Tag Archives: Holiness

New Book for mid May 2018

There are so many different approaches with regards to how Christians should go about putting their Christian life into practice – and there are even different views on what it means to live the Christian life. Does it mean being … Continue reading

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Book – God’s Plan for the World

In this book author Robert Laynton takes an overview of what scripture has to say about God’s Plan of restoration, renewal and reconciliation and in the process considers what it means for each and every one of us – whether we are Christian or not. Continue reading

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Covenants after Abraham up until Jesus the Messiah

God’s Covenant with Abraham was not the last Covenant that God made. There are a number of Covenants recorded in the Jewish Scriptures that make up the Old Testament of our Bible. As to how many Covenants were made – well it depends on which Scripture commentator you read. Continue reading

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Abraham – Covenant and promise (3)

Here are God’s Covenant promises:

Abram will be the father of many nations

Abram’s name is to be changed to Abraham because God has made him the father of many nations

This is an everlasting Covenant between God and the descendants of Abraham (through Isaac) for generations to come

God will be their God

God will give the land of Canaan as an everlasting possession

For Abram

For his descendants

Sarai’s name is to changed to Sarah, because she is the mother of many nations

Abraham and Sarah will have a son who is to be named ‘Isaac’

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How do I live my Christian life?

How do you live the Christian life? It sounds like an easy question doesn’t it, but in giving an answer to it, most people go on to talk about WHAT they consider they should be doing as a Christian – … 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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