Category: Jesus Christ

Taking Manhood Back

Six Manhood Lessons David gave to Solomon before He Died

1 Kings 2 New Living Translation  2 As the time of King David’s death approached, he gave this charge to his son Solomon: 2 “I am going where everyone on earth must someday go. Take courage and be a man. 3 Observe the requirements of the Lord your God, and follow all his ways. Keep the decrees, commands, regulations,…
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HOPE

When you have nothing, everything is possible! I heard somebody said before that we need to focus on where are moving to , not from where we are moving from! We sometimes get stuck on our present situation that we lose hope of what the future holds. We have seen great men come from nothing…
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Boldness

Acts 4:29-30  29 And now, Lord, look upon their threats and grant to your servants to continue to speak your word with all boldness, 30 while you stretch out your hand to heal, and signs and wonders are performed through the name of your holy servant Jesus.”  A fearless and dangerous quote from the apostle Paul. When you…
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The Jabbok Encounter

Do you know what Jabbok is? I hope after reading this blog, Jabbok will have a more profound meaning in your faith walk. The Jabbok is a tributary of the Jordan (a tributary is a stream that drains water into a river). It’s Hebrew name is derived either from the root meaning “to drain or empty itself ” or from a…
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Just When You Think You are Strong

Psalm 73:23-26(ESV) 23 Nevertheless, I am continually with you;     you hold my right hand. 24 You guide me with your counsel,     and afterward you will receive me to glory. 25 Whom have I in heaven but you?     And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. 26 My flesh and my heart may fail,     but God is…
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No One’s Regret

2 Chronicles 21:20 (ESV) 20 He was thirty-two years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem. And he departed with no one’s regret. They buried him in the city of David, but not in the tombs of the kings. Reading my bible yesterday and came across this sad verse. This is…
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On Using “God is Faithful” as an Excuse

You might have heard it being said, “God is faithful!” He is always faithful, so even if I deliberately make a mistake, He is faithful. Well, in some ways this might be true but it is also irresponsible. Case in point: A man decides he is not going to work as hard to provide for…
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Dangerous People are Loved and so they Love God

Matthew 10:37-38  (ESV) 37 Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. 38 And whoever does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me. In comparison to love for Christ, we hate the people we…
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Radical Abandonment

I’ve been blogging about the two kinds of Christians – those who play it safe and those who live radically dangerous lives. Those who play it dangerous should be willing to come to Jesus on His terms. Not our terms. Jesus does not adjust to us. We don’t come to Jesus on our own terms.…
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Are you Issue Oriented or Purpose Oriented?

Dangerous men are never issue oriented. I have had many people approach me asking should I tithe or not? why is the airconditioning in church cold, why is it hot? why is the music too loud or the mix confusing? why do I wear jeans and not slacks as the Bible commanded? why is the…
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