Acts, part 22. When God speaks we tend to do one of three things: we either listen and do what he says, listen and don’t do what he says, or hear him but don’t listen.
Tag: Spirit Empowered Living
Prejudice and Expectation
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.
Assurance of Adoption
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.
When the Spirit Falls
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”
Equipping Session: Being Filled with the Spirit
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.
He has not left us as Orphans
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”
Cleansed from Dead Works
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: The Holy Spirit
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”
Understanding the Promises of Psalm 91
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.