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Christianity 103: Holiness in Wholehearted Love

Christianity 103: Holiness in Wholehearted Love —  Scripture reminds us that holiness is the key to SEEING the Lord. How often do we miss Him or fail to see what He is doing around us? There is provision in this life to know the Father, to see Him rightly, and to live in close relationship…

Christianity 102: Watch and Work

Christianity 102: Watch and Work — The Holy Spirit can speak to us through our conscience, convicting us when we sin and comforting us when we doubt. In 1 Timothy, Paul encourages Timothy to focus on what matters, Godliness or Christlikeness.  He counceled that Timothy should avoid issues that really don’t matter. He should not…

Refinement in Forgiveness and Persecution

Refinement in Forgiveness and Persecution – Persecution is a historical pattern. It takes on many forms, and it revisits society in various socially-acceptable ways. Persecution caused the Church of Acts to grow. It separated those who sought only blessing from those willing to deny self and minister life at their own personal expense. Part of…

Resistance and Pressing Through

Resistance and Pressing Through —  God deeply desires to impact communities through those willing to partner with Him. However, there will typically be resistance to those willing to seek such an impact. In fact, the church itself may at times resist a move of God. Understand that the pursuit God’s Kingdom is messy and offers…

Wholehearted Prayer and Fasting – Part 2

Chris continiues the discusion on wholehearted prayer and fasting with a look into the lifestyle of fasting that Daniel exhibited throughout key moments of his life. Daniel recognized that God alone is the source of all power and wisdom. In a wonderful way, God, in his grace, will not only reveal things to us, but…

Wholehearted Prayer and Fasting

Wholehearted Prayer and Fasting —  The Holy Spirit teaches us to pray and is in-sync with the Father’s will. The Holy Spirit shows us where the Bible should shape our prayers, just as the Bible has the power to shape our thoughts and perspectives. He leads us into fasting so that we can affect lasting…

The Spirit Leads Our Prayers

The Spirit Leads Our Prayers —  Prayer and faith are not a formula. Do we ever copy other people’s prayer styles or accept their perspective of God’s will simply because we have failed to experientially developed our own? Is the world affecting our prayer life instead of the other way around? Are we surrendered to…

Love Like a Fire – Part 2

Love Like a Fire – Part 2 —  Through Jesus, we have been given access to enter God’s presence with boldness, frankness, and confidence. God’s purpose for the church is to display his manifold wisdom to the darkness that stands in opposition to the Kingdom of God. Christ is the Solution-provider, and we the Church…