Monthly Archives: March 2014

CHILDREN OF GOD: Look to the Future

1 John 2:28-29 ESV And now, little children, abide in him, so that when he appears we may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame at his coming. If you know that he is righteous, you may be … Continue reading

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Common Mistakes Churches and Church People Make

10 Things Holding You Back from Enjoying Church Okay, I’m going to confess up front that this comes in large part from the inspiration of an article by Jeff Haden, 10 Things Holding You Back from Being Happy at Work. … Continue reading

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REMOVING THE BARRIER: Trust Your Anointing

1 John 2:20-21 ESV 20 But you have been anointed by the Holy One, and you all have knowledge. 21 I write to you, not because you do not know the truth, but because you know it, and because no lie is … Continue reading

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REMOVING THE BARRIER: Prepare for Spiritual Warfare

1 John 2:18-19 NIV  18 Dear children, this is the last hour; and as you have heard that the antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come. This is how we know it is the last hour. 19 They went out … Continue reading

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REMOVING THE BARRIER: Put Away Worldliness

Do Not Love the World – 1 John 2:15-17 ESV  15 Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.  16 For all that is in the world—the desires … Continue reading

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REMOVING THE BARRIER: Reject Hate

1 John 2:9-11 Whoever says he is in the light and hates his brother is still in darkness. Whoever loves his brother abides in the light, and in him there is no cause for stumbling. But whoever hates his brother … Continue reading

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REMOVING THE BARRIER: Embrace Love

1 John 2:7-8 ESV  Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment that you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word that you have heard.  (8)  At the same time, it is a … Continue reading

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