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What’s Your Secret?

“You can’t hide behind a religious mask…sooner or later the mask will slip.”
Lk 12:2 TM

CONFESSIONS OF A SECRET SINNER (Part 1)

Inspirational speaker and author Julie Ann Barnhill writes: “I tend to be a stealthy sinner—a cloistered screw-up. Most of my life I’ve managed to fly under the radar…to keep 99.9 percent of such things hidden. As someone who attended church and appeared to manage a happy family, I avoided glaring attention to the shadow-side of my life—but at great cost. Lying about my spending led to financial problems in my marriage. Covetousness robbed me of friendships and contentment. The teenage anger that sent me reeling in fits of self-mutilation, exploded years later in outbursts of abusive anger towards my children. And when alcohol beckoned during periods of loneliness and depression, I heeded its call. Maybe you’re thinking, ‘So, you’ve told us a few secrets from your life—they don’t compare to mine.’ Seeing who has the most horrifying secret isn’t the point; we need to embrace the truth that we aren’t alone in our secret places…Confession for confession’s sake easily turns into tabloid moments like daytime talk shows. It’s not enough to spill the beans. Genuine confession leads to radical forgiveness that’s only available through Christ. It covers whatever we’ve done, no matter how bad it is. Jesus knows our secrets and they can never stop Him from loving us. They can, however, create a barrier between us and the shame-free life He desires for us. We confess our sins so we can find redemption, rescue, and eternal life. We share our secret places with trusted friends so we might know the reality of divine healing through flesh-and-blood relationships with those we love.”

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Posted by on September 18, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

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Intimate Worship #1

Worship Him

  1. Hillsong: I Will Exalt You
  2. Kim Walker Smith: Holy Spirit
  3. Hillsong: Christ Is Enough
  4. Michael W Smith: Breathe
  5. Kim Walker: I Need You More
  6. Hillsong: Still
  7. Jonathan David & Melissa Helser: No Longer Slaves
  8. Hillsong: From The Inside Out
  9. HouseFires II: This Love
  10. William McDowell: You Are Here
  11. Vertical Worship: Spirit Of The Living God
  12. Travis Greene: You Waited
  13. William McDowell: Falling On My Knees
  14. Sinach: I Adore You
  15. Kim Walker: Fresh Outpouring
  16. Elevation Worship: Here In The Presence
  17. Psalmist Raine: The Great Shepherd
  18. Brian & Jenn Johnson: For The One
  19. Dr. Tumi: Nothing Without You
  20. Elevation Worship: First & Only
  21. Hillsong: Exceeding Joy
  22. Amanda Cook: So Will I
  23. Antioch College Worship: First Love
  24. Citipointe Live: Heart On Fire
  25. Natalie Grant: Clean
 
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Posted by on September 16, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

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Faith Based Channels

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Christian Youtube Based Channels:

  1. Leahsessence
  2. Ashley Empowers
  3. Elevation Church
  4. Beloved Women With Christina Patterson
  5. One Church LA
  6. Life Coach Shawn
  7. Maha Maven
  8. Dephne Madyara
  9. Crowned In Faith
  10. Godlydating 101
  11. Child of the kingdom
  12. Ify Alexis
  13. Albaner C Eugene Jr
  14. ChelseyMariaa
  15. Coffee and Bible Time
  16. Faceovermatter
  17. ForeverRachel
  18. Gabes and Anna
  19. Girl Defined
  20. Gabrielle Rockson
  21. Get Bare Before God
  22. Godzdesign
  23. Heather Lindsey
  24. Imiebi Rose
  25. Jefferson Bethke
  26. Joseph Solomon
  27. Kence
  28. Kim Cash Tate
  29. Kobbysays
  30. Kukua Asihene
  31. loveMichelleAna
  32. Lovelimitless
  33. Morgan Tracy J
  34. Miss Rockson
  35. Ophilia Mansoh
  36. Ope and Ayo Davies
  37. Practicing Reuel
  38. Priscilla Shirer
  39. Purpose Meets Class
  40. Sarah Destiny
  41. Simply, Feli
  42. Silvia Dwomoh
  43. Sopha Rush
  44. Team Swoduel
  45. Terri Savelle Foy
  46. The Teachers Show
  47. Tosin Alabi
  48. Tosin & Zoie
  49. The Bible Project
  50. Will & Dom
  51. Zoe Siobhan

The things you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you. -Philippians 4:9. As you take the time to check out these channels, I hope you are blessed and encouraged. Tell your friends and their friends. Feel free to mention other channels that I didn’t mention on the list. Never forget that these are channels to help and encourage you in your walk. This is not a substitution for reading the Bible. Until next time, live and love. God bless you 🙂

 
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Posted by on September 12, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

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Soak In God’s Word

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“On his law he meditates day and night.”
Ps 1:2 NIV

LEARN TO MEDITATE

Butterflies cover more ground, but bees gather more honey. That’s because the butterfly just flies over the flowers, whereas the bee lands on each one and stays there long enough to extract the nectar. That’s the difference between merely reading your Bible for a few hurried minutes, and taking time to meditate on what you’re reading. Meditation isn’t something difficult and mysterious that only scholars and “spiritual” people do. It’s just thinking deeply and continuously about a passage of Scripture, memorizing it, letting it take root, and “owning it” until it becomes a life force operating within you each day. The point isn’t how much Scripture you memorize, it’s what happens to you in the process. Meditating on God’s Word clarifies your understanding and corrects your conduct. It enriches your thinking and equips you by making you think different thoughts than if you were watching TV, for example, or texting, or talking on your cell phone, or shopping at the mall. The Psalmist writes: “The Law of the Lord makes them happy, and they think about it day and night. They are like trees growing beside a stream, trees that produce fruit in season and always have leaves. These people succeed in everything they do” (vv. 2-3 CEV). Meditating on God’s Word is the cure for moral and spiritual weakness; for a life with no focus; for a lack of intimacy with God; for chronically weak faith that causes you to fail and keep missing God’s best. So open your Bible, read it, and pray, “Lord, what are You saying to me?” Then meditate on His answer. Devotional//Word For You Today

 
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Posted by on September 8, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

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Are You A Giver?

“Be generous, and someday you will be rewarded.”
Ecc 11:1 CEV

THE REWARDS OF GENEROSITY

The Dead Sea has such high mineral concentrations that even non-swimmers can stay afloat in it. The only problem is the smell. Because it has no outlets, any fresh water that comes in quickly becomes contaminated. There’s an important biblical principle at work here: “The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed” (Pr 11:25 NLT). God never intended you to be a reservoir that just takes in, but a river of blessing that flows out to others. The Bible says: “A farmer who plants only a few seeds will get a small crop. But the one who plants generously will get a generous crop. You must each decide in your heart how much to give. And don’t give reluctantly or in response to pressure. For God loves a person who gives cheerfully. And God will generously provide all you need. Then you will always have everything you need and plenty left over to share with others” (2Co 9:6-8 NLT). So if you need a job, volunteer at a soup kitchen while you’re looking for work. If you’re praying for an increase in your business, pour your best into someone else’s business and ask God to prosper them. Solomon writes, “Give generously, for your gifts will return to you later. Divide your gifts among many, for in the days ahead you yourself may need much help” (Ecc 11:1-2 TLB). Even if you don’t have a specific need right now, sow a seed of kindness anyway. God knows what the future holds, and one day when you need it most, it will come back to you as a harvest. Devotional// The Word For You Today

Question From Me To You:

  1. Who has God placed in your heart to give?
  2. Are you a giver or a hoarder of your gifts?
  3. What has God done for you?
  4. How can you be a blessing to someone today/this week?

Verse:

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. -Galations 6:9

 
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Posted by on September 7, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

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In Christ Alone

“In Your name they rejoice all day long.”
Ps 89:16 NKJV

DON’T LET BAD NEWS STEAL YOUR JOY

Yes, segments of our culture have grown hostile to the Christian faith. But the popularity of faith-based films has caught Hollywood by surprise during the last few years. Meanwhile, popular Bible teachers get as much traction on social media as secular celebrities like Katy Perry and Lady Gaga. The amount of Christian content on YouTube is staggering. Let’s stay informed and engaged with the culture around us so we can answer their questions. And let’s keep in mind that Jesus said, “I will build My church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it” (Mt 16:18). God is still on the throne. The last book of the Bible reminds us that when it’s time for Jesus to come back, He will return victorious. All His enemies will bow down and acknowledge His lordship. “Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow…and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord” (Php 2:9-11 NKJV). God has called you to walk in supernatural peace, love, and joy. As His redeemed child, you are the citizen of a different kingdom: God’s kingdom on earth. Do you want to know how it all ends? “The kingdoms of this world have become the kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ, and He shall reign forever and ever!” (Rev 11:15 NKJV). Do you want to know your destiny? Picture the excitement of fans whose team just won the World Cup or the Super Bowl—that’s us!

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Posted by on August 31, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

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Use Me

“Go! This man is my chosen instrument to carry my name.”
Ac 9:15 NIV

WHO’S YOUR SAUL?

Saul of Tarsus was the last person on earth you’d ever have expected to become a Christian, much less the author of half the New Testament. Describing his life before he met Christ, he wrote, “I persecuted the church of God beyond measure and tried to destroy it” (Gal 1:13 NKJV). So when God called Ananias to go and pray for Saul, he wasn’t too keen on the idea: “I have heard many reports about this man and all the harm he has done to your saints in Jerusalem. And he has come here with authority from the chief priests to arrest all who call on your name.” But the Lord said to Ananias, “Go! This man is my chosen instrument to carry my name before the Gentiles and their kings and before the people of Israel” (Ac 9:13-15 NIV). Ananias knew what Saul had done to the church. What he was about to learn, however, is that God was at work in Saul’s heart. Within a few short years God would use Paul to touch the world, but first He used Ananias to touch Paul. Has God given you a similar assignment? Has He given you a Saul? If so, don’t give up on him or her. When other people write them off, give them another chance. Ananias didn’t know about Paul’s encounter with Christ on the Damascus Road. God can go where you can’t, and get through to a person when you’re unable to reach them. Always remember: God never sends you where He hasn’t already been. So by the time you reach your Saul, who knows what you’ll find?

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Posted by on August 28, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

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