Category Archives: sanctification

Serve the Lord with Gladness


We are called to serve the Lord with glad and sincere hearts, this calling is not the result of some legalistic obligation but a heartfelt response to God’s grace. It is not surprising therefore that we find the Lord Jesus … Continue reading

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From Purity to Power: A study in the development of the doctrine of the Baptism of the Holy Spirit


                                     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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How Inclusive is the Gospel?


Inclusiveness is emphasised as part of political correctness, all sorts of documents claim that one must be inclusive. Recently various Christian speakers and authors have been claiming that because the gospel is inclusive at its heart this can justify behaviour … Continue reading

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The Generous Saviour, giver of good gifts: A reflection for Pentecost


So often when we think of God we come to him as though he was mean and tight fisted, but the Scripture paints a very different picture it shows us a God of grace and love. In this post 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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Is Grace Triumphant in the Theology of J I Packer?


Introduction. In this essay I will examine J I Packer’s teaching on holiness giving special attention to his view of the role of man and of the grace of God. This will be examined against the background of his Reformed … Continue reading

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