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Acquiring Spiritual Discernment

Acquiring Spiritual Discernment

“For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he will instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.” 1 Corinthians 2:16 With so much deception in the world, every believer needs spiritual discernment. Although we have access to God’s wisdom, it’s not something we automatically possess. Rather, it must be diligently sought….

The Impact of Prayer

The Impact of Prayer

Believer’s prayers have tremendous impact, particularly on their own faith and life. “…, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 1 Thessalonians 5:17-18 Prayer is the lifeblood of an intimate relationship with the Father. But believers often have questions about its power and…

The Christmas Test

The Christmas Test

“Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. You must test them to see if the spirit they have comes from God. For there are many false prophets in the world. This is the way to find out if they have the Spirit of God: If a prophet acknowledges that…

The Battle for the Mind

The Battle for the Mind

“And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what [is] that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. “  Romans 12:2 There is a mighty battle going on for control of your mind. Heaven and earth intersect there and the tugs…

Knowledge and Wisdom

Knowledge and Wisdom

“But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure and full of quiet gentleness. Then it is peace-loving and courteous. It allows discussion and is willing to yield to others; it is full of mercy and good deeds. It is wholehearted and straightforward and sincere” James 3:17 “Donkeys laden with books,” a…

The Power of Blessing

The Power of Blessing

Children grow and thrive under the blessing of God. Jesus, “Took the children in His arms and placed His hands on their heads and blessed them.” Mark 10:16 NLT God loves to bless the lives of children, and we have the awesome privilege of extending the blessing of God to each child we know. Your…

Our True Power Source

Our True Power Source

Share “One day Jesus called together his twelve disciples and gave them power and authority to cast out all demons and to heal all diseases. Then he sent them out to tell everyone about the Kingdom of God and to heal the sick.”   Luke 9:1-2 (NLV) The disciples have just been sent out by Jesus…

Praying the 23rd Psalm

Praying the 23rd Psalm

Share To enter the sheepfolds of the Middle East, a shepherd’s sheep had to pass under his rod for him to inspect their condition up close. The shepherd would tend to any obvious needs one by one. Then when all the sheep were in the fold, he lay down across the opening with his own…