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THE GOOD REPORT

Is it lust? Be alert!

1 Peter 5:8 According to 1 John 2:15, there are three basic temptations in life: the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes and the pride of life. These were the temptations to which Adam and Eve fell in the Garden. The fruit was “pleasant to the eye” (lust of...

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Biblical Authority

Authority, biblically, is from the ground up, not the top down – not someone up on top handing down commands and expecting to be served. Biblical authority is rather an inverted pyramid, with the leader on the bottom serving those whom God has given him. Think...

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The World’s Best Seller

What if you had a fiancé or a husband who was away on a long trip, and he wrote letters to you daily only to find the letters unopened when he returned three weeks later? Would you think you would have a hard time convincing him that you really do love him? And...

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Don’t Ask Twice

When you’ve heard from God, but it’s an answer that you really did not want to receive, don’t ask twice. Read Number 22 about the prophet Balaam, and you’ll understand.The king of Moab wanted to hire Balaam to curse his enemy Israel. Balaam may not at the time have...

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Kingdom Expansion

“Your Kingdom, come!” Matthew 6:10 Isaiah told of a Son that would be born who would be called “Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace” – that the government would be upon His shoulders, a government, a kingdom, that would never end (Isaiah 9:7). Jesus is...

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Keeping the Kingdom View

Keeping the Kingdom view! Paul says, “God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus.” (Ephesians 2:6) Seated with Jesus in the heavenly realms! Take your seat and look down upon our world. You will see all sorts of God...

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Doing the Works of Jesus

Doing the Works of Jesus “Anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing.” John 14:12 A challenging Scripture! Our destiny is to do what Jesus did! When I read the Gospels, I find many things that Jesus did that I have not yet done, but I am still here....

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When God Speaks, It’s Good as Done

I’ve been impressed again as I was reading in the early chapters of Joshua how often God talked to Joshua about what He was “giving” Israel, even though they still had to fight for it. When they approached Jericho, God said, “I have delivered Jericho into your...

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Pray the Promises

Pray the Promises. Believe in them! What better way to pray than to pray the Word of God! When God tells us that certain things are going to happen, let’s agree with Him. Scripture says that sometimes things don’t happen because “we ask not” (James 4:2). Let’s ask....

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Read The Book

Read the Book! In 1977, there was a tragic airplane crash on the island of Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands. Because of miscommunications from the traffic control tower, two airlines collided and exploded on the runway, killing 583 of the 596 on board...

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