The Passion – The Blood

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The Blood Hebrews 9:11-12New Living Translation (NLT) Hebrews 9:22English Standard Version (ESV) 11 For the life of the flesh is in the blood, Leviticus 17:11(ESV) Hebrews 10:4English Standard Version (ESV) John 1:29The Passion Translation (TPT) Revelation 12:10 tells us – “for the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, who accuses them day and night before our God.” Revelation 12:11 (NKJV) …

The Process II – Come Closer

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John 10: 1-10 (NLT) John 10: 14-16 (NLT) Job 33:14 (NLT) James 4:7-8The Passion Translation (TPT) John 15:1-8 (NLT) Luke 6:19 The Passion Translation (TPT) Psalm 32:7-9The Passion Translation (TPT)

The Process II – The Process of Following

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Ephesians 2:1-10 (ESV) Romans 10:9-10 (NLT) Matthew 7:13-14 (NLT)When we begin to think of Salvation as a process of faith, and not an event, it changes the way we think of Evangelism. Ephesians 2:8- 8 For by grace you have been saved through faith.James 2:19 (NLT) Jesus sayings: How long shall I bear with you? (Mark 9) Oh you of little faith! (Being …

The Process II – It’s Good for You

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1 Peter 1:6-9  (NLT) 6 So be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead, even though you must endure many trials for a little while. 7 These trials will show that your faith is genuine. It is being tested as fire tests and purifies gold—though your faith is far more precious than mere gold. So when your faith remains strong through many …

Altars and Idols – Come to the Altar


Romans 1:18-32The Passion Translation (TPT) 18 For God in heaven unveils his holy angerbreaking forth against every form of sin, both toward ungodliness that lives in hearts and evil actions. For the wickedness of humanity deliberately smothers the truth and keeps people from acknowledging the truth about God. 19 In reality, the truth of God is known instinctively, for God has embedded …

f1rst – Change the Way You Think

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F1RST Change the Way You Think   Your actions ALWAYS follow your thoughts!   Proverbs 23:7 The Passion Translation (TPT) 7 For as he thinks within himself, so is he.   Your thoughts determine your future!   Proverbs 6:10 The Passion Translation (TPT) 10 If you keep nodding off and thinking, “I’ll do it later,” or say to yourself, “I’ll just sit …

Give Him all the Glory


Listen in as Pastor Bill Wahl gives us three keys to guide us into the New Year.

Love =

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God invites us to sit in a place of loving vulnerability while many of us choose to sit in a rigid place of judgment. Where are you sitting?