What kind of prayer and Bible reading structure works best for you? Some people prefer a very structured approach clearly communicating the progress of where they’ve been and the steps that are to come. Others prefer music, candles and just enjoying God’s presence rehearsing key verses that have meant so much to their lives over the years.
The helmet of the Roman soldier looked more like a piece of artwork than a helmet. It was beautifully decorated with all kinds of engravings and etchings. The helmet was made of bronze and was equipped with pieces of armor that were specifically designed to protect the entire head, back, sides and front.
Expressions vary from person to person. We can have distinction without having to have division. If someone came up to one person giving them a million dollars that person might laugh, jump and shout while another might sit down and cry. One expression isn’t right while the other is wrong. We all have different expressions in our lives according to our differing personalities and our different experiences.
We all have experiential conclusions, doctrinal conclusions and theological conclusions. The big question, however, is do we have Biblical conclusions? Over these few weeks we will talk about the anointing of the Holy Spirit, the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, the Baptism of the Holy Spirit and the filling of the Holy Spirit.
We can learn so much from moms.
1. FAITH: "You better pray that comes out of the carpet."
2. TIME TRAVEL. "Straighten up, knock you into next week!"
3. FORESIGHT. "Clean underwear in case in accident."
4. BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION. "Stop acting like your father!"
5. HYPOCRISY. "If told once… million times. Don't exaggerate!"