But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Friday, 15 November 2019 13:40

The Persistent Purpose of God

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Once God has determined to do something, is there anything, or anyone, that can resist Him? Is man more powerful than God, or does it only seem that way sometimes?

I once conducted a workshop in Cincinnati, Ohio with about forty believers from various backgrounds. To get things started I asked them...

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Saturday, 19 October 2019 14:31

Enter the Kingdom

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“Someone asked, ‘Lord, will only a few be saved?’ Jesus answered, ‘Make every effort to enter through the narrow gate, because I tell you this: many will try to enter but will not be able to… For narrow is the gate, and narrow is the path which leads to Life, and few...

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Friday, 27 September 2019 14:01

God’s Saving Judgments: A Fresh Look

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We may have difficulty reconciling the image of a broken-hearted God Who wants to restore the nations with One Who sends a flood to destroy the earth and rains down fire on cities like Sodom and Gomorrah. How do we explain the many passages of Scripture which refer to God’s judgment on the...

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Friday, 20 September 2019 14:01

7 Kingdom Misconceptions

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The interesting thing about secular history is it constantly repeats itself. Spiritual history is no different. The Christian Religion is following a parallel path to the Jewish Religion and will suffer the same fate. Just like Israel of old, Institutional Christianity has given up its pursuit of...

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Friday, 06 September 2019 14:40

Desiring Christ

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“Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee” (Psalms 73:25).
In the beginning God ordained that the Bride of Christ, the Ekklesia, should have its desire only for Christ.

Our desires are very powerful. People are pulled in many different...

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Saturday, 31 August 2019 14:42

7 Proven Ways to Receive Revelation

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Receiving revelation is something of an art. To intentionally seek revelation is one thing that sets the prophet apart from the ordinary person who passively waits to receive. The prophet does not wait for revelation, but pursues it.

The prophetic person asks, seeks, knocks and pays the price...

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Saturday, 10 August 2019 20:47

What Could Be Greater Than Truth?

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What if you offer to share a truth and are ignored? What if no doors open for you to share a truth? Why would God give truth if he doesn’t open doors to share it?

Those were questions I received from someone who, like me, spent many years as a “Martha,” vexed with much serving,...

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Saturday, 03 August 2019 14:52

Learning Contentment

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“Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content: I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. I can do all...

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Friday, 26 July 2019 14:45

Identification With Christ

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Paul says something very peculiar in Galatians 2:20: “I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me.” Does Paul mean to say that he was physically there with Christ on the Cross when Jesus died?

We know that Jesus was...

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Friday, 19 July 2019 14:56

When You Pray

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“And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites… but when you pray, enter into your closet and pray in secret… and when you pray, do not use vain repetitions… after this manner therefore, pray…” (Matthew 6:5-9ff).
For too long we have...

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Friday, 12 July 2019 14:05

A Convenient Cult

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“Therefore the king asked advice, made two calves of gold, and said to the people, ‘It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem. Here are your gods, O Israel, which brought you up from the land of Egypt!'” (I Kings 12:28).

So begins the sad testimony of...

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Friday, 21 June 2019 14:19

Reduced to Christ

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The principle in John 3:30 is that I must decrease. As surely as Christ must increase, so I must decrease. It must be so; therefore it will be so.

“He must increase, but I must decrease” (John 3:30).

There are two Universal Spiritual Principles found in John 3:30 that express two very...

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Saturday, 08 June 2019 14:55

The Hidden Christ

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Jesus, the Christ of God, did not reveal Himself to the world at large, but to a handful of disciples. We ought to ask why He did not appear upon a mountain in blinding light, or descend in a cloud, but was born into the world as a baby in a stable.

A few shepherds worshipped Him the night He was...

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Saturday, 01 June 2019 14:14

Worship: Person, Place or Thing?

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Relationship views everything in terms of a “person.” Religion views everything in terms of “place” or “thing.”

For example, people say, “I miss corporate worship.” They are basically saying that they see worship as a “place,” something to...

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Friday, 24 May 2019 14:10

All Things in Christ

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“For of Him, and through Him, and to Him, are all things: to Whom be glory for ever. Amen. (Romans 11:36).”
In my written and spoken messages I make frequent reference to the preeminence of Christ. Just what do we mean by Christ having the preeminence? What do we mean by giving Christ...

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Thursday, 23 May 2019 20:37

The Gospel of Luke

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Saturday, 18 May 2019 14:01

Say To Archippus

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“And say to Archippus, ‘Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it… remember my bonds'” (Colossians 4:17,18ff).
This personal footnote at the closing of Paul’s letter to the Colossians deserves a closer look. Perhaps in this...

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Thursday, 02 May 2019 19:39

The Book of Philemon

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Saturday, 27 April 2019 14:34

The Law of Increase

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On what basis do we make the statement that God’s Purpose is irresistible? This understanding is founded on two basic truths revealed in the Scriptures. We call them the Two Universal Spiritual Principles.

Scripture confirms what we already know to be true: that even though...

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Friday, 12 April 2019 14:31

Spiritual Leadership: Who Needs It?

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“When leaders lead in Israel, when the people willingly offer themselves, bless the LORD!” (Judges 5:2)
All around us, institutions are failing and losing influence. Governments are in turmoil. Our schools are a mess. The Institutional Church is compromised and has lost its moral and...

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Thursday, 11 April 2019 23:02

The Book of Titus

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Saturday, 06 April 2019 14:54

To Him That Overcomes

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“And they overcame [the dragon] by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their Testimony, and they loved not their own lives unto the death” (Revelation 12:11).
Whenever I speak or write on the subject of the Overcomers I always preface my remarks by saying that overcoming is the...

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Saturday, 30 March 2019 14:13

Lonely, But Never Alone

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There are many in the Body of Christ who are in transition between “going” to church and “being” the Church. The Lord is speaking to many at once and calling them aside from the traditional church building meeting to gather together in homes.

The more in tune with the Lord we...

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Saturday, 23 March 2019 05:37

The Prisoners of the Lord

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“‘Do you want to know the truth? The truth is that when you were young, you dressed yourself and went wherever you wanted to go. But when you are older, you will stretch out your arms and Someone Else will dress you and lead you where you do not want to go’. By this, Jesus was...

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Friday, 15 March 2019 14:01

The Abundant Life

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There are two aspects, two sides to this glorious truth: first, that I AM IN CHRIST; second, that CHRIST IS IN ME. If the first is true, and I am living in Christ, then the second follows naturally – Christ is living in me.

“Yes, I am the Door. Anyone who goes in and out through Me will...

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