Category Archives: Revival

Charismatics,Prosperity and the Book of Job


The book of Job is full of challenges to every Christian but I believe it poses particular challenges to those of us who call ourselves Charismatic Christians. Spiritual Warfare: Chapters 1 and 2 of Job give us an insight into … 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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From Purity to Power Part 2 (my masters dissertation)


                                                CHARLES FINNEY In approaching Charles Finney we need to briefly look at the transition years between him and the earlier writings of Wesley and Fletcher.   Timothy Smith implies that Methodism adopted the Pentecostal terminology direct from Finney but this … Continue reading

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From Purity to Power: Part 1 (This is my Masters dissertion written in 1999)


                                      INTRODUCTION This dissertation is looking at the development of the doctrine of the baptism with the Holy Spirit in nineteenth century America.  It will be confined to looking at the change of emphasis from purity to power … Continue reading

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God’s Plan For Our Success Nehemiah’s Way by Connie Hunter-Urban: A Book Review


This book is an excellent handbook to the christian life, if you can afford only one book on the Christian life buy this one. We are introduced to the teaching of God’s word in a very direct and understandable way, … Continue reading

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Revival and Theology Part 5- Toward a Biblical Worldview


One of the problems with many revivals is that they only touch a part of life and thus run out of steam, this is because they lack a Biblical Worldview. In this post, I want to look at some of … Continue reading

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Revival And Theology Part 4- The Church of Jesus Christ


In this post we need to look at some of the most vital aspects of the church for a theology of revival.We need to start by emphasizing that in the Bible the Church is not primarily an institution but an … 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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