Tuesday, December 22, 2009
"You have come to fight as free men and free men you are. What will you do with your freedom! Will you fight? Fight and you may die. Run and you will live at least a while and die in your beds where you'll dream of that come back here and tell the English that they may take our lives but they'll never taken our freedom!"
This isn't personal against the English! But folks that should be the cry of the Church! To the devil! To each other! I have said that to God, I have said, "Lord if I can't live in freedom - if I allow religion to conform me and control me then Lord please take me home. I do not want to live on this planet as so many Christians controlled by the spirit of condemnation, the fear of rejection, controlled and manipulated by guilt and fitting into the religious norm instead of being a pioneer - a prophetic person that breaks out and advances the Kingdom!".
PS Jesus saves from slavery !!
Friday, December 18, 2009
"Paul’s gospel is built on the understanding that the key to spiritual transformation is not found in trying to improve oneself. It’s found in believing who we Christians are in Christ and who Christ is in us.
For Paul, the Christian life is becoming what you are. Consequently, the common approach he takes in his letters is to remind God’s people of who they have become as new creatures in Christ. All of his exhortations flow out of that reminder.The church of Jesus Christ is called to embody and proclaim the gospel that Paul preached—which is the gospel of Jesus Christ." The gospel of grace...
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Friday, December 11, 2009
a. Conforming to man or a religious circle.....Uniformity
b. The religious spirit seeks to have us serve the Lord to gain his approval instead of receiving our approval through the cross.
c. Living in fear of pleasing men, self-preservation, self-protection, and being an exclusive sect that is closed to anything different.
d. Measuring up to man's expectations that are not from the Lord
e. Death, sterility, and lack of the true anointing: "A religious spirit is a demon which seeks to substitute religious activity for the power of the Holy Spirit in our lives."
It's primany goal in any church or ministry is to bring them to a place where "They have a form of godliness, but deny its power (2Tim 3:5)."