Tag Archives: Quench not the Spirit

Christianity should never be without awe!

Christianity need never be without awe, miracles, wonders, spiritual gifts, and other direct interactions with the living Jesus. I don’t know how anybody can experience Jesus daily and not be continually thrilled about Him. The Holy Spirit is the world’s … Continue reading

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Seeing God activate regular people

Seeing God speak and work in and through ordinary people is one of my greatest joys. If given encouragement, freedom, and a platform, everyday people can share amazing words from God. Biblical Christianity is activating. It takes ordinary people and … Continue reading

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Realigning with the kingdom of God

God wants to govern people from the inside out. “The kingdom of God is within you.” The Christian life is about realigning your life to Christ’s inner government– the kingdom of God. We can’t “quench the Spirit” and “be led … Continue reading

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Perfect people in church

People say, “Don’t expect to find perfect people in church,” but, we should be able to find holy, Christ-like people there. If church doesn’t produce holy, Christ-like people, perhaps there’s something off with the programming or methodology. The Bible calls … Continue reading

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Christians are called to be revelators, not just spectators

Christians in the Bible met as a community, not as an audience — as revelators not as spectators. They met not to rejoice in things of this world, but to joyously celebrate the presence and reality of the risen Jesus. … Continue reading

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Unleashing God’s creativity is fun

Christ-followers should be flowing in creativity because they have the Creator living in them. “Quench not the Spirit.” The Holy Spirit doesn’t just want you to share what you’ve read and copied. He wants to speak something fresh to you. … Continue reading

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Who can conduct a revival — a spiritual awakening?

A preacher can conduct a church service, but only God can conduct a revival — a spiritual awakening. In a church service a preacher follows a program. In a spiritual awakening people surrender to the living God. In Acts chapter … Continue reading

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Fruity rivers of living water (an inner smoothie)

The fruit of the Spirit (love, joy, etc.) can’t be taught by sermons, but will spontaneously flow from a heart aglow with Christ. Church can confine us with strings of outward obligation. Christ want to free us to flow with … Continue reading

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Church “attendance-citis”

Attendance-citis? “Religion without the Holy Ghost, Christianity without Christ, forgiveness without repentance.” –William Booth Beware of attendance-citis — attending church without attending to the voice of the living Jesus. Attendance-citis makes Christianity an appendix to life, not it’s main focus. … Continue reading

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A led life or a life of lead?

Live a led life! Jesus said, “Follow Me,” calling us to be directly led by Him. When Christ lives in us, we don’t need a script, a technique, or a church program because we have His presence directing us from within! … Continue reading

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