Early Church – A Relational Household of Prayer

2014-28.1 2 Peter 3:9 Monday, July 7, 2014 More lessons from the Fulton Street prayer meetings   2 Peter 3:9The Lord is not slow in keeping His promise, as some understand slowness. Instead, He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.  WE have already mentioned the initiative…

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…

Early Church – a ‘relational household of prayer’ 2

2014-27.4   Acts 2:36-38   Thursday, July 3, 2014   Telling it like it is An interesting choice, interesting approach to the message and an interesting word   Siena, a relatively empty Piazza del Campo seen from the top of the torre (tower) on the south side. The Campo attracted early-morning capacity crowds to hear…

Sin, Darkness and the Victory of the Cross 5

2014-14.5 Isaiah 42:7-9, Isaiah 43:18-19 Friday, April 11, 2014 Rise, fall and renew Grow, fall back and renew: This diagram starts off like the bell curve we saw yesterday, but at each plateau and falling back episode, change and renewal occurs. The point is to understand that this is a continuous cycle of rising, falling…

Sin, Darkness and the Victory of the Cross 1

2014-14.1 James 5:16 LB Monday, April 7, 2014 When We Confess, We Begin to Heal James 5:16 LB “Admit your faults to one another and pray for each other so that you may be healed.”  The Christchurch Fulham team who visited a couple of weeks ago talked quite a bit about repentance: calling sin, sin…

Forceful People Break Down Strongholds 5

 2014-12.5 Romans 8:5-7 Friday, March 28, 2014  How strongholds get established – and the truths that set free The ‘drift from truth’ that occurs progressively and results in decisions, values and liftestyle that resist the Spirit of Truth and block Him out – a stronghold. STRONGHOLDS – to a greater of lesser extent we all…