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The Sunday Christian audience is failing

To know the teachings of Christ, without the life of Christ thriving in and through you, is incomplete Christianity. The Sunday Christian audience isn’t getting the job done. There’s not much power in being religious spectators. There’s no place for … Continue reading

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Christian formality? Or flowing with Jesus?

Prayers that you allowTo spontaneously flow,With words from deep within,Will connect your heart with God. Let go and let God flowFrom deep within you.“Quench not the Spirit.” Like a river, the living Jesus will carry you where He’s going, but … Continue reading

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Jesus is eternal, but sermons aren’t supposed to be

I can’t find the idea in Scripture that meetings of the body of Christ, need to be built around a sermon. If Christians spent more time reading the Bible with an open heart, we wouldn’t feel such a need to … Continue reading

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Fight for your dependence by surrendering

To answer the Bible’s call to daily dependence on Jesus is to really live. If Jesus isn’t working in and thru you, you’re not experiencing what He wants you to. If you don’t focus on Jesus, you won’t be able … Continue reading

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In pursuit of the living Jesus . . .

To pursue Jesus, you have to look in your heart. That’s where He wants to meet you. Type the name J-E-S-U-S into the search engine of your heart and press enter. Experiencing Jesus as present and living, is much more … Continue reading

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Where do you go to Jesus?

Where do you go to the living Jesus? You can go to Jesus anywhere, since He’s everywhere. Nobody (and no thing) has the right to stand between you and the living Jesus. Accept no substitutes for the continual presence of … Continue reading

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Experiencing Christ in you as an amazing reality

When you get to know “Christ in you,” you don’t have to look for Him elsewhere. Surrendering to the life of Jesus working inside of you is like soaring in the wind. Christ-followers are citizens of God’s kingdom, His ambassadors, … Continue reading

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Handoff to the living Jesus

Anything you handoff to Jesus will be handled better than if you keep it. Jesus can give you the power to resist the ungodly desires that insist you obey them. Be so full of Jesus that the people who backbite … Continue reading

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Without Jesus being active in the heart, Christianity can be boring

Let the living Jesus do His heart-work in you. Then you’ll begin to overflow with healing and joy. When I’m comfortable I tend to trust my own effort; when I’m uncomfortable, Jesus. Being uncomfortable can make me defensive or make … Continue reading

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Put people in their place–made in God’s image

To put people in their place, lift them up. People aren’t verbal punching bags. They’re bearers of the image of God. Kind responses to conflict may not bring peace, but at least they don’t escalate it. To continually fuss and … Continue reading

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