Category Archives: rivers of living water

You can live by the Spirit everywhere

To “live by the Spirit”And “not quench the Spirit”Is to fully yield yourselfTo be carried by the currentAs the Spirit flowsLike inner riversAlive with the powerAnd presence of GodAnd blowsLike a mighty rushing windFrom deep withinYour surrendered heart. The more … Continue reading

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Refreshing inner rivers

When you ask Jesus To enter your heart And lay down your life To His full control Refreshing rivers Start to freely flow From deep within you Streaming awareness And revelations, Inner reality Beyond your belief. I move my mouth … Continue reading

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Experience “innermost being” Christianity

Innermost being Christianity is much more powerful than mere church attendance. What does the Bible mean when it talks about your “innermost being”? The innermost being is the place of awe-releasing rivers of living water that flow from deep within … Continue reading

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Refuse to get comfortable in the Dead Sea.

Jesus doesn’t put the Dead Sea into His followers. Instead, He releases ongoing inner rivers of living water. Those invisible rivers are the most important rivers on the planet. Christ-followers are now God’s temple. The rivers that Ezekiel writes about … Continue reading

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Time to cut and remove the brush in church!

Here’s a picture of a pile of brush I cut and stacked. Whew! I’m tired. We need to remove the brush from church and prepare the way for the Lord so that the living Jesus can open His fire hydrant … Continue reading

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One drink away

You’re one drink away from an incredible high–an inner spring gushing with phenomenal inebriation. Take the Jesus drink–John 4:14. That drink is served in the kingdom of God. Jesus stood up at a feast and shouted: “If anyone is thirsty, let … Continue reading

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Living water is a dynamo flow, not a bottling plant

Bottled water is nice; but it is very limited and controlled. It’s good to give bottled water to thirsty people, but if done continually, people become dependent on the bottling plant, rather than on the true, living Source of the water. The … Continue reading

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Think outside yourself!

It ain’t over till you quit praying over it. Believe in God. Your self will let you down. Keep your eyes on the wise, not on the foolish. Let Jesus lead you from the mundane to the marvelous in your … Continue reading

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An Army Is Not An Audience!

Meeting to wait on the Lord is different than meeting to follow a program. However, meeting that way is off the beaten path of religious Christianity. The body of Christ is called to assemble as an army actively obeying its … Continue reading

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Pics beyond the church norm

Searching for living water? Check out Beyond Church. It’s beautiful to go beyond church as usual and let the risen Jesus be the One in charge of the meeting!

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