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Answers to Common Questions About Angels

By Ron Rhodes | May 18, 2022

Are angels the spirits of departed humans? No. Scripture teaches that Christ Himself created all the angels (Colossians 1:16; see also John 1:3). One moment, they didn’t exist. The next…

The Holy Spirit Displays the Characteristics of Personality

By The John Ankerberg Show Staff | March 1, 2022

Father is a person and the Lord Jesus Christ is a person. The Holy Spirit is presented in Scripture as having the same essential deity as the Father and the Son and is to be worshipped and adored, loved and obeyed in the same way as God.”[1]

THE HOLY SPIRIT: NOT A “THING” BUT A PERSON

By R.L. Wilson | February 24, 2022

In the Introduction to her book Jesus in Me, Anne Graham Lotz says, “I’ve heard the Holy Spirit spoken of as an ‘it,’ a feeling, a dove, a flame, a ghost, an…

Introduction to the Holy Spirit

By R.L. Wilson | February 16, 2022

In his excellent book Forgotten God, Francis Chan makes this statement: “As I thought about this chapter, I realized how ludicrous it would be for anyone to say they were going to explain the Holy Spirit. The Bible says we cannot fully understand God, and I am certainly not the exception to that rule. There are things about God that are mysterious and secret, things we will never know about Him. But there also are things revealed, and those belong to us…

Miracles of New Age “Energetic Medicine” – Part 2

By Ron Rhodes | February 9, 2022

Warning: Energetic Medicine May Be Hazardous to Your Spiritual Health As I pondered what I had read in these books by Chopra, Weil, Siegel, and other similar thinkers [See Part…

Miracles of New Age “Energetic Medicine” – Part 1

By Ron Rhodes | February 9, 2022

I recently came across an article in a magazine about a person who pulled a ligament in his foot during a workout. It caused pain throughout his entire leg. With…

Satan and His Counterfeit Miracles, Signs, and Wonders

By Ron Rhodes | February 9, 2022

The evidence for the existence and activity of Satan and demons in the Bible is formidable. Seven books in the Old Testament specifically teach the reality of Satan (Genesis, 1…

Defining Miracles – Part 3 – The Purpose of Miracles

By Ron Rhodes | February 9, 2022

The Purpose of Miracles Now that we’ve gained some insights on miracles from a biblical perspective [See Parts 1 and 2], let us proceed to briefly examine what Scripture says…

Defining Miracles – Part 2 – Miracles of Providence—Grade B Miracles

By Ron Rhodes | February 9, 2022

How does one define an act of God today that is obviously supernatural but does not fit the narrow definition given above? [See Part 1] Scholars disagree on how to…

Defining Miracles – Part 1 – Understanding Miracles

By Ron Rhodes | February 9, 2022

The historian Edward Gibbon listed the miraculous powers ascribed to the early church as one of five reasons for the phenomenal growth of Christianity in the Roman Empire.[1] Miracles were…