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Living Refreshed

Jeremiah 31:25, “I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint” It is the desire of God that each one of us LIVES refreshed and filled up rather than continually feeling drained. There are a multitude of things in each and every one of our lives that will try to drain us. Such as our jobs,...

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Religion Vs. Relationship

Psalm 63:1, “O God, You are my God; Early will I seek You; My soul thirsts for You; My flesh longs for You in a dry and thirsty land where there is no water.” There is a vast difference between religion and relationship with Father God. Here’s what religion is like: religion is like trudging...

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The Enemy Wants Your Fruit!

The Father loves you with ALL of His heart. And you must know that the devil hates you will ALL of his heart. John 10:10 says, “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.” You see, the enemy knows that he has no access to a heart...

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Are You Perfect or Pleasing to God?

Matthew 5:48 says, “Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” This word “perfect” means, complete or coming into maturity. I believe that in this life, we can attain to this by God’s grace. Otherwise Jesus would have never commanded us to do it. Jesus NEVER asks us to do...

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How To Break Free From Shame

Have you ever heard someone say “shame on you!”? Maybe someone has said it to you. There is someone that is continually trying to say that to you—enemy #1—satan himself, the accuser. He whispers in the ears of Christians on a regular basis, “shame on you”. You see, guilt says, “I did...

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House Church Revival

Philemon 1:2: “…to the church in your house” For the most part, the “Church” of today is almost nothing like the church we read about in the book of Acts. But that is changing–rapidly changing. For the church-goer, you know the following scenario all too well. Every Sunday people file...

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I Saw Satan Last Night

I know that’s an odd title for a blog, but it’s true. Last night I had a dream where I saw a very large image of satan himself suspended in a red sky, somewhat like the picture in this blog. What he looked like does not matter, but he doesn’t look like most images we see portrayed of him. As...

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How To Make It Through Every Trial

James 1:2-4, “My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.” Seriously God? I am to count it all joy? James says...

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How to Keep Your Heart on Fire

Our hearts were made to live on FIRE for God! We were meant to passionately pursue God with all of our heart, mind, soul and strength. You see the devil is a master at causing a Christian’s heart that is on fire for God to become lukewarm or even cold towards the things of God. How does he do...

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How To Receive A Touch From God

If I had the opportunity to preach just one last time. If I wrote just one last blog. If I was to sit and have coffee with you and could share anything with you that you could take to heart for the rest of your life, it would be what you are about to read. Do you want a “touch” from God?...

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