Have you ever been speaking to someone you don’t know and they begin to tell you about feeling unwell or about an ailment they are suffering with? This has happened to me so many times and as Christians we carry the Kingdom of God with us wherever we go so it’s not really surprising that … More The Gift of Healing
What’s Your Favourite? As I was listening to a preach this morning on diversity and the value of all being welcome and invited, God started to speak to me through a picture of a box of chocolates- yes, I know! I wasn’t just sitting thinking about chocolate, which has been known to happen! This was … More What’s Your Favourite?
As I was praying with a friend yesterday, God showed me a picture of an old fashioned gold mine with men digging away at the rock face with pick axes. Behind them there was a rusty old rail track with wagons on it that they were throwing their ‘treasures’ into as they uncovered them and … More Finding the Gold!
I’m so excited because the next in my series on Spiritual Gifts is looking at one of my absolute favourites-The Gift of Prophecy. The bible tells us to; 1Cor 14:1 “Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy.” Prophecy is quite simply, hearing from God and then speaking it out … More The Gift of Prophecy
You may be thinking, what on earth is exhortation? I thought that too when I first heard it, but it simply means encouragement. The dictionary definition of encouragement is: To give support, confidence or hope to (someone). To encourage someone means to literally give someone courage for a situation. It is such an affirming, uplifting … More The Gift of Exhortation
This post is the first in a mini-series on the ‘Gifts of the Spirit’. I am going to try and explain in simple terms what the gifts are, how to get the gifts and how to step out in using them. If you’re not sure about what gifts you may have, read my previous blog … More Speaking in Tongues