Standing Up on Water Skis

The lesson was on being dependent on the Holy Spirit and avoiding a frontal charge of human effort to achieve spiritual progress. Everyone was nodding and agreeing that we do not want to try to do God’s work depending on the arm of flesh. We want God’s power; God has to do the important work … Continue reading Standing Up on Water Skis

Surprising Result

Colossians 1:11 leaped out me . . . flashing like a neon sign.  It reports a surprising result.  What would you expect from “. . . being strengthened with all power according to His glorious might?”  With all that spiritual fire-power (“strengthened with all power” and “according to His glorious might”) I would expect that … Continue reading Surprising Result