Sanctification: The People We’re Becoming
Illumination and sanctification are both the work of the Holy Spirit. For believers to be what they must be, they need this work of the Holy Spirit.
The Two Witnesses of Scripture
How do you know the Bible is God's Word? This article shows that there are two attributes of the self-testifying nature of Scripture. The first is objective—inspiration—and the second is subjective—the illumination of the Holy Spirit. Both provide certainty regarding the Bible's veracity.
The Spirit's Illumination
This article explains the illumination of the Holy Spirit when the Scriptures are read or heard. They cannot be properly understood without him.
Regeneration or New Birth
The author discusses in detail the teachings around the subject of regeneration. Included are discussions on its necessity, what it is and means to the believer, and the results of the process of regeneration. The author dutifully addresses many terms to do with regeneration, including spirit, flesh, illumination, degeneration, and fallen nature.
The Illuminating Work of the Holy Spirit in Daily Bible Reading and Discipleship
How can Scripture be understood? To understand the Bible we need the Holy Spirit. From John 16:13 this article distinguishes the work of the Holy Spirit in inspiration and illumination, to show how He guides us in Bible reading.
Illumination: The Holy Spirit Gives Spiritual Understanding
Having spiritual understanding is the work of the Holy Spirit. It is this work of illumination that this article explains.
Inward Witness: Scripture Is Authenticated by the Holy Spirit
To believe that the Bible is God's Word is through the illumination of the Holy Spirit. How does the Holy Spirit do this? This article explains.
The Spirit and Scripture: More Than Divine Advice
This article warns against the tendency to treat the Bible as a book that simply gives advice and principles for life. This way of reading scripture tends to promote a self-centered interpretation of scripture. The author also discusses the relationship between inspiration and illumination, the relationship between Word and Spirit.