An interview with Paul of Tarsus

(An interview with Paul of Tarsus based on 1 Corinthians chapter 14.)
Me: “So, Paul, who can prophesy?”
Paul: “You can all prophesy.”
Me: “What happens if everybody prophesies?”
Paul: “If an unbeliever or an inquirer comes in while everyone is prophesying, they are convicted of sin and are brought under judgment by all, as the secrets of their hearts are laid bare. So they will fall down and worship God, exclaiming, ‘God is really among you!'”
Me: “What does that mean for us believers who live in the 21st Century?”
Paul: “When you come together, each of you has a hymn, or a word of instruction, a revelation.”
Me: “Are you saying that everybody should participate when we meet together?
Paul: “My brothers and sisters, be eager to prophesy.”

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About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. I have written two books: Mindrobics: How To Be Happy For The Rest Of Your Life and Your Sperm Won--Experiencing Your Value As A Championship Human Being. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I lead a non-traditional church in Nashville based on open participation and Spirit-led sharing. We long to see the power and passion of the early church come to life in our time.
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