Now in the synagogue there was a man who had a spirit of an unclean demon. And he cried out with a loud voice, saying, "Let us alone! What have we to do with You, Jesus of Nazareth? Did You come to destroy us? I know who You are—the Holy One of God!" But Jesus … Continue reading …But Who Are You?
Habitually therefore give one another a friendly reception, just as Christ also has received you, and thus promote the glory of God. Romans 15:7 Weymouth NT Yesterday I took my dog, Riley, to the vet for a vaccination. He was a little nervous, since the last time he was there he saw a new vet … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: A Friendly Reception
Building People of Substance for Works of Power One day last Fall, I was in my office praying and reading my Bible. It was early, around 7 AM. The phone rang. The caller ID said “Lonnie Hilton.” I was a little anxious as I answered. It’s unusual for my pastor to call me so early … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Check the Source
And when you go into a household, greet it. If the household is worthy, let your peace come upon it. But if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you. And whoever will not receive you nor hear your words, when you depart from that house or city, shake off the dust from … Continue reading Shake That Dust!
Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd. Then He … Continue reading Preparing for Harvest
A single day in your courts is better than a thousand anywhere else! I would rather be a gatekeeper in the house of my God than live the good life in the homes of the wicked. Psalm 84:10 NLT Worship in Darien Occasionally I’m in a situation that reminds me of “the good old days.” … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally
Building People of Substance for Works of Power For several years now, I have been a fairly consistent bicycle rider. In Arizona, that means drinking lots of water. You need a good water bottle. Most are some sort of plastic which often makes the water taste just a little off. Exposed to the sun, that … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Vessels of Honor
The following week almost the entire city turned out to hear them preach the word of the Lord. Act 13:44 NLT Let’s face it. We live in a culture that has essentially left the church behind. When I was growing up, it was assumed that folks went to church. If I stayed home, I didn’t … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Starting a Movement
For You, O LORD, will bless the righteous; With favor You will surround him as with a shield. Psalm 5:12 NKJV Favor! Our success is not dependent on us. We are designed to enjoy the benefits of God's divine presence to bring us favor with all. Let's pray it in. Dear Heavenly Father, I thank … Continue reading Saturday Prayer: Surrounded with Favor
And with all his abundant wealth through Christ Jesus, my God will supply all your needs. Philippians 4:19 GNB God promised blessing after the manner of Abraham. There are blessings promised to the tither and to the giver above the tithe. His will is clear. Let’s speak what we believe! Heavenly Father, I come to … Continue reading Friday Prayer: Abundant Provision