Posts from November 2017

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The Manifestation of the Spirit

by Linda Sasso

Have you ever had someone tell you about a scary spiritual experience they had when a spirit “manifested”? Maybe you’ve had an experience like that yourself. Or perhaps you’ve seen a scary movie about demons or ghosts “manifesting” themselves that got you thinking. A “manifestation” of a spirit would be solid evidence that you are […]

How to Have Communion

by Linda Sasso

Sometimes you can save yourself a lot of trouble in seeking to understand a text by simply reading it in a modern translation. Here is today’s text in the Message translation that says it all. 1 Corinthians 11:17-34, Message… “Regarding this next item, I’m not at all pleased. I am getting the picture that when […]

Happy Thanksgiving

by Linda Sasso

Regardless how rich or poor, sick or healthy you are, regardless of where you live, regardless your age, race or sex, you surely have something to thank God for. In November 1621, the American holiday we now know as Thanksgiving began with an unprecedented cornucopia of food and fellowship marked by genuine . . . […]

The Rule of Love

by Linda Sasso

Today’s text (1Corinthians 10:22-23) deals with a topic that we rarely if ever worry about today: Eating meat sacrificed to idols. But today’s text also deals with a rule that Christians should be following today: The rule of love. Love is considerate and puts others before self (1Corinthians 13). Love sacrifices for the sake of others (1John […]