Tag - Gift

Fire It Up!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Timothy 1:6 For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands. O-bservation: As a young man, Timothy had experienced the Apostle Paul laying his hands upon him so he could be endowed with a spiritual gift. Paul now said it was time to fan that gift into a burning flame of power. A-pplication: Whether or not a spiritual leader ever laid their hands on you so you could receive a spiritual gift, you are indeed gifted by God. Some...

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Be A Gift Giver

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Romans 1:11 I long to see you so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong. O-bservation: St. Paul desired to get to the Christians in Rome so he would be able to impart a spiritual gift on them to make them strong. It is evident through other New Testament writings that Paul would do this through the laying on of hands. It was Paul’s continual goal to “Be A Gift Giver.” A-pplication: Not everyone who reads this post will feel inclined to impart spiritual gifts to other people like the...

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When You Need A GIFT, The Spirit Will Give The GIFT

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...

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The Gift Of God

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. O-bservation: St. Paul gave the Roman saints the background story to the former hold sin had on their life. Then, in this passage, he gave all of us the truth that the payment for our sin is death. However, “The Gift Of God” is eternal life through His Son Jesus. A-pplication: Never do I want to operate on the idea that because I’m a good person, God has embraced me. Nothing could be further...

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In Praise Of My PRUDENT Wife

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Proverbs 19:14b But a prudent wife is from the Lord. O-bservation: The wise man offers in this passage the one gift from God that is a game changer for every man wanting to be a world changer. A PRUDENT wife. A-pplication: For a moment I would like to speak "In Praise Of My PRUDENT Wife." The gift I'm most grateful for is from the Lord. He is the one who gave me my wonderful wife, Dr. Robyn, over four decades and 4 sons ago. She delayed all of her personal dreams in lieu of our vision...

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