Acts, part 12. The things that God is doing amongst us must break out of our four walls and reach our town. The Spirit’s work amongst us is precious, but we can’t keep it to ourselves.
Life in the Spirit, part 3. God wants our faith to be steeled with certainty. When we feel this certainty, we are emboldened to live for him.
Life in the Spirit, part 2. The Holy Spirit is not a reward for having done well. It’s a gift for weak Christians. It’s not about being good enough to be counted worthy. We need the Spirit, because without it … Continue reading “When the Spirit Falls”
An afternoon session with Terry Virgo on how we approach the filling of the Holy Spirit, and how we can lead others in understanding what Scripture teaches around this.
Life in the Spirit, part 1. Is Christianity a fading recollection of what it was like when Jesus was here? Is a book all that we have left? It is not so—the presence of God has returned to us through … Continue reading “He has not left us as Orphans”
The Grace of God, part 3. We tend to think of ‘dead works’ as being of more formal, legalistic religion. But the Bible actually defines it as something different: a work without faith.
We love, part 5. So often we try and get through life difficulties in our own strength, forgetting that the Holy Spirit is central to our lives following Jesus. Today we look at how we can walk in the power … Continue reading “We Love: The Holy Spirit”
Psalm 91 is a very reassuring and strengthening psalm, one which many people have gone to in this time of crisis. But it does seem to make promises that don’t quite correspond with life at the moment.
Venting only passes how we’re feeling to other people. When we learn to lament well, we bring those things before an infinite God, who can handle all our deepest emotions, worries and concernes, and respond to us.