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Shall we overcome?

Shall we overcome? Don’t succumb to discouragement, self-destruction, and depression. Overcome through the reality of Christ’s love. “Deep in my heart, I do believe, we shall overcome someday!” The lost word of the Bible is a recovery word. It can … Continue reading

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O Come Emmanuel To Ekklesia

O come, Emmanuel! If God is with us When we gather in His name, Why don’t we allow Him To lead us beyond church And quicken His people To minister to one another, Instead of relying on Our own control and … Continue reading

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More than church

More Than Church Is there more? There is more! Let’s open up the door. Let’s all open our mouths And let the Spirit soar! Testify, glorify. Don’t deny the Lord! Edify, magnify, It’s Him who we adore. Out of Judea Came … Continue reading

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Early Morning Thoughts On Good Friday (2014)

Thoughts (About Death) In Bed Between 2:30 and 3:30 on Good Friday Morning –Yesterday while my wife and I were walking outside, a prophetic friend called me and I put him on speaker phone. He told us that the night … Continue reading

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God Is Really With You Guys (1 Corinthians 14:25-26)

God Really Is With You Guys! (1 Corinthians 14:25-26) Who is this group of people? I hear them sharing from their heart. Their unrehearsed words move me, I feel my sin and shame depart. Chorus God is really here in … Continue reading

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Just Like A Body — 1 Corinthians 12

Just Like A Body — 1 Corinthians 12 by Steve & Ernie Simms Just like a body Is made of many parts The body of Christ Is made of many hearts; And when hearts open, The Spirit starts to flow; … Continue reading

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Testimony Church

Show & Tell Church  (A song/poem about testimony church.) We each one speak about What we’ve seen and heard Our experience With the living Word, Showing and telling God’s great wonders Our lives are changed As the Spirit thunders! “I’m … Continue reading

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WDJSM? What Did Jesus Say Most?

What did Jesus say most (WDJSM)?  The phrase most frequently used by Jesus in the Bible seems to be:  “He who has ears, let him hear.”  Jesus  is quoted as saying those words 7 times in the Gospels (8 if … Continue reading

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New Years’ Eve Ponderings

It is New Years’ Eve of 2011.  The New Year, 2012, is arriving tonight. I find myself this morning, yearning for the fire of God, for a great spiritual awakening, for a mighty move of God right here in Nashville, … Continue reading

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Christmas Claim — Who Was/Is Mary’s Son?

A classic Christmas carol asks the question: What Child Is This?  And that is a not just a nice song, but a very important question to ask at Christmas time. Who was/is Mary’s Baby Boy? The New Testament gives some … Continue reading

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