Tag Archives: God

Worship,Faith and Doubt in the Nativity Story


One of the fascinating aspects of the Nativity story is the important place of worship within it, worship features both in formal settings and in everyday life. It is almost as if the paradigm for worship is given in an … Continue reading

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The Baptism of the Holy Spirit:some practical questions


There continues to be strong disagreement between Christians on the nature of the baptism of the Holy Spirit. Some say that the baptism of the Holy spirit is received at conversion, others say no it is a second experience that … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be Pro-life?


To be pro-life is to value human life from conception to death and to safeguard that life from any potential attackers. Some times we have narrowed our definition so that it only deals with Abortion and Euthanasia but surely to … Continue reading

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Word and Spirit Part 2


In my last posting I began to consider some of the implications of the relationship between Word and Spirit, I want to continue with a few insights from the overlap between  the doctrine of the incarnation and that of the … Continue reading

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Word and Spirit Part 1


At the heart of a Trinitarian Theology of revelation is the belief that the Father has supremely revealed himself in Christ Jesus through the power of The Holy Spirit. This means that Holy Scripture is the infallible testimony inspired by … Continue reading

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Revival and Theology Part 3


In my first two articles I established the importance for theology in revival for the Church both in Scripture and in Church history. I need to address the question of what sort of theology do we need to aid revival … 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 Sanctifying Power of the Doctrine of the Trinity


The great doctrine of the Holy Trinity is not just some abstract thought, but it also points to the greatness of God’s saving work in our lives today. I want to look at this doctrine as it applies to our … Continue reading

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A Healing Communion Service


 Words of Invitation: The Lord Jesus says to his church, Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they … Continue reading

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Jesus the healer


Whenever we read the gospels one thing that we notice is that Jesus was concerned to bring healing to people, he was not just concerned about their spiritual state but also about their physical needs. What also becomes clear is … Continue reading

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