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Knock, Knock

Song of Songs 2:8-9, “The voice of my Beloved! Behold, He comes leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills¦ Behold, He stands behind our wall; He is looking through the windows, gazing through the lattice.” These Scriptures are a symbolic interpretation of Jesus, the One who has...

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Overruled!

“He brought me to the banqueting house, and His banner over me was love.” Song of Songs 2:4 Friends, you are abundantly loved by God. You need to hear that today! The banqueting house in this verse speaks of the invitation to experience the celebration of the good things that God has provided...

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The Apple Tree

“Like an apple tree among the trees of the woods, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down in his shade with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.” Song of Songs 2:3 As I studied this verse, the presence of God came in my room stronger than I have ever felt it before. My...

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It's That Easy

John 4:7, “A woman of Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, “Give Me a drink.” Jesus began speaking with the Samaritan woman with a simple and natural sentence. “Give me a drink” Sharing Jesus and bringing the Kingdom to someone can be as easy as saying, “Can I have a drink?” or “Do...

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Freedom From A Wounded Heart

I meet people daily that are living life out of a wounded heart. I have real compassion for these people because I was once a person with a wounded heart. What makes me sad though, is that I don’t think people realize or have been truthful with themselves about what is going on within their...

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Your Ministry to the Lord

Every person that has made Jesus their Lord and Savior, is called to the ministry. Everyone. No exceptions. And with absolute certainty, I can define your first two areas of ministry for you. The third area, you will have to hear the specifics from the Lord yourself. The three areas of your...

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No More Waiting

You know, you don’t have to wait until you have no financial issues. You don’t have to wait until you meet someone to marry. You don’t have to wait until you have a better car. You don’t have to wait for an invitation. You don’t have to wait until your kids are grown. You don’t have to wait...

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Living As An Overcomer

Revelation 12:11, “And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death.” As children of God, we have the right and privilege to live this life on earth as overcomers. Jesus paid the price for us to overcome every...

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Learning to Lean

John 13:23-25, “Now there was leaning on Jesus’ bosom one of His disciples, whom Jesus loved. Simon Peter therefore motioned to him to ask who it was of whom He spoke. Then, leaning back on Jesus’ breast, he said to Him, 'Lord, who is it?'” I find it fascinating that John had the audacity to...

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The List

Right now, you are carrying around a list. Did you know that? And this list contains some of your past, present and future. There is so much “stuff” on this list, it’s no wonder why so many of God’s children are so worn out, overworked, stressed out and discouraged. This list is so real, so...

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