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Master in Ministry (Otago) Bachelor in Applied Theology (Carey) Diploma in Mission (Carey) Pastoring Eastside Baptist since 2002

Browsing Archive: September, 2016

Pillar of cloud and fire

Posted by Chris Lee on Saturday, September 24, 2016,

The Pillar of Cloud and Fire

When we focus on the Holy Spirit, we so often disregard anything from the Old Testament because the focus through that Testament is on God the Father and not the Spirit or the Son; and the occasions where the Holy Spirit is mentioned, it is about certain extraordinary individuals receiving the Holy Spirit, or operating under the Spirit.

But when we have that mindset, we are too narrow thinking. The Holy Spirit was present and involved and active right through th...

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Standards for living

Posted by Chris Lee on Sunday, September 18, 2016,

Colossians 1:10 standard for Christian Living


Today we talk about the journey that we have started in our Christian journey. We are not yet finished, we are not there yet. We are being transformed, or at least we should be or could be. 


Philippians 3:12 Not that I have already obtained this or have already reached the goal; but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own.  13 Beloved, I do not consider that I have made it my own; but this one thing I do: fo...

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Revive Us

Posted by Chris Lee on Sunday, September 11, 2016,

We need reviving


We need reviving. In this I am not just talking about the much anticipated revival of Christianity prophesied to start in Invercargill; I am not talking only about the Big Tent Revival in Gala Street in November; I am not only talking about the need for revival in this city or nation. I am talking about revival within us.


The first need in the church today is not a widespread revival which will produce more Christians, but an inward revival which will produce better C...

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Fatherhood of God

Posted by Chris Lee on Sunday, September 4, 2016,

Fatherhood of God


Today is Father’s Day.  It should be a day of celebration, more often though it is a day of lament.


Hallmark, the greeting card company hit on an idea of giving inmates in prisons cards to send to their mothers on mother’s day.  Most prisoners took them so they did the same on father’s day for dads.  Few were interested.


Someone else reported that when he worked for a phone company, Mother's Day was the busiest calling day of the year. Busier than Christmas...

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