Day: July 18, 2010

Switching Providers

Due to excessive downtime from the current web host, I will be switching the website’s hosting provider. Hopefully nobody will even notice and everything will go smooth, but if you happen to try to visit the site tonight or tomorrow and you can’t get on. Just keep checking back because it will be back up as soon as possible.

Thanks for your patience

Rocco T

The Miracle of Belief

Oswald Chambers 90x115 by Oswald Chambers

My speech and my preaching were not with persuasive words of human wisdom . . . —1 Corinthians 2:4

Paul was a scholar and an orator of the highest degree; he was not speaking here out of a deep sense of humility, but was saying that when he preached the gospel, he would veil the power of God if he impressed people with the excellency of his speech. Belief in Jesus is a miracle produced only by the effectiveness of redemption, not by impressive speech, nor by wooing and persuading, but only by the sheer unaided power of God. The creative power of redemption comes through the preaching of the gospel, but never because of the personality of the preacher.