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You may be the only hope some people experience

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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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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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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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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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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Why God REFUSES to bless you

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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Sometimes God’s ‘Yes’ is quiet.

;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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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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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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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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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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What are YOU watching?

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 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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Do you really need to tithe?

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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Things that make you go hmmm…

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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Is the Prophet ‘better’ than the teacher?

“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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How is YOUR Life marked?

From henceforth let no man trouble me: for I bear in my body the marks of the Lord Jesus. (Galatians 6:17) In the culture of Paul’s day, there was a way for a mistreated permanent slave to be freed from...
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What to do with a real prophetic word

For the vision is yet for an appointed time;But at the end it will speak, and it will not lie.Though it tarries, wait for it;Because it will surely come,It will not tarry. (Habakkuk 2:3) What to do with a prophetic...
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Do you preach for men, or for Christ?

Oh, preachers, when will you CEASE to present Christ as a fire escape in a humanistic appeal which reduces God to a mere means of achieving human happiness and fulfillment?If only you would present the might, majesty, splendor, righteousness, holiness...
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Don’t be too quick to give a word

Sometimes a seer will see or otherwise perceive something about someone but they may not perceive it within its proper context or time frame. For example,a prophet’s word could have a lot of truth to it, but they had seen a condition which...
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The Prophetic Demands Discipline

In Matthew 14:23, Mark 1:35, and Luke ^:12, for example we are told that Jesus would go off alone to pray, sometimes before the sun was up. This shows us a pattern of prayer discipline we would do well to...
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The just shall live by FAITH!

Someone needs to hear this. The just shall live by faith, not feelings! Not by what it looks like. Not by what it sounds like. Not by what people say it is, or what it seems to be. If you’re...
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How to Prophesy, Part 2

So often many of us want to prophesy, but don’t understand that God reveals his secrets according to specific criteria, including but not limited to: 1. Those who need to Know 2. Those who serve Him 3. Those who can be trusted...
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What Jesus had to say about being Religious

I know a lot of preachers today will use the word ‘religious’ like it’s a cussword, but what Jesus had to say about being religious may surprise you....
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Prophecy Junkies?

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 ALL prophecy inspired by God?

I said 1 Tim. 3:16, but it should have been 2nd Timothy 3:16. oops! That scripture tells us that all SCRIPTURE is inspired by God. It doesn’t say all prophecy, and for good reason! Throughout the Bible, we’re told about...
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