Find Your Wholeness in Jesus
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Find Your Wholeness in Jesus

Anything that substitutes for 100% wholeness in Jesus or satisfaction apart from Him is an idol. These idols will keep us in the desert of unbelief. Because of unbelief, we won’t be able to enter the promised land. In our case, the promised land is the salvation of the lost and establishing the Kingdom of...

Unstuck!
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Unstuck!

At the pool of Bethesda, one man lay 38 years waiting to be healed. Finally, Jesus came and healed him. Afterwards, Jesus laid out four things we must do so that we can be healed and unstuck – from our sin, financial distress, ill health, and our heart cry to see sinners come to Jesus....

The Secret to Spiritual Power
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The Secret to Spiritual Power

The pivotal point on which the spiritual power of God turns is our willingness to lie in the dust in apparent failure. Like Esther, who said, “If I perish, I perish,” we succeed with God when we commit to obey Him even if it means we die. Jesus called this “pruning” and promised we would...

Married for Eternity
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Married for Eternity

Jesus passionate love for us leads Him to go to every length to purify us so that we can be married for eternity to Him. To be purified, we must make a deep and thorough repentance. E.E. Shelhamer’s Manifestations of Carnality provides specific suggestions. Secondly, we must quickly do whatever Jesus tells us to do....

A True Friend of God
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A True Friend of God

There are three kinds of Christians. First, the true friend of God. Second, quid-pro-quo (i.e., “this for that”) followers motivated by selfishness or self interests. Third, those moved by the opinions of others and social demands. A true friend of God sides with Jesus against his own sin. His whole heart wants to honor Jesus....

Be Ye Holy!
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Be Ye Holy!

Are you daily making a conscious decision to be holy? The apostle Peter, writing to Christians, says to gird up the loins of our minds. To mature, and ultimately to be saved, we must gird up our minds by putting away doubt, fear, and temptation and focusing solely on Jesus–His kingdom and His righteousness. Sister Michelle’s welcome...

The Glory of Mother
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The Glory of Mother

The glory of a mother is that she never gives up on her kids. Likewise, God predestined a holy church, and He will not give up on her. But, this election is corporate–not individual. Like the children of Israel, we can be called brethren yet reject in unbelief the promises of God for our lives....

Grave Joy
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Grave Joy

An encounter with God’s holiness will inspire grave joy in our hearts. Unlike levity, holy joy is sober. It causes us to cry, “Woe is me!” as we see our own uncleanness and God’s holiness. As a result, we cherish the body of Christ and the lost. Instead of biting others, we love them and...

A Living Hope
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A Living Hope

Is your hope in Jesus as alive as a warm handful of Mexican jumping beans? The apostle Peter outlines how one moves from being called to being chosen, or elect. This purification process, wrought by the Holy Spirit, involves many piercings that show us our true spiritual condition so that we can repent. Are you...

The Gospel of the Kingdom of God
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The Gospel of the Kingdom of God

What is the gospel of the kingdom of God? It begins with the divine authority of Jesus ruling over all things. Jesus is the conqueror of mens’ hearts and of culture to drive out rebellion, destroy the power and works of the devil, and restore God’s creation to obedience to God, health and total restoration....