Category Archives: Pentecostal

Pentecost: Church Tradition or a Lived Reality?


On Pentecost Sunday millions of Christians will celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the early church. we gather and we pray,hear the word read and preached from and we sing our hymns and songs,but what does it all … Continue reading

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Revival and Theology Part 2


In part one I looked at Apostolic Christianity as the grand example of a revival. I showed then the importance of theology for the early church. In this second part I want to demonstrate the continuing  relationship of theology and … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit is not just for Pentecost


Sometimes it seems that around Pentecost Christians suddenly remember that The Holy Spirit exists and yet the scriptures are quite clear that the Holy Spirit has come to indwell both the individual believer and the Church of God. Sometimes in … Continue reading

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I want to be filled with the Holy Spirit: A prayer


Gracious and heavenly Father I thank you that in your great love for me you sent the Lord Jesus into this world to save me from sins. Yet Father I realise that without the empowering of your Holy Spirit I … Continue reading

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A Pentecostal Communion Service.


A Prayer Lord Jesus we joyfully come to you our Saviour knowing that you alone have paid the price for sin, we thank you for the finished work of atonement. We thank you for your love and grace that is … Continue reading

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The Reality of Pentecost


Acts chapter 2 gives us an account of the birth of the early Church, but we cannot really understand this chapter if we divorce it from the previous chapter. In Acts 1 we see the Risen Lord Jesus promising the … Continue reading

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The Voice by Don Nori: A book review


This is an important book that the body of Christ needs to take notice of, but I fear that it will not be popular in some circles. This is a very realistic book which reflects The authors long walk with … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit Generously Given


It is easy to seek the gifts of the Spirit and at the same time feel that it is unlikely that God will really bless us and equip us. We tend to feel that we have to be more spiritual … Continue reading

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From Purity to Power Part 4


                           REUBEN A. TORREY              Reuben A. Torrey was an influential Bible teacher and evangelist who was influenced by  D.L.Moody and, through him by Finney[i].   With Torrey and his little book, The Baptism with the Holy Spirit[ii],,we come to a … Continue reading

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From Purity to Power Part 3


                                               PHOEBE PALMER    It has been said that “One cannot understand the Holiness Movement today without a knowledge of Phoebe Palmer and the Tuesday Meetings.”[i]    This statement shows the tremendous influence that Mrs Palmer had.   Her ministry touched the … Continue reading

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