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Being Spirit Led Is Like A Ship Sailing (Louis Lallemant Quotes)

French Jesuit priest, Louis Lallemant, taught how to be led by the Spirit in the 1600s. Here are come quotes from his book La Doctrine Spirituelle (The Spiritual Doctrine). “We may compare those who are led by the gifts of the Spirit … Continue reading

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7 Characteristics of Soul Goals (That Turn SMART Goal Setting Upside Down)

Spiritual goals go by different rules than traditional goal setting. The 7 characteristics of soul goals turn goal setting upside down! There is a popular acrostic that teaches that goals need to be SMART:  Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, & Time based. … Continue reading

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To “Me” Or Not To “Me” — (Self-Focus Or Self-Denial)

To “me” or not to “me” — that is the question! Now I lay “me” down, For when the focus On “me” I keep, My soul stays Spiritually asleep “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take … Continue reading

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Your stream of consciousness is a faucet with 2 flows — H & C.

Your stream of consciousness is a faucet with 2 flows:  H & C — hell & Christ.  In most of us they flow together in a mix. The Bible calls the H-flow (hell-flow) “the acts of the flesh.”  It calls … Continue reading

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Jesus is like a helicopter hovering in my heart and hoisting me to heavenly heights!

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Believe–Christ is like a fighter jet!

Christ is like a helium balloon in my heart — always lifting me up! Christ is like a fighter jet, soaring through my heart and shooting down enemy thoughts, emotions, attitudes, and behaviors. Christ is like a rocket lifting me … Continue reading

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Where’d Da Glory Go? (Ephesians 3:20-21)

Paul of Tarsus wrote:  “To Him (God) be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations.”  (Ephesians 3:21) According to these words from the New Testament, there is supposed to be glory in the church in the … Continue reading

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