Category Archives: fire

Lay it on the line!

How can we let God change us if we won’t even let Him change the church program? Take a risk like the chicken who went halfway across the road to lay it on the line. Lay your all on the line … Continue reading

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If you haven’t heard, perhaps your being herded

If you haven’t heard Christ’s living words burning in your heart, it’s easy to follow the herd. Are you being herded? When God blazes a new trail in your heart, it often creates a mismatch with religious tradition. Jesus’ way or … Continue reading

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Don’t be stuck in Cold Case Christianity

Is Jesus Christ a cold case in your heart? Have you filed away His claims on your life and left them to languish until some undiscovered evidence happens to fall in your lap? Many people have done just that. Sure, … Continue reading

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“Send the fire!” Or: “Bless our programs!”

William Booth sang “Send the fire!” not “Bless our programs!” Which version best describes us in the 21st Century? “Our programs we want, for programs we plead, Bless our programs! Our programs will meet our every need, Bless our programs! … Continue reading

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Tolerance For God? Or Fire Of God?

What does this Bible verse (Hebrews 12:29) mean? “For our God is a consuming fire.” Perhaps this:  Unless there is a fire in your heart consuming self-focus and releasing a continual, all-consuming craving for Christ, you’ve stopped short of finding … Continue reading

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36 ingredients to another Pentecost . . .

We need another Pentecost! (Acts 2) * A storm of the Spirit; * Holy fire; * Spirit-driven life; * Spirit-prompted words; * Uninhibited praise; * Contagious courage; * Public proclamation; * Depression & defeat destroyed; * Holy Spirit intoxication; * … Continue reading

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21st Century — Get Ready For God’s Fire-Fall & Spirit-Flow!

It’s coming!  Get ready for God’s fire-fall & Spirit-flow! On Pentecost Sunday we celebrate God’s fire-fall and Spirit-flow releasing the current of His supernatural power in and through ordinary Christ-followers and transforming them into spiritual powerhouses setting the captives of … Continue reading

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