Do you remember when the then Prime Minister, Theresa May, was asked what the naughtiest thing was that she’d ever done? Struggling to think of anything particularly heinous, she gave the since much mocked answer that she had once skipped through a field of wheat. Well, here we find Jesus and his disciples in trouble… Continue reading Picnic (Mark 2:23-28)
We should not think of the Holy Spirit as a substance like water that we can leak. However, is it possible to lose the fullness of the Holy Spirit by not allowing him influence and lordship over all of my life?
What does it mean to be filled with the Spirit. I have often heard two illustrations for this. That we are like jugs and the Holy Spirit like water. Just as the jug may lose water as it is drunk or spilt, so we can lose some of the fullness of the Spirit and need… Continue reading Being filled with the Spirit and not drunk on wine (Sealed with the Spirit 5)