Only with God-given discernment can we tell apart the good and evil influences that surround us. We often come up against "demonic influences". This influence is a spiritual force that twists and taints and pollutes God's ways. It is like a spider web, and people get stuck -- writhing in their captivity, they act out of a "web mentality".
Religious spirits endeavor to interfere with the free flow of the Holy Spirit in the lives…
Added by Albert Finch on November 29, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments
Philippians 3:17 - "Join with others in following my example, brothers, and take note of those who live according to the pattern we gave you."
Apostle Paul taught the Church in Philippi that they were to live "according to the pattern" they had seen modeled in himself and his team (Philippians 3:17). Pattern makers are visionary leaders who model and exemplify a lifestyle of holiness…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on November 20, 2017 at 7:23pm — No Comments
In Luke 13, "Jesus saw a crippled woman who had been bent over for 18 years; He called her to Himself and healed her. The ruler of the synagogue was indignant, not because He healed her but because He healed on the Sabbath. Jesus replied, 'Hypocrite! Does not each one of you on the Sabbath loose his ox or donkey from the stall, and lead it away to water it? So ought not this woman, being a daughter of Abraham, whom satan has…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on November 13, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments
O that God would stir our hearts with passion; that we would encounter Him with such abandon, that we could all say: "God, I'm as hungry for You today as I was at any other time in my life!"
Psalms 42:1-2, "As the deer pants for the water brooks, so pants my soul for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God?"…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on November 12, 2017 at 5:12pm — No Comments
As we are called to step out into areas that are beyond our comfort zone, we may feel as if we are floundering for a season.
Yet God has called us to walk in His peace and JOY and to BRING HIS KINGDOM TO EARTH in each situation. We could easily fall into discouragement if we do not stand in God's encouragement. And part of the way He fills and refreshes us is through His spirit of JOY. Joy in the midst of heavy world situations.…
Added by Albert Finch on November 9, 2017 at 12:04am — No Comments
"Oh, my soul, my soul! I am pained in my very heart! My heart makes a noise in me, that I cannot hold my peace, because you have heard, 'O my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.'" Jeremiah 4:19
The Holy Spirit within us wants to use us to properly do battle against the enemy. However, we must remember, "...the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty THROUGH GOD for…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on November 7, 2017 at 10:24pm — No Comments
Psalm 145:4b, "and shall declare Your mighty acts."
It says in 2 Chronicles 16:9 that He looks to and fro to show Himself strong on behalf of those whose hearts are loyal towards Him. What would it look like for God to show Himself strong on your behalf? Wouldn't you like to find out?
In Isaiah 52:10 it says, "The Lord has…
Added by Albert Finch on November 2, 2017 at 11:52pm — No Comments