His Joy Is Your Strength

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JOY His Joy is Your Strength   Luke 2:8-11 (NLT) That night there were shepherds staying in the fields nearby, guarding their flocks of sheep. Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them. They were terrified, but the angel reassured them. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good …

Joy for Everyone

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JOY Joy for Everyone   Luke 2:8-11 (NLT) That night there were shepherds staying in the fields nearby, guarding their flocks of sheep Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them. They were terrified, but the angel reassured them. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that …

Leaking Thanksgiving

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A Thankful Heart Is a Happy Heart Leaking Thanksgiving Romans 1:21 (TPT) 21 Throughout human history the fingerprints of God were upon them, yet they refused to honor him as God or even be thankful for his kindness. Instead, they entertained corrupt and foolish thoughts about what God was like. This left them with nothing but misguided hearts, steeped in moral darkness.   #1. …

A Thankful Heart Is a Healthy Heart

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A Thankful Heart is A Happy Heart A Thankful Heart Is a Healthy Heart   Colossians 3:15 (NLT) And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace. And always be thankful.   Ephesians 5:20 (NLT) And give thanks for everything to God the Father …

Throw the Rock

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Me & My Big Mouth Throw the Rock Psalm 81:10 (TPT) I am your only God, the living God. Wasn’t I the one who broke the strongholds over you and raised you up out of bondage? Open your mouth with a mighty decree; I will fulfill it now, you’ll see! The words that you speak, so shall it be!   …

Every Word Counts

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Me & My Big Mouth Every Word Counts   Ephesians 4:29 (NLT) Don’t use foul or abusive language. Let everything you say be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them.   Hebrews 11:3 (ESV) By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what …

Change Your World

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I Can See Clearly Now Change Your World Romans 2:29 (NLT) No, a true Jew is one whose heart is right with God. And true circumcision is not merely obeying the letter of the law; rather, it is a change of heart produced by the Spirit. And a person with a changed heart seeks praise from God, not from people. …

Love God

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I Can See Clearly Now Love God Proverbs‬ ‭29:18‬ ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ Where there is no prophetic vision the people cast off restraint, but blessed is he who keeps the law. Habakkuk‬ ‭2:2‬ ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ ‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬And the Lord answered me: “Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so he may run who reads it.” The Vision of The River is to see …

Exposing the kingdom of Jealousy

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Saved People Serve People Exposing the kingdom of Jealousy 1 Corinthians 3:1-15 (NLT) Dear brothers and sisters, when I was with you I couldn’t talk to you as I would to spiritual people. I had to talk as though you belonged to this world or as though you were infants in Christ.  I had to feed you with milk, not …

Exposing the kingdom of Comfort

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Saved People Serve People Exposing the kingdom of Comfort   Matthew 16:24 (NLT) Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If any of you wants to be My follower, you must give up your own way, take up your cross, and follow Me.” Give up – means to deny, repudiate, disown Salvation is free – following the Savior is not. It …