To understand God’s word we need to use spiritual eyes. It’s easy to see what we want to see, do what seems best for us, but to truely follow God we need to do as he wants. You can have a true vision of God by receiving the Holy Spirit, just like the disciples. Don’t take our word for it – give it a go for yourself! Talk given 7 April 2019...
“Thy Kingdom come” – it’s a phrase many are familiar with, but do you know what it means? This phrase reflects the plan of God, a plan he demonstrated to everyone when he raised Jesus from the dead. Is the resurrection of the dead is a fairy tale? A story to make death easier? When you receive the Holy Spirit, you receive the power that raised Christ from the dead. You are given the confidence that this life is not just for a fleeting moment. When His kingdom comes, will you be......
This is the tale of two trees. The Tree of Life and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. One gives judgement, the other life; one is natural, the other spiritual; one was forbidden and the other was lost. Or is it? Does being a good person give you an advantage over others? Or does God look at things completely differently to us? Talk given: 30 July 2017...
When your soul is required of you, what will your life have meant? Will you be like the rich man who dedicated his life to filling his barns, or will you have dedicated your life to something greater? Jesus asks us the question: What are you prepared to dedicate your life to in exchange for your soul? Talk given: 18 June 2017...
Have you seen the footage of people who have had a cochlear implant hear for the first time? Or when someone first puts on glasses that corrects their colour-blindness? These are moments filled with joy, amazement, shock, excitement – they are life changing. These moments are just the same as when you receive the Holy Spirit. It is a moment in time, a real encounter. The life-changing realisation that God is there. It’s not just a warm-fuzzy feeling – it is an experience that can be seen and heard, just like what happened in......