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Posts filed under: Restoration Meditations

There are no idle details in the Bible

For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little: –Isaiah 28:10 The written Word of God was established as a witness to mankind of God’s purpose, plan,...
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Achievement requires direction

Activity rarely translates to achievement without direction. This being said, think of your goals as a sort of business plan for your life. ust like a business plan or pro-forma gives the lender and investor some insight into where the...
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You become what you think

“As he thinks in his heart, so is he.” – Proverbs 27:3 When I was 15, I was about 5’3″ and just under 120 lbs. However, I was determined to become really strong, and because I had a lot of...
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A quick thought for church planters…

“Gather before me seventy men who are recognized as elders and leaders of Israel. Bring them to the Tabernacle to stand there with you.” –Numbers 11:16 Church planting rule #2 – It’s not about YOUR vision. It never was, never...
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Church, or Christ?

“No man can come to me, except the Father who has sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.” -John 6:44 Leaders, we sometimes come up with a great number of reasons why people...
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Can’t find a spiritual father?

For a number of years, I sought out spiritual fathers in an effort to be accountable and to find mentorship adequate for the purpose to which I believed I had been called. However, I was never able to find such...
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Faith like a mustard seed…

“Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast him out? And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard...
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Keep on Keeping on

“But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but...
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A thought to take into the new year…

“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” -2 Corinthians 5:17 Sometimes the real problems presented by the past are not its events and consequences,...
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Safe, or dangerous?

It is essential that a church be more than a place for worship, fellowship, and instruction. It must also be a place that is both safe and dangerous; safe to those in need of healing and restoration, and dangerous to...
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Is God on speaker-phone?

God called you, but your life is on speaker-phone. You answered the call, but you have had so many other things going on that you may have not given it your full attention. Leaders, it is time to end the...
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God doesn’t want us to be rich…

God doesn’t want us to be rich, He wants us to be wealthy. Wealth is more than money and property; it is the abundance of resources, and it includes knowledge, expertise, gifting, relationships, and more. This is a season of...
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Never give up…

Rejection in your call does not invalidate it, but surrendering to rejection will undermine your purpose....
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