S O A P / 27.03.2021

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 1 Corinthians 12:11 All these are the work of one and the same Spirit, and he distributes them to each one, just as he determines. O-bservation: St. Paul had just finished presenting the Holy Spirit’s nine gifts to the young church at Corinth. He talked about the gifts of wisdom and knowledge and faith and healing and miraculous powers and prophecy and distinguishing between spirits and speaking in other tongues and the interpretation of tongues. He then said, “When You Need A GIFT, The Spirit Will Give The GIFT.” A-pplication: First of all, let me say I was raised in a Pentecostal church by Pentecostal parents. We believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit and the nine gifts of the Spirit.  Most young adults would look at my age and say, “Wow, you come from way back!” And maybe they would be right. The reason I say this is because I’ve seen and experienced a lot. For the most part, it was all good. Yet some of the things I’ve witnessed were just human-made hype. That said, I remember people preaching in my father’s church who would say, “I have all nine gifts of the Spirit.”...