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
15 “And I will give you shepherds according to My heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding. ( Jeremiah 3:15 NKJV) As I was prepping for today’s service, I got to thinking about all the hours of study and prayer that go into doing the job properly. By conservative estimate, I have preached … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Come and Get It!
Building People of Substance for Works of Power Getting your wonder back! I remember a brisk but sunny morning back in 1981. Several of us were out on the street witnessing to people in a very rough neighborhood of dive bars and brothels. Staggering across the road came a very intoxicated Native American gentleman. Without … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart
Happy Sunday! I always feel as if the first Sunday in December begins the "Christmas Season." I used to be a Scrooge about the whole thing, but a few years ago I felt impressed to get myself in a frame of mind to take advantage of the opportunities Christmas provides. I began by making up … Continue reading Church Supernaturally: Christmas Spirit
For he who speaks in a tongue does not speak to men but to God, for no one understands him; however, in the spirit he speaks mysteries. (1 Corinthians 14:2 NKJV) Being baptized with the Holy Spirit in that wonderful Day of Pentecost experience moves us over into a new realm of supernatural power. THE … Continue reading Doin’ Church Supernaturally: Praying Mysteries
For if I pray in tongues, my spirit is praying, but I don't understand what I am saying. Well then, what shall I do? I will pray in the spirit, and I will also pray in words I understand. I will sing in the spirit, and I will also sing in words I understand. (1 … Continue reading Sing With the Spirit
Church is an "us" Thing. For years, I have heard folks say variations on this theme, “I have a relationship with God. It is private and personal. I don’t need to go to church.” Assuming these individuals are believers in the Lord Jesus Christ, that they have been born of the Spirit (John 3:6), then … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart