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FOUR REASONS WHY GOD GAVE YOU THE ANOINTING

October 19, 2014

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2 Corinthians 1:21, “Now He who establishes us with you in Christ and has anointed us is God” WHAT IS THE ANOINTING? The anointing is the marking of a person or object with oil to establish that person or thing for a special purpose. In the Old Testament, objects and vessels were anointed in the […]

MARRIAGE WARS (PART TWO): THE GAY RIGHTS MOVEMENT VS. THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH

July 1, 2013

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PART TWO: THE RISING CONFLICT BETWEEN THE GAY RIGHTS MOVEMENT AND THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH According to Paul Lee Tan, “Saving the life of President Ford brought Oliver Sipple an unwelcome kind of fame that may have destroyed family and personal relationships, the former US marine said.  Sipple, 32, is credited with deflecting the gun of […]

MARRIAGE WARS (PART ONE): THE GAY RIGHTS MOVEMENT VS. THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH

June 28, 2013

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PART ONE: THE RISE OF THE GAY RIGHTS MOVEMENT What is marriage? Where did it come from?  Is it a secular institution or is it a religious institution?  Those are the questions at the heart of today’s “Marriage Wars”.   Those in the Christian Church believe that marriage was created by God and can only be […]

WHY DOES GOD SAY “NO” WHEN PEOPLE PRAY?

May 1, 2013

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Sometimes God Says “No”             Some people have given up on prayer.  They say, “I have been praying and praying, but the Lord just won’t answer my prayers.”  If this is how you feel then perhaps the Lord has given you an answer you do not realize you have received.  Sometimes the Lord says “Wait” […]

LORD, THANK YOU FOR THE GIFT OF PRAYER

May 1, 2013

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Being Thankful for Prayer Antagonist of the Christian faith Ambrose Bierce had this to say about prayer in his book The Devil’s Dictionary.  “Pray,  n.  To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.”  Although Bierce said this as a scathing rebuke to Christianity, he espoused […]

GOD’S ANSWER THAT SHATTERS THE DARKNESS OF DEPRESSION

May 1, 2013

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God’s Answer That Shatters The Darkness of Depression Inspiration for those who desire to overcome the pain of the past As I sat in the complete darkness of my dungeon of despair, I looked back on my life.  The life I worked so hard to build was in ruins.  Destroy by my own bad decisions. […]

OVERCOMING FALSE ACCUSATIONS AND WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS

November 28, 2012

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“THIS GUY WAS FALSELY ACCUSED AND WRONGFULLY CONVICTED!” Those are words that do not apear on background checks or sex offender websites.  But that is exactly what happened to Earl Pickett over a decade ago.  Now it is time for him to tell his story. “Hello. My name is Earl.  Over a decade and a […]

ONLY GOD CAN TURN GARBAGE INTO GREATNESS

August 19, 2011

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GARBAGE INTO GREATNESS Our God is absolutely awesome and unpredictable! Just look at the story of Lazarus. The Bible tells us in John 11, that  that messengers told Jesus to come quickly because Lazarus, His dear friend, was sick and going to die. However, instead of setting out immediately to help, He stays where He […]

THE POWER OF THANKING GOD IN PRAYER

August 19, 2011

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  Lord, I Just Wanted To Say “Thank You!” On September 8, 1860, the Lady Elgin, a crowded passenger steamer, sank off the shore of Lake Michigan near the town of Evanston.  A large crowd of people gathered along the shore to watch the great ship go down.  One of the spectators witnessing this event […]

EXPERIENCE VICTORY OVER THE DEVIL!

August 18, 2011

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TAKE EVERY THOUGHT CAPTIVE             The devil never takes a vacation from his plans to steal, kill, and destroy each and every believer in Jesus Christ.  He wants to steal our love, joy, and peace in Christ, take our lives, and destroy our testimony.  He attempts to do all this through his three greatest weapons: […]