Words That Shake the World

by | Feb 25, 2010 | Devotionals

And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power. —1 Corinthians 2:4

Paul said his teaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power. That shakes the world, and it is just the same today. You say you do not like this power. Well, the devil does not like it either. I have been out in the work for thirty-five years, and people fell under the power by thousands before I preached healing.

There were mighty outpourings of the Spirit that made the devil howl. It shows how little we know of the real gospel when we take the letter of the law. It is like skimmed milk. No man can understand the deep things of God except by the Spirit.

Paul had much knowledge, but He said the wisdom of this world was foolishness in the sight of God. True wisdom comes from heaven. The Word must be preached in simplicity. Jesus had the eloquence of high heaven at His command, yet He used language that the most uneducated could understand.

Jesus, give me words to declare with
simplicity Your gospel. Amen.

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