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Understanding our Spiritual Gifts

 “Even so you, since you are zealous for spiritual gifts, let it be for the edification of the church that you seek to excel.” (1 Cor. 14:12) “And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers for the equipping of the saints for the…

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The Ekkleesia of Community

“What is the outcome then, brethren? When you assemble, each one has a psalm, has a teaching, has a revelation, has a tongue, has an interpretation. Let all things be done for edification…Let two or three prophets speak, and let the others pass judgment…For you can all prophesy one by one so that all may…

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On Sand or Rock?

“[The] wise man built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and yet it did not fall…[The] foolish man built his house on the sand. The rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and…

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Kingdom Marketplace Part V: Pursuing the Kingdom

“But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” (Matt. 6:33) “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid again; and from joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.”…

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Kingdom Marketplace Part IV: An Entirely new Perspective

“And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.” (Rom 12:2) “Therefore, if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is,…

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The Kingdom Marketplace part I: The Reality of the Kingdom

“Kingdom” and “marketplace”: two words arising from non-traditional church circles [of which I am a proud, card-carrying member] everywhere I go. When so many of God’s people start thinking, feeling, and speaking so similarly there’s a reason. God is moving. When Jesus came to earth He encountered a religious system featuring meetings in elaborate buildings…

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All Hands on Deck

“And the spirits of prophets are subject to prophets, for God is not a God of confusion but of peace.”                         (1 Cor 14:32-33)  “The mind of man plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.” (Prov 16:9) The Book of Nehemiah begins with…

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