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Discriminate in your reading–plant seeds of hope

All reading is not created equal. Discriminate. Find reading material that is hope-giving, uplifting, challenging, and healing. Read books that fill up your heart with love, compassion, and understanding, not books that trash your heart. Everything you read puts a seed … Continue reading

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Thinkin’ ‘Bout the Bible

Unlike human history books, the Bible tells the unflattering truth about its heroes. The Bible’s not a mild, coffee table book. It’s a coffee-book full of spiritual caffeine. However, I didn’t believe the Bible was from God until I read … Continue reading

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Why I’ve read hundreds of dead writers . . .

Reading writings by Christ-loving men & women who lived in the past has helped me to know truth, not just as doctrines, but also as fire in my bones. Those authors have been my mentors, helping me continually connect with … Continue reading

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Books From Heaven?

As I think about worship and how Christians meet together, I continue to find books that back up what the Spirit is teaching me and how we meet at The Salvation Army Berry Street. I found these two books visiting … Continue reading

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Reading Catherine Booth — (Evil Spirits, Participatory Church & Weeping Ministers)

Reading Catherine Booth (co-founder of The Salvation Army), I came across these words: –“I suppose most of you believe in evil spirits who have access to the human mind. I wish, if you do not, you could have some of … Continue reading

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Got the guts to read the world’s most banned book?

Banned Books Week Challenge Celebrate Banned Books Week by having the guts to read the most banned and burned book in history — the Bible. It’s still on fire in the 21st Century burning with the power of God and … Continue reading

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Why R Believers Brainwashed Into Applauding All Sorts Of Ungodliness?

3rd time through this month Reading the Book of Acts How’d those Acts believers Turn the world upside down While today we spiritually waste away Brainwashed into applauding All sorts of ungodliness? 1 thing I noticed — Acts believers were … Continue reading

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