1 Corinthians 2:1-5 ESV “And I, when I came to you, brothers, did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. And I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling, and … Continue reading Have Theologians Replaced the Holy Spirit?
Gifts of the Spirit
Video Talk Romans 12:3-8 ESV “For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned. For as in one body we have many … Continue reading Gifts of the Spirit
Do You Know Your Body Part?
2 Timothy 1:3-9 ESV “I thank God whom I serve, as did my ancestors, with a clear conscience, as I remember you constantly in my prayers night and day. As I remember your tears, I long to see you, that I may be filled with joy. I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith … Continue reading Do You Know Your Body Part?
Called of God to His Service
Before We Were Born Jeremiah 1:4-5 ESV Now the word of the Lord came to me, saying, “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.” Now this was the calling of God on the life of Jeremiah … Continue reading Called of God to His Service
Do Not Quench the Spirit
Accurately Handling (2 Timothy 2:15 NASB) Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth. How do we do this? It is not in our flesh. I can tell you that most certainly. We can only do this in the … Continue reading Do Not Quench the Spirit
The Gifts and The Gifted
1 Corinthians 12:1,4-7,11 ESV “Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be uninformed… Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone. … Continue reading The Gifts and The Gifted
Sharing the Word of God with Others
2 Timothy 2:1-2 ESV “You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus, and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also.” Paul said these words to Timothy, but do they have application to … Continue reading Sharing the Word of God with Others
Rejoice Not in Wrongdoing But in Truth
“Love does not rejoice in wrongdoing but it rejoices in the truth” (v 6). 1 Corinthians 13:1-3 ESV “If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, … Continue reading Rejoice Not in Wrongdoing But in Truth
We are Not All the Same
Romans 12:1-2 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what … Continue reading We are Not All the Same
We’re Called According to His Purpose
Jeremiah 1:4-9 ESV “Now the word of the Lord came to me, saying, “’Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.’ “Then I said, ‘Ah, Lord God! Behold, I do not know how to speak, for I … Continue reading We’re Called According to His Purpose