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Vision is fulfilled in Stages

 “No, what you see was predicted long ago by the prophet Joel:” – Acts 2:16 (New Living Translation) “Then, after doing all those things, I will pour out my Spirit upon all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy. Your old men will dream…

Expectancy

Romans 5:5 from the Message Bible says this, “In alert expectancy such as this, we’re never left feeling shortchanged. Quite the contrary – we can’t round up enough containers to hold everything God generously pours into our lives through the Holy Spirit!” (emphasis is mine) I…

A Year for Vision and Purpose

If there was ever a year that spoke about vision it’s the year we are in right now. For years people would use the words, “hindsight is twenty-twenty.” By saying that, people mean if they’d had a clearer picture of a situation, or understood…

We are Audacious

Today I want to continue our series on Purpose, the purpose of our church and the  principles of our church – these are the foundational core values of what makes this place what it is. We will cover a variety of topics throughout this series…

Our flesh is a mess…

As Paul listed out the works of our flesh, he uses an interesting word, “strife.” The word “strife” comes from the Greek word eritheia. It is very similar to the word eris, which is translated “variance” in the King James Version. The word eritheia…

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