Explore A1-A3

The Abundant Christian Life, Deeper Intimacy with God, The Power of Forgiveness

Course In Progress

30 Aug - 4 Sep 2021

Ellel Scotland

Midweek Event

Monday - Saturday

About the Course

Welcome to Ellel Scotland’s week-long edition of Explore. This event includes courses A1-A3. Vital teaching will be shared which both lays a foundation for the rest of the Explore journey but also gives understanding about key areas related to healing and discipleship.

The three courses included in this event cover the foundations of our faith, our need for healing and God’s heart to restore. We will also look deeply at what it means to truly know God rather than just knowing about Him. And finally, the profound area of forgiveness will be looked at and how this can bring radical transformation to our lives.

A Week of Explore

Only our centre in Scotland offers Explore courses over a week-long event, fitting three Explore courses in a week. Our other UK centres offers individual Explore courses over the convenience of shorter weekends.

About the Explore programme

This course is part of our exciting Explore programme. You can join any Explore course individually, but to receive the full experience we recommend you register for the entire series of this life-transforming programme.


…desires a deeper, closer and more meaningful relationship with God

…knows there are issues in their life which are holding them back

…wants to understand God’s plan for their own life so they can walk in it

…wants to grow in their understanding of healing so that they can help others

Timings for the Event

Registration begins from 4pm with an evening meal at 6pm, followed by the first teaching session at 7.30pm.

This Course: Explore A1-A3

Ellel Scotland’s week-long Explore event includes the teaching from the following three courses:

Explore A1

The Abundant Christian Life

Explore A1

Living the Christian life offers us many promises, yet we can easily feel stuck or dry in our relationship with God. We can look at others who seem to be thriving and feel bad because we can’t overcome our personal life issues.

This course is all about hope. Hope for freedom from the past and hope for abundant life in the future.

It answers life’s foundational questions from a solid biblical perspective as we look at the sweep of history from the early days in Genesis until the Lord’s return in Revelation. We will understand better how humankind got to be in such a mess, God’s amazing rescue plan for each one of us, and the promise of an abundant life in the midst of it all.

The teaching will look at possible roots of issues in our lives, explore God’s passionate heart to heal, how that was expressed through the life of Jesus and how He is still the God who heals!

Teaching Topics

The Abundant Christian Life - Teaching Topics

The following topics will be covered:

  • Understanding creation and the fall
  • The rebellion in heaven
  • The role of mankind
  • God’s amazing rescue plan
  • Jesus, the promise fulfilled
  • The nature of mankind
  • Why we need healing
  • The healing and deliverance ministry of Jesus
  • The meaning of God’s salvation
  • Restored for a purpose
  • Understanding destiny
  • Restored for a purpose
  • Understanding destiny

Explore A2

Deeper Intimacy with God

Explore A2

It is an amazing truth that God wants us to truly know Him – not just to know about Him. Many of us would say we long for a deeper and more meaningful relationship with God but we can struggle to know how to attain this.

This course explores the beauty and depth of God’s true character and nature, bringing understanding to the fulness of who He really is, the majestically awesome King and yet so very personal at the same time.

As we explore the truth of who He is, the teaching aims to expose any distorted views of God we may hold and how they can prevent us from experiencing the deep and intimate relationship our Heavenly Father yearns to have with each one of us.

Through coming to know more of God, the victory through Christ and the presence and power of the Holy Spirit, we can experience God in a new way: deeper, more personal, unshakable and eternal.

Teaching Topics

Deeper Intimacy with God - Teaching Topics

The following topics will be covered:

  • Who is God?
  • Knowing God intimately
  • God revealed through the Bible
  • Understanding the Trinity
  • Challenging your view of God
  • Understanding God as Father
  • Why do we find it hard to believe?
  • Being a child of God
  • Life with Jesus and how to relate to Him?
  • Understanding the role of the Holy Spirit
  • Receiving the gift of the Holy Spirit
  • How can the work of the Holy Spirit be restricted in your life?
  • Living in the power and presence of the Holy Spirit
  • Understanding the role of the Holy Spirit
  • Receiving the gift of the Holy Spirit
  • How can the work of the Holy Spirit be restricted in our life?
  • Living in the power and presence of the Holy Spirit

Explore A3

The Power of Forgiveness

Explore A3

When Jesus spoke from the Cross, “Father forgive them”, He released to humankind an immensely powerful key for restoration from the bondage of pain from the past. For true freedom we need not only to receive God’s forgiveness for our own sinful actions, but we need to extend forgiveness to all those who have hurt us, however difficult this may be.

Unlocking this pivotal Kingdom principle, this course we will explore the damage caused when there is unforgiveness, judgement and bitterness in our hearts and how to face the many challenges of applying this key to the painful areas of our lives. Breaking the subject down into four main principles and looking at each one will highlight just how central a topic this is to our wellbeing, not just spiritually, but how it can also affect us emotionally and even physically.

Throughout the course there will be personal times with God for Him to bring conviction, healing and restoration from the damage that unforgiveness can inflict upon you, unlocking a pathway to true and sustained healing.

Teaching Topics

The Power of Forgiveness - Teaching Topics

The following topics will be covered:

  • The need to be forgiven
  • Forgiveness, an act of love
  • Jesus paid the debt
  • What is sin?
  • The consequences of and the solutions to sin
  • How and why do we need to forgive others?
  • What is forgiveness and what is it not?
  • The consequences of unforgiveness
  • The issue of buried pain
  • Unhealthy bonding
  • The role of the enemy
  • Applying forgiveness to our lives
  • Why is it so hard?
  • God’s way to freedom
  • Judgement and grace
  • Bitter root judgements
  • Living in grace

I opened up my heart, the Lord came and ministered healing to me. This was just the beginning as the Holy Spirit continued to bring comfort and to release me from that deep inner pain that I had lived with for so long, and in that I also received my healing physically.

Explore Guest

Very solid teaching, Bible-based, well formulated, shared in a way that builds faith.

Explore Guest

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Booking Options

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When booking an event at Blairmore,
there are two options for accommodation,
Premium and Standard.

All rooms at Blairmore are 2-3 person sharing and en-suite.  Premium accommodation is more expensive due to the high-quality standard of the rooms, which were lovingly restored with antiques; standard accommodation is more simply renovated in a modern style.

Do contact us if you have any query about staying at Blairmore House.

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Meals & Drinks

Our kitchen team are passionate about making delicious, nutritious meals for our guests. We are able to cater for some special medical diets if you give us notice on booking and liaise with us.

Meal times are typically:
Breakfast 8.45am
Lunch 12.45pm
Evening Meal 6.00pm.

Weekend courses start with a 6.00pm dinner and finish after lunch on the final day.  Week-long courses start with a  6.00pm dinner and finish after breakfast on the final day.

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We have a friendly reception team who will be available throughout your stay and will be able to help you with any problems or questions you may have.

It is generally open week days 9.00am- 5.00pm.

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Car Parking

We have a car park in front of the house for all our guests.  Feel free to unload at reception before parking (all cars are parked at your own risk).

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Disabled Access

We have limited ground floor bedrooms available so please enquire when booking your room if we have availability.

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Free WiFi internet access is available by reception in the house.

Getting Here and Other Details

Ellel Scotland

Ellel Scotland is set in the village of Glass, which is 45 miles west of Aberdeen in the north of Scotland. Its nearest town is Huntly.

Ellel Scotland
Blairmore House
Glass, Huntly
AB54 4XH
United Kingdom

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+44 (0)1466 799102

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Rail & Taxi

Our nearest international airport is Aberdeen (ABZ), which is 45 miles away. From there you can take a taxi to the local train station, Aberdeen Dyce, and take a train to Huntly, the closest town.

Plan Your Stay

Walking Week, North Sea Coast

Blairmore House is situated amongst stunning scenery, with rivers, lochs, mountains and coastland all within easy reach. It makes it an ideal destination for our walking and creative retreats. The coast is 25 miles north to Blairmore House, about 45 minutes drive.


Balmoral Castle was owned by Queen Victoria and is now the private property of the Royal Family. The late Queen Elizabeth was especially fond of visiting each summer. When the Royal Family is away, the castle is open to receive tourist guests. Balmoral is 50 miles south of Blairmore House, and about 1.5 hr drive away.

Cairngorm Mountains

The Cairngorms are a wild mountain range in the eastern highlands of Scotland. They are a National Park, and offer stunning scenery, hiking and skiing adventures. Aviemore town is a hub of winter sport activity when the snow arrives, having its own ski resort.

Blairmore House

There is plenty of beautiful scenery on the doorstep of Blairmore House, with woodland paths around our own grounds, or nearby walks just a short drive away.

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