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What IS Legalism, Really?

  I hear so many people use the term ‘legalism’ pretty loosely, and usually it’s when they’re talking about something they don’t like in the Bible. Let’s discuss what it really is....
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Direction requires correction!

Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellers they are established. — Proverbs 15:22 So many of the saints I talk to find themselves in a state of confusion, misdirection, or frustration, and very often they are...
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What to do when a prophetic word FAILS to come to pass

  Over the years I’ve run into many people who were disappointed, disillusioned, discouraged and disgusted because of how so many prophecies fail to come to pass in the church. So often when this is addressed, if it’s addressed at...
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The Dirt on Church Hurt

  I have heard so many leaders talk about people getting hurt in the church, but nearly all the discussion was limited to blaming the people who were hurt, ridiculing them, or making weak arguments as to why they just...
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Prophetic word: Like the garden of the Lord

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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What to do when a Prophetic Word FAILS to come to pass

    It often happens that a prophet delivers a word which fails to come to pass, and the recipient of the word is either blamed for not having enough faith, or for not meeting the ‘conditions’ of the prophecy,...
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Why NO WEAPON formed against you shall prosper

    Many of us are familiar with Isaiah 54:17 but we often don’t know what it really means. Let’s talk about how God set you up to WIN!...
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Why YOU aren’t Prospering

    Have you ever wondered why it is so many prophets try to convince you that they key to your prosperity it giving THEM money, yet year after year, decade after decade the saints stay broke? Let’s discus the...
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Delusions, Confusion and Prophetic Collusion

  There’s a whole lot of crazy stuff that goes on in prophetic ministry. The other day I had some prophet telling me that their nonsensical ‘prophecy’ was ‘the teacheth of the Holy Spirit,’ and further informed me that God...
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Judges 1 – The Pursuit of YOUR Calling

Judges 1 tells us alot about God’s relationship with His people and the pursuit of His calling for your life....
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How to hande rejection of a REAL Prophetic Word

People aren’t always going to believe the Word of the Lord, and as prophets we sometimes struggle with the rejection that sometimes come from them. Let’s talk.  ...
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Do you know YOUR mission?

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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Stop chasing prophecies!

God never intended for you to be chasing after a prophetic word every day. This insatiable addiction to prophecy I’ve seen in churches and in Facebook groups is not from God, and it renders people highly susceptible to seduction by...
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Is Prophecy REALLY different in the New Covenant?

I recently watched a video in which John Piper discussed prophecy, and while I’ve enjoyed some of his teachings, I was surprised to find that he makes a very serious error in asserting that prophecy in the New Testament is...
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Romans 9 – The Sovereign Grace of God in Christ

Grace isn’t just forgiveness and forbearance, it is the divine influence which is intended to bring the Lordship of God into our life. You don’t have to live in defeat, because Christ provided not only forgiveness, but the power to...
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Romans 8 – Free from the Law of Sin and Death!

There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law...
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Romans 7 – The MYTH of the Dual Nature

For so long, many of us in the church have been taught that we have a dual nature, and that we just can’t stop sinning. Usually, Romans 7 is cited as the ‘proof’ of this, when, in fact, Romans 7...
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Prophets, Awake! A Word for Prophets who really want to be used by God

In this age of prophelying and guessifying charlatans, there are some who really want to be a mouthpiece of the True and Living God. This message is for them.  ...
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Leaders, know your history! Is your culture your REAL God?

Many of us in the faith fail to realize that much of how we practice our faith has more to do with our culture than with anything God said, and very often some or a lot of it is even contrary...
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My simple approach to Bible study for Spiritual Growth

Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. (2 Timothy 2:15) One of the essentials of the faith is the study of the word. Why? Here are...
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My simple approach to seeking God

Do you REALLY want to know God? Proverbs 25:2 tells us: It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter. There are things God will want you to...
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Are leaders EXEMPT from criticism?

I often hear or read of leaders using phrases like ‘touch not mine anointed,’ or ‘who can stretch forth his hand against the Lord’s anointed and be guiltless?’ to silence criticism, and over the years I’ve noticed a disturbing tendency:...
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Social Media Ministries are causing a Panic!

  Popular preachers like Jonas Clark have been for some time writing articles about how social media ministries are somehow renegades and not real ministries if they are not part of the institutional church system. In one recent article, Clark...
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Things are not always what they seem

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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Walking in the FAVOR of God

;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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Secrets of the Prophetic Life

There’s so much about life in the prophetic life that should be obvious, even common sense, but in today’s world of widespread chicanery, they may as well be secrets. Much of this has more to do with habits of character than...
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Don’t choose style over substance

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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Who are YOU worshipping?

And I John saw these things, and heard them. And when I had heard and seen, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel which shewed me these things Then saith he unto me, See thou do it...
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