Monthly Archives: November 2016

November 27, 2016


1 Corinthians 14:12 Since you are eager to have spiritual gifts, try to excel in gifts that build up the church. The whole issue of spiritual gifts can be a real can of worms from the human perspective. I think … Continue reading

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November 26, 2016


1 Corinthians 7:7 I wish that all men were as I am. But each man has his own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that. The specific gift Paul is discussing here is the rather unusual one … Continue reading

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November 25, 2016


Romans 15:30 I urge you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to join me in my struggle by praying to God for me. This verse has probably been used by every missionary trying … Continue reading

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November 24, 2016


Romans 12:12 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. This section of Romans is loaded with pithy aphorisms as guides to life, much like the book of Proverbs. This particular verse is more compact and poetic in … Continue reading

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November 23, 2016


Romans 10:9-10 That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, … Continue reading

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November 22, 2016


Romans 8:18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. Here we have one of the best keys to a happy life in the here and now. It is … Continue reading

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November 21, 2016


Romans 1:11-12 I long to see you so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong— that is, that you and I may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith. Good things happen when Christians … Continue reading

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