The Salvation Story

God is eternal – He has no beginning and no end. He is the One true God, the Almighty and All-Knowing God. He is perfectly loving, compassionate, forgiving, patient and kind. God is merciful; He is also perfectly just. God has revealed Himself to us as Father, Son and Holy Spirit – three expressions of…

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Why Suffering?

By Frank and Wendy Parrish As you have read in the previous article about God’s Chastening, it may at times be necessary for God to discipline us – as a loving father chastens his children – so that we can have “the peaceable fruit of righteousness” (Heb 12:5-11). The Lord may even use difficult circumstances…

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Divine Chastening

By Judson Cornwall HOW OUR HEAVENLY FATHER CORRECTS AND INSTRUCTS US “My son, do not despise the chastening of the Lord, nor be discouraged when you are rebuked by Him; for whom the Lord loves He chastens, and scourges every son whom He receives. If you endure chastening, God deals with you as with sons;…

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Divine Strengthening

By Judson Cornwall “Your God has commanded your strength; strengthen, O God, what You have done for us” (Ps 68:28). God had led His people into the Promised Land. Israel had settled down, and was learning how to rule and govern herself among the nations. She was preparing to become a world power. King David, however,…

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The Anointing of the Holy Spirit

Part 1

Author’s Note – Important! Dear Fellow Church Leader: This issue of ACTS Magazine on “Anointing” is designed to be an in-depth, biblical study on this subject. It will require of you some serious thought, study and effort in order to gain a better understanding of this critical topic. It may require some extensive time to…

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The Anointing of the Holy Spirit

Part 2

(The following ACTS article is a continuation of “The Anointing of the Holy Spirit Part 1”) C. THE FUNCTION OF THE ANOINTING While studying the work and moving of the Holy Spirit, we must acknowledge that there are mysteries. There is an element of the sovereignty of God in the subject of anointing that goes…

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