Discerning the Trustworthiness of a ‘Pentecostal Experience’
“Watch out that no poisonous root of bitterness grows up to trouble you, corrupting many” (Hebrews 12:15 NLT).
The process of honor and empowerment is found in a mentoring relationship.
Christians must not stand on the sidelines with angry frowns and condemning stares.
“A righteous man regards the life of his animal.” Proverbs 12:10 (NKJV)
Since we are created in the image of God, our lives have intrinsic and immeasurable value.
The secular world would not tolerate a sinless and outspoken Man walking in our midst any more today than they did two thousand years ago.
“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past…” (Isaiah 43:18)
“Present your bodies a living sacrifice, Holy, Acceptable to God” (Romans 12:1).
Sensibility, not sensationalism, should guide us.
“And Naboth said to Ahab, The Lord forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee” 1 Kings 21:3
“God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few.” (Eccl. 5:2 NIV)
I’ll admit I’ve been frustrated, hurt, and disappointed at times.
“Go to the ant… Consider her ways and be wise” (Prov. 6:6)
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So neither the one who plants counts for anything, nor the one who waters, but God who causes the growth (1 Cor. 3:7 NET).