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Every Eye Shall See

By Pastor Brad Smith [Brisbane]

It is going to take the near total destruction of the earth and the explosive, totally unexpected return of the Lord, to get people to take notice of their creator and the purpose of their existence. This is revealed to be the most earthshattering and important day in human history... totally inescapable. REV 1:7 Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him (a day of great tragedy for all the unsaved, both dead and alive, of all cultures on the entire planet). Every human on the earth, no matter who, or where they are... even the dead will be granted consciousness to see the most amazing part of God's plan for humanity. The great majority will be devastated. We are continually warned in the scriptures of the certain return of Jesus Christ; his need to repair the unsolvable mess the human race has brought upon itself. This warning applies both to the unsaved and the church alike. Why the church? Because we have been called for a purpose that must be honoured, We have been given supernatural powers and abilities to walk in the Spirit according to God's purposes. Our sins and failings are catered for, so we can freely serve God within the purposes of the Spirit. We are free to choose our life as long as we make God our first priority in every action... a very small price to pay for eternal life. If we fail to walk in the spirit, people will die. We are the only hope for the unsaved and equally, we have powerful influences on other church members. Without the testimony of the saved (us)... everyone is hopelessly lost.

Everyone Has An Opinion

By Pastor Brad Smith [Brisbane]

Before any discovery or invention can be confirmed, it is necessary that scientific methods of testing and duplicating can bring about the claimed result. If a theory is correct, it will be reproduced with continuous and consistent results forthcoming. When it comes to matters of God and salvation, there is a simple and effective formula that works every time. If we simply repeat what Jesus said and what the apostles did, we too can get the same results. Today, there are more opinions around than ever, but there is only one formula that God still backs with signs following. The formula is: Repentance, water baptism and receiving the Holy Spirit.

The First Day of Eternity

By Pastor Brad Smith [Brisbane]

The first day of eternity began for humanity on the day of Pentecost (33AD). It was given to those who had been obedient to the salvation gospel of Jesus Christ and was confirmed with God given signs. This outpouring included natural, intellectual and spiritual changes and opportunities, which will never be taken away from those who remain faithful. Interestingly, this offer is still available today... eternity is still awaiting the wise.

Connecting to the Grid

By Pastor Brad Smith [Brisbane]

The power grid supplies energy and opportunities well beyond natural abilities. This requires specialised infrastructure, to harness electrical power in a usable manner. Devices also need to be custom built, if they are going to use electricity to energise them. A basic understanding of electricity, how it functions and how we need to be insulated from its powerful energy, are essential. Likewise, an effective connection with God, is very similar to having a working connection to the electricity grid. God also has powers beyond our natural ability, even reaching beyond physical death and outlasting every atom in the universe. The bible is Godís manual on how to make the most of his power, revealing why we have life and its true value to him.

The Holy Spirit in Action

By Pastor Brad Smith [Brisbane]

The Holy Spirit is more than the working power of God... its presence is both observable and accessible.

The Greatest Opportunity Ever

By Pastor Brad Smith [Brisbane]

Many 'experts' over the last 100 years or so, have been blind to remarkable opportunities, because they relied on the limits of natural thinking and biases rather than qualified inspiration. ETERNAL LIFE, the opportunity on offer from God... right now. DEU 30:19 I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live: The difference with God... he offers proof. This choice doesn't depend on blind faith or luck.

The Power of God

By Pastor Brad Smith [Brisbane]

The power of God is still made readily available by the indwelling of the holy spirit. It is gifted to those who accept the gospel of Jesus Christ by acting upon its requirements... (repentance, baptism and the anointing of the spirit). Without the effective working of God's power, the miracles signs and wonders start to lose their frequency. Also, truth, wisdom and knowledge are brought into dispute and finally the church falls into a failed state... referred to as 'apostate' (lacking power and credibility). Many Christian churches that are failing today, are doing so because they have lost the courage and desire to promote the power of God as a normal and daily expectation. 2TIM 3:5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away. It is both vital and life saving, that the church continues to preach and faithfully expect the power of God to respond to our prayers.

Why Live a Christian Life?

By Pastor Brad Smith [Brisbane]

The reason Christ came to the earth was to summarise the value of a God given life. He did this by revealing the failings of Godless living; he also promoted and demonstrated the most successful way to serve God. He sacrificed his life so that we could have another chance... he also cancelled the power that death and sin have over us. He revealed the new life that would be possible, through the anointing of the Holy Spirit. He alone made Christian life a possibility, for those who look for it and live in it.

The Truly Personal Benefits of the Spirit

By Pastor Brad Smith [Brisbane]

When you have the Holy Spirit you also have some very powerful tools to help you through every aspect of life... in every period of time... no matter what. The only thing that will get in the way is unbelief. This presentation will highlight the Lord's ability to manage every one of these issues... in a very personal way.

Useable Understanding

By Pastor Brad Smith [Brisbane]

Many people have a great knowledge of bible stories, history, genealogy, scriptural personalities, geography, prophecy and historic culture, but all that is worthless if it doesnít build a working relationship with God. Many know all about God, but have never experienced God working with them as he did with Paul, Peter and other men and women of the New Testament. Faith is without effect if it fails to bring about God given results. That is the reason our church maintains our operational model as it leads from one step to the next... just as happened on the day of Pentecost and onwards. Unless the understanding we have gets results from God in a continual refining manner... then it is of no benefit to the believer.

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