“Follow the way of love and eagerly desire gifts of the Spirit, especially prophecy.” (1 Corinthians 14:1) “Therefore, my brothers and sisters, be eager to prophesy, and do not forbid speaking in tongues.” (1 Corinthians 14:39) No matter … Continue reading In defense of my ‘Peter Pan’ charismatic brethren
“But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.” (2 Corinthians 4:7) “For this reason he had to be made like them, fully human in … Continue reading Hope revived: The Shunammite woman and Elisha
“For we also have had the good news proclaimed to us, just as they did; but the message they heard was of no value to them, because they did not … Continue reading ‘Come out’–and stay pretty much the same
“He gave them into the hands of the nations, and their foes ruled over them.“Their enemies oppressed them and subjected them to their power.“Many times he delivered them, but they were bent on rebellion and they … Continue reading The Coronation of ‘King Me’
“This is what the Lord says: ‘In the time of my favor I will answer you, and in the day of salvation I will help you; I will keep you … Continue reading Should you stay or should you go?
“Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people … Continue reading We should talk
“As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every … Continue reading Separation anxiety
“Jesus replied, ‘You are in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God.’” (Matthew 22:29) “I did not send these prophets, yet they have run with their message; I did not speak to them, yet they have prophesied.” (Jeremiah 23:21) … Continue reading Prophets and non-prophets
“Now Samuel did not yet know the Lord: The word of the Lord had not yet been revealed to him.” (1 Samuel 3:7) “And the Lord said to Samuel: ‘See, I … Continue reading Writing down the second revelation
“They came back to Moses and Aaron and the whole Israelite community at Kadesh in the Desert of Paran. There they reported to them and to the whole assembly and showed them the … Continue reading Writing down the revelation
“I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them;I will turn the darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth.These are the things … Continue reading You don’t say? You didn’t say. You didn’t know.
“I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that the gospel I preached is not of human origin. I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it; rather, I … Continue reading Uncovering the truth