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You'll be My Witness

Signs of Being Spirit-Filled

Signs of Being Spirit-Filled

Editor’s note: Today, we celebrate Pentecost! Holy Spirit fire! If the commemoration of Pentecost is new to you or you just want to remember the falling of the Holy Spirit on Christ’s first followers in Jerusalem, read Acts 2:1-4 and then continue to read how lives were changed when God the Holy Spirit was released

You Will Have Power ~ Unshakable Hope by Max Lucado

You Will Have Power ~ Unshakable Hope

God’s Promise You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you. — Acts 1:8 I have a bargain for you to consider, a really great deal on a new tripod. It is top of the line, weather resistant, and lightweight. It folds up to fit in a backpack. It adjusts to secure any

Receiving and Releasing His Power in Prayer

Receiving and Releasing His Power in Prayer I heard about a little boy who went to his dad and said, “I want a little brother.”
His dad looked up from his newspaper. “Well, son,” he said, “maybe you ought to pray about that.”
So the little guy prayed every night for one month. And nothing happened. He

Power in Weakness

  Several years ago, I (Jamin) had the joy of vacationing in Greece. The drive from Athens to Corinth took about an hour. The drive is so beautiful you almost forget about your destination. The brilliant blue water of the Aegean Sea is visible nearly the entire way. The city of Corinth is strategically positioned

The Prayer of Blessing

One year I gave my six-year-old daughter, Amanda, a small, decorative box. Inside it I put a small piece of jewelry that she had been wanting for a long time. When she unwrapped the gift and saw the box, she squealed and remarked on every detail. “Oh, Mommy, this is so beautiful! Look at the

Evangelism: Back to Basics

But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth. — Acts 1:8 Once, the legendary football coach Vince Lombardi and his Green Bay Packers lost a football game that

Apprenticed to Reach the World for Jesus

Big Idea: Missional movement begins by becoming an apprentice of Jesus. If a movement is to start with you and your friends, then it all begins with your becoming an apprentice. The core competency of any movement is apprenticeship. Apprenticeship is a fundamental principle of reproduction, yet it is so often overlooked. A gifted communicator

Mark 1:17

Jesus Calls the First Four Disciples

Matthew 4:13–22; Mark 1:16–20; Luke 4:31a (Matthew) MT — And leaving Nazareth Some time elapsed between Matthew 4:12 and Matthew 4:13. Jesus’ stay in Nazareth ended abruptly when He was violently rejected by the people of Nazareth, who tried to murder Him (see Luke 4:16–30). (Luke) LK — He went down MT — and dwelt in Capernaum, which is by the sea,

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