Contributed on Aug 14, 2001
At times Christians know their theology of the Holy Spirit without sensing the miracle that lies within them
OPEN: This is the first our series on “Connecting with Jesus” and our text tells of how we can connect with Jesus in our witnessing. TEXT: Acts 1:8 One night a wife found her husband standing over their infant’s crib. As she watched him looking down at their very first baby, she saw on his ...read more
Contributed on Aug 20, 2001
Corinth was a congregation blessed with a multitude of gifts from the Spirit of God... and yet Paul told them they were unspiritual.
OPEN: I suspect that almost everyone knows who Bert and Ernie, the Cookie Monster and Big Bird are. They were among the muppet stars on a popular children’s show: Sesame Street. During the filming of each show, some lucky parents were allowed to bring their children on stage and be part of the ...read more
Contributed on Aug 27, 2001
There are those who declare that you can tell if you have the Spirit by some miraculous behavior on your part. But, Paul writes that you need to gauge God’s Spirit in a different way.
Two good old boys bought a couple of horses during the summer. But when winter came, they found it cost too much to board them. So they turned the horses loose in a pasture where there was plenty to eat. One said to the other: "How will we tell yours from mine when we pick them up?" "Oh ...read more