Directed by The Holy Spirit

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Directed By The Holy Spirit

Directed By The Holy Spirit “..the Holy Spirit said, Dedicate Barnabas and Saul for the special work I have for them.” So after more fasting and prayer, the men laid their hands on them and sent them on their way.” ACTS 13:2,3 The Christian Church at this point is ready to take the gospel to the whole world. As we look into this passage we … Read More

A Church Alive

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A Church Alive

A Church Alive. There is no doubting the fact how the early church rocked the world turning it upside down or as others have stated before me right-side-up with the truth of Jesus Christ. In this article I want to exlore one of the critical keys for the success of the early church. The Holy Spirit. The Work of the Spirit in the Book of … Read More

Serving God

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Serving God

Serving God is an honor that I believe every believer has the opportunity to do. How will you serve God? Where and in what capacity will you serve God I do not know, but what I do know is over the years I have learned a few things about serving Jesus and I’d like to share Three of them with you from 1 Chronicles Chapter … Read More

Jesus Ministry Continues

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Ministry Continues

“…until the day in which He was taken up after He through the Holy Spirit had given commandments to the apostles whom He had chosen.” – Acts 1:2 The major thing that Jesus did between His resurrection that first Easter morning and Pentecost was to be sure His disciples understood how He would continue His ministry with them. The portion of our verse which reads … Read More