Do you question why the power of the Holy Spirit doesn't seem to be working in our Church's? Do you ever wonder why Luke didn't start the book of Acts with Pentecost? The answer then was loose ends. Could the answer to the power of the Spirit in the body has to do with tying… Continue reading Does the Body of Christ need to tie up some loose ends?
This post will go under the Bible Study/Spirituality section of my blog. I am not going to write a lot except to tell you that if you are interested in living a victorious, power filled, Christian life, the key to that is talked about in this podcast. It is part 2 of this podcast on the Book of… Continue reading Saturated
If you need to review the steps we are following click here. Step 1. Read Romans 1:8-17 several times. Write it out on index cards and place them in spots you spend a lot of time. Review the verses as often as you can. For this passage, there are several words we need to look up… Continue reading Romans 1:8-17
Here are my answers from blog post #2 on Romans What does it say? This is a normal introduction for a letter of that time. The writer would put their name at the beginning. In this introduction, Paul is literally introducing himself and presenting his credentials to the Christians in Rome. He calls himself a… Continue reading Romans 1:1-7 cont.
This is Blog Post #2 in our study of Paul's Epistle to the Romans. For Post #1 click here. Step 1: Read Romans 1:1-7. Write it out on index cards and put it in the places you spend the most time. Beside your favorite chair, on the refrigerator, under the sun visor is your car. Write… Continue reading Romans 1:1-7
This is Blog post #1 in the Study of Paul's letter to the Romans. I personally use a technique called Saturation Bible Study. Saturation can be used alongside any other type of Bible Study technique. The idea is to take your time, soak in the Word. It is like dropping a dry sponge into a… Continue reading Soaking in the Word
My second favorite preacher ever, Dr. Stephen Manley once described how Jesus fulfills all scripture like this. God decided to take who he is, his very nature and throw it down on the earth, and it was in the form of a book, The Bible, the written Word. Then Jesus came off his throne in heaven and… Continue reading The Word
And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. Acts 2:2 The wind, you cannot see it, yet it blows. It sends its coolness across hot sweaty skin and brings comfort and pleasure all at once. It moves my hair,… Continue reading A Mighty Rushing Wind
“If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him.” John 7:37-38 I was thinking earlier about the different elements that the Holy Spirit is compared to. All three of them living and moving things. You have the… Continue reading Streams of living Water
I wanted to say that it started out like any other sunday, but that just is not true. Our children's director and her family; as well as another helper; were on vacation and so Pastor Bob had to go across the street to run the childrens dept. A guest Pastor came in to deliver the… Continue reading Revisiting the Widow’s Mite