Holy Spirit-Empowered Preaching; 2 Cor 3&4

Any preaching friends reading this. Let's have a holy dissatisfaction if we have fallen into the trap of thinking that because we don't see a great deal of supernatural accompanyment to our preaching at the moment that therefore we shouldn't or that God doesn't do that today. Let's not justify our powerlessness on the grounds that we shouldn't expect God's power to be at work. Let's get on our knees - fall on our faces even - and beseech him. So that, like Paul, our preaching of the glorious new covenant in the Spirit might come: not only in word, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction (1 Thes. 1:5)
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Does Paul Disobey the Holy Spirit?

For a whole host of reasons I conclude that God gives prophetic words today, but that they are not the primary means of revelation: scripture is. And prophetic words need to be tested by scripture, by scriptural tests of authenticity and by submission to wise, biblical leaders. Prophetic words are not inspired or inerrant in the same way the Bible is. Scripture is final and sufficient.
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