obedience


16 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM – THE POWER OF OBEDIENCE

16 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM – THE POWER OF OBEDIENCE Like contentment, obedience should play a major role in the process of transforming us into the image of Jesus. There are many examples in Scripture of obedience and disobedience and the consequences that followed the choices people made. Apart from Jesus, two examples stand out for me. Saul, …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – A MAN AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART

A MAN AFTER GOD’S HEART “After several days of visiting, a prophet from Judea by the name of Agabus came down to us. He went right up to Paul, took Paul’s belt and, in a dramatic gesture, tied himself up, hands and feet. He said, ‘This is what the Holy Spirit says. The Jews in Jerusalem are going to tie …Continue reading →

Learning To Be A Son – Chapter Thirteen – Lest We Forget

LEARNING TO BE A SON CHAPTER THIRTEEN LEST WE FORGET Fellowship with God as His sons and daughters can lead to problems if we forget who our Father is. We must beware that intimacy with God does not become familiarity which borders on disrespect for who He is and contempt for His word. Moses had problems in the Israelite camp …Continue reading →

Learning To Be A Son – Chapter Twelve – Complete In Christ

LEARNING TO BE A SON CHAPTER TWELVE COMPLETE IN CHRIST If we are truly the sons and daughters of God, how can we ever attain the high standard Jesus set for us? Take heart! God views us from His perspective as already complete in Christ. God guarantees that what He began, He will finish. What has He done? He guaranteed …Continue reading →

Learning To Be A Son – Chapter Two – Jesus The Model Son

CHAPTER TWO Jesus the Model Son Before the Father created His human son and daughter, He had a blueprint, His own Son who was designated to become the Son from the beginning of creation. But when did Jesus become the Son? As the second person of the Trinity before His incarnation, He was equal with the Father and the Holy …Continue reading →

Spiritual Warfare In The Old Testament

SPIRITUAL WARFARE IN THE OLD TESTAMENT The Galatian Church syndrome reworked One of the areas where the “Galatian Church syndrome” seems to have re-emerged, i.e. that the cross needs our help to be effective, is in the modern world-wide prayer movement in which altars, strongholds and powers over localities and countries are being “identified” and intercessors raised up to deal …Continue reading →

Paul’s Desire – God’s Intention

PAUL’S DESIRE — GOD’S INTENTION “First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world. God, whom I serve in my spirit in preaching the gospel of His Son, is my witness how constantly I remember you in my prayers at all times; and I pray that now …Continue reading →

You Can’t Kill A Dead Man

YOU CAN’T KILL A DEAD MAN! “‘What could I do, King Agrippa? I couldn’t just walk away from a vision like that! I became an obedient believer on the spot. I started preaching this life-change — this radical turn to God and everything it meant to everyday life — right there in Damascus, went on to Jerusalem and the surrounding …Continue reading →

A Man After God’s Heart

A MAN AFTER GOD’S HEART “After several days of visiting, a prophet from Judea by the name of Agabus came down to us. He went right up to Paul, took Paul’s belt and, in a dramatic gesture, tied himself up, hands and feet. He said, ‘This is what the Holy Spirit says. The Jews in Jerusalem are going to tie …Continue reading →

The Gospel Goes To Africa

THE GOSPEL GOES TO AFRICA “Later God’s angel spoke to Philip, ‘At noon today I want you to walk over to that desolate road that goes from Jerusalem down to Gaza.’ He got up and went. He met an Ethiopian eunuch coming down the road. The eunuch had been on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem and was returning to Ethiopia, where …Continue reading →