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January 2013

Jan 30

Satan's Schemes

Excerpt from "The Art of Enticement", by William Gurnall (1655) Two periods stand out in Christ's life: His entrance into public ministry at His Baptism, and the culmination of it at His Passion. At both He had a fierce encounter with the devil. This should give you an idea of how the master tempter works. The more public your place,...
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Jan 29

Youth Awakening 2013

Eleven months and 30 days of planning, a lot of prayer, constant consultation with the weather man, and finally at long last it happens; YOUTH AWAKENING. It seems as though it was only a few short months ago that I stood alongside "The Rock" down on the slope going away from the ministries center when God spoke into my heart that New...
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Jan 25

God's Word

Isaiah is inspired to write down these powerful truths: "The rain and snow come down from the heavens and stay on the ground to water the earth. They cause the grain to grow, producing seed for the farmer and bread for the hungry. It is the same with my word. I send it out, and it always produces fruit. It will accomplish all I want it...
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Jan 22

Why Have A "YOUTH MINISTRY"

Have you ever been affiliated with a Church fellowship where the founders grew old, and in that aging process failed to train & equip the next generation for ministry? First & foremost, I believe that’s sin, it’s against what God has purposed! In addition, it’s really sad a long time before we even consider the...
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Jan 22

The Farmer and the Mule

The Farmer and the Mule A parable is told of a farmer who owned an old mule. The mule fell into the farmer’s well. The farmer heard the mule ‘braying’ – the mule’s desparate cry for help. After carefully assessing the situation, the farmer sympathized with the mule, but decided that neither the mule nor the well...
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Jan 22

The Mechanics of Prayer

The Mechanics of Prayer Psalm 119:25-27 reveals a tremendous key to successful "PRAYING". David establishes in 119:26a- I told you MY plans,...". This probably sounds very familiar to the average person who engages prayer. After all, most praying that we observe is reflective of this sentiment; Lord, here's my plans - or...
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Jan 22

Being Spirit-led

Being Spirit Led Romans 8:9- Those who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what that nature desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. 9- You however, are controlled not by the sinful nature but by the Spirit, if the Spirit of God lives in you. And if...
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Jan 22

Go To Danger

THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2012 An excerpt from; RADICAL written by - David Platt Go To Danger  I can imagine the looks on the disciples’ faces when the next words came out of Jesus’ mouth: “I am sending you out like sheep among wolves.” Sheep are among the most helpless of all domesticated animals. They are also...
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Jan 22

To The Genuine Followers Of Christ

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2012 To the genuine followers of Christ: There was a time in America where the respecters of “right” far outnumbered the abusers & disdainers of “right”. That time is no more! I’m not trying to be gloomy, pessimistic or dooms-day-istic… however, the bridge is out up around the...
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