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Strange Things

Acts 17:16-20, “Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry. Therefore disputed he in the synagogue with the Jews, and with the devout persons, and in the market daily with them that met with him. Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and…

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Are You Equipped?

By Pastor Jeff Hanson Ephesians 4:11-16, “And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of…

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Without the Shedding of Blood!

By Pastor Jeff Hanson Hebrews 9:22, “And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission.” The first instance of something shedding its blood in the word of God was whatever animal that was killed to cover Adam and Eve after the fall. Genesis 3:21, “Unto…

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Meditate on the Word

By Pastor Jeff, Psalms 1:1-2, “Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.” Meditation, what do…

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Choosing to Be Thankful

By Pastor Jeff, There was a movie many years ago that had the title, “It’s a mad, mad, mad World” which pretty much describes the time we are living in. Has anyone watched the news or listened to what’s happening lately? For the past 2 years we have witnessed a complete change on how we…

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Palm Sunday

Today is Palm Sunday. It’s the day we remember and celebrate when JESUS entered Jerusalem as our Savior and our King. JESUS rides in on a donkey and a large crowd gathered and laid palm branches and their cloaks across the road, giving JESUS royal treatment. They shouted “Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed…

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Our Reward!

By Pastor Jeff, In 1995, I had a dream and though I can no longer remember the specifics but I do recall the scripture that I was led to as it’s interpretation, Luke 17:7-10, “But which of you, having a servant plowing or feeding cattle, will say unto him by and by, when he is…

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Upon This Rock

By Pastor Jeff, Matthew 16:13-19, “When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am? And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets. He saith unto them,…

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I am in the Place of God!

By Pastor Jeff, Joseph had many ups and downs in his journey with Lord, some of his ups include receiving the coat of many colors from his father, becoming the head man at Potiphar’s house, and becoming second in command to all of Egypt in the Pharaoh’s kingdom! Some of his downs would be his…

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Almost Midnight

By Pastor Jeff, Eschatology, The study of “Endtimes” is one of my favorite subjects of the bible. With that I firmly believe we are living in the greatest decade ever as we are seeing Bible prophecy being fulfilled before our very eyes! Matthew 24:3, “And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples…

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The Joy of the Lord

By Pastor Jeff, The Joy of the Lord is my strength is a verse that has been quoted I don’t know how many times in cards, songs, in paintings, pictures and so on. But do you know where it comes from in the bible? Psalms for sure, right? maybe Proverbs after all the smartest man…

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Jesus is The Real Thing!

By Pastor Jeff, In 1968 Coca Cola came up with a campaign called “It’s the real thing”. Out of it in 1971 came the jingle, I like to buy the world a Coke and keep it company.” The camera pulls up to an aerial view, revealing 200 singers aligned on a green hillside like an…

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Eye Has not Seen…

By Pastor Jeff, This scripture gives us three well really four truths as you read verse 10, of how we normally approach our belief system! Truth cannot be perceived through the eye (senses) despite being only just over two centimetres in diameter, human eyes have over 2 million moving parts. They can distinguish over 500…

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Are You Ready for Revival?

By Pastor Jeff, Esther 4:14, “For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but thou and thy father’s house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” “For such…

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The Glory

By Pastor Jeff, My first thought when it comes about the word “glory” is when the angels announced the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ to the shepherds in the hills, Luke 2:11-14, “For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall…

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My God, My God…

By Pastor Jeff, Matthew 27:46, “And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?” I have heard an explanation for this cry by Jesus that I have to say I have a hard time accepting.…

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About My Father’s Business

By Pastor Jeff, Luke 2:41-50, “Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover. And when he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast. And when they had fulfilled the days, as they returned, the child Jesus tarried behind in Jerusalem; and…

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The Word is Quick and Sharp!

By Pastor Jeff, Hebrews 4:11-12, “Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief. For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow,…

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According to His Purpose!

By Pastor Jeff,   Romans 8:28, “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” My understanding and how others have used this scripture was that no matter how bad of situation, event in your life, or catastrophe that…

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My Refuge

    By Pastor Mike Webster’s definition of refuge: shelter or protection from danger or distress a place that provides shelter or protection something to which one has recourse in difficulty shelter or protection from danger, trouble, etc.: to take refuge from a storm. a place of shelter, protection, or safety. anything to which one has…

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Vision for Janesville Apostolic Ministries

     By Pastor Mike Proverbs 29:18 18 Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he. We have a vision for 2018 for JAM. The LORD showed me things and I want to share them. 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 “Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant.…

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2017/2018 at JAM

By Pastor Jeff, As we begin the year 2018, I want to take a moment to look back at the year 2017 which was a crazy year worldwide. We witnessed several natural disasters with the earthquake in Mexico, the Hurricanes that hit the US, and we are still watching the devastation from the fires in…

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The Heart of God

By Pastor Jeff, We hear people say that they want the mind of Christ in helping them to make decisions in their lives and yes, we should seek that. But today I want to talk about the “Heart of God” The heart is the key organ in the circulatory system. As a hollow, muscular pump,…

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What About Christmas?

By Pastor Jeff, Matthew 1:18-25, “Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, was…

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Let’s Stand

By Pastor Jeff, Ephesians 6:11, “Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.” Verse 13, “Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.” (withstand; anthistēmi,…

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Close to the Midnight Hour

 By Pastor Mike Are you ready for the Midnight Hour? Lots of things are going on in the Midnight Hour – I’m not talking about a time clock, I’m talking about the end times. It’s on us now. Look what’s going on in the world. More people killing, more hatred, more wild weather going on.…

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The Least of These!

By Pastor Jeff 1Corinthians 15:9, “For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.” The kingdom of God as many of us are aware of smacks right in the face of what this world searches for. This book is filled…

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Stand on the Rock

       By Pastor Mike I want you to really think about this. What are you standing on? How strong are you rooted in JESUS. Are you standing on sand, dirt, mud, quicksand? Or are you standing on what could be the worst thing and that’s the fence. The fence is probably the worst thing to…

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HIM Possible

  By Pastor Mike Mark 10:27 27 And Jesus looking upon them saith, With men it is impossible, but not with God: for with God all things are possible. Make everything in your life possible because of JESUS. Luke 1:37 37 For with God nothing shall be impossible. Anything we do in our lives with JESUS in control…

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Still the Season

   By Pastor Mike Today is still the season to celebrate JESUS and all HE has done for everyone. HE still loves us the same. HE ‘s still pouring out HIS SPIRIT to anyone who wants to receive it. We should always be celebrating JESUS and all that HE’S done for us. HE will never stop…

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It’s Time for GOD’s Comfort

         By Pastor Mike The Greek word comfort means “called to one’s side to help.” It’s the comfort of JESUS that we will always need in our lives. Someone has once said, “GOD does not comfort us to make us comfortable, but to make us comforters.” Let’s keep praying for all the people that have been…

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The How To’s

By Pastor Jeff, Have you ever been challenged to do something but was never given the “How to”? I can remember a time when if you had something to repair or build, you would have to take it to someone, hire someone, buy a manual, or get a book from the library. Now all you…

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Forgiveness

By Pastor Jeff, Forgiveness! It’s one of the most significant expressions of love that I can think of, Jesus over and over tells us the importance of it. In the Lords prayer He tells us in Matthew 6:12, “And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.” Then to further emphasis it he follows…

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When are we Going Home?

By Pastor Jeff, John 14:1-3, “Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I…

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Who is your Strength?

By Pastor Jeff, If I asked you, who is your strength? no doubt those who know Jesus Christ will shout out His name. Lately I have been hearing the quote from Friedrich Nietzsche, the German philosopher,  “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” This quote has been part of many songs and I recently…

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What is Truth?

By Pastor Jeff, As Jesus stood before Pontius Pilate, during questioning Jesus replies with this statement found in John 18:36-38, “Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom…

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We Are Created

   By Pastor Mike Genesis 1:26-28 26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.…

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Faith

 By Pastor Mike Everyone is given a measure of Faith – the size of a mustard seed. Ever see one, it’s very small. It’s up to us to grow our Faith. We grow our Faith whenever we see GOD answer prayers. So, if everyone is given faith as a mustard seed, how much has yours grown?…

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Always Remember

  By Pastor Mike We need to remember every day what the military has done for this country. Never forget. We are here because of the freedom we have. Moses had to remind his peeps to remember all the suffering they did as slaves in Egypt. How they were oppressed by Pharaoh. He reminded them…

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Golden Rule

  By Pastor Mike Lots of people know the Golden Rule is do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Do you treat people the way you want to be treated? Do we pick and choose the people we want to be nice to? Do you treat people regardless of the way…

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Commandments about GOD

By Pastor Mike I’m gonna talk a little bit about our GOD who’s name by the way is JESUS. That’s HIS name. Commandments 1-4 teach how to love God. Commandments 5-10 teach us how to love others. 1-4 are vertical. 5-10 are horizontal. Exodus 20 1-11 1 And God spake all these words, saying, 2 I…

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Love Is Exciting

 By Pastor Mike       Everything that JESUS is against is happening more and more. I saw a preview on TV that there’s a show called Lucifer. They gave the devil his own show. There’s a lot of other shows that are nasty and scary and so many of them depict that everything is acceptable. Even the…

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Overcomers!

By Pastor Jeff, John 16:32-33, “Behold, the hour cometh, yea, is now come, that ye shall be scattered, every man to his own, and shall leave me alone: and yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me. These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In…

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Why I Believe!

By Pastor Jeff, Mark 16:9-18, “Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils. And she went and told them that had been with him, as they mourned and wept. And they, when they had heard that he was alive, and had…

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Encourage Yourself!

 By Pastor Jeff This past Sunday I had prepared a message about “The person you see in the mirror”, but God had other plans. As we were being led in worship I felt a certain heaviness in which was causing me to rethink what I had prepared. Our song leader felt the same thing as he…

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Pentecost Sunday 2017

By Pastor Jeff, Acts 2:1-4, “And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of…

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The Fig Tree!

By Pastor Jeff, This May 14th, 2017, we celebrated Mother’s Day but it was also a very important anniversary,” for 69 years ago the parable of the fig tree mentioned in Matthew 24:32-35 was fulfilled, “Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know…

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Focus

 By Pastor Mike If you pay attention in church you know we talk a lot about putting our focus on JESUS. We really need to get this in our hearts. Focusing on JESUS will help us to get through the trials and tribulation and valleys and sicknesses and diseases. Never focus on the stuff you’re…

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Authority and Power

 By Pastor Mike If you’ve gone through GOD’S plan of salvation then you have the HOLY GHOST. That’s all the power you’ll ever need to defeat the enemy. The authority comes from the Word of GOD. We can and should take authority over anything the enemy throws at us. We have the Word of GOD…

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Keep the Hope

 By Pastor Jeff, 1 Corinthians 13:13, “And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.” We have many sermons about “Faith” and many more about “Love”, but I want to take some time to talk about the middle one in this verse, “Hope”! Hope is mostly defined as to anticipate…

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Holy Ghost Fire

By Mike Batinich The Lord’s really been impressing on me to talk about bringing the fire back here where it belongs. I’m talking about the Holy Ghost Fire. We stand in GOD confidence and can whip anything the enemy throws our way and he is throwing some stuff at us. If we believe the end…

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JESUS IS…

 By Pastor Mike JESUS is the Great Physician. HE is our healer. HE is our provider. HE is our comforter. HE gives us HIS peace. HE gave us HIS plan of salvation. HE forgives us. HE loves us. John 15: 5 5 I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and…

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Walk the Walk

   By Pastor Mike I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase: Talk Is Cheap. Well, that applies also if you have to tell people that you’re a Christian. They should know it by your lifestyle. The things we say and do. The way we react to situations. The Love we show others. The kindness we show…

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Let’s Have a Talk with Jesus

 By Pastor Jeff Prayer will always be one of the top items on a Christians to do list, and though we put a high priority on it, the church sometimes makes it seem like some kind of mysterious thing. One day the disciples after watching Jesus pray asked how should they pray, Matthew 6:9-13, “After…

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Grace + Faith = Love

  By Pastor Jeff,   These two verses have been used countless times by churches to explain how to obtains ones salvation. But we need to remind ourselves that this book written by Apostle Paul is being written to a people that already have obtained the Born Again experience by repenting of their sins, being…

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The Lord Fights for Us!

By Pastor Jeff, I want to give you a word of encouragement this day, especially to those who have been shaken lately, for this world we live in is not a very easy place to live. It doesn’t matter if your a Christian or not, we all have rough days, weeks, months, and even longer…

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Are You a “Good” Christian?

By Pastor Jeff, Most if not of us have heard the term “Good Christian”, maybe you have asked the question or have been asked it. No doubt most Christian mothers and fathers are praying for a “Good” Christian spouse for their children. But what does the bible say? I find it interesting that the term “Christian”…

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Time to Change

 By Pastor Mike A couple weeks ago I was preaching about the signs that follow believers. I’m talking about the Miracles that will be happening with believers. You gotta believe with all your heart, mind, soul, and strength. I’m serious. It’s time to show the people out there the Hope in JESUS. That’s why change…

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God Is LOVE!

By Pastor Jeff, 1John 4:7-8, “Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.” God is Love!, whenever we make that statement we have those who question it that’s true, they…

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Signs of the Believers

  By Pastor Mike The building isn’t the church, we are. Do you agree? We are GOD’S church. People who have the HOLY GHOST have the power to do what JESUS wants us to do. When I say that JESUS is in the house, HE is in the house. We are the living temples of…

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Still the Season

 By Pastor Mike Isaiah 9:6 “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” I was meditating on this verse and it really spoke to…

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Do You go to Church or are You the Church?

By Pastor Jeff, When I say the word “church”,  do you think of the building or the people? I’m not claiming the building as being something that should be ignored, we know the early church did meet in buildings, Acts 2:46-47, “And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from…

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Redeeming the time

By Pastor Jeff, One of our most important assets that once used it can never be replaced is TIME! We are fascinated with time, just recall some of your favorite movies that deal with time such as “Time Bandits”, “Terminator”, “The Time Machine” and of course the most popular “Back to the Future” and we…

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What is Christmas?

By Pastor Jeff, In the gospel of Luke chapter 2 we have the account of the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, in this chapter we find the angels appearing to the shepherds in the field declaring, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.” What a…

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Have You Been with JESUS

   By Pastor Mike I want you to ask yourself and be honest and think about it. Have you been with JESUS since last Sunday. I mean really spent time with HIM. Do you make it a point to be with HIM every day? If you’re walking down the street and JESUS was across the street…

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Has the Church lost it’s Power?

By Pastor Jeff, Matthew 16:19-19, “And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be…

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Don’t let Satan Lie to You!

By Pastor Jeff, John 8:44, “Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar,…

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On Time GOD

     By Pastor Mike When we look at our lives we can see how HIS timing worked out to be the best in our lives. It took 2 years to sell our house in Vegas. Didn’t know why but when we look back it was to have Nicole and be fully covered with insurance. In Genesis…

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Renewing Your Mind

By Pastor Jeff, One of my favorite scriptures is found in Romans 12:1-2, “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.  And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of…

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You Can Do Whatever You Wanna

 By Pastor Mike JESUS gave us all free will. HE didn’t want a bunch of Christian robots. HE wants us to love HIM and obey HIM and follow HIM from our hearts because then you know it’s real. I chose drugs and alcohol over ever wanting to know JESUS until it was almost too late.…

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Look Up!

By Pastor Jeff, Matthew 24:4-6, “And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many. And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but…

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Commit to JESUS

 By Pastor Mike We should commit our lives to JESUS because you will never go wrong. You will benefit in this relationship. It’s like a marriage. Ephesians 5:22-31 22Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of…

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How to Get the Victory!

By Pastor Jeff, Deuteronomy 20:1-4, “When thou goest out to battle against thine enemies, and seest horses, and chariots, and a people more than thou, be not afraid of them: for the LORD thy God is with thee, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.And it shall be, when ye are come nigh unto…

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Feelings versus Believing

By Pastor Jeff, First of all I want to say feelings are important, God created us with emotions, and I sure wouldn’t want to go through life not be able to feel. Who doesn’t love to feel the kiss of a loved one, or the happiness when a child is born, or the presence of…

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You Should Never Play Church

  By Pastor Mike Did you ever know anyone who played church? Did you ever play church? I did. Back as a child I only went because parents made me. Going to church as a child helped me know there is a GOD. When they decided not to go I was excited because I could…

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Why God Became a Man!

By Pastor Jeff, John 1:1, 14, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth” Have you ever…

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We Need Open Arms

By Pastor Jeff James 2:1-4, “My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons. For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment; And ye have respect to him that…

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Be Desperate for Jesus

 By Pastor Mike Definition of desperate from Webster: very sad and upset because of having little or no hope : feeling or showing despair. having lost hope. giving no ground for hope. frustration suffering extreme need or anxiety involving extreme danger or possible disaster. extreme intensity very sad and worried and with little or no hope showing…

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Search Me

By Pastor Mike Psalm 139:23-24 “Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:  And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.” There’s scripture that asks JESUS to search our hearts. JESUS can see what’s in our hearts, mind, soul and…

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Behold I come Quickly

By Pastor Jeff, Three times in chapter 22 of Revelations we have Jesus telling us “Behold I come Quickly”, this was penned by the Apostle John over 1900 years ago and we have yet to have this promise fulfilled. It is not my intention in this message to prove to you that we are living…

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Every Life Matters to JESUS

  By Pastor Mike On the news they were talking about the 12 policemen that were ambushed by snipers in Dallas. Five died and seven others were injured. This happened during a rally about a police shooting. There was one last week in Minneapolis I heard about when I was up there where another person got…

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Get a Bigger Box

By Pastor Jeff Luke 17:1-6, ” Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe unto him, through whom they come! It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones. Take heed…

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Stay in the JESUS Zone

  By Pastor Mike Did you ever stay in a comfort zone too long. That’s not a good thing. We need to get out of our comfort zones and get and stay in the JESUS zone and reach people for JESUS. That’s what HE wants us to do. When HE grabbed HIS disciples, HE took…

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Where are the Intercessors?

By Pastor Jeff Isaiah 59:16, “And he saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor: therefore his arm brought salvation unto him; and his righteousness, it sustained him.” Ezekiel 22:30, ” And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me…

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Always Remember

  By Pastor Mike I want to thank all the men and women who served and are serving in the military. Please keep them in your prayers. They are still out there serving this country to keep us free. It’s great to have the freedom we have in this country . We have the freedom to…

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The Former and Latter Rain

By Pastor Jeff, James 5:7, says ” Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain.” Rain has always been very important in growing crops from the time Noah and his…

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Make JESUS Your LORD

 By Pastor Mike Remember the story about Thomas, one of the disciples. He was walking and living with JESUS for 3 years. He saw the miracles that JESUS did. JESUS told them all that HE will be crucified and then on the third day HE will rise from the dead.  When Jesus rose on the…

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Forgive and Forget

By Pastor Jeff Forgiveness is one of the most important and the most difficult things for us Christians to accept and do. The word of God is filled with examples of the problems that occur when we do not forgive, remember Cain and Abel? how about Ahitophel and David? We also have the good examples…

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Let Jesus Set You Free

  By Pastor Mike I’m gonna talk about JESUS setting us free. I’m not talking about the freedom we have in this country to Worship and meet like this to teach and preach JESUS. This is a huge Blessing. Thank you JESUS. JESUS will set you free anywhere you are. Are you ready to be…

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We Need to be Ready

  By Pastor Mike The LORD been having me read second Timothy and that’s what I’m gonna share this morning. It kind of goes with the preaching I did a little while ago about how we don’t know what tomorrow brings. This is not doom and gloom, it’s about how excited we should be that…

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Going Up to the High Places

By Pastor Jeff, Ephesians 6:10-12, ” Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers…

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Mustard Seed Faith

By Pastor Jeff, Matthew 17:20,“And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you”. Have you ever wondered if…

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Tomorrow Might Not Come

  By Pastor Mike I remember as a kid when I was supposed to do chore but I wanted to go play, I would tell my parents that I would do it tomorrow. My Dad told me that tomorrow never comes. As a kid I would think that yea, I go to bed tonight and…

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He Has Risen

  By Pastor Mike JESUS is definitely alive. HE is the one true GOD. HE no longer is hanging on a cross. HE did that for everybody. That’s how much HE loves us. HE rose on the third day just like HE said HE would. When I first saw the Passion of the Christ movie…

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God’s Benefits

By Pastor Jeff, Everybody appreciates a job that gives you a benefit package especially one that covers health insurance these days. It has been said that someone has calculated the benefits in the bible and has counted 3573 promises, another person says it’s 5467, and even another has said 31,173 promises or in other words…

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What is being Born Again?

By Pastor Jeff, One Day Nicodemus a member of the Sanhedrin court came to Jesus, John 3:1-3, “There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man…

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How God Feels About You

 By Pastor Mike This is something we really need to know. How does GOD feel about us. I remember growing up and thinking GOD was mean and never gave me anything I wanted. Never realizing that HE will supply all of our needs. Things I wanted was not things I really needed. There’s still tons…

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God’s Nevers

By Pastor Jeff A popular phrase that many of us have used in the past is “Never say Never”, it is a term with many a good intention that most, if not all of us have failed to keep. Many of us grew up saying we would never do this or never do that with…

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Watch What You Say

   By Pastor Mike Remember the old saying. Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me? Well that’s a lie. If you call someone names, it does hurt them. Ever been called a name? It hurts more when it comes from a family member or from someone you thought liked…

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Answered Prayer

  By Pastor Mike We are truly walking miracles. We know people who have beat diseases. Someone who received a new heart. Healed of carpel tunnel. Someone who was able to walk and talk after a major stroke even though doctors said he wouldn’t. Those are all miracles. When GOD answers prayers we need to thank…

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More of JESUS

  By Pastor Mike We’re all at different stages in our Christian walk and in our relationship with JESUS.  I’m just saying that I’m doing all I can to have a stronger relationship with JESUS. I want to encourage everyone to build a super strong relationship with HIM. HIS plan of salvation is the best thing…

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Unity

  By Pastor Mike Exodus 17:8-13 8 Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim. 9 And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek: to morrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in mine hand. 10 So Joshua did as…

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How Great is our GOD

   By Pastor Mike I wanna talk about how great our GOD is. Everything that HE has done should make us excited to live for HIM. HE saved people from drug addiction. Some from alcohol. Some from suicide. We all live for something or someone. I choose to live for JESUS. Way back when, I…

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A Life of Faith

   By Pastor Mike I wanna talk about Faith and Hope. Because the Faith we have in JESUS brings us the Hope for a better life and to spend forever with HIM. Chapter 11 of Hebrews talks a lot about Faith. Read it when you get a chance. Hebrews 11:1 11 Now faith is the substance…

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Trust in JESUS

  By Pastor Mike I want to talk about Trusting JESUS. Back in the day – a person’s word or a handshake meant something and you could trust they would stand by it.  Now everything has to be written down and signed. Press hard because when you sign you need many copies.  No one trusts…

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Get Back to JESUS

   By Pastor Mike I want to talk about getting back to JESUS when we mess up. First of all don’t let anyone tell you that when you mess up JESUS doesn’t want you anymore. That’s a lie from the devil, he just doesn’t want us staying with JESUS. I had to learn how to…

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Worship HIM

  By Pastor Mike We should always be Praising HIM and Worshiping HIM. There’s a lot of scriptures about Praising Him because JESUS always does so much for us. That’s why we Praise HIM. And HE isn’t done taking care of us. HE’s not done Blessing us. We Worship the LORD because of who HE…

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Praise HIM

  By Pastor Mike According to Bible Gateway, the words “praise the LORD” is found 124 times in the Bible. The word praise is found 259 times.  It’s great that we can praise the KING of kings and the LORD of lords Psalm 9:1-2 9 I will praise thee, O Lord, with my whole heart; I will…

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You Are Somebody

  By Pastor Mike I want to talk about how we are somebody in the eyes of the LORD. We are precious to HIM. We were made in HIS image. Genesis 1:27 27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. Since…

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Reaching Out

  By Pastor Mike Remember the last week we celebrated  the death burial and resurrection of our LORD and Savior JESUS. We are so excited, and we should be, for that because of what it brings to our lives. HE died so we can live forever with HIM. We have a plan of salvation. HE…

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The Resurrection

By Pastor Jeff, 1 Corinthians 15:12-19, “Now if Christ is preached that He has been raised from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? But if there is no resurrection of the dead, then Christ is not risen. And if Christ is not risen, then our…

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Thinking on JESUS

Philippians 4:4-94 Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice. 5 Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. 6 Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. 7 And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding,…

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True Joy

   By Pastor Mike If you want to experience and keep True Joy in your heart, read the Scriptures. GOD truly wants us to live in HIS Joy.  GOD wants us to be Joyful to show the world that living for HIM is an awesome thing. HE doesn’t want sad, depressed, scared Christians walking around…

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Lean On JESUS

 By Pastor Mike I wanna talk about how much I need JESUS. I need HIM every second of my life. I need HIS direction in all I do. I need HIS GRACE. HIS Mercy. HIS LOVE. HIS peace. HIS comfort.  HE is always there for us and will answer our prayers. JESUS needs to be…

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Simple

   By Pastor Mike The WORD of GOD is the greatest Book ever written. It is the greatest love story ever written. I wonder why our kids can’t read the Bible in school but they can read it in prison. They have a Bible people swear on in court to tell the whole truth but…

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Staying Thankful

  By Pastor Mike We should stay thankful about what the LORD has done in our lives. Yes, we have ups and downs and we have real tragedies but when you think about what JESUS did, we really can be thankful. A lot of people have experienced the peace and comfort that can only come…

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The Great Commission!

By Pastor Jeff, When you are told that you have to do something, what is your usual reaction? If you’re like me, it’s usual a little like, what? You can’t tell me what to do! Have you ever dealt with a toddler in trying to prevent them doing something? Even if you are protecting them…

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Veterans Day

   By Pastor Mike Matthew 24:5-8 5 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many. 6 And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. 7 For nation shall rise…

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The Presence of the LORD

 By Pastor Mike We all need to realize that the presence of JESUS is everywhere at the same time. People wonder “How can this be?” Because HE is GOD Almighty. Definition of omnipotent:  one who has unlimited power or authority Definition of omniscient:  1 : having infinite awareness, understanding, and insight 2 : possessed of universal…

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We Are Free

    By Pastor Mike This is a free and Blessed country. We all need to get back to the basics and stop trying to take GOD out of everything. We are free to make the choice on who we are gonna serve. JESUS CHRIST suffered and died on that cross so we can be…

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Forgiven

    By Pastor Mike I wanna talk about forgiveness. How we’re forgiven by JESUS, how we need to forgive others. When we repent and ask GOD for forgiveness, HE will forgive us. HE says HE will. When we don’t forgive someone for what they say or do, we suffer. Sometimes people might not even…

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Terrifying Words

  By Pastor Mike Luke 16:19-31 19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: 20 And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, 21 And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s…

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Don’t Worry

  By Pastor Mike Matthew 6:25-34 25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? 26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they…

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Make Prayer Your Lifestyle

  By Pastor Mike Ephesians 6:18-19 “Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints; [19] And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel,” There is…

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We Have to Know

   By Pastor Mike The Book of 1 John was a letter written to a lot of churches where John had apostolic responsibility. John needed to encourage the believers to know deep down what they once believed and not to walk away from the Truth. I encourage to read the whole book. 1 John 2:3-4 “And…

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Father

  By Pastor Mike (Illustration) A young boy came to Sunday School late. His teacher knew that he was usually very prompt and asked him if anything was wrong. The boy replied “no,” that he was going fishing but his dad told him that he needed to go to church. The teacher was very impressed…

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Let’s Stay United

   By Pastor Mike Psalm 133:1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 9 Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. 10 For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that…

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Desiring More of JESUS

   By Pastor Mike I wanna talk a little about Revival. Revival is about us getting revived in our hearts and in our Spirits. The word “revive” means to bring back to life, or to restore. Remember when you first got the HOLY GHOST? I know I was very excited. I felt a strong POWER…

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Palm Sunday

  By Pastor Mike   Mark 11:1-11 11 And when they came nigh to Jerusalem, unto Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount of Olives, he sendeth forth two of his disciples, 2 And saith unto them, Go your way into the village over against you: and as soon as ye be entered into it, ye shall find…

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Are You Thirsty

   By Pastor Mike Have you ever been thirsty?  I don’t mean the average thirst where a drink of water tastes good after a long walk or after working outside on a summer day. I mean really — really thirsty…where your tongue sticks to the roof of your mouth and all you can think about…

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Catch HIS Presence

   By Pastor Mike Mark 10:46-52 I believe that today somebody is gonna make some changes in their life. I believe that somebody is going to receive their sight today, and you’re gonna see the life that JESUS has for you, and you’re going to see how the devil been deceiving you. Somebody is going…

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Being Doers of the Word

    By Pastor Mike “But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only”   James 1:22 I know that GOD has a plan for us and this church. Don’t you? And HE puts up signs to direct us. Not tiny hard to see signs. I believe GOD puts up billboards. I believe HE makes…

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Seven Words to Change Your Life

   By Pastor Mike Romans 1: 16 “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.” A lot of people don’t like change. People will fight change, but change is good sometimes.…

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While I’m Waiting

“While I am Waiting” Prayer – dear Lord Jesus, we thank you for your Word. We thank you for your presence. We thank you for getting up this morning and allowing us to gather here, in this moment, to give You all the honor, praise, and glory that you deserve. We are humbled by the… Read More While I’m Waiting

Are You Invited?

By Pastor Bob Rasmussen Much of what I will speak on emanates from the following scripture: Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness… Read More Are You Invited?

Jezebel

By Pastor Bob What I want to talk about his morning is called Jezebel Not the spirit Rather, the character Why should we care? She is dead? Creation is in the bible Healing is in the bible There is profound wisdom in scripture It’s in the bible – amen? 2 Tim 3: 16 All Scripture…

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Church is Hard

By Pastor Bob Church is Hard Author Unknown Church is hard for the person walking through the doors, afraid of judgement. Church is hard for the pastor’s family, under the microscope of an entire body. Church is hard for the prodigal soul returning home, broken and battered by the world. Church is hard for the…

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