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33 Countries in October

Today I have something I’m both humbled and excited to share with you. For October 2017, 33 countries visited this Website. Here is a list of those countries in no particular order: USA Canada Mexico Columbia Brazil Chilie South Africa Botswana Zambia Kenya Nigeria Ghana Egypt Saudi Arabia Greece France United Kingdom Germany Romania Poland Ukraine […]

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The Twelfth Apostle

Acts 1:26  And they gave forth their lots; and the lot fell upon Matthias; and he was numbered with the eleven apostles. While in the upper room awaiting the outpouring of the Holy Ghost, the eleven apostles prayed and then chose Matthias as a replacement for Judas Iscariot. Some believers incorrectly think Matthias is disqualified since […]

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Battle Fields and Harvest Fields

I once sat through a sermon where the preacher got the message of Joel 3:10 wrong. He taught Joel was telling “the Church” to change their farming tools into weapons of war. He mentioned he knew this was the opposite of what is said in Isaiah 2:4, but he saw what is happening in the world today as […]

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The Day to Rejoice and be Glad

Psalms 118:24  This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. What is the “day” being spoken of here? In many church services, this verse is used to invite the believers to rejoice in the Lord. If read alone, the above verse does appear to say this. […]

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Building on the Ruins of Religion: Part 5 of 5

JESUS’ BODY WILL DO GREATER THINGS Remember, Jesus didn’t come to make converts but ambassadors. He didn’t desire a Church of immature individuals, but rather a Church of matured saints, unified into one body, thinking and ministering with one mind and one accord those things that come from the body’s one head—Jesus. The statement in […]

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Building on the Ruins of Religion – Part 2 of 5

RELATIONSHIP AND NOT RELIGION I’ve heard it said religion is man’s approach to God, and a relationship is God’s approach to man. I must agree. The Encarta Dictionary defines “religion as: (PLEASE NOTE: any Bolds, UPPERCASES, Underlines, or [bracketed area comments] are added by me.) “(1) people’s beliefs and opinions concerning the existence, nature, and worship of a deity or deities, and divine involvement in […]

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Broken and Crushed

The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. (Psalms 34:18). David knew all too well what it’s like to be heartbroken and crushed in spirit. He felt the stings of rejection from his father, his brothers, his king, his men, his people, […]

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