Tag Archives: Holiness

Grieving the Spirit

We believe in the Holy Spirit. Ephesians 4:30 ‘Do not grieve the Holy Spirit,with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.’ The Holy Spirit is God’s most precious gift to us – His own self, no less. It … Continue reading

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Spiritual surgery

Mark 9:43-48 “If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life maimed than with two hands to go to hell, where the fire never goes out.” (verse 43) This is one … Continue reading

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Deep clean

We believe in Jesus Christ… who was crucified, died and was buried, and descended into the grave. Hebrews 9:14 The blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself unblemished to God, will cleanse our consciences from acts that … Continue reading

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The Narrow Way: The flesh and the Spirit

Galatians 5:19-26 The battle against sin may have been decisively won when Jesus died on the Cross, but our sinful nature has a powerful hold on us and refuses to admit defeat – which makes further conflict inevitable, even after … Continue reading

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The Kings Highway

Isaiah 35 The path of the King (verses 1-7) Isaiah was called to prophesy to a nation who thought they could work out their own salvation (in a political sense). They would fail; and the inevitable consequence of trying to … Continue reading

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Pilgrims’ Progress: Holiness

Numbers 5:1-4 The Israelite camp is where God manifests His presence on earth, and like any ‘sacred space’ must be kept holy. And so the final stage in its re-organisation is to exclude all those individuals who are seriously ‘unclean’, … Continue reading

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An encounter with God (Isaiah 6:1-8) Part 2

Part 2: Confession (verse 5) The holiness with which Isaiah was confronted was the holiness that had destroyed Nadab and Abihu (the sons of Aaron) when the Tabernacle was first set up. No wonder he was terrified. The vision gave him … Continue reading

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