Spiritual gifts

Read Acts 2:1-21 and 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13. And then keep going into chapter 13. A rushing wind. Tongues of fire. Tongues of other peoples. I’ve always had a fascination with spiritual gifts such as healing or prophecy or speaking in tongues. Paul names nine such gifts and seems to imply Read more…

The heart of Jesus

Read John 17:1-11. I once heard the complaint that we don’t really get to know much about Jesus in the gospels. We see his activities, we hear his sermons, but who was the man? What did he love? What were his hopes and plans? What kinds of thoughts ran through Read more…