Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Pardoned – Life w/o Parole

Kingdom Principle: Resurrection is- life over death and then- life after death. Ezekiel 37:1-14 Psalm 130 Romans 8:6-11 John 11:1-45 Being sentenced to life in prison is a death sentence. But we say “they got life” in much the same … Continue reading

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Convicted & given Life!

Kingdom Principle: Convicted by the Spirit=Freedom. Convicted by the Law=Judgment. Faith does not get you out of hardship; it brings you through unharmed… Genesis 12:1-4a Psalm 121 Romans 4:1-5, 13-17 John 3:1-17 My kids found the show “Fear Factor” the … Continue reading

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Cracked lenses see a broken world

Kingdom Principle: The church is to be an epiphany (paradigm shift) for the world. Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18 Psalm 119:33-40 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23 Matthew 5:38-48 A paradigm is a lens by which you see the world around you. I am … Continue reading

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Adultery is Easy, Marriage is Hard

Kingdom Principle: It requires more power to “Stand” in Adversity, then to “Advance” in Shalom. Isaiah 35:1-10 Luke 1:46b-55 James 5:7-10 Matthew 11:2-11 It is by God’s design that a couple is to “court” or date prior to being engaged, … Continue reading

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Power Per-mission

Kingdom Principle: Be Filled, Endowed, Rested upon, and Baptized in the Spirit of God so that you might move in power to advance the Kingdom. Isaiah 11:1-10 Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19 Romans 15:4-13 Matthew 3:1-12 Baptize, Endow, Rest, Fill, Give – … Continue reading

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If Saints can’t lose are Sinners lost?

Kingdom Principle: The King unconditionally accepts all into the Kingdom with uncompromising standards. Jesus came to save sinners! An encounter with Jesus; will leave you a fool-hearted or saintly. Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28 Psalm 14 1 Timothy 1:12-17 Luke 15:1-10 This … Continue reading

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Left-handed, Left Out, & Leftovers

Kingdom Principle: Being right in the world is not relevant Jeremiah 1:4-10 Psalm 71:1-6 Hebrews 12:18-29 Luke 13:10-17 For some, right is right and left is wrong. But if “right”, is right in the world, then being left-out of the … Continue reading

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Poop in the Brownie

Updated 6/23/16 Kingdom Principle: You cannot have a partial anointing of the Spirit of God – you either have it all or you don’t have it. Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14 Galatians 5:1, 13-25 Luke 9:51-62 If someone … Continue reading

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Birthday gifts are to be given

Updated 5/12/16 Kingdom Principle: God gives, but not all receive. Tis better to give than receive (Acts 20:35)…. Therefore God gives. Genesis 11:1-9 Psalm 104:24-34, 35b Romans 8:14-17 Acts 2:1-21 John 14:8-17, (25-27) In order to give to others, you … Continue reading

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Spiritual OCD

Kingdom Principle: The King’s in control is to be our confession. Our desire for control constrains God’s desire for transformation. Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 Psalm 27 Philippians 3:17-4:1 Luke 13:31-35 If the King is in control, then there is no such … Continue reading

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