Receiving the Holy Spirit

Receiving the Holy Spirit

I have a question based on John 20:22, “And when He had said this, He breathed on them and said to them ‘receive the Holy Spirit’.” But the Holy Spirit was not given until the day of Pentecost, so how could the Lord speak these words without the event taking place immediately?

Seeing the invisible

Seeing the invisible

A Bible study in unexpected circumstances One morning this past week, Eduard Keshishyan participated as a guest speaker to an open devotional, held on Zoom and broadcasted live on Facebook. (You can watch and listen to it here.) ADC staff were present, and we listened to his amazing story, shared as a life changing experience. Told first-hand, we felt the…

Who has the right to interpret the Bible?

Who has the right to interpret the Bible?

Written by Ángel Manuel Rodríguez, Biblical Research Institute This question has been answered in different ways in the history of Christianity. The most common answer argues that the interpretation of the Bible is determined by the religious leaders of the church, under the influence of their religious traditions. Against this position the Reformers correctly identified the Holy Spirit as the…