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Spiritual Maturity
May 20, 2014

Confusing Maturity for Complacence

Is He continually calling you out of sin (elementary) or is He empowering you to remain pure and lead others ill to holiness (maturity)? Is He continually telling you to increase your faith (elementary) – or are you using the faith you have to step out in the area of miracles, signs and wonders (maturity)? […]

May 14, 2014

In God We Trust

“Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You.  In God (I will praise His word), In God I have put my trust; I will not fear. What can flesh do to me?”  Psalm 56:3, 4 (NKJ) There is much to fear as we look around today.  The daily news is replete with things that […]

April 2, 2014

The Subtlety of Sin

“…And if you do not do well, sin is lurking at the door; its desire is for you, but you must master it.”  Genesis 4:7 (NRS) They say that if you put a frog into a pot of boiling water, it will leap out to escape the danger. But, if you put a frog in […]

March 4, 2014

Identity Crisis, Part 2

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.”  Ephesians 2:10 (NKJ)  Last week we explored the challenge of maintaining one’s identity in Christ while living in the midst of the 21st century.  We discussed the temptations offered by Satan, the influence […]

February 26, 2014

Identity Crisis, Part 1

“Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.”  2 Peter 1:4 Identity denotes that set of characteristics that constitutes individual personality—our essential self. Last week we talked about our spiritual identity […]

February 19, 2014

Identity Theft

For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.  Galatians 3:26 (KJV)  The recent security breach of the million dollar merchant, Target, has left many of us extremely nervous concerning identity theft.   It has become a lucrative business as personal information is illegally accessed and sold to the highest bidder whose intent […]

February 13, 2014

Learning to Forgive

“…bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you,  so you also must do.”   Col. 3:13 (KJV)   To forgive is not easy.  It’s antithesis, unforgiveness, is usually  entwined with the emotions we felt (or still feel) during the original offense–anger, shame, or fear.  […]

February 5, 2014

Divine Transformation

If we want to be “divinely transformed”, we must begin with “First Things First”.  We need to build a framework of FAITH, whereby we are able to continue on the path and purpose that God has planned for us.  We must:   F– Have Faith in the truth of the Gospel (2 Cor. 5:17). “Therefore if […]

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