvelously made! I worship in adoration—what a creation! You know me inside and out, you know every bone in my body; You know exactly how I was made,

About the Holy Spirit

October 9, 2011 | John 14-16 | holy spirit, theology

Pastor Gary Combs continues the “Faith Foundations” series with this message about the Holy Spirit. This message from John 14-16 gives three important teachings about the Holy Spirit.