Pentecost

The Mountain is Chief

In this week’s message John Alley continues his previous week’s theme, beginning by once again looking at the writings of the prophet Micah before moving to the New Testament. The last days, says John, commenced at the day of Pentecost, and we have been living in the last days ever since. John then goes on to speak of the redemptive purpose that God has for every nation. We should be wise enough, says John, to listen to God and to seek him for the purpose that He has for our nation. Once again, this is a message rich with insight…

Thomas

Thomas
Following on from Easter, Philip Alley speaks of the traditional season of Eastertide, the 50 days between Resurrection Sunday and Pentecost. Today, the first Sunday after Easter, is traditionally called Low (or Laus) Sunday, or St Thomas Sunday. It was one week after Thomas’ well known expression of doubt in the resurrection of Christ that he actually managed to see and touch the wounds on Jesus’ body. Somehow, Thomas is most widely known for his doubt, and yet in other mentions of him in the Bible, he is revealed as being extremely loyal, truthful and inquisitive. Philip goes…

Pentecost

Pentecost
Pentecost comes from the Hebrew meaning fifty, and that number of days after Jesus resurrection, the Holy Spirit fell on the believers. In this message John Alley discusses the pentecostal experience that should be ours as believers. This is not to be confused by cultural or denominational things we are pentecostal, but that which happened to those early believers. We should be people of word and spirit and well grounded in what the Bible says, coupled with the indwelling of God's spirit and all that comes of it.