Monthly Archives: July 2017

Verdict

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 5:11-21 (day one)  “HAVING CONCLUDED this, that one died for all, therefore all died.”–v 14. “But may it never be that I should boast (or place confidence) except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through … Continue reading

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Shine!

Re:Verse reading–1 Corinthians 12:4-13, 27-31 (day seven) “Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good.”–v 7. It is a Greek word that means “to shine out”.  The manifestation of the Spirit.  Given to each … Continue reading

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Activity

Re:Verse reading–1 Corinthians 12:4-13, 27-31 (day six) The Holy Spirit is the activity of God personified. He hovers over the deep, He reveals, He teaches, He reminds, He heals, He brings life where there was none, He bears fruit, He gives gifts; … Continue reading

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Each of Us, All of Us

Re:Verse reading–1 Corinthians 12:4-13, 27-31 (day five) 11 But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually just as He wills. 12 For even as the body is one and yet has many members, and … Continue reading

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A Healthy Church

Re:Verse reading–1 Corinthians 12:4-13, 27-31 (day four)  One Spirit, many gifts.  Why has God given us all of these gifts?  Wisdom, knowledge, faith, healings, miracles, prophecy, discernment, tongues, and interpretation…God has placed all of these gifts in the body.  Are … Continue reading

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Gifts

Re:Verse reading–1 Corinthians 12:4-13, 27-31 (day three) “Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good.” Paul’s purpose here is not to identify the Prophet! Teacher! Leader!  Rather, his point is that the church … Continue reading

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Too Many Tenors

Re:Verse reading–1 Corinthians 12:4-13, 27-31 (day two) And the eye cannot say to the hand, “I have no need of you”; or again the head to the feet, “I have no need of you.” vs. 21 In all my years … Continue reading

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E pluribus unum

Re:Verse reading–1 Corinthians 12:4-13, 27-31 (day one) “For even as the (human) body is one and yet has many members, and all the members of the (human body), though they are many, are one body, so also is Christ.”–v 12 … Continue reading

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Final exam

Re:Verse reading–Matthew 25:31-46 (day seven). He is the prof who tells in advance what the final exam will be.  No mystery.  Only one question.  “Are you in right relationship to the Christ?” Some people read this story and conclude that … Continue reading

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Different Kind of King

Re:Verse Passage – Matthew 25:31-46 (day five)  We read about this promise throughout scripture. God would send a Messiah and King to save the world. The problem was, that what God had in mind for a King and what many … Continue reading

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