Category: meditations

intense anticipation

“Lifeless religion will leave people creating doctrinal excuses for their powerless lives.” Barry Bennett God’s Word Is A Gospel of Power! Expect the power of God and miracles in your life! Your intense anticipation of His goodness is the fertile ground for faith to receive miracles! The true gospel is the power of God. Lifeless…

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the real me

My heart is the real me. My spirit may be born again but it is with my heart that I bring forth my life for good or evil. It is with my heart I believe or grow hard against God. It is my heart that relates to the world around me. God can see my…

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a time of grace

Where Does Suffering Come From? Jesus is not allowing suffering. Man is. God gave the earth to man and man gave it to the devil through sin. Jesus came to save men, not destroy them. He is not allowing or sending destructive natural disasters or viruses. They are a result of sin in the earth.…

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keys to the Kingdom

In certain Christian circles the tradition of “binding and loosing” may extend all the way from binding ‘a spirit of snoring’ to loosing ‘my perfect personal trainer’. I’m here to tell you — those are the wrong keys! Don’t misunderstand me please. I’ve tried opening the doors to God’s Kingdom using those very keys myself.…

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celebrating 25 years

This August marks twenty-five years since we moved to the Cottage. I’m planning a BIG celebration. I just haven’t determined what the theme of that celebration will be yet. Over the weekend — between watching the Summer Olympics, hiding out from the 100+ degree temps California has served up this summer, and working on my…

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God’s Word is real

How do you know that youโ€™ve heard from God? My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. John 10:27 Hearing God is the key to faith, victory, peace, perseverance and prosperity in every area of your life. โ€œIf you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall…

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