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Posts filed under: Restoration Meditations

Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.” (Luke 9:23) What does it really mean to take up your cross? At the time Jesus...
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But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. (Hebrews 11:16) What do you really believe about...
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Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. (Psalm 119:105)   So many of us look to prophets and prophecy for guidance, or we think this verse is strictly about Scripture as a guide....
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  • Exposing the False Prophet
Turn, O backsliding children, saith the Lord; for I am married unto you: and I will take you one of a city, and two of a family, and I will bring you to Zion: And I will give you pastors...
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So you are no longer a slave, but a son, and if a son, then an heir through God. (Galatians 4:7, ESV) So often we get caught up in gifts, callings, ministries, and so much more, and we start to...
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The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace, Because he trusts in You. – Isaiah 26:3 What does it mean to be steadfast? The dictionary gives its meaning a resolutely or dutifully firm and unwavering. The peace of...
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‘I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran: I have not spoken to them, yet they prophesied.’ (Jeremiah 23:21) It is never enough to be gifted, or anointed. To be effective, the prophet must be SENT by God after...
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For if we be beside ourselves, it is for God; if we be soberminded, it is for your cause .For the love of Christ constraineth us, because we thus judge that if One died for all, then all were dead;...
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Practice prophecy thread! Just kidding. No one ever needs to practice prophesying. Why? For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost....
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The suicide rate in America has risen so much that average life expectancy has declined for the first time in 8 decades. The answer still remains Christ, and Him crucified. Remember today to be the light wherever you go. Remember...
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I heard ‘like the garden of the Lord,’ and this brought me to Isaiah 51:3: Indeed, the LORD will comfort Zion; He will comfort all her waste places. And her wilderness He will make like Eden, And her desert like...
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The mission of the church was never to merely build impressive buildings in which we can gather together for an entertaining time of shallow ‘worship,’ and preaching that is more motivational than it is foundational.   Leaders, will you dare...
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Preachers, stop assuming that folks who are going through something or aren’t being blessed are in their circumstance because they did something wrong or they didn’t forgive or they sinned in some way that no one else has or some...
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;nbsp Many of us have been taught to believe that God’s favor is something to be earned, and this is a grave error that damages our relationship with God. While there are things which we may do which will result...
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All too often we who are in leadership make the fatal error of placing style before substance. It’s good to want to communicate well, and to present your message and conduct yourself with excellence, but sometimes we put far more...
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Sometimes people aren’t as blessed as they want to be because it’s just not their season, but sometimes there are other reasons, including God’s refusal to bless us because we won’t steward his blessing well. Let’s talk....
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;nbsp Not everything God does will necessarily be dramatic, prominent, or loud, and sometimes the most profound work done in us happens during His quiet and even His silence…  ...
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“He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.” – John 7:38 Few in the modern world understand the signficance of what is being said here. While indeed Christ...
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Recently TD Jakes, in an interview with Huffington Post, said that his position on the LGBT movement and its place in the church ‘has evolved, and is evolving.’ He went on to say that the church needs to shift toward...
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A reminder to all true believers that your prayers have not been in vain… God hears the prayers of the righteous, so we should remember that it’s never a matter of IF He will answer, but WHEN!...
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So many people today believe that we should do whatever it takes to engage people, even if it means not preaching the gospel itself. One preacher even went so far as to say we need to stop talking about Jesus!...
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Leonard Ravenhill once said that the man who comes to God just looking for forgiveness is trifling with God. In today’s church, we’re often taught a grace that reduces God to little more than a genie, and His grace to...
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Very often I hear people say ‘that’s Old Testament,’ usually in an effort to dismiss some measure of Biblical accountability that they don’t like. However, how did the early apostles of the church view what WE call the Old Testament?...
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I will sing of mercy and judgment: unto thee, O Lord, will I sing. I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart....
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A change is coming a prophetic word concerning 2015 and beyond ———————————————————————————————– As I’d said earlier, I have for a while now felt as though something is coming. I’d prayed about it, but received no further clarification, and had gone...
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I said this the other day on Facebook, and someone asked what deliverance was. Deliverance is when you’re truly free: when what had you bound has no power over you, when it does not move you and cannot tempt you....
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The OT Law NEVER defined the tithe as 1/10 of income. In fact, it was expressly defined as being 1/10 of the crops and livestock produced that year. We are not under the Law, and even if we were, the...
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Ever notice that so many of today’s preachers will boldly preach that you’re an overcomer when it comes to hurts, careers, finances, and ministry, but NOT when it comes to SIN? ‪#‎ThingsThatMakeUGoHmm‬...
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“All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.” (2 Timothy 3:16-17) The very...
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