The Use of the Power of Holy Spirit in Edification of the Church

The power of the Holy Spirit is revealed through various gifts – given for the purpose of edifying the church. The word ‘edify’ comes from the root word ‘edifice’ – which refers to building. The Holy Spirit is given in order to build up the church, individually and collectively. Apostle Paul would say. “Even so ...

Understanding the Holy Spirit as a Soul Winner

Often, we Christians associate the Holy Spirit with speaking in tongues, but beyond that the Holy Spirit is the third person of the Trinity(Father, Son and Holy Spirit) who was there at creation, moving over the face of the deep to bring about form(Gen. 1:1-2, 26-27). He works by empowering human beings in order to ...

Speaking In Tongues

Speaking in tongues remains a controversial issue among Christians. Some believe this gift of the Holy Spirit is no longer needed and has ceased functioning while others believe speaking in tongue is needed and active in today’s Christian age. I would claim that speaking in tongue is not only the fulfilment of Christ’s prophecy as ...

Great Grace

“And with great power the apostles gave witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And great grace was upon them all.” (Acts 4:33 NKJV) Grace, what we generally call ‘Unmerited Favor,’ is the kindness of God upon humankind which delivers us from our sinful lives. Grace is so powerful that it is by it ...

Dangers of Spiritual Sleep

A servant of God taught that the way to tell that we are not spiritually alert is “When we notice that we are more interested in the thing of the world (1 John 2:15). When we notice that we manifest more of the works of flesh (Gal. 5:19-21). When we are not hungry for spiritual ...

“Surely the arm of the Lord is not too short to save …”

This teaching is based on my understanding of Isaiah 59:1 Depending on the translation you use, the word ‘Surely’ may mean: Certainly; Listen; Behold; See; Look; etc. Speaking of the arm of the Lord, it is the power of God. We hear God saying to Moses in Num. 11:23 that His power / arm was ...

Foxes in the field

Songs of Solomon 2:15 says, “Catch the foxes for us, the little foxes that spoil the vineyards, for our vineyards are in blossom” (ESV). At a conference in Italy, Pastor Gani Obasan of Christ Apostolic Church WOSEM, Austria was teaching on a topic titled “Foxes in the field”. Using the text above, he affirmed that foxes are ...

Regeneration

Do not marvel that I said to you, “You must be born again.” – John 3:7 The reading John 3:1-8 reveals a man who had been living in secret, wanting to have all of Jesus and at the same time all of the world. Verse 1-2 show that: He was a learned man who understood ...

Tithers’ Blessings 1

According to Malachi 3:10-12, there is a list of blessings for you as a tither that I’d like to bring your attention; believing that the knowledge of this will cause you to rejoice and remain grateful and faithful to God in what He has in stock for you. At the same time this will spur ...

Apostles’ teachings

The early church, founded by our Lord Jesus Christ through the Apostles, succeeded because of certain practices in which they continued. These practices were four (4) major ones, namely, the Apostles’ doctrine, fellowship, breaking of bread and prayers. The bibles says, “The believers continued to devote themselves to what the apostles were teaching, to fellowship, ...