Inspirational: The Spirit of God Illustrated Bible Storybook – Christian Article

Content manager for Bible Gateway Right from the beginning of the Bible to its end, the Holy Spirit is dramatically acknowledged: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters” (Genesis 1:1-2) and “The Spirit and the bride say, ‘Come!’ And let the one who hears say, ‘Come!’ Let the one who is thirsty…

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Pentecost: The Holy Spirit Advancing the Church – Christian Article

The following article is excerpted from The Jesus Bible (Zondervan, 2018), available in NIV, ESV, and (Spanish) NVI Bible translations. Copyright © 2018 by Zondervan. Used by permission of Zondervan. Pages 1692-1693. All rights reserved. The news of Jesus cannot be stopped. Beginning with a fledgling band of disciples, the transforming message of hope offered by Jesus would spread from Jerusalem to Rome in less than 35 years. The leaders of Jesus’ day assumed his death would forever stamp…

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