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A Powerful Way to Stay in His Presence

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How can we live life enjoying the Lord’s peace and presence at all times? We looked last week at the power of grumbling and gratitude to push or pull God’s presence. I want to share a second attitude that helps harbour the closeness of the Holy Spirit. Galatians 5:16 in the Amplified says: “Walk and live [habitually] in the [Holy] Spirit [responsive to and controlled and guided by the Spirit]…” This verse speaks of a wonderful intimacy with the Lord…

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Do you Pull Him Near or Push Him Away?

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Last week, I shared that God wants us to enjoy His presence continuously. He loves to fellowship with His friends. He never leaves us which means He is always with us. But there is more, when we intentionally draw near, He comes close. (James 4:8) So what are the attitudes that bring His presence close and what are the behaviours that unwittingly push Him away? I’m going to look at one big one today. How we push Him away The…

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Make Your Heart A Mobile Home

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When I’ve had a hard day, there’s nothing like coming home into my husband’s arms. Even though nothing around me may have changed, everything feels better. It’s like that with the Lord. I absolutely love His presence. There is no atmosphere that feels so pure, no joy that is so peaceful. His presence is so very precious. Would you like more? Hebrews 13:5b says, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” That’s His promise and it’s very reassuring. It…

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The Power of Your Purpose!

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I’ve been in ministry for 21 years and have always loved serving God. But something happened as I started to understand my mandate. I have known for a long time that I was called to preach and lead. However, when I began to discover my purpose, fresh breath was breathed into my life. The overflow Whatever God does in us, He delights to do through us. It a scriptural principle summed up in the words of Jesus in Matthew 10:8…

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Discover Your Purpose

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We all have an instinctive, God-given desire to understand our purpose. We want to know our individual role, where we fit, what we were born for. Knowing our purpose helps make life make sense. When we aren’t quite sure what it is that we are really destined to do, it can leave us feeling rudderless. I want to encourage you to keep pursuing the knowledge of your purpose. But what can you do to help discover your destiny? Faith is born…

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