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Should We Have The Courage To Let The Holy Spirit Flow?

You won’t grow, if you don’t let the Spirit flow; You won’t know, if you don’t let the Spirit show; Eye can’t see; ear can’t hear; Unless the Spirit makes Christ appear And flood your heart with rushing rivers. We’re … Continue reading

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Ideas to Tone Down the NBA, the NFL, and the Olympics

What if they made a new rule to tone down the Sochi Olympics by requiring all Olympic athletes to have one arm tied behind their back during competition?  Would you be okay with that? What if, in order to reduce … Continue reading

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Is the church paralyzed? “Unable to operate normally or effectively; stuck in a condition of helpless ineffectiveness; powerless; suffering from injury or disease that causes the inability to act in obedience to the brain.” Is the Western church, in its current condition, frozen in disobedience to its living Head (Jesus Christ)?

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