How our sin put Jesus on the Cross 4

2014-15.4 Romans 14:23 Thursday, April 17, 2014 When independence becomes a stand-off against God   Thomas Edison: His capacity to ‘think outside the box’ led to a number of significant inventions. There’s a difference between being able to take an independent direction, and being locked into having to be different and assert independence. IN THE…

Sin, Darkness and the Victory of the Cross 2

2014-14.2 Romans 3:6-24 Tuesday, April 8, 2014 We are created conscious of sin, but grow up wary of grace Contemporary breakdown of world religions. Atheists are a tiny minority and those who stand for secular humanism, too small to show on the diagram at well under 0.1% Sin and grace in Romans 3 here excerpted…

Setting Captives Free 5

2014-13.5 James 5:15-16 Friday, April 4, 2014 My small picture and our big picture Leafy green, but there are needs – and spiritual strongholds – as there are in every area. Being real about sin, turning from it and renouncing it brings freedom and healing for us as (grateful) individuals. Then we can do some…

Setting Captives Free 4

2014-13.4   James 1:5-8, Romans 7:22-23   Thursday, April 3, 2014   Strongholds block the light from spirit, soul and sometimes body     This is my attempt to show the relationship of the believer’s spirit – energised by new life through the Holy Spirit – and bringing light to the soul and body also. The…

Setting Captives Free 3

2014-13.3   2 Corinthians 10:4   Wednesday, April 2, 2014   Where strongholds start and become set hard   The left hand diagram is the conventional way of representing spirit, soul and body, with the human spirit not yet ‘quickened’ by the Holy Spirit, and that having some effect on the thinking, feeling part, the…

Setting Captives Free 1

2014-13.1 Matthew 11:12, Colossians 2:10 Monday, March 31, 2014 A story that made me think It’s always preferable to pray personally with someone, but there’s no distance in the spirit realm. You won’t recognise the people and maybe not even the location (Birmingham’s Bull Ring), but if God puts someone there on your heart, you…

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…