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DUMP THE GRUMP!

When we are believing God for our breakthrough, we often have a vivid picture of what victory will look like. We have played it out in our mind many times and cherished the moment of triumph. However, all too often, things don't go the way we expect. I'm sure the same was true for the disciples. Although Jesus had told them that He would suffer, I don't think they had any idea that a week after entering Jerusalem surrounded by…
Jo Naughton
28th July 2018
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The Unmentionable Issue of Ego

One day as I was worshipping, I heard the Lord whisper one word: 'impressed'. In that moment, God conveyed a life-time of attitudes. In that one word, God convicted me of something rooted deep within that had to change immediately.   From early on in my Christian walk, I had a strong sense of the call of God on my life. I received several significant prophecies that confirmed that The Lord wanted to use me. I was hungry for ministry. …
Jo Naughton
21st July 2018
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Can You Read Your Reactions?

It is amazing how much we can discover about ourselves by reviewing our reactions. Luke 6:45 says, “Out of the overflow of the heart, the mouth speaks.” Our spoken and silent responses to circumstances reveal what’s inside inside our hearts. How do you answer when someone points out your shortcomings? How do you feel when you are forgotten but your friend is favored? What is your response when your boss asks to see you? What is your first thought when…
Jo Naughton
14th July 2018
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I Need Mercy!

Favor opens doors, brings promotion, makes the way for breakthrough and so much more. Someone once said that you don't need many people to like you. But when the right person likes you, you're set up for success.  Getting more favor The Bible is clear that when we follow God, we are favored. However, the Word also teaches that we can increase in favor. So how can we attract more of His favour? Let's look at Proverbs 3:3-4: "Let not…
Jo Naughton
7th July 2018
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Disappointment Is A Big Deal

We all get disappointed. Perhaps you were passed over for a long awaited promotion. Maybe you have been believing for healing but you’re still sick. It could be that your dreams have been dashed. We all get disappointed, so although we know it hurts, we think it’s harmless. But disappointment is a major heart problem. There are three reasons why we have to deal with disappointment. 1. Discouragement Disappointment opens the door to discouragement which makes us feel like throwing…
Jo Naughton
1st July 2018