Tag: Spirit filling

  • Church leadership problems – choosing authentic leaders

    Church leadership problems, a ministry without conversions should stop. No sense of responsibility, not sent by God who bring no-one to God.

  • A return to early Church worship? Part 1

    Are you dissatisfied with set Christian worship services? Is it a performance? Are many involved in our worship? What was the early church like?

  • [1] Be filled with the Spirit – transforming but nothing added

    Jesus told His followers to wait until the Holy Spirit had come. If they just ‘reckoned it’ there would be confusion. Can we experience the Holy Spirit?

  • [2] How do we receive the gift of the Holy Spirit?

    Is the promise of the Holy Spirit is for you. How do we receive the gift of the Holy Spirit? It does not take place automatically at conversion.

  • [3] Issues with the Holy Spirit – potentially

    Potential issues with the Holy Spirit. Don’t get impressed by ‘phenomena’. Fear of showing unbelief. Spiritual gifts ‘on tap’? Do not ‘claim’ gifts.

  • [4] How do I know I am saved?

    How do I know I am saved? It is not good for a Christian to doubt their salvation. A Christian who is assured of their salvation will be confident.

  • [5] The Holy Spirit and living a godly life

    The old term for a godly life is sanctification. The filling of the Holy Spirit helps living a godly life, but it’s not ‘sanctification’ itself. Think Corinth

  • [6] How does ‘Receive the Holy Spirit’ differ from the ‘filling’?

    Jesus was raised from the dead then He breathed on them and said: ‘Receive the Holy Spirit’. How does that differ from the filling of the Holy Spirit?

  • [7] Looking for and needing revival

    Why do so many people look down on anything old these days? When looking for revival it is Biblical to look back. But we are constantly told that everything is ‘improved’ and ‘new’. Why is that, because these things couldn’t have been perfect to start with! But God’s work is perfect. He can’t be improved, neither can His works. We can be such an arrogant generation!…

  • Part 2 Criticising the Holy Spirit. Test all things

    Seen any bizarre Christian behaviour but scared to question it for criticising the Holy Spirit? But we are told to question and test things for our spiritual safety.

  • Part 3 Bible based or Spirit led?

    Bible based or Spirit led? Holy laughter stops preaching. In the 18th Century Revival preaching from the Bible was central with Spirit filled Preachers.

  • Jesus the Prayer Warrior Part 3

    I think you will be amazed at who the prayer warrior is. It’s surprising when and how Jesus prays and also the results. In Hebrews it tells us that Jesus is able to save completely those who come to God through Him… And Jesus said to Simon Peter: “Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail.”…

  • Part 4 God is moving – what is the core focus?

    God is moving so look what the core focus is. Jesus said: ‘Stop judging by mere appearances and make a right judgement.’ Is it right or wrong?

  • Part 5 Toronto Blessing beginnings

    The Toronto Blessing beginnings or the Laughing Revival, where or how did it start? It’s not a unique phenomenon. Pre 1987 Claudio Friedzon…

  • Part 6 1950’s Belgian Congo revival

    The Belgian Congo revival seems like a genuine move of God which bore good fruit. Suddenly we heard a hurricane storm, the building shook…