Reflections on New Wine 2014 – 19

2014-36.4 Matthew 12:18 Thursday, September 4, 2014 Seeking the revival of justice and mercy Lonnie Frisbee in the 1960s. He coined the phrase “signs and wonders”, was a pioneer of mercy ministry in the church and, still dressing as a hippie, was the first leader of the original Vineyard church in Yorba Linda, California. MERCY…

Reflections on New Wine 2014 – 18

2014-36.3 Acts 6:1-3 Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Choosing the best to encourage the least Simon Ponsonby is on the staff of St Aldates, Oxford, but teaches widely elsewhere CONTINUING his Seeking Renewal seminar at New Wine 2014, Simon Ponsonby, who is on the staff of St Aldate’s, Oxford, quoted the novelist E. M. Forster’s phrase…

How Jesus cancelled our sin that put Him on the Cross

2014-15.5 Ephesians 2:3-5, John 19:30 Good Friday, April 18, 2014 The price is paid Tetelestai – a merchant’s term for an account that had been settled. If the account has been paid, we can tell the ‘bailiff’ that he has no right to seize anything of ours. Ephesians 2:3-5…We were by nature objects of wrath.…

Unique SHAPE for kingdom significance 4

2014-07.4 Romans 12:8 Thursday, February 13, 2014 ‘Self’ gifts – our foundational, personal gifting (part 2) Romans 12:8 …If it is encouraging, let him encourage; if it is contributing to the needs of others, let him give generously; if it is leadership, let him govern diligently; if it is showing mercy, let him do it…

Covenant Consciousness 3

2013-50.3 Nehemiah 9:8 and 32 Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Covenant – how to find traction in a slippery world   Extra traction – engage four-wheel-drive WE SAW in the previous post how the praise prayer of the Levites, who were assisting Ezra the priest, used a particular kind of language – and understanding what this…