Galatians to Revelation on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit

I conclude my list of verses on the charismatic issue by sharing some verses from the rest of the New Testament. On Monday I will be blogging about something very different, God willing. If I have missed any important verses please do let me know. But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, let him be accursed. (Galatians 1:8)Let me ask you only this: Did you receive the Spirit by works of the law or by hearing with faith? Are … [Read more...]

SERMON: A People on a Mission

I preached this message at Jubilee Church a little over a week ago. It was part of our series from Acts and based on Stephen's Martyrdom from Acts 6 and 7. Brief notes follow the video.Downloads: Video Audio HighDefTill now, Acts had been a time of glorious growth and excitement power. Their friend had RISEN AGAIN and been glorified. All of their sermons in Acts were about this wonderful truth. MOST exciting, most GLORIOUS message MUST share caught up on a wonderful mission. It is … [Read more...]

Lex Loizides Reviews a "Faith" Book on Facebook!

Lex is a good friend of mine and is well-known in Newfrontiers circles as a biblically sound and enthusiastic evangelist who has recently started posting very helpful notes on Facebook. I have his permission to reproduce the following Review of Positioning Yourself to Receive Healing by Doug Jones in its entirety here.If you like it, then feel free to deluge him with Facebook messages telling him how much you want to read a blog by him since, for me, this is really a blog post, not merely a … [Read more...]

SERMON – Living for the Good of Others – Philippians 2

Here are some notes from the sermon I preached this past Sunday at Jubilee Church in Enfield Cineworld. You can download the audio or listen to it online in the following player:I began by sharing the story of a mother who was diagnosed with terminal cancer and refused the abortion she was offered in order to give the gift of life to her daughter.She told her husband, "If I am going to die, my baby is going to live."Said her husband after she had died, "She knew all too well she didn't have long … [Read more...]

Martyn Lloyd-Jones Monday – On Sealing With the Spirit

I have frequently quoted from the Doctor on sealing with the Spirit as I think he is very helpful in understanding the whole concept of Spirit baptism. He explains the functions of a seal, none of which can be adequately performed if the seal is something we don't know we have! More from the Doctor on sealing with the Spirit can be found here: Assorted Thoughts on the Baptism With the Holy SpiritMLJ Monday - Sealed with the Spirit, Part 1MLJ Monday - Sealed with the Spirit, Part 2MLJ Monday - … [Read more...]