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1 Corinthians 4 – Practical Sanctification and Spiritual Fatherhood

Paul finds himself having to defend his stewardship of the gospel to makes his point as to why the Corinthians ought to take heed to what he’s saying… and throughout this chapter we come to understand the role of apostolic...
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1 Corinthians 3 – Practical Sanctification

Paul continues to address issues of spiritual immaturity and his desire for them to move on from the basic principles of the faith. Let’s talk about spiritual maturity!...
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Practical Sanctification, Part 2

In this video we continue our discipleship series on 1 Corinthians in chapter 2, where Paul sets forth the basis of the faith, and, consequently of sanctification: the power of God. Join Sam Medina for a simple, but powerful Bible...
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1 Corinthians 2 – Practical Sanctifciation

Sanctification is a practical part of the genuine Christian life, and it was never meant to be rocket science. In this lesson, we continue our journey into paul’s ‘first’ letter to the Corinthians and what it means for us in...
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1 Cornthians 1 – Practical Sanctification, Part 1

In 1 Corinthians, Paul clarifies practical issues related to genuine sanctification, and in this day of commercialized religion, much of sanctification has been relegated to a mere mystical experience with no practical application. Let’s talk!...
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Judges 21 – When Being Right goes WRONG

It often happens that we begin with right motives, or we’re right about something, but then our pursuit of what’s right gets sidetracked by anger, pride, presumption and so many other things. In This chapter of Judges we can see...
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Judges 20 – Misplaced Loyalties

Very often the loyalties we have come into conflict with what is right in God’s sight. In the previous chapter, a horrific sex crime was committed, and now the entire tribe of Bejamin rises up to defend those who committed it....
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The Shift has begun – take a stand while you can.

So, the Pope has said that Jesus Christ failed at the cross. Let that sink in for a moment. Then remember that the Roman Catholic Church teaches that: 1. The Pope is infallible 2. The Pope is the incarnation of...
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Judges 19 – Enemies in the Flock

Sometimes the most dangerous place to be is among those who claim to be God’s people but are as far from Him as anyone outside of ‘church.’ In this chapter we see just how far one tribe had fallen from...
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Judges 18 – The Dangers of Self-Made Religion

continue with the story of Micah and his self-made religion in this chapter where its consequences became evident… and they were NOT good! What can we learn from this account about why it’s important to worship God HIS way?...
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Judges 17 – Have YOU Lost Your Religion?

One of the problems Israel had during the time of the judges was that they would pursue religion THEIR way and not God’s way, and the truth is that we tend to do the same thing now. Let’s talk about...
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Will God show Mercy to a FALSE PROPHET? In the Bible, He NEVER does.

I was setting up the studio for the next downloadable version of Prophetic Impact, when I started think of how God dealt with false prophets in the Biblical record. I began to review them in my mind, and found that...
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Useful Idiots

Let’s face it. Samson made bad decisions, and God used him in spite of his bad judgment and lack of reverence for what God had given him. Similarly, many of us are stuck on stupid in a lot of ways,...
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Do you REALLY want a Prophetic Mentor?

Talking sense moment: Some of the saints will say they want mentorship when the truth is that they are just hoping to establish a relationship with the prophet in order to be prophesied to on a regular basis. That’s not...
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The Living Water

“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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TD Jakes – Time is Running Out!

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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God has heard YOU!

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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Judges 9 – The Cost of Vain Ambition

Do you have a real vision from God, or are you chasing a vain ambition? Let’s use the Bible in Judges 9 to put that to the test....
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Judges 8 – The Responsibilities of Victory

Sometimes we get so wrapped up in a victory that we forget to move on to the responsibilities implied by it. What can we learn from the aftermath of Gideon’s victory that can be applied to today’s church? Let’s see...
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Should the Gospel Reach or Convict?

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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A word concerning the Supreme Court Decision on so-called Gay Marriage

No matter which way you slice it, Jesus Christ only ever defined marriage as being the union of male and female, as God made it in the very beginning of mankind. America has come to this point not simply because...
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There’s a purpose in your struggle

This is the recording of our LIVE discipleship training which occurs every Thursday. As part of our series on the Book of Judges, we take a close look at Judges Chapter 3 to gain an understanding of the reasons why...
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Your Spiritual Legacy

What spiritual legacy will you leave behind when you’re gone?...
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The Occult as Signposts? Are you Serious??

In recent years, some ministry leaders have begun to teach that the church should look to occultism and new age movements as a source of hidden truth, or as ‘signposts’ to direct us in our spiritual growth. To anyone with...
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A fast for the Church in North America

Sanctify ye a fast, call a solemn assembly, gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land into the house of the Lord your God, and cry unto the Lord, Alas for the day! for the day of the...
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Are YOU Trifling with God?

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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Are Grace and Law REALLY opposites?

So often I hear people say things like ‘we’re under grace, not law,’ and usually this is when they’re excusing behavior they know to be wrong. Part of the problem is that many of us just don’t know what grace really is,...
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When God has had enough of you

Is it possible for God to be fed up with someone? Ask Judas, or ‘that woman Jezebel’ in Revelation 2:20....
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Old Testament vs. New testament

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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