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Today experience life with Jesus

Look for Jesus today. He’s everywhere. If you notice Him, listen to Him, and obey His inner promptings, what a day today will be! Today notice Jesus everywhere you go. Surrender to His presence. Rely and depend on Him every … Continue reading

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Hey there! Heightened awareness is calling

Stop and be awareOf what’s inYour mind and heart.Is what’s thereTaking you whereYou need to go? What you chooseTo be aware ofCan either abuseOr enthuse.It can tear you apartOr fill you with joy. Hey there.Now I have your attentionAnd you’re … Continue reading

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The more I lower myself the more God’s power flows

The more I discernThe glory of the LordThe less my self-concernAnd the more I learnTo trust Him. The more I denyMyselfTo followJesusThe more ILearn to relyOn Him daily. The moreI lowerMyself,The moreGod’s powerCan flow. The more I hungerTo know God … Continue reading

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Church members matter . . .

Church members matter.They’re not ornamentsIn an audience.They should meet to bePart of Christ’s bodyDirected by Him,Led by Gods Spirit,Hearing what He saysAnd then doing it. Let’s forget about self and comfort. Let’s focus instead on letting Christ live in and … Continue reading

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A casual decision to follow Jesus isn’t enough

Christians are called to a level of faith in Jesus that empowers them to relinquish all their rights to God. Press on! Discipleship is daily learning to freely relinquish your free will to the living, resurrected Jesus. A casual decision … Continue reading

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Being forged & refined by Jesus

Jesus is the wayBeyond pride,Beyond self-effort,And beyond despair.Let Jesus be the airYou breathe.Let Him continually fill youLike deep breathing,His Spirit,His very presenceAlways working inAnd through you.Even if you’re calledA “fool for Christ,”It’s spirituallyAdvantageousTo be so “poor in spirit”That your love … Continue reading

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Wake up and stay awake

Physically the human body requires sleep. However, the human spirit, once awakened by the living Jesus and born again as a new creature in Christ needs no sleep. Its source of life and power isn’t human biology or physical energy, … Continue reading

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Tame your inner jungle

If you never take the time to tame your inner jungle, life will remain a mess. If you will sit quietly on the still bank of peace and fish within for insight, the catch of the day will help heal … Continue reading

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The listening to & obeying Jesus lifestyle

Miracles happen when people gather around the living Jesus, open their heart to listen to Him, and then humbly share what they hear. Jesus repeatedly said that God’s Spirit is speaking to His people and told them to listen. See … Continue reading

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Following Jesus as His ekklesia

By doing what Jesus says, we learn what He means. Hearing sermons can never substitute for daily obedience. If we’re not actively teaching people about what we’re learning by following Jesus, we will stunt our spiritual growth. When we gather … Continue reading

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