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Life Challange Prayer Worship

WHAT DO YOU WANT?-ASK!

The Lord asks the blind man what he wants, it was obvious, but he wanted the man to exercise faith by asking. He tells the king to ask him for something, anything, and the king says “No, I don’t want to presume.” Then the Lord gets angry and says, “If I tell you to ask, […]

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Bible Definitions God's Nature Worship

HASHEM = THE NAME

Isaiah 48,11  For MY own sake, even for MY own sake will I do it. For how should MY NAME be polluted , and I will not give MY glory to another. When I seek elsewhere for the things that flow from the names of GOD, I give HIS glory to these other things. It is […]

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Prayer Worship

WHY DO I LOVE GOD?

Remember the famous quote from president Kennedy? “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” I will have quite a few people who have promised to pray for me tomorrow when I have my new right hip put in. This will by my first ever surgery […]

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Life Challange Prayer Worship

LISTEN TO THE STILL SMALL VOICE

We often use pat phrases that sound good but leave the serious followers of Jesus feeling confused and vaguely guilty. They have no clue what these phrases mean or how they are to apply them to their lives. For example: lean on Jesus, trust in him, rest in grace, or listen to the still small […]

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Life Challange Love Prayer Relationships Worship

DON’T JUST LOVE THEM–LIKE THEM

LOVE AND LIKE ARE BOTH IMPORTANT When Peter betrayed Jesus and three times he said that he did not know him, the Lord came to him and asked him if he loved (agapao) him. Peter said, “you know that I like you (phileo) . Do you agapao me? “you know that I phileo you” Do […]

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Life Challange Worship

COSTLESS OFFERINGS?

God the Father gave the ultimate gift that defines my infinite worth to him by giving up his son Jesus; a truly infinite cost, totally free. Now I long to show Jesus how much I love him in return? I want to give him something but why should I give him what cost me nothing? […]

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Faith Life Challange Worship

I COULD HAVE GONE LEFT!

In C.S.LEWIS’s  Narnia, a little girl Lucy is beckoned by the lion Aslan to go left. He then disappears and she tries to tell her siblings to go left. They chose to ignore her and go right getting into a lot of trouble and messing up their task. Later she sees Aslan and runs to hug him. He […]

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Faith Life Challange Worship

INVESTING IN THE “LOST CAUSES”

The Lord wants me to, RELAX and invest in the seemingly hopeless cases around me–with gusto! To be calm and care intensely, peaceful and passionate, urgently patient, etc. First, he wants me to witness to my daughter and son who have decided to be the “masters” of their own life and decide for themselves what […]

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God's Nature Life Challange Worship

DESIGN

DESIGN= everything that God has made, including you, is designed to be used according to certain principles for his preordained purposes: if I use them in other ways, according to my own PLEASURE I do so at my own PERIL! If I co-operate with his design principles but resent having to do so, I am criticizing […]

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Life Challange Relationships Worship

HEAVENLY MINDED AND EARTHLY GOOD

An old quote in american christian circles was, “He’s so heavenly minded he’s of no earthly good.”  A new christian recently noted that people either don’t want to let go of the world or they just want to be gone and in heaven. “What’s the right attitude they wondered?” Paul says “I’m torn between two […]