Paul identified three things that give us away as being believers: Faith, hope, and love. How are we doing with that?
Now may the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant, equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Equipped and Able
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
I always thank my God as I remember you in my prayers, because I hear about your love for all his holy people and your faith in the Lord Jesus. I pray that your partnership with us in the faith may be effective in deepening your understanding of every good thing we share for the … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Understanding Good Things
May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 15:5-6 ESV The Prayers of Paul have been favorite subjects of mine for many years. … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Work on Your Harmony
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed in all the world. For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I mention you always in my prayers, asking that somehow by God's will I … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: I Long to See You
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
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!
So with yourselves, since you are eager for manifestations of the Spirit, strive to excel in building up the church. 1 Corinthians 14:12 ESV People go to church for many reasons. Several years ago, I did a very unscientific survey in churches I was visiting. I made it a point to ask people, “Why did … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: A Place to Excel