What Makes a Move of God Happen?
This is always a difficult question. There are those who say that it’s all down to us. God has spoken and if we position ourselves correctly he will move among us in power. I get that. However, God is not obligated to us. We can wait expectantly, but we cannot ever demand anything from him.
Others tell us that there is nothing that we can do to make it happen. God will move if and when he chooses to. I get that also. God is sovereign. He cannot be manipulated. We can plant, we can nurture, but only God can compel life.
So what then? I believe that there is much that we can do, that God expects us to do. We are called to seek him with all our hearts. He does promise that if we draw close to him, he will draw close to us. We are also obligated to dismiss anything from our lives that offends him or displeases him.
But these things alone do not guarantee that revival will come. Many times in my personal walk with God and in my public ministry, I have reached the crunch point. I look around and make sure that I have done all that I can do to honour God.
Then I know, the situation has to be handed over to the Lord. My prayer in these crucial moments is always, “Now Lord, please do what only you can do.” My dependence on him becomes total. And, by his grace and mercy, I have often seen God step in. My prayer right now is identical: “Please Lord, manifest yourself once again to your people, and do what only YOU can do.”
[2 minute read] Cell church is church without walls. People are reached right where they are. Christian witness happens in the market place and not just in the meeting place. Beginning with the obstacle of building-bound church, barriers between us and the lost are broken down and removed. The cells build bridges for the community to see Christ in action.
[4 minute read] What is the purpose of the cell vision in Kensington Temple? The answer is surprisingly simple. The cell groups exist to minister to and facilitate the spiritual life and growth of the members.
[5 minute read] Hard to believe it was a year ago when we celebrated with the Latin American countries at Kensington Temple and what a memorable night – Latin American Food, music, dance, and an opportunity to share the gospel.
[6 minute read] I cannot imagine anything more life-enriching than knowing that I am blessed and highly favoured by God. All the great Bible characters were not so great in themselves, but the moment the favour of God touched them, they changed nations and fulfilled their destinies.
[3 minute video] Geoffrey Sleiman – one of KT’s editors provides some tips you might find useful when filming for your videos or zoom meetings.
[3 minute read] Many who hold to the theory of evolution wonder what’s in store for the human race. Are we going to evolve into a new superhuman, even divine human species? As is often the case with questions only recently conceived, the Bible anticipated and answered this one thousands of years ago.
[6 minute read] The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
Jesus came to bring you the full and abundant life of His kingdom. This life, is the rich, spiritual life of God Himself that overflows into His creation. When God made the world, He provided for it in abundance. It was teeming with life!
Colin Dye Senior Minister Follow Colin Dye on: www.facebook.com/colindye.org and his blog: www.colindye.comMany who hold to the theory of evolution wonder what’s in store for the human race. Are we going to evolve into a new superhuman, even divine human species? As...
Colin Dye Senior Minister Follow Colin Dye on: www.facebook.com/colindye.org and his blog: www.colindye.comA trip down Portobello Road on market day is good exercise for the nose.Everything from fish to curry, joss sticks to soaps, pavement BBQ to steamy kitchens, all...
Colin Dye Senior Minister Follow Colin Dye on: www.facebook.com/colindye.org and his blog: www.colindye.comEvery day is a new day. When we enter a New Year, the day seems especially fresh. We begin with renewed hope in the future and a good sense of leaving the past...