RECEIVING

As ye have received Christ Jesus the Lord.” —Colossians 2:6 I often talk about what happened to me in the summer of 1994. I had been a Christian for twenty one years and had pastored for sixteen. As a matter of fact I considered myself a committed, spirit filled, Pentecostal/charismatic pastor. In retrospect something was …

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ALL GOD

The love of God hath been shed abroad in our hearts through the Holy Ghost which was given unto us. Romans 5:5 I often joke about how there have always been more women in church than men. It has been that way since the first resurrection morn when the women ran with the message of …

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DO, DO, DO

Psa. 46:10 “Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!” Sometimes I think it is hard for the Lord’s dutiful servants to receive impartation from the Lord. Christian workers tend to get fixated on programs, routines, principles, goals, performance… You get …

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THE SUM AND SUBSTANCE

“I will give thee for a covenant of the people.” —Isaiah 49:8 God demands perfection, nothing less can stand in His perfect presence. That pretty much leaves all of us out because perfection is far from any of our experience. Even the Apostle Paul recognized that perfection was unattainable in human strength. Where does that …

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TASTE AND SEE

Psa. 119:103 How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! How can you tell somebody what something tastes like. At the end of the day, you have to try it for yourselves. That is especially true with spiritual realities. As much as we try, describing spiritual experiences are pretty …

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