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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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God is Not Tired of You

I get it. Living in a world like ours drains you. It’s not just the break-neck speed we move at these days or the to-do lists that seem to…

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Why I Love Other People’s Prayers

Sure… prayer is, for the most part, a personal thing. It is also a corporate, human-divine exchange in places like churches and other…

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Dark Safety

I can still picture it clearly, though I was probably about five-years-old at the time. Standing on the back porch between my parents, I…

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New Motherhood Lessons from Ancient Mommas

Motherhood, it seems, is one long series of lessons held in the often chaotic classroom of daily living. Children are not the only learners…

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Was it cruel for Abraham to send Hagar and Ishmael away?

In Genesis 21:14, Abraham sends Hagar and Ishmael away into the desert. Yet Abraham was not sending them to die of thirst there. He gave…

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Getting too comfortable in Egypt?

Exodus opens where Genesis leaves off: Jacob and his family settled in Egypt (Exod 1:1-5), and Joseph and his generation died (1:6).…

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Are Spiritual Gifts for Today?

Paul declares that we are the body of Christ with many members (Rom 12:4-5; 1 Cor 12:12, 20). He then elaborates on some of the varied gifts…

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Beating a tyrant at his own game

The unscrupulous Pharaoh, determining to act shrewdly (NRSV, ESV) with God’s people, planned to kill their infants through the Hebrews’ own…

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Moses as a third-culture kid

Did Moses know that he was a Hebrew? Contrary to some of the movies we see (including my beloved Prince of Egypt!), he presumably did. In…

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Kids of Briarwood: The Journey Begins- Chapter 16

The summer was in full swing, yet it seemed different this year. Sam’s dog, Sandy, hit by a car, had been laid to rest. He was not much more…

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The Banquets of Two Kingdoms

Matthew’s narratives often concretely illustrate his teachings elsewhere. In Matthew 14:1-12, Herod Antipas executes John the Baptist. In so…

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The Hebrews were sinners too

In Exod 2:11-12, Moses killed an Egyptian who was striking one of Moses’s own people. He meant to act for justice. Unfortunately, however,…

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Moses as a refugee

Moses may have thought that killing an Egyptian oppressor was an act of justice, but the Egyptian overlords have different ideas. Once word…