Now we pray to God that you not do wrong in any way, not that we are seen as approved, but that you do what is good, even though we are seen as though unqualified. For we are not able to do anything against the truth, but rather only for the truth. For we rejoice … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Christ Formed in YOU
I give thanks to God, whom I serve with a clear conscience, as my ancestors did. I thank him as I remember you always in my prayers night and day. I remember your tears, and I want to see you very much, so that I may be filled with joy. I remember the sincere faith … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Stir the Gifts
For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, that Christ may dwell in … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Exceedingly Abundantly Above
For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Wisdom and Revelation
Building People of Substance for Works of Power I know none of you have ever been ready to quit, but I sure have. After we left our first church with our tails between our legs, I was ready to call the whole ministry thing off. We were just broken. I took a good job at … Continue reading Don’t Settle for Performance
I thank my God I speak with tongues more than you all; yet in the church I would rather speak five words with my understanding, that I may teach others also, than ten thousand words in a tongue. 1 Corinthians 14:18-19 NKJV A lot of folks try to use this passage to prove that we’re … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Pray, y’all!
Building People of Substance for Works of Power Therefore if the whole church comes together in one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in those who are uninformed or unbelievers, will they not say that you are out of your mind? But if all prophesy, and an unbeliever or an uninformed person … Continue reading Let the leaders lead.
On the other hand, the one who prophesies speaks to people for their upbuilding and encouragement and consolation. The one who speaks in a tongue builds up himself, but the one who prophesies builds up the church. Now I want you all to speak in tongues, but even more to prophesy. The one who prophesies … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Encouragement and Strength
Building People of Substance for Works of Power When we first got into the Charismatic movement, there was a lady who was billed as a prophetess. She appeared on several Christian shows and had a considerable following. Her meetings were well-attended. At one point she gave a “word” predicting in some detail the imminent destruction … Continue reading Who Gets the Glory?
Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 Who’s watching for your soul? This past month, I had the privilege of speaking to the “Southern Arizona Pastors, Leaders and Volunteer Gathering” at Living Faith Christian Center here in Tucson. The theme of the meeting was “"Creating the Atmosphere for God's Presence to Manifest … Continue reading Pastor Virgil Update – May 11, 2022