Category Archives: Paul’s example

The Blessings of an Illness

The Bible is full of miraculous healings. Jesus Christ performed many of them. He taught His disciples, and those who would follow, to heal the sick and afflicted. I’ve personally seen legs lengthened and fevers ‘broken’ on several occasions. It … Continue reading

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Some Things Must Be ‘Prayed In’ [Intercession]

16 “I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit. 17 Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love … Continue reading

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Mechanisms of the Spirit

Especially for the Leaders and Pastors who Guide the Ministry of the Church:   “Unless the Lord builds a house,  the work of the builders is wasted. Unless the Lord protects a city, guarding it with sentries will do no … Continue reading

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Tensile Prayer

“Please be assured that from the first day we heard of you, we haven’t stopped praying for you, we are simply asking God to give you wise minds and spirits attuned to his will, and so you can acquire a … Continue reading

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