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Devotionals

Day 51: The Power for a Victorious Christian Life and Evangelism

The greatest miracle that we experience in our lives should be to come to believe in Jesus and become the children of God. Whoever believes…

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Day 50: The Holy Spirit: Our Father’s Gift

I love prizes. I love giving them. I love getting them. For me it’s all about finding the perfect prize. That prize that will tell another…

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Day 49: When the Spirit Falls!

In a world full of moral relativism, cultural decadence, spiritual apathy and ecclesiastical lukewarmness, there exists good news; The Holy…

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Day 48: Speaking with One Voice

The dynamic of foreign languages was birthed at the tower of Babel when God scattered a disobedient people who were on the verge of…

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Day 47: The Origin of the Anointing

After Moses led the people of Israel out of Egypt, God instituted priests and elders to help him govern. To set these leaders apart, God…

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Day 46: A 21st Century Pentecost

The outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost as recorded in Acts 2 changed the Church, and the Church changed the world. The…

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Day 45: Preparing Jerusalem For Their King

God is looking for people to prepare Jerusalem for the King. I believe the day of the Messiah’s return is not far away. The world is…

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Day 44: Prayerfulness

Prayerfulness can be described as a “culture” of prayer––what we engender and who we are, not just what we do. In the same way that…

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Day 43: The Holy Spirit

The Korean church might be one of the most conspicuous evidences in our modern world that when the Holy Spirit empowers any people, a great…

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Day 42: No Laborers, No Rain

This passage, I feel, holds a very interesting spiritual principle that, if we would apply it, could yield maximum fruit in the…

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Day 41: Speaking In Tongues

How is it possible that some of us in the Church have reduced one of the most glorious experiences of grace in the Christian life to simply…

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Day 40: The Revealer of Truth

  The Holy Spirit is amazing! As the revealer of all truth, He confirms God’s Word within our hearts. This third person of the Trinity…

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Day 39: The Birthday of the Church

Pentecost Sunday is very special to all of us here in Australia because on this very day in 1606, our nation was declared to be the “Great…

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Day 38: The Final Emphasis

We come now to another lesson that Jesus taught His disciples about the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit will glorify Jesus. The promise of…

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Day 37: “With – Or “In” And “Upon”

Here is a lesson Jesus taught His followers about the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is a resident counselor. The Greek word here is…

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