Multiplied Glory (2 Cor 9:11-13)

“For the ministry of this service is not only supplying the needs of the saints but is also overflowing in many thanksgivings to God. By their approval of this service, they will glorify God because of your submission that comes from your confession of the gospel of Christ, and the generosity of your contribution forContinue reading “Multiplied Glory (2 Cor 9:11-13)”

Boasting? (2 Cor 9:1-5)

“For as touching the ministering to the saints, it is superfluous for me to write to you: For I know the forwardness of your mind, for which I boast of you to them of Macedonia, that Achaia was ready a year ago; and your zeal hath provoked very many. Yet have I sent the brethren,Continue reading “Boasting? (2 Cor 9:1-5)”

Difficult but Loving (2 Cor 7:8-9)

“For even if I made you grieve with my letter, I do not regret it—though I did regret it, for I see that that letter grieved you, though only for a while. As it is, I rejoice, not because you were grieved, but because you were grieved into repenting. For you felt a godly grief,Continue reading “Difficult but Loving (2 Cor 7:8-9)”

Viewpoints (1 Cor 14:20-25)

“If therefore the whole church be come together into one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in those that are unlearned, or unbelievers, will they not say that ye are mad? But if all prophesy, and there come in one that believeth not, or one unlearned, he is convinced of all, heContinue reading “Viewpoints (1 Cor 14:20-25)”

The Seven Filters – Filter #7, Pt 4 Am I absolutely positive?

Waiting Patiently “Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.” (Isaiah 40:30–31, ESV) I really like waiting. Not!Continue reading “The Seven Filters – Filter #7, Pt 4 Am I absolutely positive?”