Early Church – A Relational Household of Prayer 3

2014-27.5 Acts 2:38 Friday, July 4, 2014 A strange but incredibly powerful word   Illustration of the Fulton Street Revival in the autumn of 1857 which grew to sweep the English-speaking world I PREFER to avoid religious language – the terms carry their own baggage and can often get in the way as much as…

Diversity and Purpose 2

2014-23.2 Galatians 5:24 Tuesday, June 10, 2014 Greater unity, greater force for change? Christians have worshipped here for more than 900 years. The building of the tower began later, in 1521, when the German and Swiss theologians Luther and Zwingli were beginning the ‘protest’ that became the Reformation. On Sunday, as Christians from all the…

Diversity and purpose

2014-23.1 Acts 2:1 Monday, June 9, 2014 The crowd dynamic Love Wycombe crowd looking out from the platform alongside the majestic bell tower of All Saints church Acts 2:1 (NIV) When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. OF COURSE, the first Pentecost was a one-off – that type of ‘tongues…

New Wine gathering with Ann Coles 1

2014-22.4 1 Corinthians 14:3. Thursday, June 5, 2014 The encouragement that comes in a prophetic word Ann Coles, New Wine Network 1 Corinthians 14:3But one who prophesies speak to men for edification and exhortation and consolation. WHEN did you most recently get a word from the Lord? How did it come? I was at a…

The empowering of Pentecost 6

Acts 4: 18-31 Monday, May 20, 2013 Filled again and emboldened Acts 4:31 NIV After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly. Key teaching: God wants to grow us – often through facing difficulty – and to be…

The empowering of Pentecost 5

Acts 2:15-18 May 17, 2013 The empowering of Pentecost 5 – “This is that” 15 These men are not drunk, as you suppose. It’s only nine in the morning! 16 No, this is what was spoken by the prophet Joel: 17 “ ‘In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on…

The empowering of Pentecost 4

Acts 2: 2-4 Thursday, May 16, 2013 The empowering of Pentecost 4 – all of them filled with the Holy Spirit 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that…