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Deliverance: Deliverance - David Mitts

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Guard my soul and deliver me; Do not let me be ashamed, for I take refuge in You. (Psa 25:20) To listen to the audio-only version click below    We have been sharing about deliverance from the evil of this present darkness. Activation of certain ancient Hebrew word picture demonstrates the power of God over the forces of darkness. We have several options in this current time frame from doing nothing to proactively acting on our faith. Like the famous Queen Esther, we know that salvation will come to the people of God with or without us but who knows if we have come to the kingdom for such a time as this? "For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance will arise for the Jews from another place and you and your father's house will perish. And who knows whether you have not attained royalty for such a time as this?" (Est 4:14) If we have been born into a specific hour, then we can trust that we have been equipped for that same hour. There is nothing

Communication Matters - Charles D. Harris

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Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but what is good for necessary edification, that it may impart grace to the hearers. - Eph 4:29 NKJV To listen to the audio-only version click below  Giving Opportunity Message   Communication is a vital part of all of our lives. Without it how do we interact with one another? Think about it…there are words, thoughts, pictures that are seen or heard for the most part. There is non verbal communication also however at its simplist form most communication is spoken and heard. Greek definition for communication is - logos Definition of communication - the imparting or exchanging of information or news. Tower of Babel - Echad Now the whole earth had one language and one speech. And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they dwelt there. Then they said to one another, "Come, let us make bricks and bake [them] thoroughly." They had brick for stone, and they had

Deliverance: Justice - David Mitts

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“He has shown you, O man, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you but to do justly, To love mercy, And to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8) To listen to the audio-only version click below  Giving Opportunity Message   The goodness of God is the unfailing standard for all of life. The prophet Micah declares that the Lord has shown us His goodness. Yeshua tells us that the only standard of true goodness is the Lord Himself. “But Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is good except God alone.” (Mark 10:18) It looks of the surface that Yeshua is even saying that he isn’t good. But I think the true emphasis should be on the “calling” of someone good or evil. Mankind has no true standard of Good and Evil apart from God. Only God who is good can declare something good or evil. We see this is the creation described in Genesis where God calls that what he does, “good”. For example, in Day 3: “Then God said, “Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yieldi

Deliverance: Righteousness Part 2 - David Mitts

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“Little children, make sure no one deceives you; the one who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous ; the one who practices sin is of the devil; for the devil has sinned from the beginning. The Son of God appeared for this purpose, to destroy the works of the devil. No one who is born of God practices sin, because His seed abides in him; and he cannot sin, because he is born of God . By this the children of God and the children of the devil are obvious: anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor the one who does not love his brother. ” (1 John 3:7-10) To listen to the audio-only version click below  Giving Opportunity Message   Last chapter, we began looking at the deliverance that comes from righteousness. In Hebrew, righteousness is the word, Tzadak composed of the 3 letters, tzade, dalet, and kuf. The composite word picture is of the seed of God, His spoken creative word, that we open our heart to through the gates of our heart and

Deliverance: Righteousness - David Mitts

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“These are the records of the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation. Noah walked with God. And Noah fathered three sons: Shem, Ham, and Japheth.” (Genesis 6:9-10) To listen to the audio-only version click below  Giving Opportunity Message   Noah was a righteous man. When we speak of deliverance Noah was the first example in scripture of judgment and deliverance. We live in wicked times by any account where the fear of the Lord has been relegated to religion. People of faith have been declared by the ruling authorities as non-essential. Even the simplest choice of whether to inject fetal tissue derived experimental ineffective vaccinations is being attacked. At the core of this is the spiritual reality of true righteousness. The question is what true righteousness is. We read the Apostle Paul who informs us that righteousness is not of works but of faith. “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyo

Deliverance: Ahava, Love - David Mitts

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You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength. (Deu 6:5) To listen to the audio-only version click below  Giving Opportunity Message   The core of the Gospel is love. We all know the classic salvation scripture of John 3:16. For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. (Joh 3:16) We know that not only does God love the world but also that God is love. He who does not love does not know God, for God is love. (1Jn 4:8) If our salvation is based on knowing God, then learning to love is essential. The new covenant is marked by intimacy with God. Because finding fault with them, He says: "BEHOLD, THE DAYS ARE COMING, SAYS THE LORD, WHEN I WILL MAKE A NEW COVENANT WITH THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL AND WITH THE HOUSE OF JUDAH—NOT ACCORDING TO THE COVENANT THAT I MADE WITH THEIR FATHERS IN THE DAY WHEN I TOOK THEM BY THE HAND TO LEAD THEM OUT O

Deliverance: The Sh’ma Part 2 - David Mitts

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““Hear, Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD is one!” (Deuteronomy 6:4) To listen to the audio-only version click below  Giving Opportunity Message   Listening is the key to entering the reality of the Kingdom of God. Last chapter we examined the ancient Hebrew letters that make up the word, sh’ma . Reviewing, the letters are “shin”, “mem” and “ayin”. Ayin, in ancient Hebrew, is the picture of an eye, which clues us in that perspective is a key to listening. How we see someone greatly impacts how open we are to listening with an open heart and mind to their input. One could argue that the major purpose of higher education is to empower the degree recipients to be credible in the larger conversation of society. The recent pandemic has clearly demonstrated how vulnerable we all are to the “experts”. These voices often ran counter to just basic logic, common sense if you will. Their declarations of safe and effective practices were often ludicrous. Even to this day, you can see th