"But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John." Luke 1:13 (KJV) Zacharias is a priest, with ministry responsibility. Trained in the law of Moses, of Levite descent, Zacharias is taking his turn (rotation) … Continue reading The Right Response
Fasting is a Kingdom weapon designed to enhance the believers ability to hear God and increase the willingness to OBEY God. It is a focused time of stepping back from carnal and fleshly activities that would normally benefit our natural appetites. Basically fasting is good for you because it helps to discipline the YOU that … Continue reading Why Fast?
https://www.youtube.com/embed/eQF0GfVSbOE Sermon Notes “Relationship VS. Religion” Mat 16:13-19 13 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? 14 And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets. 15 He … Continue reading Do You Know Him
Notes from the #Rhema4Lunch podcast. Pandemic Talk: (You Are What You Eat) Eating is important: sustains life, builds strength...etc. Natural man - Spiritual Man Intake- What are you taking in? -This season God is concerned about our time consumption and what we are opening our spirits too! -We wrestle not against flesh and blood….(Ephesians 6:12) … Continue reading Pandemic Talk:You Are What You Eat #Rhema4Lunch
"Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;" 2 Timothy 1:8 It’s interesting how people connect to stories. A person that has been through or going through a similar situation can … Continue reading The Greatest Story Ever Told
Luke 14:1-6 1 And it came to pass, as he went into the house of one of the chief Pharisees to eat bread on the sabbath day, that they watched him. 2 And, behold, there was a certain man before him which had the dropsy. 3 And Jesus answering spake unto the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, Is it … Continue reading No Days Off
Link to episode: https://anchor.fm/rhema4lunch/episodes/Rhema4Lunch-The-No-Names-efqumm 1Sa 9:6 And he said unto him, Behold now, there is in this city a man of God, and he is an honourable man; all that he saith cometh surely to pass: now let us go thither; peradventure he can shew us our way that we should go. ◦ Verse 3 … Continue reading #Rhema4Lunch Podcast Notes
Full Episode link: https://anchor.fm/rhema4lunch/episodes/Fan-Vs--Disciple-efvgj8 **Disclaimer- This is a challenge for growth. Not to belittle anyone, or make anyone feel condemned. -In today’s church culture, there are essentially two groups of people: -Fans and Disciples. Mat 4:19 (MKJV) And He said to them, Follow Me, and I will MAKE you fishers of men. -Those that are … Continue reading #Rhema4Lunch Podcast Notes
"Do you have any more sons?" "Yes," Jesse answered. "My youngest son David is out taking care of the sheep." "Send for him!" Samuel said. "We won't start the ceremony until he gets here."-1 Samuel 16:11 CEV After God sent Samuel to Jesse’s house to anoint the new king of Israel, they could not celebrate … Continue reading From Serving to Ceremony
-Samuel did not stop serving Eli just because He received a WORD AGAINST the HOUSE of Eli! Why? He was too young, immature, and untrained. (I Samuel 3) -David still served, knowing that King Saul was being tormented by an evil spirit FROM GOD! Why? It was not his time to rule. He was just … Continue reading #BibleJournaling #followlessons
"Samuel told Eli everything. Then Eli said, "He is the LORD, and he will do what's right. 1 Samuel 3:18 CEV There are no board meetings in Heaven. No polls to go vote, no liberals or conservatives...no political parties and campaign endorsements. All decision making and sovereignty belongs to the Lord! Often we are praying … Continue reading #BibleJournaling- Trusting God’s Decisions
"Stay joined to me, and I will stay joined to you. Just as a branch cannot produce fruit unless it stays joined to the vine, you cannot produce fruit unless you stay joined to me." John 15:4 CEV A lot of what we experience in this life is based on our connections. Connections are representative … Continue reading The Weakest Link
The Scriptures say, "If you want to brag, then brag about the Lord.” -2 Corinthians 10:17 CEV Achievements are a product of hard work, dedication, and discipline. Celebration follows and then the feeling of pride and accomplishment should be the result. In today’s world/society celebration of achievement is made paramount: Anniversaries, graduations, birthdays, honors/awards days, … Continue reading I Can’t Take The Credit
SELF is NEVER SATISFIED!! Let’s be HONEST here!! (Tell the truth shame the devil!) Our selfish CARNAL nature only wants what it wants!
For I know the thoughts I have toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. -Jeremiah 29:11
Father, Thank You for your love and faithfulness! Even when we aren’t so faithful, and we aren’t as obedient as we need to be, you still love us! Your love is intoxicating, a realm of peace that has no comparison, no equal. Thank You for your passion for us! You came looking for us in … Continue reading Prayer Journal 3/31/2020
Psalm 42:1 As the deer gets thirsty for streams of water, I truly am thirsty for you, my God.
Father, It’s another unpromised day! We are grateful to be able to open our eyes again! Still breathing and still able to go about our day. In the current crises that we are in we could focus on everything that is going wrong and things we don’t understand; however we will not put our focus … Continue reading Prayer Journal 3/27/2020
Where we have been void of honor towards You we ask that You forgive us!
Cover us with the Blood.
Heeding the Voice of God" "Time after time, when the king of Syria was at war against the Israelites, he met with his officers and announced, "I've decided where we will set up camp." Each time, Elisha would send this warning to the king of Israel: "Don't go near there. That's where the Syrian troops … Continue reading Heeding The Voice of God (Influence and Authority)
The voice of God will change your life. I remember the first time I audibly HEARD Him speak to me. 2008: I was in an inpatient drug rehab program. I remember feeling ashamed due to the events that led to my incarceration AND sentencing that followed. The consequences of running from God. Sure I grew … Continue reading The Day I Heard Him
"Shame was never God's idea."
What God says is not a suggestion.
Focus: Lord, Open Our Eyes! Therefore the heart of the king of Syria was sore troubled for this thing; and he called his servants, and said unto them, Will ye not shew me which of us is for the king of Israel? (2Ki 6:11) And one of his servants said, None, my lord, O king: … Continue reading Focus: Open Our Eyes
Smile on us today, King of Glory!!!
Some of us are exhausted, and others are frustrated. Yet, we will press forward!
Father, We give you praise for a new school year, and the education that our children will receieve. Thank you for keeping them through the summer, and now prepare them for whats coming ahead. We pray and ask for protection. Against all spirits of hate, anger, and contention!! We pray that every classroom will be … Continue reading Prayer Journal 8/6/2019
Father, Thank you for this day that you have made!!! Your creativity is evident EVERYWHERE we look, wither the clouds, the sky, the trees, rivers.....Your Handiwork is AWESOME!!! We bless your Name for YOUR greatness!1 The earth IS the Lord's and the FULNESS, even the entire WORLD and all who live here!! Forgive us of … Continue reading Prayer Journal 8/5/2019
Father, We are grateful for every leader that has accepted your call to lead YOUR people!! Thank you for establishing pastor’s after your heart and the five-fold ministry offices for the building and growth of the church!! Thank you for those that DENY themselves to follow Your conviction, and Honor YOUR mandate!! Thank you for … Continue reading Prayer Journal 8/3/2019
Father, Thank you for life today. Thank you for strength and purpose. Thank you for what You are doing in and around us!! Give us the WARRIOR'S spirit today!! Whatever has held us, hurt us, and haunted us be BROKEN in Jesus Name!! We will not bow to the enemy and allow the wrong MINDSET … Continue reading Prayer Journal 8/2/2019
Father, Thank you for a new start. Thank you for a new day. Thank you for a new month. Thank you for new mercies. Thank you for MORE grace. We love you. -It is of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. -They are new every morning: great is … Continue reading Prayer Journal 8/1/2019
Father, We are grateful for yet another chance, another opportunity to renew our mind! As long as we have breath your mercy has not run out on us! Glory! Teach us the right way to walk today! As you have been merciful to us, allow us the opportunity to do the same for someone else! … Continue reading Prayer Journal 7/31
Provision is not foreign to God. His ideas always have a realm of supply that naturally we don’t see right away! Imagine Abram finding out he would have children, but his wife is unable to carry. OR the thoughts running through his head when he was told to sacrifice his son as an act of … Continue reading Watch God Provide!
Before we start our reading in John’s Gospel on 1/10, let’s look at some helpful information that will make the journey through John easier! ➡️John’s Gospel is often called the “Theological Gospel” -Theology basically means the study of God…. Theo-diety, God; logy-the study of ➡️John gives the purpose of his book (John 20:31) 1.) Jesus … Continue reading Before we start on the Journey
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Lately, God has been dealing with me concerning foundation and building. The wonderful thing about this teaching is it really has no ending. -Building is always creative and always ongoing….you ever seen your grandparents continue to add on to their house, every year? The one thing that never changes though is the foundation. Matthew 7:24-27 … Continue reading Foundations pt. 1
"Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God." Psalms 42:11 (KJV) We will not always FEEL like praising God. David is having a hard time praising God. (The … Continue reading Reality: I won’t always FEEL like praising God!