(Part 1) True and False Baptism in the Holy Spirit
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(Part 1) True and False Baptism in the Holy Spirit

Scriptural Pentecost and the Early Pentecostal Movement Is the baptism of the Holy Spirit speaking a few syllables that I don't understand? What about a personal prayer language? Did I receive the Holy Spirit baptism at conversion? Is there a difference between entire sanctification and the baptism of the Holy Spirit? If I don't speak...

The Gospel of the Holy Spirit
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The Gospel of the Holy Spirit

Did Jesus come only to forgive sins? According to the Gospel of Mark, Jesus' main mission is, “He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit (and with fire).” After Jesus is baptized in the Holy Spirit, the Gospel of Mark snapshots everything that flows out of this baptism. 1) Preaching, 2) Calling and making disciples,...

Pardon, or Permission?
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Pardon, or Permission?

In the American church and most of the western world, comfortable theologies of the sinning Christian have obscured the truth about God's law and his atonement. A powerful illustration by Charles Finney, drawn from Ecclesiastes 8:11, demonstrates the intention of God to persuade sinners to give up their spirit of rebellion, and the great guilt...

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Made Righteous by Jesus

We must be made righteous and walk clean, like Job, or we will go to hell. Without suffering, we will not be made righteous. However, we must not mistake our righteousness as our own: righteousness is a gift from God that is infused into our soul. Perhaps you understand this intellectually, but do you still lament...

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Two Roads to Holiness (January 2007)

Listen to this sermon from January 2007 and allow the Holy Spirit to show you which road you're on. I believe this message will be helpful if you hear the cry of the Holy Spirit and allow Jesus to fully remove this Pharisaical spirit.

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The Footsteps of God

On today's broadcast, Pastor Ray explains how we can see the footsteps of God, not only in history but in our own lives. He talks about how this was worked out in Abraham's life to separate good and evil. God's purpose is to destroy the works of the devil, do you see the footsteps of...

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The Gospel of Holiness in Real Life

To understand what the gospel of holiness looks like in real life, we must first ask, “Do you really feel a need for a savior?” Salvation must begin with an in-depth breaking down of our mind and heart as we recognize our exceeding sinfulness and how far we have fallen from the glory of God....