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THE GOOD REPORT

Sudanese Refugees in Jordan

During the School of Revival in 2019, one of our teams spent four days in Jordan. We quickly learned once being there, that there are around 4 million refugees in Jordan. That makes up about 43% of the country’s population. Our team partnered with a local ministry...

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Plagues into Prayer

Turning plagues into prayers Four scriptures from John’s Revelation stir me to turn the present plague into prayers. In Revelation 9:20, after the trumpet plagues had been sent across the earth, John mourns that “the rest of mankind that were not killed by these...

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Present Concerns, Though Written 72 Years Ago

“Do not fear” Luke 12:32 This word from the very erudite C. S. Lewis is a fitting “Good Report.” From his book, “Present Concerns: Journalistic Essays,” published in 1948. Substitute “atomic bomb” with “coronavirus,” and you will find—though written 72 years ago—it...

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Strength for Every Occasion

An interesting passage in the beginning of the book of Judges: “These are the nations the LORD left to test all those Israelites who had not experienced any of the wars in Canaan (he did this only to teach warfare to the descendants of the Israelites who had not...

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God-Identity

Know your identity! I love John’s description of the night when Jesus washed all the disciples’ feet. John says, “Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his power, and that he had come from God and was returning to God, so he got up from the...

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Confession & Forgiveness

“Confess your sins one to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed.” James 5:16 “If you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.” Matthew 6:15 Conflicts between good people do arise. We are flawed. None of us is...

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A Life of Serving

Serving and Being Served “The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve." Matthew 20:28 Jesus came not to be served but to serve. Biblical authority is from the bottom up, not from the top down. The one who leads is on the bottom serving those over him,...

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The Voice of the Lord

The Voice of the Lord “Those who belong to God hear what God says.” John 8:47 God has always desired an intimate relationship with us. When Adam and Eve were in Eden after the fall, they “heard the sound of the LORD God as He was walking in the garden…” (Genesis...

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God with Us

“The Word was God” John 1:1 By the time the apostle John wrote his account of Jesus’ life, he not only had experienced the years of walking beside Jesus, but the horror of watching him tortured and killed. Though Jesus had often told His disciples that He would be...

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Reinhard Bonnke

Then I heard a voice from heaven say, "Write: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on." "Yes," says the Spirit, "they will rest from their labor, for their deeds will follow them." -Revelation 14:13  Most of you will have heard of the death of Reinhard...

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