During the first and second centuries, Christians were persecuted, tortured, burned at the stake, thrown to the lions, used for target practice in the “games” and a whole lot more because they wouldn’t give up their relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ and they wouldn’t bow down to other gods.
Thinking about centuries of tradition within the church world, you understand that the terms, “apostle” or “prophet,” were neglected and even frowned upon when referring to certain leaders who were particularly anointed by the Lord to accomplish things and lay foundations in areas where there were none.
Talking last week about the expressions you get from folks when they ask you how you are doing, I neglected to mention one other funny that I use on folks.
Invariably some store clerk or business person will ask me how I'm doing when I walk into their place of business. When I answer them that "I'm Supercalifragilistic," I get this double-take.