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Posts filed under: Spiritual growth

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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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A lot of people now teach that you can prophesy whenever you feel like it, but what does the Bible say about prophesying? What does 1 Cor. 14:31 really mean? Ít says, “For you can all prophesy one by one,...
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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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The ‘Secret’ to 100% Prophetic Accuracy

Prophetic accuracy isn’t rocket science, and contrary to what’s commonly taught today, 100% accuracy is not just possible, but it ought to be the norm. How then, can we ensure that we hear clearly from God so that we always...
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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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Can YOU keep a secret?

Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets. (Amos 3:7) If you really want to hear from God more clearly and more often, something you must understand is that you need...
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