Gal. 5:22-23 lists nine fruit of the Spirit. The second one is joy. What is it? Giddiness, or does it go deeper? Also discussed here is the differences between happiness and joy.
This word begins the list in Gal. 5:22-23. From it flows all the other virtues. Here is a basic word study of the noun, with application to your life.
Have you ever received a dream, possibly from God, while you were sleeping or a vision before your eyes or mind’s eyes? How would you know it came from God? How do we evaluate them?
What are the Scriptures that reveal them? How are they relevant to my life today? Or have they ceased today?
All the key words are here, spelled out in simple English.
Renewalists believe these gifts are for today. This is an old-fashioned Bible study, word by word. line up line.
Renewalists believe that all the gifts of God mentioned in the New Testament are for today. They flow from God and are exercised through the Spirit and grace and a yielded, eager heart when the need arises. Let’s study the ones in Rom. 12:6-8.
Many Renewalists say yes for prophecy. The evidence favors them. Now what about prophets?
Many Renewalists (Pentecostals, Charismatics or Neo-Charismatics) believe they do, but with some important mitigating qualifications.
What is it? Do they happen today? Can you experience one?