From Pastor's Thoughts - July 10

From Pastor’s Thoughts: The Purpose of Tongues

The Purpose of Tongues July 10th, 2019 Read: Acts 2:1, 1 Corinthians 14:2, 4, 39 A few weeks ago we looked at the gift of tongues and said: “’A message from God in a language unknown to the person through whom the message comes.’ This gift is the manifestation of tongues and not tongues as a prayer language. There…

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Wisdom Series – The Importance of Honour

Wisdom series Part 5 – The Importance of Honour   Wisdom is the most important commodity in a person’s life. The Book of Proverbs starts with how we keep relationships with people. It talks about the relationship of a child with their mother and father, but the principle works for any relationship. Again and again Proverbs teaches…

From Pastor's Thoughts - July 3

From Pastor’s Thoughts: The Gifts of the Spirit – Part 3

The Gifts of the Spirit Part 3 July 3rd, 2019 Read: 1 Corinthians 12:7-11 This week we end our series on the Gifts of the Spirit with the dynamic gifts. Jesus said in, Acts 1:8 “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you.” Power – Dynamis/ Dunamis; means explosive power. These gifts have the supernatural…

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Wisdom Series – The Life of the Learner

Wisdom series Part 4 – The Life of the Learner As Christians, we desire to live generously, and have wisdom-filled lives. So far, we have discussed: 1) the fear of the Lord as the beginning of wisdom 2) living a life of contentment, and 3) living a legacy life. Today we are focusing on: the life of…

From Pastor's Thoughts - July 3

From Pastor’s Thoughts: The Gifts of the Spirit – Part 2

The Gifts of the Spirit Part 2 June 26th, 2019 Read: 1 Corinthians 12:7-11 Paul in 1 Corinthians 12:7 writes that the Holy Spirit has given each believer a gift of the Spirit to the benefit of all believers. Last week we looked at the discerning gifts, this week we’ll look at declarative gifts. Declarative gifts use the tongue to…

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Wisdom Series – The World of the Generous

Wisdom series Part 2 – The World of the Generous Proverbs 4:7 If wisdom is at the top of God’s list, we put it at the top of our list. Wisdom is very different from knowledge – ‘Knowledge is knowing something – wisdom is knowing how to live it out’. Today I want to speak about…

From Pastor's Thoughts - June 20

From Pastor’s Thoughts: The Gifts of the Spirit – Part 1

The Gifts of the Spirit Part 1 June 20th, 2019 Read: 1 Corinthians 12:7-11 There are nine spiritual gifts generally divided into 3 categories: 1) Discerning Gifts, 2) Declarative Gifts and 3) The dynamic gifts. The Holy Spirit imparts spiritual gifts as He sees fitting for each believer. Starting with thediscerning gifts, over the next few weeks we…

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The Meaning of Pentecost

The Meaning of Pentecost Jesus said, “I am sending another comforter, a helper.” He was talking about the Holy Spirit, who is our friend, our strength, our peace, and who purifies our hearts. Today, there is a lot of confusion about The Holy Spirit, but He was very present in the New Testament. If we…

From Pastor's Thoughts - June 5

From Pastor’s Thoughts: The Service of Giving to God

The Service of Giving to God Date: June 5th, 2019 Read: John 3:16 and Malachi 3:10-12 If we pause to reflect on our lives, a few things would become clear: God in His grace gives us His best and God has been with us through it all. Now we’re challenged to do the same. To stick with God and give…

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Wisdom Series – The Secret of Contentment

Wisdom series Part 2 – The Secret of Contentment We live in a crazy world, there is a lot of knowledge, but we need wisdom. Our key verse for this series is Proverbs 4:7 ‘Getting wisdom is the wisest thing you can do! And whatever else you do, develop good judgment.’ We can all be content….