Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Salvation,Revelation and Life in the Spirit: some thoughts from Ephesians


The Apostle Paul in writing his letter to the Ephesians shows that salvation is an act of God’s amazing grace, firstly he looks at the the plan of salvation, he then turns to prayer. Paul’s prayers tell us a great … Continue reading

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When theSpirit comes, so does the opposition


So often when we see God working powerfully we expect everything to go well. Although we would not adhere to the prosperity gospel we expect to find blessing and constant victory and we shout and scream when it does not … Continue reading

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Honouring God in our Worship


I believe most Christians would affirm that worship should be God centred but in practice we often evaluate our worship time by how much we enjoyed it. subtly self creeps to the centre. We know that this is not how … Continue reading

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The Resurrected Lord Imparts Peace through the Holy Spirit


19 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” 20 After … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ: Creator, Redeemer and Revealer


In many parts of the New Testament we see the glory of who Jesus is, but in this post I just want to look briefly at Hebrew chapter 1. In this chapter we find a description of Jesus in his … Continue reading

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A Christmas Communion Service


We are gathered here today to celebrate the birth of our Saviour The Lord Jesus Christ. Who came from heaven to save us from our sins. Our hearts response of love is to worship him,let us do just that and … 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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The Sermon As a Charismatic event.


 Introduction: I have been thinking quite a lot about the importance of the sermon in our worship services. Very often we divorce the  words, worship and sermon, the sermon follows the worship, it is almost as if the sermon has … Continue reading

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The Ultimacy of Intimacy


The subject of intimacy with the Lord is sometimes thought to lead to an over familiarity with God, but the Biblical narrative paints a very different picture. The awesome holiness of God is asserted, but this does not hinder intimacy … Continue reading

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Word and Spirit part 4- The Sacraments


The Sacraments – the enacted word of God. The Sacraments are the enacted word and show forth so much of the Biblical story, but many Evangelicals miss the impact of the sacraments because there is little expectation to see the … Continue reading

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