Nugget – amazement & Authority

… the crowds were amazed at His teaching; 29 for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as their scribes. Matthew 7:27-28

Need to choose my words carefully. When something really is of God – it is really good. In my case, it has been largely a matter of re-discovering a spiritual gift. (Having a rough time finding the right words) When you are finally right with God, and people know your story – there are proofs/benefits that HE throws in as extras.

Again, not bragging – this is a God-thing. Almost daily, when I go into the public, several people will look at me, beaming. Others will open doors or help carry my stuff. There are more benefits – too many to name here.

OK, I’ll name one benefit. Some of you know that I stutter. Worse when I’m nervous. But there have been a few occasions when hearers have remarked that I did not stutter that time. One of those occasions was during a memorial service. I said some nice things about my friend and also worked in a public apology. My conclusion is that when there is something extra-important to say – God intervenes …