Tags archives: Gifts

  • God Hath Set in the Church... 1Co 12:27  Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular. 1Co 12:28  And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues. 1Co 1... [read more]
  • How Do Other People Profit From My "Bad Gifts"? [A question answered by Stephen Crook] The giving of gifts in 1 Corinthians 12 has grabbed my attention. 1Co 12:4 Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. 1Co 12:7  But the manifestation of the spirit is given to every man t... [read more]
  • Fight the Good Fight of Faith Introduction 1Ti 6:12 Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses. 1Ti 6:13 I give thee charge in the sight of God, who quickeneth all things, and before Christ J... [read more]
  • Hi Mike, Thanks for your response. Would you please expound on being "guilty of turning grace into lasciviousness"? I tried to clarify this myself using "e-Sword", but couldn't find the reference/explanation. Bless you for your assistance! C____ Hi again C____, The reference was to a ve... [read more]
  • Dear Mike, Actually this question is not from me. Instead it is from one of my friends and co- brothers in the church. He said that, during the ministry of our Lord Jesus Christ, he spoke most of the time to his disciples, the proof are the four gospels, and only on a few occasions did he speak to ... [read more]
  • Mike, You said in one of your FAQs concerning tongues: "That last verse is in contrast to: He that speaketh in an [ foreign] tongue [ when there is no one there who needs that particular tongue] edifieth himself [ hey, look at me, I've got my gift]; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church (1Co 1... [read more]
  • Hi Mike, Boy!! Did my heavenly father show me something today for the first time. God is doing his work or at least the work that he has spiritually written in his book for all of mankind. He allowed me to see his sovereign work taking place in the lives of people around me who are just going about ... [read more]
  • Hi Mike, I am flooded this morning by feelings of joy and gratefulness as I meditate upon God's sovereign plan for all of humanity. While it has and is still a bumpy road of ups and downs, I feel totally blessed that God has chosen to reveal Himself to me. I thank you with deep gratitude for being t... [read more]
  • M____ wrote: Hi Mike, Would like your comments on the meaning of lying signs and wonders.  I understand that it is as much and even more of a sign and wonder that the truths of God's Word are hidden from the many called (e. g.  for 12 years of regular church attendance and faithf... [read more]