February 2017 Offertory
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February 2017 Offertory

After a brief opening about the nature of Jesus, and the need for him to be the Supreme Ruler of the soul, Pastor Ray opens up the phone lines for the monthly offertory. Enjoy the hymns and be encouraged to trust in Jesus for your provision! He pays for what he orders! Thank you to...

Unresolved Charges in Heaven?
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Unresolved Charges in Heaven?

Sometimes, we can get let time and love gloss over unresolved conflicts with others. But when it comes to our crimes against God, the courts of heaven will not let anything slide. God allows suffering to come into our lives as corrective discipline to turn our hearts back to Him. But if we rail against this...

How Big Is Your Jesus?
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How Big Is Your Jesus?

Jesus, the creator of Heaven and Earth, is bigger than we can imagine–but how big He appears to you will depend on how close you are to Him. Many people who are called by Jesus are too large and are unwilling to submit to the pruning process that will reduce them. Millions upon millions around the world will...

What Must I Do to Be Saved? (January 2017)
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What Must I Do to Be Saved? (January 2017)

In this sobering message, Pastor Ray identifies that salvation consists in a state of mind that is supremely happy in (and resigned to) God’s will. To be saved, we must recognize that we’ve stolen ourselves from God, return to Him, and make restitution to all we’ve injured. Doubtful actions will block us from hearing the...

Grinding Out Righteousness
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Grinding Out Righteousness

When God’s desert wooing failed to win Israel’s loyalty, he decreed, “For the Israelites will live many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or sacred stones, without ephod or household gods” (Hosea 3:4, NIV). This signifies a time of testing to rebuild trust between God and a person who has abundantly, stubbornly sinned against...

A Gateway of Hope in the Valley of Achor
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A Gateway of Hope in the Valley of Achor

In a gut-wrenching effort to prevent divorce, God said to Israel, “I am going to block her way with thorns…I am going to lure her and lead her out into the wilderness and speak to her heart…and make the Valley of Achor a gateway of hope” (Hosea 2:6; 14-15). Have you found yourself boxed in by...

A Decree of No Grumbling
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A Decree of No Grumbling

When God instructed Hosea to marry a prostitute, Hosea didn’t grumble, “Come on, God, I only have one life! Are you really making me do that?” Instead, Hosea trusted the Lord and did what he’d asked. Can you say the same about your walk with Jesus? When difficult times have come, have you lifted up...

Is It Over for You (and for Me?) (Encore)
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Is It Over for You (and for Me?) (Encore)

While Christians are sleeping, America is being stolen out from underneath our feet. Not only is suffering increasing as American values and culture are eviscerated, but the work of the gospel is being hindered and shut down. Using the story of Ulysses S. Grant, who in ten years went from being a washed up, drunken,...

Tearing the Heart of God
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Tearing the Heart of God

The American church today, and the church in most of the Western world as well, face a divorce with God. We’ve been unfaithful and cannot expect the loving presence of God until we’ve rebuilt trust with Him through repentance and obedience. God does not want to let us go—will you give up all expectations, and simply...

The Cost of Ownership (2009)
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The Cost of Ownership (2009)

This powerful, terrifying message exposes the true cost of rejecting self-denial. Beginning in the Garden of Eden, Brother David shows that Adam did not sin spontaneously. Sin began to fester in Adam’s heart when he declared of his wife, “This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh,” thereby seizing ownership of...