From the Streets to the Kingdom

June 8, 2011

“A voice was heard in Ramah, weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children; and she refused to be comforted Because they were no more.”  Matthew 2:18 ____________________________ “I have no remembrance of my home, my parents… I was on the streets from my earliest memory.  We were a group of children that lived […]

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Monsoons and the Kingdom of God

June 6, 2011

The  monsoons are early this year. Like a real life Bogart film  there seems to be more rain than air at times. Outside every building umbrellas lay like giant flowers in the doorways ready to be plucked before the next deluge. Downstairs in the lobby the singing has started.  There are no drums or guitars […]

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The New Normal

June 3, 2011

The goal of biblical counseling is to untie knots in the soul.   Prevailing themes arise in people who are untangling from the harshness of life, one of which is simply redefining the boundaries of the word “normal.” The commonness of the word is part and parcel to the difficulty of defining it because every person […]

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The Art of War

May 30, 2011

“From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and violent men take it by force.  Matthew 11:12 In every modern military academy from West Point to Kings Point a revered book is studied to learn the art of war.  Around 500 B.C. the military genius, Sun zTu, wrote […]

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His Covenant Forever

May 19, 2011

He has remembered His covenant forever, the word which He commanded to a thousand generations… “To you I will give the land…” Psalm 105:11 The Jewish nation was always moving from one form of slavery to another.  Beginning as slaves in Egypt, the years of idolatry delivered them to the bondage of Babylon.  A series […]

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A Great Man of God is Now With the Lord

April 28, 2011

David Wilkerson, a true prophet in the Body of Christ, has gone to be with the Lord.  Brother Wilkerson has been foundational in my life and ministry since I became a Christian and his testimony of how God used him is a constant reminder of what it means to obey God.  I share this video […]

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The Final Sabbath… Saturday, Holy Week

April 23, 2011

After these things Joseph of Arimathea, being a disciple of Jesus, but a secret one for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus and Pilate granted permission. So he came and took away His body.  Nicodemus, who had first come to Him by night, also came, bringing […]

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The Day Creation Wept… Good Friday

April 22, 2011

1:00am Garden of Gethsemane -Confrontation in Garden and Jesus’ Arrest. 1:30am-3:00am Trial 1: Annas, former Jewish High Priest for 16 years – Jesus receives initial physical abuse. 3:00am-5:00am Trial 2: Current Jewish High Priest, Caiaphas, and the Sanhedrin Court – Jesus bloodied by abuse. 5:00am-6:00am Imprisonment at Caiaphas’ palace. 6:00am-7:00am Trial 3: All the Jewish […]

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What to Say Before You Die… Thursday, Holy Week

April 21, 2011

“I do not ask on behalf of these alone, but for those also who believe in Me through their word, that they may all be one, even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me.  John […]

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Two Days till Death… Wednesday, Holy Week

April 20, 2011

Jesus himself was now in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper.  As he was sitting at table, a woman approached him with an alabaster flask of very costly spikenard perfume.  She broke the neck of the flask and poured the perfume on Jesus’ head.  Some of those present were highly indignant and muttered, […]

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