Sunday Supernaturally: Understanding Good Things

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

Sunday Supernaturally: Work on Your Harmony

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

Sunday Supernaturally: I Long to See You

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

Sunday Supernaturally: Wisdom and Revelation

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

Sunday Supernaturally: Pray, y’all!

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!

Sunday Supernaturally: A Place to Excel

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

Sunday Supernaturally: Get Credit

And you Philippians yourselves know that in the beginning of the gospel, when I left Macedonia, no church entered into partnership with me in giving and receiving, except you only. Even in Thessalonica you sent me help for my needs once and again. Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the fruit that … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Get Credit

Sunday Supernaturally: Soul Watch

Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you. Hebrews 13:17 ESV I spend a lot  of time thinking about the local … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Soul Watch

Sunday Supernaturally: Permit and Prohibit

"And so I tell all of you: what you prohibit on earth will be prohibited in heaven, and what you permit on earth will be permitted in heaven. "And I tell you more: whenever two of you on earth agree about anything you pray for, it will be done for you by my Father in … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Permit and Prohibit

Sunday Supernaturally: Encouragement and Strength

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