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Cultivating Holy Desperation

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Holy Desperation

This message gives some practical tools to help cultivate Holy Desperation. I believe that God has given us some great insight through His word into how to nurture Holy Desperation in our lives so that we are in pursuit of Christ and His righteousness daily. Continue reading

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Holy Desperation

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Holy Desperation

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Jesus understood the power of an image connected with an idea. In this brief be-attitude Jesus presents the powerful image of someone who is desperate and connects it with the blessing of God’s reward Continue reading

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No Common Act

There is the continual struggle with the thinking that the secular and the sacred are morally and spiritually incompatible, and as we are driven by the necessities of living to be always crossing back and forth from the one to the other, our inner lives tend to break up so that we live a divided instead of unified life.
I?m convinced that it is exactly this that causes unrest in many professing Christians and at the same time drives many a seeker away because of the seeming hypocrisy of it all. I?m also convinced that it is this that keeps many people from experiencing the full depths of a enriching and exciting life that God wants everyone to experience. I choose my words carefully there because life will never be free of pain and the Christian that is fulfilled by there existence on this world has lost sight of the wonder of the world to come ? for friends that is the world that will bring fulfillment.
Here and now, however God would have us experience His presence in a real and tangible way every day. So, are so many of us missing this? Continue reading

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Laying out the Welcome Mat for God

How welcome is God in this church, in your life, in your family. You know, I think sometimes, we often emphasize how much we want God to be with us ? healing us, protecting us, giving us warm fuzzies, blessing us financially, answering prayer ? but we can forget sometimes how much God wants us to be with Him! Continue reading

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