The power of love: what does love look like, actually? Am I loving people the way Jesus asked me to?
You know, so often people overuse and misuse the word love. I’m sure I’ve done it before. We say “love you”, but are we really loving people? We sign our letters xoxoxoxo. Is that love? This was a question I had to ask myself. If Jesus said that the number one command was to love God, and the second most important command was to love people – I had better make sure I am doing it! So, what is love? How do I know for sure that I am loving people? What… Read More
http://coffeecakestudies.blogspot.com/2009/10/motivational-gift-of-prophecy.html The above link is, in general, an outstanding description of someone with the spiritual gift of prophecy as mentioned in the New Testament. I say “in general” because the author didn’t mention that the word prophecy from the Greek language and the Strong’s Concordance #4396 means to “forth-tell” (tell the truth in the Word of God) or to “fore-tell” (tell the truth before it happens or correctly predict something as Agabus did in the book of Acts). This article is written by Kerry at Coffeecake Studies, and I found it to… Read More
Spiritual myopia. What is it? At the eye doctor the other day, I was reminded of nearsightedness. That is why many people need glasses. They can see objects close up but not far away. The far away objects appear to them as a blur. Until, the glasses are put on. Then they can see the big picture. LIfe gets a whole lot clearer when this happens. Before becoming a Christian, we are all walking around without the precious light of Christ, not really knowing there is a different way. Jesus said He… Read More