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32 Years Ago...

On a very personal note: 32years ago today, my Dad went to be with Jesus. I was 12 years old when he died of cancer. He was sick for 5 years before he even died. Friends, life on earth is not easy. The reason that I share so much about the Father heart of God is because of what He has done in...

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We Have Nothing To Talk About

Hebrews 8:12, “For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.” We all sin. There is not a single person reading this Blog that does not sin. That’s the bad news. The good news is that Jesus came to take away the sin of the world. That’s my sin and your sin…gone....

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Queen Esther, Mary of Bethany and You

A lot of times, Christians get too focused on the outward demonstration of someone else’s expression of their heart for God. Just because someone can preach well, prophesy, teach, worship, give words of knowledge or write books is not an indicator of their love and devotion to the Lord. These...

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One of the Greatest Secrets of Life

We don’t enjoy life more and therefore enjoy God more. It’s the other way around. The more we learn to enjoy God and be enjoyed by God, the more we enjoy life. But we have to remember to learn to enjoy God in the “ordinary” moments of life. You already know what these ordinary moments of life...

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“I Feel Tingly”

“Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you.” Recently I celebrated my 44th birthday and a police officer friend of mine gave me a $25...

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Distance to Empty

Driving down the road the other day I noticed that my gas gauge was getting close to the empty mark. On my car it will show you how many miles you have left until you run out of gas. It says, “Distance To Empty”. The Holy Spirit spoke to my heart that there are people who He is warning that...

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Give Me A Drink

Jesus said to her, “Give Me a drink.” We overcomplicate sharing Jesus with the world around us. Many Christians tend to think that evangelizing is reserved for the evangelist and nothing could be farther from the truth. EVERYONE is called to share the good news of Jesus. Everyone. Read the...

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Are You Being Wise Or Foolish?

Here’s what the Lord gave me for this hour. Are you being wise or foolish with your life? This is a challenge for all of us: Matthew 25: 1-2 “Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Now five of them were wise, and...

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Silence

“Be still, and know that I am God…” Psalm 46:10 I don’t know about you, but I love to hear the voice of God speaking to my heart. But sometimes when I need to hear Him the most, I seem to “hear silence”. There have been times where I have prayed in great desperation, hoping to hear just...

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Stay on the Path

Psalm 16:11, “You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore” STAY ON THE PATH Even though it twists and it turns, Stay on the path. Even though it has its ups and downs, Stay on the path. Even though it has rough...

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