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Statements of faith

Why is the ‘Statement of faith’ concerning this blog (under the tab ‘About this blog’ above) quite short and general in tone? Sometimes you may have found that you have had to move to a new location, perhaps as part … Continue reading

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Christian Worship Meetings

Meeting together for worship is a fundamental part of the Christian life. It is an opportunity for believers to gather together with like-minded people in order to praise God. This meeting is the most important meeting of the fellowship, so it seems to be important to me that Christians get this meeting right. Continue reading

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Holiness meetings

The aim of this group resides in the personal, individual aim of each of its members to ‘mean business with God’ such that they ‘get right with God’. As part of this, they seek the outpouring or infusing of the Spirit of God on themselves, on the fellowship and on its overseers. They are not seeking to ‘work up’ an emotional experience. Rather, they are seeking to submit or surrender to the Spirit of God, who guarantees to be present where two or three are gathered together in the name of Jesus. These people are not coming together as ‘those who have already attained’, just the opposite – they are coming together as those who are poor, needy, disobedient, rebellious, dry, lukewarm and so on. They come together recognising their own failures, disobedience and poverty of grace. This is where they start. Right where they are. They believe that God will meet them ‘where they are’. Continue reading

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