“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......
“Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant” 1 Corinthians 12. This talk delves into the Holy Spirit, exploring the gifts that accompany those who have received. Which do you feel you have, or is it possible to have them all? Talk given: 18 March 2018...
We live in a sophisticated world where everyone thinks they know what is right. As Christians, the Lord is looking for us to be like Jesus: focused on teaching people about the Kingdom to Come, not the kingdoms of now. Don’t get side tracked by the curveballs – stay on the main game....
We all have lists of things that we like and things which, well, are just plain annoying. This talk explores the lists of things that Jesus, Paul the Apostle and God Himself created. Not ones to mince their words, they created lists of things they hate and things they love. Talk given: 11 June 2017...
The Bible – an old, irrelevant story book? Or a teacher, full of lessons for those choosing to follow God? The Bible exists for the benefit of the reader – so that we can be confident in His love and plan for mankind. It is not a philosophy book, but a record of man’s interaction with God. It leads us to know Him personally through receiving the Holy Spirit. We are encouraged not to neglect God’s word, but to live by it. The Bible is limited to what it can fit on it’s pages,......
God’s wisdom helps us to live intelligently, honestly, justly and fairly. But what is God’s wisdom and when should we listen? This talk covers knowing when we need God’s wisdom and offers some practical ways you can apply God’s wisdom in your life. Proverbs 1:7 – the fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. Talk given: 1 May 2016...
Have you ever wondered what is happening in people’s brains when they are speaking in tongues? Is it made up, or can it be a miracle? Pastor Martin explores the science and meaning behind the phenomenon that has been recorded throughout history from the day of pentecost. But don’t let us convince you … find out for yourself. Talk given: Biennial Conference 2016, 13 March 2016...
Take the word of God as you hear it, don’t be so precious about how you hear it. Naaman had to wash in the Jordan River. He did not want to do this because he was too proud. But he did it and was healed. There will come a time when people will not endure sound doctrine. We need to have an ear to hear so we will grow and blossom. Talk given: 23 August 2015....