Tag Archives: led by the Spirit

Jesus-led people experience ongoing revival

A Jesus-led personIsn’t a fanaticBut someone who canHelp remove the staticFrom your relationshipWith God. I love to be around Jesus-led people who truly follow Him moment by moment! They help keep me focused on His presence. From the Jesus Revolution … Continue reading

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10 better questions than “Where do you go to church?”

Christians need to be Christ-controlled not church-controlled. It’s much more important to focus on connecting with and staying connected to the risen Jesus than it is to join a religious organization. Teaching Christianity with sermons is like teaching swimming with … Continue reading

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Movin’ on up–beyond mental and emotional pain . . .

Mental and emotional pain are warnings that your thinking and behavior are self-damaging and need to be adjusted. To have the mind of Christ we must let God’s Spirit direct our mental traffic. Invite the living Jesus into the home … Continue reading

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There’s no perfect church but there is a perfect Savior!

To go to JesusYou don’t need to goTo a special building.You can go to HimAny time and any place.All you need to doIs to open and surrenderYour heart to HimAnd He’ll be there! Being led by God’s Spirit,Christ in you,Who … Continue reading

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God opens & closes doors

Automatic doorsOpen and closeOn my life’s journey:Sudden disappointments,And surprise opportunities.Yet some how I knowThat God runs the showLike He did when JosephWas wrongfully sent to jailSo he could be chosenTo rule Egypt for Pharoah. When God closes a door and … Continue reading

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Christians at church? Passive hound dogs or obedient sheepdogs?

Should a Christians be like a hound dog asleep on a porch or like a sheepdog obeying his master? I believe that attunement to Jesus’ voice or the lack thereof (whether we’re like a lazy hound dog or an obedient … Continue reading

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The Reformation was incomplete. Transformation needed!

Reformation changes “form” (behavior, structure, appearance, and/or organization). Transformation goes beyond “form” to presence (“with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord”). It changes the heart–the inner essence. 500 years ago, the Reformation made some changes in the “form” … Continue reading

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Some of my frequent God-assignments

Some of my most frequent God-assignments are: Apologize, Be kind to people who are unkind to me, Read the Bible and let it touch my heart, Pray, worship, and exercise spiritual gifts with my wife. “Consider others better than yourself.” … Continue reading

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Together let’s move in sync with God’s Spirit

A major problem with the institutional church is that one leader is often given the authority to override the Holy Spirit. When worship was turned into a never-ending series of weekly lectures by a single expert, Christianity lost much of … Continue reading

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I was prompted to think about promptings

I was reading through Proverbs when a prompting to instead read Galatians chapter five came to my mind. I acted on the prompting. As I read the chapter, the words on the page prompted these thoughts in my heart. True … Continue reading

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