Mark 1:21-28 lectio: authority. Funny, I just happened to stumble across my old copy of Riding the Third Wave by Kevin Springer this morning. Authority. I think it’s more than power encounters; it’s the power to change people’s lives, whether quickly or slowly. …But I miss a good power encounter! In Japan, we used to pray for people to the point of recklessness. I think God honored that. It’s the old “faith is spelled R-I-S-K” thing.
++ Send your power to those who will be part of our home group. Send your power on my friends at work. Come, Holy Spirit. Fill me. Empower me. ++