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Jesus the King who cares.


We confess that Jesus is Lord and King but our conception of his kingship is very often not shaped by his own life. We tend to see Lordship in terms of an authority who wields power over others, but is … 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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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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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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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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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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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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