Ernie Kuenzli

By One Spirit …

The Work of the Holy Spirit “Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be unaware” (1 Corinthians 12:1. NASB unless otherwise noted). By Ernie Kuenzli One vital topic discussed by the Apostle Paul in First Corinthians was the work of the holy Spirit in the church. This work was crucial to establish the church in the beginning of the Gospel Age, both individually and collectively. “By one Spirit we were all baptized into one body … Jews or []

Deliverance

Joseph, Moses, Joshua “For the LORD our God is He who brought us and our fathers up out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage, and who did these great signs in our sight and preserved us through all the way in which we went” (Joshua 24:17. NASB for all scriptures, unless otherwise noted.) by Ernie Kuenzli At its core, the Abrahamic Promise and covenant is a story of deliverance: Abraham’s deliverance from the idolatry of Ur, the deliverance []

“Before Abraham Was Born, I Am”

John Chapter 8 “Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day, and he saw it and was glad” (John 8:56,scriptures from the New American Standard Bible, 1995). by Ernie Kuenzli In some Bible translations, John Chapter 8 begins with the story of the woman caught in adultery. However, this incident is not found in many of the oldest manuscripts. Bruce M. Metzger writes: “The evidence for the non-Johannine origin of the pericope [passage] of the adulteress is overwhelming. It is absent from []

I Will Appoint You

The Zeal of the Lord of Hosts “Behold, My Servant, whom I uphold; My chosen one in whom My soul delights. I have put My Spirit upon Him; He will bring forth justice to the nations” (Isaiah 42:1, all citations are from the New American Standard Bible unless otherwise noted). by Ernie Kuenzli Isaiah’s prophecy of the Messiah in chapter 9 closes with the statement, “The zeal of the LORD of hosts will accomplish this” (Isaiah 9:7). The entire promise of the []

Breathe on These Slain, That They Come to Life

Bringing the Breath of Life to Israel “Thus says the Lord GOD to these bones, ‘Behold, I will cause breath to enter you that you may come to life’” (Ezekiel 37:5, all scriptures from the New American Standard Bible). by Ernie Kuenzli The valley of dry bones prophecy actually contains two related but separateprophecies regarding the recovery of Israel. The first prophecy concerns re-assembling the bones, causing sinews to join them, flesh to grow upon them, and then skin to cover them []