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Right through Scripture, the Holy Spirit has been active, creating, shaping, restoring, and empowering God’s people to be a blessing to the world. In this series, we want to consider what it would look like for us to live Spirit filled lives, so that we can continue his work today, with the particular challenges our world is facing.

 

Order from Chaos

Liam Thatcher 10th January 2021

The Bible begins with the Spirit of God hovering over the chaotic waters and bringing forth order and life. In the first talk of our new series, Liam considers how the Holy Spirit empowers us to continue his work today.

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Wisdom in Crisis

Jo Wells 18th January 2021

The first person in Scripture who is said to have God’s Spirit dwelling in him, is a prisoner in Egypt. In this talk, Jo Wells looks at how the Holy Spirit empowered Joseph with the wisdom and skill he needed to rescue a nation in its time of need.

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Creativity

Joel Wade 24th January 2021

As God’s people journeyed in the wilderness, the Holy Spirit filled Bezalel with creativity and skill, and empowered him to build the tabernacle. In this talk, Joel considers how the Spirit continues to give us creative gifts to use today.

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A Promise for All

Lars Due-Christensen 7th February 2021

In the Old Testament, relatively few people experienced the Holy Spirit personally. But restricting His presence to a select few was never God’s plan. In this talk, Lars unpacks the promise that the Holy Spirit is available to all who ask.

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Refreshing for Weary Souls

Andy Tilsley 14th February 2021

The Holy Spirit is often depicted in Scripture as water that refreshes our souls. In this talk, Andy considers the importance of worship, and looks at how God can refresh us when we feel dry and weary.

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Freedom and Healing

David Stroud 21st February 2021

The prophet Isaiah wrote about God’s anointed servant, who would bring freedom and healing, showing compassion to the bruised and broken. In this talk, David looks at how Isaiah 42 and considers how the Spirit empowers us to act with the same compassion Jesus showed.

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Not by might or power

Liam Thatcher 28th February 2021

The prophet Zechariah saw a strange vision of olive trees and lampstands, and heard a promise of a new temple. In this talk, Liam unpacks Zechariah’s vision and looks at what it means to build not by might or power, but by God’s Spirit.

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Born of the Spirit

Raphael Arthur 7th March 2021

In the dead of night, Nicodemus came to Jesus with some questions. What he got were some answers that blew his mind. In this talk, Raph considers Jesus’ teaching about what it means to be born again, and how the Holy Spirit helps us enter into this new life.

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Adoption into Family

Tim Frisby 14th March 2021

The Apostle Paul wrote that the Holy Spirit gives us a new identity as God’s children, and the promise of inheritance. In this talk, Tim Frisby considers what it means to be adopted by the Holy Spirit into the family of God.

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Unity in Diversity

Andy Tilsley 22nd March 2021

From the earliest days, the church was incredibly diverse, with men and women from different ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds calling one another brother and sister. In this talk, Andy considers how the Holy Spirit breaks down divisions and unites us in family.

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Empowered for Mission

Liam Thatcher 28th March 2021

The resurrected Jesus stood before his disciples and breathed upon them. In this talk, Liam considers the importance of this strange act, and looks at how the Holy Spirit fills us with peace, and empowers us for mission.

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Hope of the Resurrection

Joel Wade 4th April 2021

After the brutal events of Good Friday, it looked like all hope was lost. Jesus lay in a grave. But then came Easter Sunday, when the Holy Spirit filled his body, raised him from the dead, and brought about the hope of new life.

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Gifts and Guidance

Jo Wells 11th April 2021

The Apostle Paul wrote that the Holy Spirit gives supernatural gifts to all who are eager for them. In this talk, Jo Wells considers how we should eagerly desire the gifts of the Spirit, and particularly how we can learn to hear from God today.

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Peace and Strength

David Stroud 18th April 2021

In the book of Acts, the early church experiences persecution, but they also know peace, strength and encouragement from the Holy Spirit. In this talk, David Stroud considers how we can receive peace and strength from the Holy Spirit as we come out of lockdown.

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The Spirit and the Flesh

Lars Due-Christensen 25th April 2021

One of the ways that the Holy Spirit helps us is by strengthening us to resist the temptations of sin and to walk in freedom. In this talk, Lars considers what it looks like to draw near to grace, and receive help from the Spirit in our time of need.

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Hope in our Waiting

Hannah Elwyn 2nd May 2021

The Bible ends with the promise of New Creation. A world in which there is no more pain. But right now, we still live in a broken world. In the final week of our series, Hannah considers how the Holy Spirit empowers us to live in hope, as we await Jesus’ return.

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Hope in our Waiting

Natan Mladin 9th May 2021

The Bible ends with the promise of New Creation. A world in which there is no more pain. But right now, we still live in a broken world. In this talk from our Bethnal Green service, Natan considers how the Holy Spirit empowers us to live in hope, as we await Jesus’ return.

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The Hand of God

Liam Thatcher 23rd May 2021

In Acts 4, the church prayed for God to give them courage and stretch out His hand in signs and wonders. In the final talk of our series, Liam unpacks their prayer and considers what it means for us, as we seek to live lives filled with the Spirit of God.

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