“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...
God reveals himself in the fire – even today! In the Old Testament, God answered with flames but it didn’t keep the people interested, they soon forgot the miracles they had seen. Today we have the chance to have His fire within, to be purified like gold from the inside. That’s pretty hard to forget. Talk given: 25 Feb 2018...
People are capable of incredible things – both good and very bad. As we reflect upon a low point in human history we stop to take stock of the blessed space we can occupy, a space that provides us access to God’s sanctuary; to truth; to love; to peace. Entry to this space is free and open to all who embrace God’s word. Be favoured by history – embrace the Holy Spirit. Talk given: 13 August 2017...
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...
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......
Walking in the spirit: A long term, steady pursuit of things that are of God, not the desires of our own nature (Gal 5:16-20). There are many different views, opinions and philosophies out there. Ideas that sound good to people, but have not come from God. When we are walking in the spirit we are to be the children of light. We have been totally changed – made into a new creation through his Holy Spirit. This means we are able to do as God instructs without making changes or ‘short-cuts’. We are......