Tag: example

Understanding Spiritual Authority

In my thinking recently, I’ve been encouraged to reflect on leaders that I have known or seen in the past, who evidenced Spiritual Authority. (This is part of the Leadership mandate – Hebrews 13:7-8). What did these leaders have in common: 1) Intimacy with Jesus. Probably first and foremost, what attracted me to each of…

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Trust in the Bible

Following on from yesterday’s post, I wanted to share a handful more thoughts and ideas around this concept of trust. Trust is connected to love – we often make trust a separate factor. But the Bible teaches us that ‘love always trusts’ (1 Corinthians 13:7). This is a risky position to take, do we trust…

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Advent #2 Peace

This talk was given by Sean Alan Page at Alliance Bible Church on Isaiah 9:2-7. Fantastic talk and another great preacher, apparently he works with incarcerated youth as a prison chaplain. I wanted to share three things that stood out to me: Prepare with Prayer…stresses and pressures come, and in many cases we know when…

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Faith mixed with Revelation

Genesis 6:22 says that Noah did everything just as the Lord commanded him. It’s easy to do some of what God tells us. It’s easy to do everything God tells us, but in a slightly different way. (For example he could have made a slightly bigger boat etc). But the challenge is to do everything,…

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