Tag Archives: Quench not the Spirit

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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Religious demands or changed hearts?

Heaven’s open to all who follow Jesus. Perhaps the mic in church could be too. Christ did urge me to look beyond the clergy. (Acts 17:11) Pharisees make religious demands. The living Jesus changes human hearts! Religious rules and information without … Continue reading

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