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Let God’s Spirit set you free

Are you in sync with God’s Spirit? Hear what the Spirit is saying. Be filled with the Spirit. Be taught by the Spirit. Quench not the Spirit. Be led by the Spirit. Walk by the Spirit. Live by the Spirit. … Continue reading

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Church criticism without church hurt

Some people assume that when I criticize church, I speak from church hurt but that’s not true. My views on church came from daily experiencing the reality, presence, and glory of the living Jesus, years before I ever experienced “church … Continue reading

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Be led by God’s love

I wantTo be ledBy God’s hands,Not by my plans. Try this in a church service: put down the program, scratch the schedule, and see what the living Jesus can do! Anything that restricts the Holy Spirit’s freedom is a Spirit-quencher. … Continue reading

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Christmas is too often like the World Cup without soccer

Christmas and Christians without the living Jesus visibly, presently, and actively working in and through them are like the World Cup without soccer or the Super Bowl without football. They are like a darkened light house. The Christmas season overflows … Continue reading

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Who and/or what are you following?

It matters who and/or what you follow. Following the hollowness of triviality leads to inner emptiness. Following yourself is dizzying — like a dog chasing its tail. When following your desires doesn’t make you happy, you’ve let them deceive you. … Continue reading

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Don’t quit till you get to the bread (Walk to Emmaus)

Let JesusAlwaysAmaze UsLike Emmaus! Let’s read the BibleTo let the living JesusContinually amaze us.The Emmaus walkersWith their knowledgeWere blind to the amazing presenceOf the living, resurrected Jesus.The Emmaus Road is everywhere,But Christians are too often unawareThat the risen JesusIs communicating … Continue reading

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The truth lies between grace and repentance

Lies deflectThe light of truth.Have the courageTo honestly reflectReality. Repentance is to“Walk in the light”And no longer disguiseOr hide your lies. Liar, liarTwists the truthTo hide the evil fireOf corrupt desire. Don’t leave your soulLaying aroundIn the sinOf lying. The … Continue reading

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Stay charged with the ever-living Jesus

I want to beA fruit standOf God’s SpiritGiving free samplesOf His produceTo all who pass by. Before you express your feelings, align them with reality. “Is this feeling based on truth or is it just my emotional reaction?” The closer … Continue reading

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Something began when I was conceived that has continued unto this moment — my life! Life begins in a moment, but growth requires patience. It took nine months for me to grow from conception to birth.

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“Sermonoply” (The Sunday morning monopoly)

When one person monopolizes a church mic every week that’s a sermonoply. Giving a pastor mic control causes him to be seen as a college style teacher more than as an approachable, listening, and caring shepherd. The greatest sermon falls … Continue reading

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