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September 2010 Truth Nuggets

More people will be influenced for Christ by a life living example than could ever be influenced by a mouth searing argument!
Some people doing bad deeds realize the folly of it and repent and turn to Christ only to now amass a heap of good works to acquire God’s favor and acceptance. Although doing good works vs bad works is commendable they are still an affront to the GRACE of God. They are as filthy rags in His sight! God accepts you only on the merits of GRACE through the sacrifice of Jesus. Through relationship with Him, accept His GRACE and His GRACE alone, from that will flow good works!

Are you a PREYING person or a PRAYING person? A preying person capitalizes on the vulnerability of another person to injure and maim them by gossip and slander. A praying person is one who brings people’s vulnerabilities to God in prayer and covers the person with love and forgiveness. So which are you a PREYER or a PRAYER!
Along this journey of life we need to set our course and compass for the …

The Name of Jesus

The Name of Jesus is not a magic formula you say at the end of a prayer to provoke God to answer your request. The power that is in the Name of Jesus is because of relationship.Before my son (Sheldon) or daughter (Vanessa) were born the names they now have didn’t mean much to me. But say one of their names now and my heart fills with emotion, I can smell the freshness of their babyhood, I hear the sound of their voice as a toddler, I feel the pain they endured when they hurt themselves, their crying made me cry, what brought them joy brought me joy, that is the kind of power their name has on me now. If they ask me for something and it is in my power and their best interest they know beyond the shadow of a doubt that I will do it. Their names erupt with power as does mine to them because of our relationship.It is being in relationship with Jesus that gives His Name power in your life and because of His LOVE and the relationship between you and Him, His NAME is POWERFUL!