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That You May See!

After advising the church at Laodicea to buy gold tried in the fire (faith) and white robes (righteousness), our risen Lord adds, “and eye salve, that you may see.” This salve signifies the anointing of the Holy Spirit that allows us to see and hear what the Lord is doing and saying in this time....

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The Refiner’s Fire

Jesus urges the church at Laodicea to “buy gold tried in the fire.” The gold is saving faith (1 Peter). The cost is to fully submit to Christ’s refining fire that purifies, sanctifies, and ultimately saves the soul as it walks in the promises of God and doesn’t give in to despair (Malachi 3). The...

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Putting Out the Fire of God

Is there a fire for God in your heart? A close look at Jesus’ parable of the sower sheds light on his message to the lukewarm church at Laodicea. Like these early Christians, many in the modern American church, as well as much of the western world, have had the fire of God in their hearts...

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Hearing Jesus

Today’s welcome from Sister Michelle focuses on the parable of the sower. It’s time to no longer let the devil steal from us and allow Jesus full control and He will remove the stones, the thistles and the thorns in our hearts! (We had some recording challenges and lost much of the welcome but believe...

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A House Divided? (May 16, 2004)

Using Matthew 12 and the parable of the sower, Pastor Ray discusses about when there is a divided house (a divided soul who can’t decide whether to walk with Jesus or to walk with the world). There must be an entire separation from the world and we must allow the Holy Spirit to search our...

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Do You Really Care about Jesus?

The answer of our heart to this fundamental question will determine whether we abide in Jesus or in the law. If we walk in sin, we are dwelling in and under the law, and it is manifest that we do not genuinely care about Jesus. Will you allow Jesus to make you righteous and transform...