Tag Archives: spiritual gifts

Gifts; October 28, 2018


Ephesians 3:2 Surely you have heard about the administration of God’s grace that was given to me for you. This theme comes out again and again in the Bible: “given to me for you.” God’s gifts are seldom if ever … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts; September 30, 2018


1 Corinthians 12:1 Now about spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be ignorant. This is one instance where I feel the Japanese really loses the flavor of what Paul said. In Japanese it says, “I want you … Continue reading

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Church Government; August 18, 2018


Acts 6:2 So the Twelve gathered all the disciples together and said, “It would not be right for us to neglect the ministry of the word of God in order to wait on tables.” The whole matter of equality, democracy … Continue reading

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Evangelism; August 16, 2018


Acts 5:13-14 No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people. Nevertheless, more and more men and women believed in the Lord and were added to their number. This passage first jumped out at … Continue reading

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The Gift of Tongues; August 9, 2018


Acts 2:4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them. As the birthday of the Church, the events of this day have certainly been examined up one … Continue reading

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The Power of the Holy Spirit; August 8, 2018


Acts 1:4-5 On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. For John baptized with water, … Continue reading

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The Word of Knowledge; June 28, 2018


Luke 19:5 When Jesus reached the spot, he looked up and said to him, “Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today.” We have no record whatsoever of any previous interaction between Jesus and Zacchaeus, but Luke … Continue reading

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