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Be a Spiritual Person

  What does it mean to be a spiritual person? Many can miss out on the blessings in Christ, even though they hold all the right Christian beliefs and values. Jesus said, “If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink. He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of […] Continue reading →

Power From on High

  Before Jesus left this earth to ascend to the Father, He promised that He would send us the Comforter, the Holy Spirit. He spoke of the Holy Spirit as not just being with His disciples, but being IN them (John 14:17). And then they would know that I am in my Father, and ye […] Continue reading →

Helpless Christianity?

   Why has the church majored on submitting to troubles with nothing more than a hope that God will somehow make everything well in the end? Why have we been taught such a helpless Christianity? Especially when: Jesus, in John 17:23, prayed that He would be in us and the Father in Him and that […] Continue reading →

Conformed or Transformed?

  Paul instructed, be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind (Romans 12:2). To be conformed means to be passively fashioned or molded. You don’t have to do anything, you just get shaped. The influences of the world easily settle in and have effects on your life […] Continue reading →

The Exceeding Greatness of His Power

  The Church is not a social club that happens to espouse good morals and values. At least it shouldn’t be. We celebrate a gospel of POWER. There is wonder working power in the blood of the Lamb! It conquers sin and changes lives! True Christians are in on this, yet many still come short […] Continue reading →

The Fiery Serpent

  The fiery serpent in the wilderness was a shadow of what Jesus would accomplish on the cross: And the LORD said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, and set it upon a pole: and it shall come to pass, that every one that is bitten, when he looks upon it, shall live. And […] Continue reading →

What’s Your Story?

   When Jesus made His triumphal entry into Jerusalem, the crowds shouted, “Hosanna!” (John 12:13). This means, “save” or “rescue,” and it was shouted in the form of praise to the One they believed would free them from the Roman occupation. Not long after that, however, they turned around and shouted, “Crucify Him!” They got […] Continue reading →