Entries by Dallas Holm

All Things!

If Job could have known as he sat there in the ashes, bruising his heart on this problem of providence – that in the trouble that had come upon him he was doing what one man may do to work out the problem for the world, he might again have taken courage. No man lives […]

He Will Hold Me Fast

He Will Hold Me FastWhen I fear my faith will failChrist will hold me fastWhen the tempter would prevailHe can hold me fast He will hold me fastHe will hold me fastFor my Savior loves me soHe will hold me fast(Ada Habershon/Robert Harkness 1906-07) This beautiful old hymn has become one of my favorites in […]

The Fellowship of His Sufferings

“But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ. More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whomI have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish […]

Are You An Influencer?

Everyone is an influencer. We have influence by what we do or don’t do, by what we say or don’t say, and most certainly as Christians, indwelt by the Holy Spirit of God, we should have spiritual influence always. But as is the case with many things in our present culture, some words now denote […]

Does God Still Speak?

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased.” (Luke 2:14) This is arguably the most significant announcement ever made by God to man. For thousands of years God’s people had been looking and waiting for the promised Messiah. The religious elite had pored over the ancient […]

The Spirit Within Us

Is a Christian indwelt fully by the Holy Spirit at conversion? The Holy Spirit works in us continually from conversion through sanctification, and subsequently through various giftings and empowering. If the Holy Spirit is God and dwells within us, what does that call us to? We should continually be filled up by the Holy Spirit. […]

Holy Spirit Baptism

The believers received the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost, and Jesus said when you receive the Holy Spirit, you receive the power to be witnesses. Believers look at Holy Spirit Baptism in different doctrinal ways. These doctrinal differences leave some staying away from the mysterious Holy Spirit, and others with no desire to […]

God, The Holy Spirit

When we surrender our lives to Jesus, it’s the Holy Spirit who woos us, convicts us, transforms us, empowers us – it’s all the work of the Holy Spirit which is the spirit of Christ, and the Holy Spirit dwells in us. A.W. Tozer says “We will never understand the Holy Spirit so long as […]

Be Filled With the Holy Spirit

“That person is a Spirit-filled Christian! That’s a Spirit-filled church!” What does it mean? Dallas has the privilege of seeing the Body of Christ in its many expressions and in all of his travels and opportunities, there is a noticeable absence of the Holy Spirit. It leads to to hearing phrases like, “It’s a good […]

Running The Race

I’m running the raceI’m running the race to winI’m running the raceI’m running the race to winSometimes I felt like giving upAnd falling down withinBut I’m still running the raceI’m running the race to win(Dallas Holm/Signal 1983) One of my favorite uncles sent me a birthday card years ago. On the front were cartoonish characters […]