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Luke 27 tells us that the Saviour was born in a manger there was no room at the inn. And thus a great and terrible myth was born, that Jesus was an impoverished individual as He walked the earth. Let39;s take a closer look at that. First Luke 2... read more
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Ok, so those of us that have been walking the Word for a while are quite familiar with Job however I39;m not going there today. We39;re all familiar with the truth that we face adversity, there39;s an Enemy that can39;t stand us and will do... read more
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It39;s an amazing paradox. To give something away and get more than what you gave... yet, this principle is repeated several times in the Word. (I39;m not rabbit trailing, so.. I39;m sticking to Matt.108) Jesus is exhorting the disciples to... read more
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I was reading my Bible and this verse in Exodus really grabbed my attention. Exodus 232. Exodus is famous in our collective consciousness for the deliverance of the Children of Israel, and the giving of the Big Ten rules for Life (Ex.20117). Now... read more
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I was watching one of those dog training shows recently. A woman had a beautiful labradoodle (labpoodle mix). He was gorgeous! Full of energy, but he was a little out of control. The owner had an intervention with one of those dog training people,... read more
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1 Corinthians 81 In the second portion of this verse the apostle Paul admonishes us that knowledge puffs a person up, but love builds a person up. It39;s apparent to this humble blogger that a few ideas that are being passed as doctrine aren39;t... read more
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Ok, I39;ve been thinking again... lately there has been too much focus on trying to change minds, especially here on the blog. What we should be focusing on is changing the spiritual atmosphere in our spheres of influence! Right now someone39;s... read more
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We39;ve had a recent blog post that stirred up much discussion, heated discussion... dare I say... passionate discussion, about how to worship God, about the feminization of Worship, about the feminization of the Church as a whole... Which begs the... read more
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are quot;I don39;t believe God can...quot; or any variation on those words... And if you do use them, use them sparingly and within the context of Scripture. It really grieves the Spirit within me, and gets my goat in the natural when I hear a... read more
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I love the Apostle Paul. He was a great guy.. had a great 39;tude about his lot in life, and he was a prolific writer! Wrote 23 of the New Testament... really busy guy. However I am not a disciple of Paul! However, since I39;ve been on this... read more
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A rather painful anniversary is coming up for me... it was this time last summer, I left my mom. I had to... I couldn39;t take any more from my aunt... I understood why my aunt was behaving the way she did, and it still hurt. (not going there right... read more
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You ever notice how something gets just ... out of context and is then treated like ... canon? I was reading a couple of blogs about the debate over speaking in tongues and... where did this debate come from? I read a reference to Babel, in Gen read more
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My grand bishop jokingly stated that men39;s minds are like boxes, and women39;s minds are like steel wool pads... ( I39;m not using the trademarked term... ) but anyhow, men compartementalize things in boxes and women... well things get all... read more
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God39;s been dealing with me about this... so here goes There was a man named Job, see, and he was wealthy and well known... and much beloved by friends and family. Job 115. Let39;s take a closer look at verse 5 The amplified bible... read more
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John 1320 Let39;s look at this verse for a minute... Jesus Himself is talkin39; here and He says... receive one who comes in My Name, because you receive me when you do.quot; So... check it out... when ever we dismiss or reject a minister of... read more
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is the title of a song I love by KJ52. In it he39;s admonishing the listener to wake up to Christ, and our bishop has been admonishing our Thursday night regulars (that39;s our midweek service night) to do the same. So, we39;ve been taking... read more
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One thing I heard a lot of was as a Christian we have to deny ourselves certain things... usually those things were of a physical, sensual (and stopping to smell the roses is a sensual experience folks...) or material nature. As I grew in my walk I... read more
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...Is what the man said to meafter I embarrassed him. Well,I didn39;t mean to embarrass him, I39;m not sure how I managed to embarrass him! I do know that if I hadn39;t done it Somebody would have! That quot;Somebodyquot; wasis the Holy... read more
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In Mark 215, we are told of a paralplegic man that had four crazy friends. How crazy? Crazy enough to climb up the side of a building, tear through the roof of the house to get their friend to Jesus. Jesus acted on the faith of the men that tore... read more
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I39;m going to catch heat, and be called materialistic, and you know what? that39;s o.k. God is in the restoration business! And He has been in the restoration business since the Garden! His whole plan has been to restore us to our original place,... read more
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This was originally posted on 4262009 Ok I had a real teary eyed moment yesterday, and it was all about marriage through covenant. I39;ve got a lot of notes here! Well anyhow, most marriages fail due to disappointment caused by unrealistic... read more
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That was the title of a jazz song I really used to enjoy, until I learned more about the Lord... and here we go... Heb. 1312 We are admonished to let brotherly love continue, and show hospitality to strangers, as we may have entertained angels... read more
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Snap! Caught in the Bear Trap. And that39;s how we are caught in offence. It feels good to wallow in hurt, take revenge, tell somebody off. It appeals to our flesh to be indignant when someone doesn39;t massage our emotions (especially when we... read more
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2 Timothy21618In these three verses we are admonished not to engage in vain and foolish babbling it will only engender strife. I know some on this blog are surprised I know this verse(but it39;s all good) but I do. I haven39;t always behaved... read more
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In Deuteronomy 617 and Deuteronomy111819 the Children of Israel are admonished to teach their children about the Lord and His ways. Sounds to me that God was saying He doesn39;t have any grandchildren. This is a concept that we have to wrap our... read more
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