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A Life of Serving

Serving and Being Served “The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve.” Matthew 20:28 Jesus came not to be served but to serve. Biblical authority is from the bottom up, not from the top down. The one who leads is on the bottom serving those over him, not...

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The Voice of the Lord

The Voice of the Lord “Those who belong to God hear what God says.” John 8:47 God has always desired an intimate relationship with us. When Adam and Eve were in Eden after the fall, they “heard the sound of the LORD God as He was walking in the garden…” (Genesis 3:8)....

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God with Us

“The Word was God” John 1:1 By the time the apostle John wrote his account of Jesus’ life, he not only had experienced the years of walking beside Jesus, but the horror of watching him tortured and killed. Though Jesus had often told His disciples that He would be...

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Reinhard Bonnke

Then I heard a voice from heaven say, "Write: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on." "Yes," says the Spirit, "they will rest from their labor, for their deeds will follow them." -Revelation 14:13  Most of you will have heard of the death of Reinhard...

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Danger

Hassan (not his real name) lives in Cairo, Egypt. He is an ardent disciple of Jesus, and has studied Islam completely so that he will be more capable in talking about Jesus to his Muslim friends. He knows that this can be dangerous, and that he has to be careful how...

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Is it lust? Be alert!

1 Peter 5:8 According to 1 John 2:15, there are three basic temptations in life: the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes and the pride of life. These were the temptations to which Adam and Eve fell in the Garden. The fruit was “pleasant to the eye” (lust of eyes),...

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Biblical Authority

Authority, biblically, is from the ground up, not the top down – not someone up on top handing down commands and expecting to be served. Biblical authority is rather an inverted pyramid, with the leader on the bottom serving those whom God has given him. Think Jesus!...

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The World’s Best Seller

What if you had a fiancé or a husband who was away on a long trip, and he wrote letters to you daily only to find the letters unopened when he returned three weeks later? Would you think you would have a hard time convincing him that you really do love him? And yet!...

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Don’t Ask Twice

When you’ve heard from God, but it’s an answer that you really did not want to receive, don’t ask twice. Read Number 22 about the prophet Balaam, and you’ll understand.The king of Moab wanted to hire Balaam to curse his enemy Israel. Balaam may not at the time have...

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Kingdom Expansion

“Your Kingdom, come!” Matthew 6:10 Isaiah told of a Son that would be born who would be called “Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace” – that the government would be upon His shoulders, a government, a kingdom, that would never end (Isaiah 9:7). Jesus is...

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Keeping the Kingdom View

Paul says, “God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus.” (Ephesians 2:6) Seated with Jesus in the heavenly realms! Take your seat and look down upon our world. You will see all sorts of God things going on, and you will...

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Doing the Works of Jesus

Doing the Works of Jesus “Anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing.” John 14:12 A challenging Scripture! Our destiny is to do what Jesus did! When I read the Gospels, I find many things that Jesus did that I have not yet done, but I am still here. I...

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When God Speaks, It’s as Good as Done

I’ve been impressed again as I was reading in the early chapters of Joshua how often God talked to Joshua about what He was “giving” Israel, even though they still had to fight for it. When they approached Jericho, God said, “I have delivered Jericho into your hands.”...

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Passover – The Day to Remember!

On this day, 3500 years ago, lambs were slaughtered throughout Goshen in Egypt. Hyssop brushes stroked Jewish doorposts with lamb’s blood. The children of Israel met quietly, sequestered behind their bloodstained doors, waiting to be delivered from 400 years of slavery.

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Pray the Promises

Pray the Promises. Believe in them! What better way to pray than to pray the Word of God! When God tells us that certain things are going to happen, let’s agree with Him. Scripture says that sometimes things don’t happen because “we ask not” (James 4:2). Let’s ask....

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Read The Book

Read the Book! In 1977, there was a tragic airplane crash on the island of Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands. Because of miscommunications from the traffic control tower, two airlines collided and exploded on the runway, killing 583 of the 596 on board the...

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The Nashville Fast

Thousands of us are entering or have entered into a time of fasting and prayer in these opening days of 2019. In all my years in the Nashville area, and in other cities, I have never known the body of believers to be so united for such a time of corporately seeking...

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Come Emmanuel

Come Emmanuel! O Come O Come Emmanuel and ransom captive Israel Who mourns in lonely exile here until the Son of God appear. Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel shall come to thee, O Israel! This now has to win my first place award among Christmas carols. For years the Church...

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