The Indwelling of the Holy Spirit

We are in the age of the Holy Spirit where our experience of and encounter with God is enhanced and enabled by the Holy Spirit. One role of the Holy Spirit is to lead us into all truth and to reveal Jesus to us through scripture. The Holy Spirit in us is as much a loving entity as the fullness of God When we hear and believe that our sins are forgiven the Holy Spirit…

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Stay Confident

How long have you been waiting  … a day, a week, a month, a year … several years? How long will you keep waiting … another day, one more week, one more month, one more year … several years more? Are you willing to wait for as long as it takes? Abraham and Sarah were promised a son and waited 25 years before God fulfilled His promise. Why does God make us wait? James 1:3-4…

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The One Thing

As great hosts you know the preparation, work, involved in being a good host. Most of us can relate to Martha. So, this story should rock us a bit – we understand Martha – we sympathize with her – we may even be her! But Jesus said Mary made the better choice! Jesus wants relationship over service; service will happen but relationship is first!

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Does Your Face Know You’re Saved?

Laughter is truly a blessing from God;  humour is the gift. We are born with a sense of humour – we have all seen babies giggle in delight. We are made in God’s image and a sense of humour is part of that but in addition to that – we are God’s children and know that God loves us so that also gives us reason to be light-hearted and joyful

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Do You Love Me?

Love is a powerful thing. It is a question we answer daily in our lives. With each decision we make, with each conversation we have , the question,”Do you love me?” is answered. Peter answered this question many times in his life before Jesus asked him directly.

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Who Do You Say I Am?

“Who do you say I am?” This is the question placed before all who hear of Jesus. In fact, we answer this question every day by what we believe what we say and do. If we really believe Jesus is who He says He is, it will affect the way that we live. What joy is waiting for the heart that submits to the revelation that Jesus is Lord! What peace is waiting for the…

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Who Touched Me?

A woman who had suffered from a debilitating condition for 12 years hears about Jesus. in faith, she touches him. Remember that this was not an arbitrary touching of Jesus like the crowd that pressed against Him but rather a deliberate faith-filled touch. Her belief in Jesus’ ability to heal her drew out from Jesus that healing. That is what faith does – it opens the way for grace to flow. Faith looks to Christ…

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Has No One Condemned You?

Oh the goodness of God!! Paul writes in Romans 2:4 that “the goodness of God leads us to repentance!” Most certainly this woman owes Jesus her very life. Where her accusers would have stoned her in her sin – Jesus forgives her and through His love empowers her to change her life.

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