Category Archives: christian living

Ear Wax Can Damage Your Faith… Really?

With a title like that, you’re probable wondering if I have lost my mind; I have not, at least no more than normal, but can ear wax actually damage your faith? Well… yes. Before we get to how it can … Continue reading

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God-Sent Spiritual Anorexia?

Psalm 106:10-15 10 He saved them from the hand of him who hated them, and redeemed them from the hand of the enemy. 11 The waters covered their enemies; There was not one of them left. 12 Then they believed His words; They sang … Continue reading

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Like a Slap Across the Face

On January 8th, 1956, Jim Elliot and four other men, died on a beachhead along the Curaray River in Ecuador. These five men, from the U.S.,  were called by God to reach the Huaorani Indians; This savage tribe was on the … Continue reading

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Faithful Fools #3 (Reciprocal Nature)

As we parted company last time, we were challenged to ask ourselves if we were Hi-Fi  or Low-Fi followers of Christ. A Hi-Fi follower is a person in whom the Holy Spirit consistently and powerfully, produces the mind, the love, … Continue reading

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SELF… Our Greatest Enemy

In Luke 9:23 Jesus reveals a lurking and powerful enemy, which seeks to undermine the purposes of God, by undermining the blood bought saints of God. This enemy is SELF. “If any man desires to come after me, let him … Continue reading

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Same Circumstances; Two Very Different Streams

Back in May of 2009 the animated movie UP was released. My family loves this movie, which begins on a sour note, as Mr. Fredrickson’s (the old guy) wife has recently died. Shortly thereafter Mr. Fredrickson meets Russel (the little boy). … Continue reading

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Word’s are Relevant when Used Right!!! #4

Thus far, in this blog series, we have looked into the relevancy of three words that are used quite often in modern Christianity. These words are Purpose, Program and Passion. We have come to understand that our purpose is to … Continue reading

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Word’s are Relevant when Used Right!!! #2

Make no mistake my friends, we are to be very strange in the eyes of the world. We are not to be strange, for the sake of it, or to draw attention to ourselves. The world is filled with enough … Continue reading

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Word’s are Relevant when Used Right!!!

Word’s matter, especially in conveying the faith once delivered to the saints. This past week while preparing to minister the Word of God, four passages of scripture came to my mind. I immediately wrote them on the white board in my office. … Continue reading

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The Essential Preliminaries to Revival "Guest Post" (M. Lloyd Jones)

“I have been told by many pastors, in all parts of this country, that they have experiences like this.  They say, ‘we have got plenty of people in our churches who will attend as often and as regularly as you … Continue reading

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