"When God lives and breathes in you (and he does, as surely as he did in Jesus), you are delivered from that dead life. With his Spirit living in you, your body will be as alive as Christ’s!" Romans 8:11, The Message.
"Because of the sacrifice of the Messiah, his blood poured out on the altar of the Cross, we're free people--free of penalties and punishments chalked up by all our misdeeds. And not just barely free, either. Abundantly free!" Ephesians 1:7-8, The…
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"Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name.
I will praise you, O Lord my God, with…Continue
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‘The goal is for all of them to become one heart and mind-Just as you, Father, are in me and I in you, So that might be one heart and mind with us. Then the world might believe that you, in fact sent me. The same glory you gave me, I gave them, So that they’ll be as unified and together as we are-I in them and you in me. Then they’ll be mature in this oneness, and give the godless world evidence that you’ve sent me and loved them in the same way you’ve loved me.’ John 17:…Continue
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Too many of us have lived our lives suffering in a silent, shameful prison of hopeless despair. When we tried to hope--our hopes were always deferred. We were heart sick from all our seeming endless deferred hopes (Proverbs). Hope for us was more of a mirage; one which was continually being pushed into an elusive, uncertain and clouded future.
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This maybe one of our most daunting challenges; to daily faith the gospel of grace for yourself and others aggressively. ‘Aggressively’ literally means it will be marked by obtrusive energy and will be strong in effect and intention. Wow! Too daily apprehend/faith grace strongly and intentionally toward ourselves and others.
Instead, most are…Continue
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For the eyes of the LORD move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His.” 2 Chronicles 16:9, NKJV
Father’s eyes are continually scanning the horizons of the entire earth; searching for the heart of even one of His children that He has won to His love. Just the slightest detection or hint of one totally committed heart, evokes an eruption of color from His eyes that rival the Northern…Continue
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The first time he came you tried to stop him.
He walked right through you to the ones he loved.
This time you have his full attention.
I would say God help you.
But you already made that mistake...
The rescued...how about…
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"Can you fathom the mysteries of God? Or can you probe the limits of the Almighty?” (Psalm 40:3, Msg) Of course, the obvious answer is no! But, not so fast! In Christ we are compelled to discover the Majestic Mysteries that for ages were hidden from man’s view. The infinite Trinity has now revealed their selves to the finite through the Mystery of the Gospel.
“God wanted everyone, not just Jews, to know this rich and glorious secret inside and out, regardless of their background,…Continue
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Calvary-the Cross of Jesus Christ! If given only one choice for what you are most thankful for, it would have to be the most painful, awful event of history. “History has only one main event…the Cross.” The Cross on which the Prince of Glory died! The Cross is that gruesome, substitutionary place upon which the Lord of Heaven and Earth paid the penalty for all sin. Yes, I am thankful, Jesus Christ; God’s only begotten Son, through that awful Cross made it possible for His Father to become…Continue
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"We are Easter People and Alleluia is our song!" St. Augustine...thanks for the reminder Dr. Jean, Ron Ross
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