Who to trust?

As we go about our daily lives we get showered with other people’s opinions, which includes good and bad advice. But who to trust? ‘Experts’ tell us: what we should do, what we must avoid, and what is wrong and right. By sifting through all these things, we formulate our own opinions, and we give these different sources a certain amount of authority…

Views on what makes a sin terrible or acceptable

Every congregation will have it’s own view on what makes a sin terrible and what isn’t so bad. For example, a couple started to attend the church, and everyone was pleased to see two new faces in the congregation. Everything was going well, but then they said that they were remarried, and an awful silence descended on the church!…

Spiritual health and bankruptcy

Monopoly is good if you’ve got some property with a house or two, and therefore you’ve got a slim chance of winning.
But if you’re the one with no sets of properties, then your fate is certain!
Whether you survive for the next two minutes, or another hour, it doesn’t really matter, because you know what the outcome will be.
You are going to end up BANKRUPT, and you’ll lose.
Sooner or later, you are going to land on Park Lane…

God’s purposes for my life

In looking at the subject of ‘God’s purposes for my life’ it is really good to remember that: Throughout history the Lord has always desired to have someone, or a group of people, or a nation, to be His people or spokesperson. So very early on, He chose individuals, like Noah and Abraham, etc.
Then later He gave His Laws to Israel and He sent them prophets…

Son of a king – A father’s son: God’s characteristics

Here’s a story showing God’s characteristics: “Why?” He asked with tears in his eyes. “I don’t deserve your compassion!” The King looked down at his son lovingly and smiled. “When you know the answer to that question, you will be my son indeed!” and with that, brought the ceremony to an end…

How the justice of God was satisfied

Could God ignore mankind wanting to go their own way?
Could God just declare a “Not guilty” verdict over the human race?
That would be like all the Judges in the courts, saying: “You are guilty, but I’ll pretend you’re not, so you are free to leave!”.
It would not be lawful, to let the guilty go free…

Part 6 1950’s Belgian Congo revival

Please observe some of the outcomes from the Holy Spirit meeting his people:
“It was seven o’clock on a Friday night. Jack Scholes, our field leader, had just come back from a trip in the south and he had seen revival down there.
He stood up to speak about the revival and started to read from scriptures.
Suddenly we heard a hurricane storm. It was frightening! ..
Then the building shook and the storm lanterns down the centre of the building moved around…