Tag: Holy Spirit

Remembering Herbert Edward Randall: A Canadian Holiness Missionary in Egypt (1865-1938)

Remembering Herbert Edward Randall: A Canadian Holiness Missionary in Egypt (1865-1938)

Born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, Rev. Herbert E Randall was, first of all, a Holiness Movement Church missionary in Asyut, and then a Pentecostal missionary in Cairo. Randall was born into a Methodist family in Eastern Canada. As a young man living in Ottawa he came under the influence of Methodist revivalist Rev. Ralph Horner and through his ministry came […]

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Rebuilding the Temple in Jerusalem

God’s Promises Fulfilled

So he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty. Zechariah 4:6 (NIV) An amazing message was given to this prince, Zerubbabel, who was in a trying situation – a descendent of king David, who having returned from the Babylonian captivity to […]

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A Clarion Call To A Spirit-filled Life

A Clarion Call To A Spirit-Filled Life

ECWA THEME 2020: Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit, says the Lord Almighty Zechariah 4:6 Zerubbabel and Joshua led the first post-exilic return from Babylon back to Judah. But faced a mammoth opposition when they tried to rebuild the Temple (The House of the Lord) . The first resistance came from foreigners who had been transplanted […]

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Start Your Day With Jesus

Start Your Day With Jesus

“Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.” Mark 1:35. Christians are indwelt by the Holy Spirit and empowered to live as Jesus lived. But getting up early while it is still dark as Jesus did is very difficult because of the […]

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The Lord's Prayer (Le_Pater_Noster) by James Tissot at the Brooklyn Museum.

The Lord’s Prayer

Prayer is the opening of one’s heart and soul in a conversation with God, and thus is an expression of faith in a relationship with God. Jesus himself prayed often, as noted in the Gospel of Luke – before his Baptism (3:21), after healing the sick (5:16), before choosing the Twelve Apostles (6:12), before the Confession of Peter (9:18) and […]

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Jesus of Nazareth (Image by Thomas B).

Jesus of Nazareth

The point of origin and central figure of the Christian faith is our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Son of God. Jesus of Nazareth is the Messiah prophesied in Hebrew Scripture, our Old Testament of the Bible. Jesus was born of the Virgin Mary in Bethlehem (Luke 2). St. Joseph took his wife Mary and the infant Jesus on the […]

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What Must I Do To Be Saved?

What Must I Do To Be Saved?

37 Now when they heard this, they were acutely distressed and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “What should we do, brothers?” 38 Peter said to them, “Repent, and each one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. […]

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In God We Trust

In God We Trust

by Jesus Christ Savior | “We trust in the name of the Lord our God.” Psalm 20:7 The independence movement in the American colonies sparked an outcry

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The Truth About the Holy Spirit and How I Can be Filled

The Truth About the Holy Spirit and How I Can be Filled

by Rev Philologus O. Irukera | Discipline yourself to obey the voice

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Ugandan pastor torches Bibles as the work of ‘devil worshipers’

Ugandan pastor torches Bibles as the work of ‘devil worshipers’

by Fredrick Nzwili | Holy Ghost and Holy Spirit are interchangeable
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