Category Archives: Spiritual inventory

The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is involved in 4 primary ways at the moment of salvation. The Holy Spirit is involved in the life of every believer in at least 15 ways after salvation. The primary work of the Holy Spirit toward unbelievers is… Continue reading

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The beatitudes and the twelve steps

Connect the 8 beatitudes and other scriptures with the 12 step program Continue reading

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Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness (pt. 2)

If we are going to be consistent with the description in the Beatitudes, the person who does not demonstrate this hunger and thirst is either not a Christian at all or has accepted abnormality and mediocrity in his walk with God. Continue reading

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Five-fold path to spiritual renewal

Five commands to help shake off spiritual indifference and hypocrisy.  Continue reading

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Your mind is a battleground

This one is a little deeper. Please take the time to follow carefully what I am presenting. Continue reading

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Silence, Solitude, and Secrecy

Do we need renewed commitment to silence, solitude, and secrecy? Continue reading

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Who or what will be in control?

So much of life comes down to choices about who or what will be in control. Continue reading

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What does Spirit-filled mean?

Is being Spirit-filled something God does for us or we do in obedience to Him? Continue reading

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True followers of Jesus identified

Soul searching before God would be wise if your experience and character lacks this description. Continue reading

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An unnerving truth about heaven

Many of us want to say, “Only those who accept Jesus as Savior go to heaven.” Or, “Only those who believe in the gospel go to heaven.” These are not necessarily wrong statements, but they possibly conceal what Jesus revealed. Continue reading

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