More on revival

Dave spoke again on the subject of revival, something the church desperately needs. Revival sees an increase in the spiritual life of God’s people and leads to the salvation of many, but the key factor in revival is God’s presence, which seems to fall in a...

The Ultimate Victory

No battle we face has the power to overcome us. We may be knocked down, but we can get back up and start afresh: God is the God of second (and third and fourth) chances. We may feel oppressed and weak and unable to win through to victory, but we hold on to God’s Word:...

God gives us the victory!

In the midst of battles, trials and difficulties, it is easy to develop a ‘siege mentality’. In mediaeval times, siege warfare was a typical military operation, whereby the enemy would surround or blockade a town, a castle or a fortress in an attempt to...

Different Kinds of Battle

When we think of the word ‘battle’, we often have different mental images, formed by the books we’ve read or the films we’ve seen. We may think of Roman battle scenes in the film ‘Gladiator’: … or mediaeval battle scenes with...

Battles & Blessings

This morning’s sermon looked at the subject of Battles & Blessings. So often, we are keen to receive God’s blessings, but would prefer not to have to face any battles! It seems, though, that God uses battles as the pathway to blessings and that we...