Are the Soul and Spirit Two Different Things?

A reader asks: Is there a difference between spirit and soul? Someone told me that the spirit is your life, the soul is your mind, will, and emotions. They told me that the spirit that is saved by salvation and you must “work out your souls salvation”....

Jealous Holy Spirit

James 4:5 Or do you think that the Scripture says in vain, “The Spirit who dwells in us yearns jealously”? (NKJV) A yearning, jealous Holy Spirit. Bet you haven’t thought about that concept in a while. What is James talking...

Jesus Matters

Ephesians 4:30 And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. (NKJV)I walked into the High School of one of my teenage children the other day only to be...

Sinners Only Please

Matthew 9:13 But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy and not sacrifice.’ For I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.” (NKJV)On the surface it seems odd that Jesus wants the...

What Matters to God

Psalm 51:3 – For I acknowledge my transgressions, And my sin is always before me. (NKJV)One of the evidences of authenticity about the Bible is that it never covers up the ugliness in its characters lives. David is...