The Holy Spirit F.A.Q.

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When is the Holy Spirit first mentioned in the Bible?
When will Jesus come back?
When we are baptized in the Holy Spirit, we are called to use and perform Jesus gifts of the holy spirit because it is not ours, it is Jesus. Can these gifts be taken away if we do not use these gifts of the holy spirit?
I am a teacher and I would like some help on how to explain The Holy Spirit to a group of 14-15 year olds. I have read many articles on this topic but have not come up with an explanation that my students will understand. Can you please help?
What did Jesus say about the tithe today?
Can you give me an example of how to present the gift of the spirit "joy" predominately to youth and young adults for a service?
Where in the Bible does it talk about Lucifer as a fallen angel?
Where does it say, do nothing from selfish ambition?
What is the difference between a tithe and an offering?
What is the difference between repentance and remorse?
Where in the Old Testament can I find the passage where God told Moses to stand on a rock where the people can see him?
Is there a difference between the anointing within the believer and the anointing upon which comes upon for specific time and purpose?
What divine attributes of the Holy Spirit are shown in Matthew 12:31-32, Romans 15:30, and Ephesians 4:30?
Do our loved pets go to Heaven?
Does little faith cause us to become sick and ill? Or is this because we are sinners and the punishment for sin is suffering and death?
Where is scripture reference for "Jesus said I will go down" and the statement that "He was the only one worthy"?
Who is the man that fell at Peter's feet to worship but was instructed not to do so?
In the book of Revelation, it sounds like the 144,000 that were sealed is the total number that will be saved. Tell me I'm wrong, please.
I am researching to teach my bible study. I am teaching on the topic of "How Can I believe in a God that I can't see?" Any suggestions?
I have been studying God's love for us and I just wanted to know if you had any material that could fully help me grasp onto the love that God has for me.
I'm trying to find where in the bible it mentions what Christians are taught about Satan/Lucifer thinking he was equal with God and where in Scripture it describes his casting out of heaven and taking the angels with him.
Did Judas have a choice about what he did to Jesus, or was he to be the one to fullfill the scriptures? Why did satan enter him?
What does God say about dating when you are a Christian?
Does it list in revelations that one of the end time signs will be a loaf of bread costing $20?
When you pray, how do you know what we are praying in tongues?
I pray and talk in tongues but still I can't understand why I am not healed from my sickness.
Pastor Brad, do you know the names of the four animals listed in the Bible pertaining to the equation of world Domination.
how many writers wrote the bible
how many days did noah stay in the ark
What is your interpretation of the phrase in Revelations(?) that states..."The dead in Christ shall rise first?
In Revelations, the book tells about 7 headed dragons and beasts, horse men, etc. Are those real monsters like an actual science fiction movie come to life? What were the 7 plagues of judgement that was in the scrolls?
Who Are You? What is Your Background and Doctrine?
I would like to purchase more credits. How do I do this?
To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. Does this mean whether a person is saved or not, or commits murder, etc. that they are still in Heaven since judgement hasn't happened. Are they with the Lord?
What are the seven signs that our world is coming to an end?
Explain the Baptism in the Holy Spirit, what it is and is not, and what about praying in tongues? Is this for today? Is it the initial sign of receiving? What do I need to do to receive?
1. Is there a headless horseman mentioned in the Bible, maybe in Revelations?
2. Where is information of the rapture in the Bible?
What does the Bible say about homosexuality?
The Seven Deadly Sins, where are they found in the Bible?
I need to know what the Bible says about cremation and where to find scripture regarding this issue.
What is the difference between "soul" and "spirit"? Are they the same thing? Are the terms used interchangeably or is there a difference? Do animals have a soul? Thank you.
Please help me to understand the difference between systematic theology and philosophical theology.
Why did lucifer rebelled against God? If God expelled lucifer, why did God still give power to satan ~ the power to deceive etc?
How does the caveman and Cro Magnon man fit into the creation? They aren't in the timeline of the Bible.
What is the difference biblically speaking of these three words: Sin,Transgression, Debt. They appear in Mathew 6:12 and 6:14 and since they are in separate verses, do they have different meanings?
What was the name of the fish that Jesus fed the 5000?
Did Judas leave the Passover Feast before or after drinking of the cup of the new testament? From the book of John it looks like he left immediatley after eating of the bread and did not drink of the cup.
Who was the Biblical king of Judea?
Why did Isaiah have "I am the Lord's" tatooed on his hand?
What does it mean that the Spirit gives birth to the Spirit, in John 3:6?
In 1 Samuel, what word means "the glory is departed from Israel"?
Many people have asked me are they supposed to go to church. I want to know do you have to go to church or can you just stay at home and read your bible and pray to God.
I would like to know the meaning of the word Emmaus.
Where in the Bible can you find how to receive blessings from God and what you have to do to receive them?
I would like to know the Bible references to the earthquakes in The Old Testament.
Is the word "nativity" mentioned in the Bible, and if so where?
In the begining when Cain kills Abel, then runs off and weds a wife. Where does the wife come from? There were only Adam, Eve, Cain and Abel...there was not mention of a woman other than Eve.
Why were Moses and Elijah the chosen ones at the transfiguration?
What would the cost of the three gifts that was given to Jesus cost in Matthew 2:11?
I am searching for the scripture passage that says something like this: If a man attacks a woman who is pregnant and the child in her womb dies, he should be put to death for murder, or he is guilty of murder.
Where in the bible does jesus say we will BURN in hell, and does he?
Where in the Bible does it say "You should not keep secrets. Your answer should be yes or no."
Why do some people fall or shake and others don't? Does it mean that when you don't have these signs, you have not received the Holy Spirit?
Does it somewhere in the Bible about dating or marrying a person that is not the same race as the person looking?
Why was Saul's name changed to Paul?
Who was Micha's father and what did the fathers name mean?
Where and what does the bible talk about grey hair?
Does the Bible say that children are supposed to take care of their parents when they get old?
Can you tell me exactly why the scripture Luke 23:17 was omitted from the NIV bible. It seems to me as if it would be important to know that Pilate was oblgated by Roman law to release one person who the Jews wanted released on this day.
Is suicide listed in the Bible anywhere? If a young emotionally confused person commits suicide will they go to hell? Is this anywhere in the Bible?
I have been told that the Catholic church uses the King James version of the Bible, but also has another book that has chapters that were supposed to have been taken out of the "original" King James version. Is this true?
Are material things included in Gods promise of blessings and abundance? Many of my Christian brothers and sisters believe that their material prosperity is from God. They believe he has blessed them with abundance and it is proof of their salvation.
What does it mean when God says that we are the apple of His eye?
Does God know each star by name, and do the stars implode, explode, die or go away? I know according to science stars die, some say that Isaiah 40:26 says different. Can you help me understand this?
What does the bible say about body piercing or anything similiar?
I am wanting to know how Matthew 21:12 when Jesus came into the temple he fought, healed, and cleansed the temple, how does that affect our temple when Jesus comes in.
Is it okay to pray that God will let your love one die?
Can you please shed some light on Genesis 6:3 where the Lord said "My Spirit shall not forever dwell and strive with man"?
Who named the Bible "The Bible"?
Can you help me interpret Malachi 3:10?
Must one receive the Baptism of the Holy Spirit to be used in the Gifts of the Holy Spirit?
What scripture in the Bible says you must be a member of a church? What scripture in the Bible says you must give 10% of your income to the church?
Who ate a book and got indigestion?
How do you overcome besetting sin?
What does the Word say about Capital Punishement?
Are we punished for sins of our fathers and are there generational curses and can they be broken?
I was taught that souls go straight to heaven or hell, but I feel that the souls of my loved ones are still around me. Could it be that souls stay on earth until that final judgment?
Why did Jesus say, my God my God, why have you forsaken me?
I don't beleive in purgatory, but I am unclear on what the meaning of fire is some scripture. for example in 1 corinthians 3:10-15
In Daniel Chapter 3 and Chapter 4, did Nebuchadnezzar truly recognize the one true God?
Does the devil know now that he will lose and will be thrown into the lake of fire or does he think he will win over God?
In Acts 16:6 it says that the Holy Spirit has his own will and makes his own decisions. How is that?
I haven't spent much time at all with the lord because of laziness or being too busy. My question is does the Lord still have a plan in my life and am I delaying his time when he wants to use me for his purpose?
Is there anywhere in the Bible that says its OK for a man to have more then one wife? There was a man with 2 wives on the morning show and he said it was ok because it was in the Bible.
Can you please tell me what biblical canonisation is?
Can you give me references on the responsibilities of parents?
Do you have information on Dorcus?
Where do you find the scripture pertaining to stirring up strife among the brethren?
Is it true that if you divorce your first husband that you are not to remarry him?
MARK 11:12-26 The Fig Tree Withers: What did the fig tree represent? Why did it wither and what is the significance of it's withering? What is the importance of the fig tree in leaf?
Could you explain what "David's fallen tent" is in Amos 9:11 and Acts 15:16?
How can you handle offences as a Christian?
Is there anywhere in the bible where it says it is ok for women to be pastors. In 1Timothy 2:12 it says that women are NOT to teach to have authority over men: to what degree does this allow women to stand before the church and teach the Word?
Why is the sixth hour so important when Jesus waited for the women at the well?
At our Bible Study, last week, the question was asked, "Does the Bible say that God considers it a sin if we take an alcoholic drink, occassionally, to celebrate a special event?" Your help, please.
I would like to know if the book of Enoch false or is it of God.
Where is the scripture that states, "affliction shall not occur a second time"?
A woman I know always says that, "God is talking to her." The way she explains it is like a two-way conversation between her and God. Can this be true?
The other day I heard someone use the phrase: "I rebuke you Leviathan." Can you tell me where this name comes from and what it means?
Hi where in the BIBLE are the list of Jehovah Raphie shaman and all the rest?
I just want to find what the Bible says about cohabiting and the relevant scriptures that talks about cohabiting. is it wrong to cohabit even if you donít sleep together?
Do you believe you can lose your salvation?
In the plague of the firstborn, was every first born man and beast slain males only or did this plague also include females?
How long was Adam & Eve in the Garden before they sinned?
I was told that when Jesus was crucified he preached in hell until his resurrection. If this is true where can I find that in the Bible?
My question is, how did Paul feel about the people in Corinth that led him to writing 1 & 2 Corinthians?
What does Amen mean?
Why did God reject sacrifices in the old testament if they were unclean or touched by hands of the unclean (such as lepers etc.)?
If a widowed Christian man marries a divorced woman, is he committing adultery? If yes, does he have to leave that divorced woman in order to stop committing adultery?
I would like to know what is the unpardonable sin against the Holy Spirit and can you ever be forgiven from committing this transgression?
Can blasphemy of the Holy Spirit take place today?
Can someone who is divorced be ordained in ministry?
Was the cross made of the dogwood tree? If so, where does it state this in the Bible?
What is the unpardonable sin?
Does god still call prophets?
Where in the Bible does it say how one should get married or how is it approved before God?
Is sexual promiscuity an illness or a sin?
Where in the Bible does it talk about Paul and Barnibus?
Where can the word Easter be found in the Bible?
It being tax time and all I was wondering why Paul says that all authority is of God and his will. My mind won't let me believe that Hitler was doing God's will.
I am fearful of receiving the Baptism in the Holy Spirit with tongues...because I am afraid I will not have control of the 'tongues part' and begin speaking in a public place..
The catholic church believes in praying to the blessed virgin Mary and also to saints, Is there a place in the Bible that states that this is acceptable?
Can you lose your salvation once you get it and backslide?
My question is did Lucifer have another name when he was in Heaven before he got kicked out?
Who was Gomer in the Bible?
Who washed Jesus' feet?
If you are a believer and feel that you have already earned your salvation can you continue to sin and continue to be forgiven if confess your sin?
How is the egg related to Easter? Are there any scriptures relating to the egg? What does the egg symobolize at Easter?
Where in the Bible do you find the story about Jesus' resurrection?
What is does Servus Domini mean in English?
Where is it found that "the fight is between God & Satan" and that "the fight is not ours."
What is the meaning of the Jubilee Year?
What is the significance of the number nine in the Bible?
Did Judas go to heaven after he betrayed Jesus and then hung himself?
Does it say in the Old Testament somewhere "not to intermix ourselves but to remain with our own likeness?"
Can you give me some scriptures of encouragement...I've been in an abusive situation and people are calling me a liar.
Why does God protect the Jews in the end times even through they haven't all accepted Christ? Do you have an answer?
My question this time is about the eternal nature of God. I have heard people illustrate the fact that God has no beginning and no end by using an example of a circle. How does this circle example really fit in the picture?
Iím a Christian and I want to know how God and money relates. Is wrong to have money? If not what do you do to receive money from God?
I am a teenager. I am mature in my walk with God, but a girl I like isn't quite as mature. My dad says I can't ask her to date me. What does the Bible say about this?
Who are the five major prophets in the Bible?
I would like history of the Bible from its begining till now.
Where in the Old Testament does it say that all living things have a soul/spirit?
What does it mean exactly in the Bible where it says, "all things work together for good for those that love Him?"
why is it more powerful when two people pray together, or is it? I'm thinking of, "whenever two or more people agree in prayer, it will be done for them."
Will we recogonize each other in heaven?
In Jeremiah 8:11 who is "the daughter of my people"?
Will we know one another in heaven; will we remember what was done on earth?
What is the difference between speaking in tongues and a prayer language?
I was reading 1st John verse 5. It says "In the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehend it not". Can you explain what this means? In verse 2 it says "The same was in the beginning with God" what is this really saying or what does this mea
I had a friend ask me what the Bible says on gambling and I could not seem to find scripture on this.
Can you give me some scriptures to prove that we have guardian Angels with us at all times?
How do we know that Jesus was not married?
Today, after the sacrifice of Christ, we can be saved and saved eternally. Prior to the sacrifice of Christ were people in the Old Testament saved permanently. If so, why did they continually have to offer sacrifices for their sins?
In outreach ministry Ė is it correct that the minister plants the seed and Christ does the watering which is the same as the increase?
How do you really know when the Holy Spirit is living and working in you?
Is there scripture that states that a child must be christened/baptized in order to enter into heaven?
Is it true that when you are baptized in the Holy Spirit with evidence of speaking in tongues, you prayer in a heavenly language that satan does not know?
What does "with fire" mean in the scripture of Luke 3:16?
Who was the runaway slave that asked for forgiveness in the Bible?
Why isn't the Holy Ghost called Lord?
I have a couple of questions regarding tithing. First, should we tithe on the gross or net amount of our check? Second, if we have a friend in need is it ok to help then out with our tithe money for a time, until they get back on their feet?
What does the bible say about eating, over eating and under eating?
How do you tell if you are being afflicted because you are doing the right thing, or chastised by God for doing the wrong thing? I know in the Bible it says you will be afflicted for being a believer, it says people will hate you. And it also tells us not
What are biblical principles for a Christian wife divorcing her repeatedly unfaithful and verbally, emotionally, and at times physically assaulting unbelieving husband?
Who wrote the Apostles Creed?
Why and how do we honor our parents? What about neglected and abused children?
Who was the woman who poured the oil over Jesus' feet?
Is there scripture in the Bible that speaks about withholding sex your spouse?
Did Judas love Jesus or was he always a devil?
In this year of 2006, can you honestly give me an answer as to which seal we are on?
Who was the first person cremated in the Bible?
Question: His father being Josiah, how is this Scripture explained - 2 Kings 23:32
What are your thoughts and what does the Bible actually say about 06-06-06?
I know we are to use discernment in fellowship, but how do we really know the truth?
Please explain Malachi 3:16. Book of Remembrance.
Where is it in the Bible that no man shall wear the title of reverend but the Lord.
What is the difference between the Olive Tree and the Olive branch?
How is it that something had no begining? That God is the first and the last.
Who was the Emporer of Rome when Jesus was Baptized?
Ezekiel 37: Does the reference to the vision of dry bones refer to the whole house of Isreal being saved in other words will all of their eyes be opened to except Christ as their Messiah?
I need to find out how curses can be broken.
What is the name of the man in the Bible which had 12 fingers and 12 toes?
Someone asked me if I were set aside for the End Times - what does this mean?
I would like to know whether part-taking of the "holy communion" is meant for both christians as well as for non-believers. If is not for non-believers, what will happen after taking it?
I have promised to give a faith offering to my church but till now I have not fulfilled it due to sickness. Is my sickness from God as a reminder or satan?
If God told a person that he is still with them, does it mean that he has forgiven a person of all their sins?
Why did Jesus weep?
What is Romans 7:19 about? (KJV), "For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do".
Did God intend that Adam and Eve would sin? Did he purposefully give us choice Ė knowing we would fall?
Where in the Bible does it say that ALL man is born a sinner because of Adam & Eve?
Why is Jesus called our "bridegroom"?
Cain's Offering
Were any of the Apostles married besides Peter?
Help me overcome doubt.
I am worried I have blasphemed the Holy Spirit.
What can I do with an old Bible that is falling apart?
Rapture: what are your thoughts on when it will be in the tribulation?
Do babies go to heaven?
Do you have to speak in tongues to get to heaven?
What tribe was given the task of being song leaders?
Where will the Holy Spirit be after the rapture?
Does it say in the Bible a woman should only wear dresses?
Judges 11: Did God approve or authorized the killing of the man's daughter?
Is Judas Iscariot in hell?
How long was Daniel's fast?
Does the Bible ever say that God intended for man to be unmarried and worship Him with all our love?
The Bible says honor your parents and you will have long life. What about a person who died young by has always honored their parents?
1 Samuel 16:23 - Did God send the evil spirit?
Who said the Holy Spirit was a "He" (not "she")?
What if my friend is drunk from alcohol when Jesus comes back?
Where did Jesus' blood come from? Mary or the Holy Spirit?
Can anyone baptize anyone in water?
What are the "Seven Deadly Sins?
Does the Bible speak of reincarnation?
Does the Bible speak of women pastors?
Are women suppossed to cover their head or hair?
Explain: It is appointed once for man to die after that judgement.
What does the fig tree signify in biblical terms?
How did Lot die?
What age Issac was when Abraham took him to be sacrificed?
Are there people in hell now?
Life expectancy: How long you should expect to live?
Does it say in the Bible about a rope being tied around a high priest's ankle?
When making a disciple, what exactly should we know? What exactly should we say to the person wanting to learn?
The quick and the dead: What does this scripture mean?
Predestination? Please explain expand Revelation 17:8
Much given: Is there a greater accountability for Christian leaders to correctly interpret the bible?
When Paul said "Do not go beyond what is written", was he talking about both
Sabbath: Saturday or Sunday?
Did Joshua go all the way up the mountain with Moses when Moses went up to see God?
Did Jesus have brothers or sisters? Did Mary and Joseph have other children after Jesus birth?
Born of the Spirit? John 3:5
How was the timing of Christ's birth determined? Do we know why He was born when He was?
How can we lose our "saltiness"? Matthew 5:13
Who called his wife a heifer?
Where did the diversity of human races begin according the Bible?
In Proverbs 25:21-22 and Romans 12:17-21 what does "heap coals of fire upon his head" refer to?
Why does God exist?
Was the rod Moses and Aaron have to perform the miracles of God the same one or did they each have their own?
What scripture can I claim for a new job?
While praying, can the devil give you negative thoughts?
Do you need to be Baptized in the Holy Spirit to be saved and go to Heaven?
Bible Stats: How many chapters are there in the Bible?
How old was Mary when she had Jesus and what scriptures refer to her age?
Life expectancy: when did God decide we where going to live to be 100 instead of 700 or 800 hundred and why, and what scriptures refer to that information?
In the Old Testament, the Spirit of God left King Saul because of his disobedience to God. In the New Testament, will the Holy Spirit ever leave a born again Christian, and if so, under what circumstance(s)?
How would you explain the Greek words "teleon" and "biblion" and "parousia"?
How do we know for sure God's will for our life? I have so many sermons about this I'm still confused.
Jesus was the root of David as well as a direct descendant of David. Why didn't or did the Sadduccees and Pharisees recognize that Joseph was a descendant of King David's?
Who is the first man in the Bible to mention as receiving the word of the Lord?
Where does God instruct us to go for wisdom, and knowledge?
An Evangelist recently said the following on his TV program; God will not honor unspoken prayer requests - is this true?
Did Mary and Joseph have children? (besides Jesus)
Where is it in the Bible that says some thing like taking ones life is an unforgiveable sin & will not enter into Heaven?
Having been baptised newly in the Holy Spirit, have started speaking in tongues but its like the barest of "baby talk" will I ever progress further and how do I do so. Can the speaking of tongues die out in a person without constant use?
Is there a second chance to be saved after death?
Does God desire his children to be separated from the things of this world?
Can God give us power to overcome sin in our lives?
Is it Gods will for Christians to live an exemplary life?
Can our good works bring favor with God to save us?
Does God save us if we truly believe in his son, Jesus Christ?
I have heard some Christians say that the devil can "peek" into your future and know whatís in store for you . . . is this accurate?
What country's shepherds went to sleep while on duty and let the flock get scattered?
Where in the bible does it talk about a rock shall talk and a log shall answer?
In the Bible who other than Samson never cut their hair?
If only God is omnipotent how can the Devil know our thoughts? Does this mean that some things should not be expressed outloud?
Is the phrase "this too shall pass" in the Bible?
What was the name of the building that Paul spoke in when he was on Mars Hill?
Does the Bible somewhere explain why Chinese people and African people and Irish descendents and Alaskan people all look so different?
What did Jesus mean when He said from the cross, "It is finished"?
What did Jesus do and where did He go during the three daysand nights in the heart of the earth after His death?
What are the qualifications of a church leader?
I've always heard that when Satan was cast out of heaven, he took 1/3 of the angels with him. Does the Bible actually say how many went with him, and if so, where?
In God's eyesight, what is a need?
In the Bible one of the commandments are "Thou Shall Not Kill." My question is, if you kill someone, do you still think that you can go to Heaven, even if you ask God forgiveness.?
As Christians, are we considered perfect?
Hebrews 2:7 I'm having a hard time understanding where man is--Jesus is crowned with glory and with honor, etc., but where are we--mortal man, in this?
Conviction - I don't feel like the Holy Spirit convicts me of my sins.
Thieves on the cross: Matthew 27:44 states that the robbers that were crucified with Christ were hurling abuse at him. Also Mark 15:32 also indicated that those crucified with Him were also insulting Him. In Luke 23:40-42 Indicates that one criminal was
Does Christmas have anything to do with Christ's birth? I understand it is a pagan holiday.
Under the new covenent "Not under the Law" we are saved by God's Grace. Under the old covenent "Old Testment" "Under the law" how were God's people saved?
Looking for the scripture "I will never leave you, nor forsake you". Where can I find it in the Bible?
Whose child was Aaronís spouse?
Where does the Bible tell us that when Jesus took our sins upon himself on the cross that he descended into hell and experienced hell during that time or is that an incorrect assumption by certain denominations?

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