Category Archives: revival

Baptism in the Holy Spirit

A couple of years ago I prepared a short paper on this topic for the benefit of our local church, and I do feel passionately about the importance of the role of the Holy Spirit in our growth in the … Continue reading

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Tribute to a Pastor Part One

On the occasion of our pastor retiring last Sunday, I wanted to give three examples of him in action.  The first one would be in a meeting where he is giving the Word, which will be the remainder of this … Continue reading

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Bread on the Water

It seems to be more difficult as I get older to take risks.  There are some risks I have been accustomed to taking since I was little; for example, relying on my speed (on a bike or in a car!) … Continue reading

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Homesickness

Someone after church today commented that they get ‘homesick’ for Jesus when they go to work, and get immersed in the world. That’s partly what this post is about – and partly about how I need to take a fresh … Continue reading

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Heads up for the future

This a new era for me in terms of WordPress: the iPad age. And I notice that the stats on WordPress now permit me to look back at my blog and see where the real action was. I seem to … Continue reading

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Get off the throne of your life

A friend sent me this, and I thought I would blog it here: The ‘now and not yet’ of the Kingdom of God Is a misleading catchphrase which a lot of Christians have accepted without challenging its implications. First, it … Continue reading

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The great people of earth

Taken from S.D. Gordon’s Quiet Talks on Prayer now 110 years old: The great people of the earth today are the people who pray.  I do not mean those who talk about prayer; not those who say they believe in … Continue reading

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Agree for personal revival

Agreement is Essential     Learning to enter into complete and explicit agreement with God in all things is the most important task the believer faces. Praising God is robbed of meaning if you disagree with Him. True worship only exists … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Guide to Ministry Trips

Loved this version of Matthew 10 from the Message this morning: The Twelve Harvest Hands 10 1-4 The prayer was no sooner prayed than it was answered. Jesus called twelve of his followers and sent them into the ripe fields. He gave … Continue reading

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Shortcuts to His presence

In the incredible mercy of God, when we don’t deserve it at all, we sometimes find ourselves in the flow of what He is doing – either sharing something of Him when we weren’t looking for it, or receiving a … Continue reading

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