“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. If you … Continue reading If the church were only people
“For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.” (Romans 8:14) “The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.” (Psalm 119:130) The short answer … Continue reading Can your blog be ‘led by the Spirit’?
“For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.” (Romans 8:14) “Paul and his companions traveled throughout the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been kept by … Continue reading There’s ‘being led’–and then there’s ‘being led’
“For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened. Although they claimed to … Continue reading How are you ‘led’? Let me count the ways
“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
“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
“Caraway is not threshed with a sledge, nor is a cartwheel rolled over cummin; caraway is beaten out with a rod, and cummin with a stick. “Grain must be ground … Continue reading Gifted but not refined. When the church finds you (Part 4)
“O Lord, you have searched me and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise, you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out … Continue reading Did God leave the building? When the church finds you (Part 2)