Calvary Baptist Church is located at 110 N. McMullen Booth Road in Clearwater, Florida 33759. For more information and church events, go to http://www.Calvary.us or call 727-441-1581, the church office. Volunteers and candy donations are needed for “Trunk or Treat” on Oct. 31st at 6 p.m. “Passion:Take it All Tour” featuring Kristian Stanfill is Saturday, Oct. 25th at 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church. Tickets are $22 and available at http://www.the joyfm.com or call the church office at 441-1581, ext. 125.
This week’s Holy Bible verses and devotions are from Calvary Baptist Church in Clearwater, Florida. Paster William Rice continues his sermon series titled “Convinced–These Things are True.” Sunday’s message was “God is Here: The Truth about the Holy Spirit” based on the following:
“God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.” – John 4:24
“You, however, are not in the realm of the flesh but are in the realm of the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God lives in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, they do not belong to Christ.” – Romans 8:9
“And when he has come, he will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgement.” – John 16:8 NKJV (New King James Version)
“Peter replied, Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of you sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” – Acts 2:38 NIV (New International Version)
“…be filled with the Spirit, Ephesians 5:18 NIV
Pastor Rice says we need to know who God is, what God does and know God personally.
“The Holy Spirit is God and the Spirit of Christ…God in our presence, God with us, God in us,” Pastor Rice said. “God’s actions are consistent with what Jesus would do. He works on the sinner. God works in the saint (people forgiven by Christ),” Pastor Rice explained.
God is a Spirit and is not limited by human understanding, a building or temple or religious concepts, Rice added.
Here are this week’s daily Bible verses:
Monday: John 14:26
Tuesday: Acts 2:38
Wednesday: Romans 8:26
Thursday: Isaiah 11:2
Friday: Ephesians 1:13
Weekend: John 16:7-15
We invite you to be open to God’s Spirit in you and to join us, as believers in Christ, in fellowship and worship to know Christ personally… and His love for you.