Life Notes “The Forgotten Holy Spirit.” Ephesians 5:15-21

                “The Forgotten Holy Spirit.” Ephesians 5:15-21

We welcome “Pastor Barry Kolb as our guest pastor Sunday. Dr. Kolb has been and remains involved in life and the love of our God that binds us together. Barry and his wife Nancy now live in Branson, Missouri. Barry continues to teach at the Louisiana State Prison in Angola and serve on the board of Christ for India and serves as President of the doctrinal oversight council for Crossways Ministry. Barry continues to write and post a weekly sermon at:  And yes, Barry loves college baseball. The College World Series in Omaha has been a cannot miss event for years for Barry. We are fortunate to once again welcome Barry and Nancy to Word of Life and have Barry share the Good News with us.

Question: How often is the word “Spirit” used in the New Testament?

Answer: The Greek word pneuma, which in the New Testament is most often translated as “Spirit” or “spirit,” has many meanings. This presents challenges to translators as they try to bring the sense into English. The NIV translates pneuma as Spirit, 246 times.