God has given us the gifts of the Spirit to build up the body of Christ. This includes the nine gifts found in 1 Corinthians 12:8-10 known as the sign gifts. The sign gifts are a powerful way God works through us to show his power, knowledge, and love to the world. God has made these gifts available to the church today, and we can learn to recognize them and use them for His glory.
Author: Matt Adair (Matt Adair)
Jesus repeatedly taught that you can't both serve money and God. You are ultimately devoted to one.
The PURSUIT of treasure on Earth leads man to destruction.
Church leadership is one of the unique marks of a local church. The New Testament provides us with an example of leadership that consists of a plurality of Elders with no one person at the top, except for Jesus Christ. This plurality of elders is given specific qualifiations and roles for how to lead the church in being faithful in the mission of spreading the glory of God to their local community and throughout the world.
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Jesus' admonition regarding anger does not repudiate the Law, or establish a new Law, but highlights the goal of the Law.
People seek all kinds of ways to be happy. They read books, watch videos and attend conferences. But in this teaching Matt talks about 8 ways Jesus reveals how to walk in happiness.
As a community of believers, we are the Body of Christ and desire to serve together. The gifts of the Spirit is one way to do that.