Category Archive: Articles

Feb 17

Reconciling the Generations

Feb 13

The Road to Maturity – Part 3

Let Perseverance Finish it’s Work James 1:2-4 “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” In the previous two newsletters we …

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Feb 13

The Road to Maturity – Part 2

If you recall last week we learned that there are three Greek words that describe our journey in Christ: 1)’Teknion’ meaning infant or toddler; 2) ‘Teknon’ meaning child youth or adolescent and 3) ‘Huios’ meaning son. In the second part of this three part newsletter entitled, “The Road to Maturity” I will explain what happens …

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Feb 12

The Road to Maturity-Part 1

Infancy There are three Greek words that define our journey in Christ. The first word is ‘Teknion’ meaning infant or toddler. The second is ‘Teknon’ meaning child or youth and the third is ‘Huios’ meaning son. In this three part newsletter I will divulge what the Holy Spirt wants to accomplish in each of these …

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Feb 11

Leaving a Family Legacy

What’s the first impression that comes to mind when you hear the following names? In other words, when you hear these names what comes to mind regarding their individual legacies? • Billy Graham • Mother Teresa • Bill Clinton • Adolph Hitler • Rick Warren What is a legacy? Webster’s dictionary defines the word “legacy” …

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Feb 11

How does the Jante Law match up with God’s Word?

Jante Law (spirit of false humility) God’s Law (Word) 1. Do not think you are anything special. 1. You are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, His own special people (1 Pet. 2:9). 2. Do not think you are as the same standing as us. 2. Before God you are the same standing as all …

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Feb 11

Breaking free from the Janteloven Stronghold

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president described what could be the “spirit of false humility” that permeates Hawaiian culture when he wrote: <p“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that frightens us. We ask ourselves, …

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Feb 11

Honor

Honor? “Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves.” Romans 12:10 “Render honor to whom honor is due.” Romans 13:7 “Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the King.” 1 Peter 1:17 What is honor? …

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Feb 11

Spiritual Fathers and Mothers

What is a spiritual father? A spiritual father is a father figure within the Body of Christ who labors in love until Christ is formed in those he is fathering (see Galatians 4:19). More specifically, a spiritual father lovingly and purposely pours into his spiritual children until the character, mission and ministry of the Lord …

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Feb 11

Profile of an Orphan

  Profile of an orphan Profile of a son Sees God as master IMAGE OF GOD Sees God as a loving father Independant/self-reliant DEPENDANCY Interdependant/acknowledges need Lives by the love of law THEOLOGY Lives by the law of love Insecure/lacks peace SECURITY Feels totally accepted in God’s love and justified by His grace Strives for …

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