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The Holy Spirit Makes The Bible Come Alive


It has been said that the Bible is the only book where we can speak to the author as we read it and this is vital for our study of God’s word. Yet there is another truth that far outweighs … Continue reading

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Renew My Hope O Lord:


Lord it is so easy to look at life circumstances and feel hopeless. ¬†The years seem to have been wasted in so many ways, my heart cries Why? Yet your word assures me that you love me and have a … Continue reading

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Spirit of the Word and Word of the Spirit


Very often in Christian circles one finds a division between those who consider themselves people of the book and those who consider themselves Spirit filled. This division is a false one simply because it does not recognize the fullness of … Continue reading

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Pentecost is Coming.


As I write this it is not many days to our celebration of the day of Pentecost, I want to look at what happened before that momentous day. Waiting: Jesus tell his disciples to wait in Jerusalem until they have … Continue reading

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When We Walk With The Lord


I want to look at some basic teaching concerning the Christian life in this post, I will be trying to avoid both legalism and antinomianism because both extremes do harm to the body of Christ. Over the years I have … Continue reading

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Preaching:Vital for the Health and Growth of the Church


There are so many attitudes to preaching in today’s church, sometimes the role of preaching is downplayed and in other circles the Church is turned into a preaching station. The scripture is full of examples of preaching and obviously it … Continue reading

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Word and Spirit Part 3


In part 2 I looked briefly at some of the factors affecting the relationship between Word and Spirit in relationship to the inspiration of Holy Scripture. During the debates of the 1970’s I noticed a tendency by some to turn … 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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