The Province of Reconciliation

  • Embrace the Spirit- Part 3

    Gifts and fruit: God does not only want to do great things through us, He wants to give us great things also. 1. The gifts of the Spirit: (manifestations of the Holy Spirit) These are supernatural endowments of God. Even natural talents need to be surrendered to God before He can use them fully to His glory. The Holy Spirit is the one who equips us in order to be able to do God’s will and to worship and to serve Him (1 Corinthians 12: 7). The lists of gifts in 1 Corinthians 12: 7–11 and Rom…

  • Embrace the Spirit- Part 2

    Four important reasons why we all need the power of the Holy Spirit in our lives. 1. Power to become: Without the power of God in us we can never become sons of God. Mankind has lost its way and does not recognize its true Father. The Holy Spirit’s job is to awaken our spiritual need and point us to Jesus, who is God’s way for mankind to be brought back to Himself (John 1: 12–13). With the power of the Holy Spirit working in us, we can accomplish what in our own strength we could never do. We…

  • Embrace the Spirit- Part 1

    “The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit” Key Scriptures John 14: 12, 15–27 John 16: 5–15 Acts 1: 4–8 1 Corinthians 2: 9–16 Introduction The Holy Spirit is not a vague influence or mystic idea, He is a person. This means He can communicate and make Himself real to us. We cannot necessarily see Him, but He is real and can make a great impression on our lives through our inner being. He is the third person of the Godhead. Like God the Father and God the Son, God the Holy Spirit is etern…

  • A Reminder to the Professing Christian

    The immensity of God's love for us is redemptive and healing, in this manner He sent Jesus to save us from our sins, to reveal the very love, nature and Person of God the Creator, to show us the Father, to teach us how to love God with everything and to love our neighbor as ourselves -- I am to love my neighbor as I love myself the way God loves me -- further we learn that "faith without works is dead" and "faith works by love." This Holy Love is a fire that burns with purity and Truth that is m…

  •  The Season of Advent A time of

    Anticipation and Hope 

    Advent is marked by a spirit of expectation, of anticipation, of preparation, of longing.