The Gospel of the Holy Spirit
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The Gospel of the Holy Spirit

Did Jesus come only to forgive sins? According to the Gospel of Mark, Jesus' main mission is, “He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit (and with fire).” After Jesus is baptized in the Holy Spirit, the Gospel of Mark snapshots everything that flows out of this baptism. 1) Preaching, 2) Calling and making disciples,...

Day 2, May 2018 Offertory
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Day 2, May 2018 Offertory

Praise the Lord! He answered our prayers to get us back on the air today. In this offertory, Sister Alexandra shares from Charles Finney's sermon, “Love of the World,” and how it applies to our use of finances for God's kingdom. Listeners responded! By your love and God's grace, our Pilgrim's Progress radio bill for...

May 2018 Offertory
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May 2018 Offertory

Good afternoon, brothers and sisters! We're in the midst of our offertory week, and the enemy is raging. Due to technical difficulties at the radio station, we weren't able to go on live today (Wednesday, May 30). And, we weren't able to get a usable YouTube video for the first day of offertory. We pray...

How They Prayed in the Upper Room
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How They Prayed in the Upper Room

How did the 120 pray in the upper room? The book of Acts doesn't say much. But, Catherine Booth's stunning sermon, “Filled with the Spirit,” gives key insights. Notably, the disciples met several indispensable conditions in the upper room. These conditions apply equally to us today. First, the 120 went through deep self-abasement. Second, they...

Real Love in the Church
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Real Love in the Church

Love is one of the most common topics in Christian teaching today. Often, this love is reduced to tolerating sin, and in some cases, abuse. But what is real, Christian love in the church? Primarily, this love is an identification with Christian brothers and sisters as part of oneself. For example, if I love my...

Who Was in the Upper Room?
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Who Was in the Upper Room?

Were sinners in the upper room? Saints? A mix? Sister Alexandra shows from Scripture that only saints were in the upper room. Moreover, God would not have sent the Holy Spirit to any other group. Then, Pastor Ray shares how this impacts our prayer for revival. Are you part of an upper room prayer group?...

Every Christian Filled by the Spirit
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Every Christian Filled by the Spirit

God commands every Christian to take up the Great Commission. But, he also commands every Christian to seek and obtain Divine power to fulfill it. Alexandra walks through a number of illustrative Scriptures in the gospels and the book of Acts. Thus, we establish 1) the Great Commission is for all Christians, 2) the Pentecost...

A New Heart
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A New Heart

Gospel freedom includes a new heart that hates evil and loves God. If you repent, believe, and are born again, you will have this new heart. The Holy Spirit will arouse strong feelings of hatred for sin and love for God, others, and righteousness. As a result, God can make his home in your heart....

The Plain Gospel
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The Plain Gospel

The plain gospel is more simple, and more terrifying, than most of us have imagined. Simply, God created and owns every person. As such, you are bound to obey God perfectly. However, you've rebelled against God. Now, his penalty of eternal death is against you. Because God does not take pleasure in the death of...

Righteousness a Present Experience
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Righteousness a Present Experience

In this testimony-interview, Alexandra shares that righteousness from God is a present experience. To be innocent in the sight of God is the present reality of every true Christian. For Alexandra, this began at conversion, and deepened through several later experiences. These further revelations included the 1) holiness of God, 2) the evil of sin,...