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Become a Ruler Over Many Things

Are you familiar with The Parable of the Talents Jesus told in Matthew 25:14-29?  In it, Jesus talks about three servants who were each given talents by their master and the opportunity to build on what they had received.  Contrary to what many believe,  the purpose of the parable is not to show how hard […]

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God Loves to Dance

Who do you believe is the happiest person in the world?  Is it the person with the greatest amount of money? Or the one wielding the greatest amount of worldly power? Not so.  The happiest person is not a human being.  The happiest person in the universe is actually God! Most people don’t associate happiness […]

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 Generational Blessings

We hear much today about generational curses. Some scrupulous and some well-meaning ministers are telling believers they are the victims of curses being passed down to them due to the sins of their ancestors.  And in order to ever experience freedom from the curse, they need to receive special prayers of “deliverance,” often requiring repentance […]

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Move Mountain, Move!

The supernatural miracles of God require a supernatural faith. And this is what the faith of God is–a supernatural faith that originates in God, belongs to God, and only God can give. “Have the faith of God,” Jesus says, literally, in Mark 11:22.  Not your own faith, God’s faith. The God kind. Now, if I […]

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The Mother of All Virtues

If pride is the mother of sin, then humility is the mother of all virtues.  Scripture tells us over and over again to clothe ourselves in humility.  And gives us some powerful reasons to do so. Here is one such passage: “Likewise you younger people, submit yourselves to your elders. Yes, all of you be […]

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The Mother of All Sins

God hates pride.  In fact, of the seven things God says He hates in Proverbs 6, pride is mentioned first, even before lying and murder! That’s probably because that’s what He hates the most. Why is pride at the top of all things God detests?  I suspect, firstly, it’s because pride is the

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Let Me Hear From You

Hello friends, Some of you may have noticed I have not been publishing new blogs lately.  I have taken a break to assess how to best use my time and how many people are actually reading and finding the weekly blogs helpful and valuable.   Since I stopped publishing new ones, I have only had […]

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The Past Tense of Forgiveness

What is missing in the way most churches proclaim the Gospel?  What is lacking in the understanding of a great number of believers regarding redemption? It is that forgiveness is not future tense; it is past tense! It is not partial; it is total. It is not progressive; it is 

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The Greatest of These Is Love

Over and over again, the New Testament exhorts us to grow in faith, hope, and love.  God desires these three graces to mark us and distinguish His children from those who do not know Him. But how does this actually happen? What causes our faith, hope and love to increase?

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Overcome Sexual Immorality

Sexual temptation is real and pervasive.  Cultural taboos against sex outside of marriage have virtually disappeared.  We are constantly bombarded with images and messages, subtle and blatant, enticing us to sin. In this highly sexualized world we live in, what can you as an unmarried Christian man or woman do to avoid falling into sexual […]

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