SPIRITUAL RIVER RAFTING
The necessary safety equipment for river rafting and spiritual river rafting:
i. The Helmet – Helmets protect the most vital and vulnerable part on a person their head – their thinking!
1. Spiritually: We need to be wearing the helmet of salvation as we ride the wave
Contributed by Ronnie Miller on Mar 18, 2010
ANTIVIRUS: HOLY SPIRIT
Jesus said in verse 7 of John 16, "For if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you."
Jesus was God in the flesh, of course. He could have spoken this world out of existence at any given time, but, I would like to use
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
"Paul will not call these virtues works. He reserves that term for deeds done in obedience to the Law or acts prompted by the flesh. These virtues are fruit, the
Electricity is a physical phenomenon that illustration the indwelling of God’s power in the Christian’s life. The world remained in darkness until this physical phenomenon was discovered about 1900.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
Christians are to be good news before they share the good news. The music of the gospel must precede the words of the gospel and prepare the context in which there will be a hunger for those words. What is the music of the gospel?
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
G. Campbell Morgan summed up Jesus he said, “He was the God-man. Not God indwelling a man. Of such there have been many. Not a man deified. Of such there have been none save in the myths of pagan systems of thought; but God and man, combining in one personality
Contributed by Todd Catteau on Oct 31, 2005
As Christian workers, worldliness is not the trap which most endangers us; nor is it sin. The trap we fall into is extravagantly desiring spiritual success. Never seek after anything other than the approval of God. Unless the worker lives a life hidden with Christ in God, he is apt to become
Contributed by Larry Thornton on Nov 23, 2006
God ... does not lavish his children with a jolly discipleship so that they may swim in spiritual ecstasy between conversion and death. God is a giver, but he does not give happiness. He gives redemption, meaning, security, love, victory, and the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. And happiness is
Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Mar 18, 2002
CAN YOU EXPLAIN JESUS
G. Campbell Morgan summed up the diety of Christ when he said, “He was the God-man. Not God indwelling a man. Of such there have been many. Not a man deified. Of such there have been none save in the myths of pagan systems of thought; but God and man, combining in one
Romans 6 deals with the believer being dead to Sin.
Romans 7 deals with the believer being dead to the Law.
Romans 8 deals with the believer being alive in the Spirit, who gives us the power to life the "victorious
Contributed by Richard Wafford on Apr 13, 2005
A.B. Simpson says in his book "A Larger than Christian life" and I quote: “It is all connected with a living person. We are not filled with an influence; we are not filled with a sensation; we are not filled with a set of ideas and truths; we are not filled with a blessing, but we are filled with a
Contributed by Chris Edmondson on May 26, 2007
All of us have cars. In each one of our cars is a battery. The battery is indwelt in the car. You have an indwelling of the battery. It is there, it is charged, and it is all the power you need to get to where you are to where you want to go. You do not have a battery problem or a power problem if
A psychiatrist had a patient suffering from severe bout of depression. And the wise doctor’s prescription after examination: "Go and entertain yourself by seeing the famous clown Grimaldi performing in the circus in the town today, his antics are bound make you laugh...you sure would
Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 5, 2012
THE "WRAPPING" OF PENTECOST
We must put this in proper perspective. Those who see Pentecost's main significance as miraculous powers are missing the new thing that was being done, the indwelling of the Holy Spirit.
It is like someone who receives a beautifully wrapped birthday gift. After
Contributed by Allan Kircher on Jun 22, 2008
There are seasons when doubts and fears abound, and so suffocate us with their fumes that we cannot even raise a cry. Then the indwelling Spirit represents us, speaks for us, and makes intercession for us, crying in our name, and making intercession for us according to the will of God. The cry
I want you to imagine with me for a minute we are all living in a time when we had no fire. We have no way to produce a great deal of warmth at night; we have no way to cook what we kill in the forest. Someone has told that all we need to do is pray for it and it will come. So imagine we want to
INVITATION TO DRINK POISON
David Timms said: "Skeptics, atheists, cynics, and unbelievers often cast Christianity as a legalistic burden, a lifestyle of bondage or a crutch for the weak to lean on.
Well, perhaps it's time for those same voices to look around and see the fruit of
The World woke up to the shocking News on August 13th 2014. The King of Comedy-Robin Williams- who lit so many smiles in many a countenance of his “global audience” had apparently committed suicide due to severe depression. For some time now his apparently happy face had masked a heavy heart
Contributed by Ned Bartlebaugh on Jun 21, 2007
Hold up the chem.-light for everyone to see and say. Let’s use this chem-light as an example. This chem-light is designed to shine light in a dark area. It consists of a plastic container and we can see a fluid inside but it is not fulfilling its purpose. It is not giving off light. It is only
Expectation vs Experience
Little Israel eh…Boy, it packs a punch in the spiritual realm!!! Do not we owe it a Saviour, Salvation and Scriptures!!! Add to this fact that one of it’s cities (Jerusalem) would be the future World capital and at once, there is a ring of sanctity about this Nation.