Now all who believed were together, and had all things in common, Acts 2:44 NKJV This characterization of the very first gatherings of believers is usually thought of as referring to temporal stuff. This spirit of community and spontaneous generosity is inspiring in today’s “me” culture. It seems to me to go deeper than that. … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: It’s a Joint Venture
And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.Ephesians 4:32 NKJV Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to one another. Romans 12:10 NKJV Try a Little Kindness Sometimes I just have to turn off the TV. The evening news is … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Try a Little Kindness
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another."John 13:34-35 This week has reminded me again how important it is that we have connection … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Love an Other
For exaltation comes neither from the east Nor from the west nor from the south. But God is the Judge: He puts down one, And exalts another. Psalms 75:6-7 NKJV So I sought for a man among them who would make a wall, and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land, … Continue reading A Primer on Voting
And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years; take your ease; eat, drink, and be merry." ' But God said to him, 'Fool! This night your soul will be required of you; then whose will those things be which you have provided?' "So is he who … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Rich Toward God
 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,  because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.  Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. (James 1:2-4 NIV) When I pastored my first church, I … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Stay Steady!
Praise the LORD! I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, In the assembly of the upright and in the congregation. The works of the LORD are great, Studied by all who have pleasure in them. (Psalms 111:1-2 NKJV) It’s Sunday, time to go to church. Church is the English word for the Greek, … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Let’s Congregate
Late in the afternoon the twelve disciples came to him and said, “Send the crowds away to the nearby villages and farms, so they can find food and lodging for the night. There is nothing to eat here in this remote place.” But Jesus said, “You feed them.” “But we have only five loaves of … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: You Feed Them!
"4 In the human body there are many parts and organs, each with a unique function. 5 And so it is in the body of Christ. For though we are many, we've all been mingled into one body in Christ. This means that we are all vitally joined to one another, with each contributing to … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Use it or Lose It
So Jesus went with them. But just before they arrived at the house, the officer sent some friends to say, “Lord, don’t trouble yourself by coming to my home, for I am not worthy of such an honor. (7) I am not even worthy to come and meet you. Just say the word from where … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: God’s Default Method