MYSTERIES BY THE SPIRIT

The one speaking in a tongue does not speak to people but to God, for no one understands; he is speaking mysteries by the Spirit. – 1 Cor. 14:2 In the circles that I grew up in, the spiritual gift of tongues got a bad name. I

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PURSUE LOVE AND SPIRITUAL GIFTS

Pursue love and be eager for the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy.- 1 Cor. 14:1 Here, Paul puts love and spiritual gifts in the same category. If you read 1 Corinthians 13, you realize that Paul says if you have to choose just one, then

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MANIFESTATION OF THE SPIRIT

To each person the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the benefit of all. – 1 Corinthians 12:7 How is the Spirit of God manifesting in your life? God wants to show Himself to the world, and He does so through willing vessels in whose lives

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SPIRITUAL THINGS TO SPIRITUAL PEOPLE

And we speak about these things, not with words taught us by human wisdom, but with those taught by the Spirit, explaining spiritual things to spiritual people. – 1 Cor. 2:13 Paul contrasts human wisdom with things taught by the Spirit of God. Spiritual truth can only

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POWER OF THE SPIRIT

For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ hath not wrought by me, to make the Gentiles obedient, by word and deed, in the power of signs and wonders, in the power of the Spirit of God. So from Jerusalem even

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THE BEST WITNESS

The Spirit himself bears witness to our spirit that we are God’s children. And if children, then heirs (namely, heirs of God and also fellow heirs with Christ) – Romans 8:15 If you are normal, you have at times wondered, “Am I saved?” or, “Does God love

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