Today we celebrate Ascension Day. Acts 1 records the last conversation in which Jesus speaks of the Disciples being made into witnesses, and what we generally forget that to become witnesses they needed power to enter into that dimension. As we celebrate Ascension Day, we must give a careful thought what that means. In the life of Jesus it is a transition from being risen to being glorified. There is a great work from heaven, and in heaven that we must reflect on. The first manifestation we see in the Ascension is the bestowing of the ministry offices. There is … Continue reading Ascension Day; embracing the heavenly to release the Spirit
And they said one to another, Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked with us by the way, and while he opened to us the scriptures? Luke 24:32 KJV It has been a while! However life has had its processes to walk out and ascertain. Off to Hereford this week to lead a retreat and ascertain the workings of Jesus’ judicial programme for our time. Recently on arrival in a certain place this verse came to me in Luke 24. The Lord seemed to instruct me concerning this burning of heart. As they were going along oblivious … Continue reading Did not our hearts burn within us?
That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life; 1 John 1:1 KJV There is a motto that characterises a generation, ours is tell a lie often enough and it will turn believable. This undergirds a subtle exercise that is slowly occurring throughout society and even the Church. The holocaust, a reality of the 2nd world war is becoming a contentious history that nations want to undermine this reality because this experience that the Jews went through … Continue reading Rewrite the narrative
Tomorrow I make quite a long journey to Ampleforth in North Yorkshire. I usually soak my journeys with the teaching of the Word. The teaching is very rich from my friend Al Houghton. He is based in California and has a site where I get his audio mp3 teachings http://wordatwork.org. This weekend until Monday we shall be discovering “Heaven’s perspective of earth”. In my time in Downside recently I ascertained in Scripture that God has a perspective of Earth we do not have very often as we are conditioned through subjective experiences and circumstances. I do not normally write about … Continue reading Ampleforth Abbey Retreat