Category Archives: blood of Jesus

Riding the tide of God’s grace (an acrostic)

-An acrostic for GRACE– Gathering Reciprocally As Christ’s Ekklesia –Grace releases revival and spiritual awakening by allowing us the blood-bought privilege to ride the tide of Christ’s amazing presence. It allows us to freely experience His mercy, forgiveness, and love, in … Continue reading

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Love wins? Or love sacrifices for others to win?

Does love win? Or does love sacrifice so others can win? Love forgives. Do I? Love’s honest. Am I? Love serves. Do I? Love’s pure. Am I? Love denies self for others. Do I? Love’s kind. Am I? “Love is patient, … Continue reading

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Flags Are Everywhere — But Where Are The Christian Flags?

Flags, flags, everywhere. But where are the Christian flags? There are so many flags being displayed today: posted on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other social media, pictured in blogs, shown on television, texted, carried on the streets, hung from overpasses … Continue reading

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Billy Graham Statue With The Blood & Fire Spiritual Warfare Flag

Here’s a picture of the Billy Graham statue in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, holding the Blood & Fire Battle Flag (The Salvation Army Flag).  The red represents the blood of Jesus, the yellow stands for the fire of the Holy Spirit, … Continue reading

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Prayer Walking Around Nashville Sites With The Salvation Army Flag

America needs a spiritual awakening.  We have lost our way and are wondering aimlessly.  I long to see a mighty move of God in my country and in my city.  One thing the Holy Spirit continually prompts me to do … Continue reading

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“Salvation Army Leader Carries Flag of Justice” (Nashville City Paper Article)

By William Williams of The Nashville City Paper (published Sunday, May 8, 2011) On a recent rainy Tuesday, Steve Simms quietly toiled as corps administrator of the Salvation Army’s Berry Street Worship Center in East Nashville’s McFerrin Park. A gray-haired, mustachioed man … Continue reading

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The World’s Greatest Valentine

The World’s Greatest Valentine is regularly carried in East Nashville, Tennessee (The “Blood & Fire” Salvation Army Flag) — the red stands for the blood of Jesus; the yellow star represents the fire of the Holy Spirit; and the blue … Continue reading

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A Red Flag On Nashville Streets

My wife and I (and sometimes others) have felt called to carry a red, yellow, and blue flag on the streets of Nashville for the past 7 years.  It is the official flag of The Salvation Army:  The red represents … Continue reading

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The Cat In The Hat Shares The Rap On His Cap

Yo! Let’s go, We gotta show A better way to pray Than sittin’ in pews Hearin’ preacha views. We got da great news! Let everybody share A prayer or a care. Take da flag Out of da bag; Blood & … Continue reading

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“I’ll Fight” — How To Be A Spiritual Soldier

A famous quotation by William Booth, founder of The Salvation Army, boldly repeats the words “I’ll fight!”  His wife, Catherine Booth, preached Aggressive Christianity. They challenged their followers to be spiritual soldiers, not passive spectators.  But how do you fight … Continue reading

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