God’s Loading Bars

It’s important to be willing to wait for God when you are looking to connect with Him. Remember, strength does not come upon us in a moment as we beckon the Lord, but as we wait upon Him (Is 40:31). The image of a loading bar popped into my head one day while reflecting on…

Listen as God Made You to Listen

There’s no need to deny the universality of engaging the quiet to hear God’s voice. If a mega-prophet needed to do so, then we need to do so as well. If we need to get quiet to hear ourselves think, then we need it even more so to hear God think too. It is not…

A Low Whisper

Hearing God’s voice is a bit different for everyone, but whatever the case may be for you, getting quiet is typically what all Christians need do to hear Him. This is illustrated by the famous story of Elijah on a mountain, waiting to meet with God. And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and…

Order Among Prophets

Paul loves to reflect on order when talking about church services in 1 Corinthians 14. That subject continues to be in play all the way to the end of the chapter. What then, brothers? When you come together, each one has a hymn, a lesson, a revelation, a tongue, or an interpretation. Let all things…

Should I Speak in Tongues at Church?

Right from the get-go of 1 Corinthians 14 we’ve got this understanding of a hierarchy within the gifts: Paul wants us to desire the gift of prophecy over the gift of tongues. However, it’s important to understand his reasoning for this as he is not actually downplaying the importance of tongues or trying to belittle…