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A Decree Has Gone Out

26/07/2015   

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Hearing The Voice of God

19/07/2015   

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Living Through God's Faithfulness

12/07/2015   

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Living In the Consciousness of God's Faithfulness

05/07/2015   

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Wisdom For The Next Level

28/06/2015   

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The Power of Faith

21/06/2015   

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The Necessity and Power of Prayer

14/06/2015   

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The Power of Fasting

07/06/2015   

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The Portrait of A Thriving Wife

31/05/2015   

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Building A Thriving Family

24/05/2015   

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Building A Thriving Marriage

17/05/2015   

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Family of God, Family of Humanity

10/05/2015   

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Laying The Foundation For a Thriving Marriage

03/05/2015   

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Run to Win

26/04/2015   

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The Power of Your Vote

19/04/2015   

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I Am Excelling

12/04/2015   

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The Dawn of A New Day

05/04/2015   

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Release the Glory

29/03/2015   

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Make Your Mark

22/03/2015   

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Take Your Place

15/03/2015   

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Keys To Exceedingly Fruitful Life

08/03/2015   

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I am chosen for Fruitfulness

01/03/2015   

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The Life of Christ In Us, Excels Through the Holy Spirit

22/02/2015   

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The Life of Christ In Us, Excels

15/02/2015   

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Breaking the Barrier of Comfort Zones

08/02/2015   

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Breaking the Barrier of Distractions 

01/02/2015   

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Breaking the Barriers of Limitation

25/01/2015  

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Following the Promptings of the Holy Spirit

18/01/2015  

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Excel Through The Holy Spirit

11/01/2015  

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Laying the Foundation For an Exceedingly Fruitful Life

04/01/2015  

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Creating a Highway Into The New Year

28/12/2014  

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Creating a Pathway Into The New Year

21/12/2014  

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Love Your Neighbour As Yourself

14/12/2014  

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Loving Yourself in a Godly Manner

07/12/2014  

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Loving The Brethren As Christ Loved me

30/11/2014  

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Lord, I Love You

23/11/2014  

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God''s Love: The Victory that Overcomes Anxiety and Fear

 16/11/2014  

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God''s Love: The Secret To My New Beginnings

 09/11/2014  

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God Loves Me

 02/11/2014  

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Thomas: The Proof Producer

26/10/2014 

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The Perfect Answer To the Perfect Storm

19/10/2014 

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Invitation To the King''s Table

12/10/2014 

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Faith - The Secret to Receiving The Grace of God

05/10/2014 

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Boldness - The Secret to Mercy and Grace

28/09/2014 

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Humility - The Secret to Abundance of Grace

21/09/2014 

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I Am Destined To Reign

14/09/2014 

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Stop Trying, Start Training!

07/09/2014 

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I Have Access

31/08/2014 

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I Am The Righteousness Of God In Christ Jesus

24/08/2014 

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I Am Already Blessed

17/08/2014 

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His Grace Is Sufficient

10/08/2014 

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The Power Of The First Stone

03/08/2014 

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Seize The Moment!

27/07/2014 

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Enlargement & the People of God

20/07/2014 

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Going on to Maturity 

13/07/2014 

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Lord, Keep Me From Evil! 

06/07/2014 

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Walking In Love!

29/06/2014

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Lord, Let Your Hand Be With Me!

22/06/2014

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Let the Fathers Arise

15/06/2014

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Enlarge My Territory

 08/06/2014

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Lord, Bless Me Indeed!

 01/06/2014

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Keeping Sex within Marriage

 25/05/2014

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The Strategy For Raising Flourishing Children

18/05/2014

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The Code For A Flourishing Marriage

11/05/2014

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The Blueprint For A Flourishing Family

04/05/2014

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Fishing In The Ocean Of Doubt

 27/04/2014

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Living In The Reality of Resurrection Power

 20/04/2014

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  The Mystery of the Cross II

 13/04/201-read more

The Power of the Cross

06/04/2014

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The Mission of Motherhood

30/03/2014

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 I Am the Blessed of the Lord

23/03/2014

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Re-Digging the Old Wells

16/03/2014

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Breaking the Cycle of Pain

09/03/2014

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Strategy for Enlargement

02/03/2014

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The Lord Has Made Room For Me

23/02/2014

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The Incomparable Christ 

16/02/2014

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Possessing Your Possession 

09/02/2014

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Breaking the Barriers of Limitation

02/02/2014

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My Change Has Arrived!

26/01/2014

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What Does Enlargement Mean To Us?

19/01/2014

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Enlarge Your Capacity For Your Blessings

12/01/2014

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The Unlimited God

05/01/2014

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Vision - Your Visa To Have A Prosperous New Year

29/12/2013

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Programming Your Mind To Have A Prosperous New Year

22/12/2013

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I am Not Coming Out Empty Handed

15/12/2013

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I am Going Forward In This Glory

08/12/2013

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 I''m Tuning Into Glory

01/12/2013

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Transition for Transformation

24/11/2013

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Go Forward With A Positive Expectation of God''s Goodness

17/11/2013

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There''s A Reward With Your Name On It

10/11/2013

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I Am A Finisher

03/11/2013

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Be Strong And Do the Work

27/10/2013

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A New Season!

20/10/2013

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Activating the Glory

13/10/2013

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God Is Up To Something Great!

06/10/2013

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Your Name Is In the Book

29/09/2013

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Chosen Among the Elects

22/09/2013

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Press On

15/09/2013

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Looking Forward

08/09/2013

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Strength For the Journey

01/09/2013

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Freedom From the Law

25/08/2013

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Winning Your Race 3

18/08/2013

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Winning Your Race 2

11/08/2013

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Winning Your Race

04/08/2013

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Pick It Up

28/07/2013

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Facing the Future With Confidence

21/07/2013

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Trusting God In Troubled Times

14/07/2013

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Dealing With the Unexplainable

07/07/2013

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There Is A Lamb For Me

30/06/2013

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Power Through Prayer

23/06/2013

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Celebrating Fathers

16/06/2013

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Effectual Fervent Prayer

09/06/2013

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The Protocol of Asking

02/06/2013

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Celebrating Singleness

26/05/2013

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Empowering the Next Generation

19/05/2013

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From Acquaintanceship To Friendship

12/05/2013

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We Are Better Together

05/05/2013

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The Power of Your Relationship 

28/04/2013

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A People In the Hands of God

21/04/2013

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Stay Calm And Keep the Faith

14/04/2013

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Signposts on the Road to the Promise

07/04/2013

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I''m Coming Out of This!

31/03/2013

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Your Latter Will Be Greater

24/03/2013

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Your Best Days Are Ahead of You

17/03/2013

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It Is Time To Go Forward 2

10/03/2013

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 It Is Time To Go Forward

 03/03/2013

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 Fighting the Fire of Hell

 24/02/2013

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Go Forward In Soulwinning 

 17/02/2013

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I Will Bring It Out

10/02/2013

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I''ve Got It In Me

03/02/2013

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Let''s Go Forward Together

27/01/2013

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Building A Thriving Family

24/05/2015   

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Building A Thriving Marriage

17/05/2015   

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Family of God, Family of Humanity

10/05/2015   

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Laying The Foundation For a Thriving Marriage

03/05/2015   

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Run to Win

26/04/2015   

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The Power of Your Vote

19/04/2015   

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I Am Excelling

12/04/2015   

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The Dawn of A New Day

05/04/2015   

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Release the Glory

29/03/2015   

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Make Your Mark

22/03/2015   

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Take Your Place

15/03/2015   

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Keys To Exceedingly Fruitful Life

08/03/2015   

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I am chosen for Fruitfulness

01/03/2015   

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The Life of Christ In Us, Excels Through the Holy Spirit

22/02/2015   

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The Life of Christ In Us, Excels

15/02/2015   

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Breaking the Barrier of Comfort Zones

08/02/2015   

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Breaking the Barrier of Distractions 

01/02/2015   

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 Breaking the Barriers of Limitation

25/01/2015  

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Following the Promptings of the Holy Spirit

18/01/2015  

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Excel Through The Holy Spirit

11/01/2015  

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Laying the Foundation For an Exceedingly Fruitful Life

04/01/2015  

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Creating a Highway Into The New Year

28/12/2014  

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Creating a Pathway Into The New Year

21/12/2014  

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Love Your Neighbour As Yourself

14/12/2014  

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Loving Yourself in a Godly Manner

07/12/2014  

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Loving The Brethren As Christ Loved me

30/11/2014  

read more 

Lord, I Love You

23/11/2014  

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God''s Love: The Victory that Overcomes Anxiety and Fear

 16/11/2014  

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God''s Love: The Secret To My New Beginnings

 09/11/2014  

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God Loves Me

 02/11/2014  

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 Thomas: The Proof Producer

26/10/2014 

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The Perfect Answer To the Perfect Storm

19/10/2014 

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Invitation To the King''s Table

12/10/2014 

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 Faith - The Secret to Receiving The Grace of God

05/10/2014 

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 Boldness - The Secret to Mercy and Grace

28/09/2014 

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Humility - The Secret to Abundance of Grace

21/09/2014 

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 I Am Destined To Reign

14/09/2014 

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Stop Trying, Start Training!

07/09/2014 

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I Have Access

31/08/2014 

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I Am The Righteousness Of God In Christ Jesus

24/08/2014 

read more 

 I Am Already Blessed

17/08/2014 

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 His Grace Is Sufficient

10/08/2014 

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 The Power Of The First Stone

03/08/2014 

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Seize The Moment!

27/07/2014 

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Enlargement & the People of God

20/07/2014 

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 Going on to Maturity 

13/07/2014 

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Lord, Keep Me From Evil! 

06/07/2014 

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 Walking In Love!

29/06/2014

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Lord, Let Your Hand Be With Me!

22/06/2014

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Let the Fathers Arise

15/06/2014

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 Enlarge My Territory

 08/06/2014

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 Lord, Bless Me Indeed!

 01/06/2014

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 Keeping Sex within Marriage

 25/05/2014

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 The Strategy For Raising Flourishing Children

18/05/2014

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 The Code For A Flourishing Marriage

11/05/2014

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The Blueprint For A Flourishing Family

04/05/2014

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Fishing In The Ocean Of Doubt

 27/04/2014

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Living In The Reality of Resurrection Power

 20/04/2014

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  The Mystery of the Cross II

 13/04/2014

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The Power of the Cross

06/04/2014

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The Mission of Motherhood

30/03/2014

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 I Am the Blessed of the Lord

23/03/2014

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Re-Digging the Old Wells

16/03/2014

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Breaking the Cycle of Pain

09/03/2014

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Strategy for Enlargement

02/03/2014

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The Lord Has Made Room For Me

23/02/2014

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The Incomparable Christ 

16/02/2014

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Possessing Your Possession 

09/02/2014

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Breaking the Barriers of Limitation

02/02/2014

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My Change Has Arrived!

26/01/2014

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What Does Enlargement Mean To Us?

19/01/2014

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Enlarge Your Capacity For Your Blessings

12/01/2014

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The Unlimited God

05/01/2014

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Vision - Your Visa To Have A Prosperous New Year

29/12/2013

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Programming Your Mind To Have A Prosperous New Year

22/12/2013

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I am Not Coming Out Empty Handed

15/12/2013

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I am Going Forward In This Glory

08/12/2013

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 I''m Tuning Into Glory

01/12/2013

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Transition for Transformation

24/11/2013

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Go Forward With A Positive Expectation of God''s Goodness

17/11/2013

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There''s A Reward With Your Name On It

10/11/2013

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I Am A Finisher

03/11/2013

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Be Strong And Do the Work

27/10/2013

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A New Season!

20/10/2013

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Activating the Glory

13/10/2013

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God Is Up To Something Great!

06/10/2013

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Your Name Is In the Book

29/09/2013

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Chosen Among the Elects

22/09/2013

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Press On

15/09/2013

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Looking Forward

08/09/2013

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Strength For the Journey

01/09/2013

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Freedom From the Law

25/08/2013

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Winning Your Race 3

18/08/2013

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Winning Your Race 2

11/08/2013

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Winning Your Race

04/08/2013

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Pick It Up

28/07/2013

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Facing the Future With Confidence

21/07/2013

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Trusting God In Troubled Times

14/07/2013

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Dealing With the Unexplainable

07/07/2013

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There Is A Lamb For Me

30/06/2013

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Power Through Prayer

23/06/2013

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Celebrating Fathers

16/06/2013

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Effectual Fervent Prayer

09/06/2013

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The Protocol of Asking

02/06/2013

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Celebrating Singleness

26/05/2013

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Empowering the Next Generation

19/05/2013

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From Acquaintanceship To Friendship

12/05/2013

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We Are Better Together

05/05/2013

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The Power of Your Relationship 

28/04/2013

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A People In the Hands of God

21/04/2013

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Stay Calm And Keep the Faith

14/04/2013

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Signposts on the Road to the Promise

07/04/2013

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I''m Coming Out of This!

31/03/2013

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Your Latter Will Be Greater

24/03/2013

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Your Best Days Are Ahead of You

17/03/2013

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It Is Time To Go Forward 2

10/03/2013

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 It Is Time To Go Forward

 03/03/2013

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 Fighting the Fire of Hell

 24/02/2013

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Go Forward In Soulwinning 

 17/02/2013

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I Will Bring It Out

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I''ve Got It In Me

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Let''s Go Forward Together

27/01/2013

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Entry 28-06-2015: Characteristics of a Dove
"And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him:"

In the Bible, the Holy Spirit is known to take various forms and is represented with a
variety of symbols like a Dove (Mathew 3:16), Fire (Acts 2:3), Wind(Acts 2:2), Water
(John 3:5), Cloud (Exodus 16:10), and Anointing oil (Acts 10:38). Our focus here would be

on the Dove, which is an emblem of purity and harmlessness (Mathew 10:16), and as a
symbol of the Holy Spirit. The mention of a dove always brings about the thought of
peace and the presence of the Holy Spirit. The occasion mentioned in the passage above
showed a real visible appearance of the Holy Spirit in the form of a Dove, which was
doubtlessly seen by the people.

The form of the dove was assumed on this occasion to signify that the Spirit with which
Jesus would be endowed with through His baptism, would be one of purity and
innocence.  As Christians, we rely on the Holy Spirit to direct our path and lead us into
all righteousness so we must always be reminded that the Holy Spirit is inseparable
from the Word of God. It can be noted that whenever the Holy Spirit is mentioned in
scripture, you would immediately find the Word around the Holy Spirit. For example
when we read the Bible we see the different ways God spoke; Moses went to Mt.
Sinai and was with God on the Mountain for forty days and came back with a message
for the people of Israel, David wrote book of Psalm under the power of the Spirit, John
in Revelation sees and talks to the resurrected Jesus who tells him to write a letter to
seven churches, Paul saw a vision of Jesus on the road to Damascus and was
commissioned to bring the Gospel to the Gentiles, etc.

These are just few examples to emphasise the fact that the Holy Spirit never operates
without the Word of God. Therefore, one way we Christians can test and identify a true
man of God who claims to use the Holy Spirit to perform miracles and wonders is if he
orshe does so in collaboration with the Word of God. And for us to be sure that we are
in theright place with God, we must focus on the Word to lead us to the true will of God
and to nurture our spirit. This relationship between the Holy Spirit and the Word can be
likened tothe strong connection between the Dove and the seed that it feeds on. Unlike
the Raven that feeds on carcass and dead things, the Dove is always looking for clean,
fresh seeds and neither engages in death works nor feeds on things that are unclean.
It does not scavenges or steal what it eats and never compromises when it comes to
its feeding. As Christians, the Dove in this scenario can represent the Holy Spirit living
in us and the seed as the Word of God. Therefore, in order to exhibit the beautiful
characteristics of the Dove in our lives, we must feed our spirit with the good seed,
which is the Word of God. This means that me must meditate on whatsoever things
are pure, good and clean and not inherit in us the spirit of intimidators, controllers,
discouragers, abusers, manipulators, and dominators.

This also means that we would not, as Christians, spread gossip and discouragements
to others and always associate ourselves with the right group of people who would help
us grow in the Word of God and nurture our Spirit, which will lead us to the truth and
fulfilment  of our true destiny. "Let us, therefore, lay aside every filthiness, and super
filthy of nothingness, and receive with meekness, the engrafted word of God that is
able to save our soul." One other unique characteristics of a Dove we can exemplify as
Christians is its peaceful nature, which we can only possess if we rely solely on Jesus
Christ to give us that peace and not on any man. Jesus promised us his peace in
John 14:27: "Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world
giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid."

If we commit ourselves to God, He will give us his peace. He gives us the peace that
surpasses all understanding (Philippians 4:7). The devil tries to convince us or prove to us
that our environment and challenging life situations determines our peace but it's a lie. As
long us our peace is entrenched in the Holy Ghost and in the Word of God, we cannot be
moved by anything. Some men try to prove that they have the power to give us the
peace we need in our lives but we must always be reminded that peace like the Holy
Spirit can never be bought.

In Acts 8:18 when Simon tried to buy the Holy Ghost, the apostle blinded him because
he had the wrong perspective of the Spirit of God. Sometimes until we disable the
physical eyes, which is the flesh, we cannot enable the spiritual eyes! In order for us to

enjoy peace like the Dove, as promised by God, which is beyond our human
comprehension we must stay focussed with the Word of God, which promises us
peace and never allow the world and its deceptions sway us from the will and purpose
of God concerning our lives. Weeping may endure for the night but Joy cometh in the
morning!

 

I pray that this word will melt your bitterness, melt your hardness, melt your grudge, remove your offense, cause God's spirit to fill and overtake you. I also ask God to release His spirit of unity, peace, love, understanding to all men. I decree that lives will begin to experience supernatural peace that will change the lives of God's people, peace in the mist of the storm, fresh Holy Ghost baptism, exaltation of our heads like the horn of the unicorn, and the divine anointing of the Holy Spirit IN JESUS NAME......AMEN!!!!

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