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Into the Fire

I was watching a cooking show, of all things, the other day and it was an episode of Chopped with Firemen as the chefs. While watching the show, one of the firemen stated that at the firehouse they are a tightly knit group. The people that they work with every day is their family. They eat with them, sleep with them and share the most intimate details of their life with each other. Man, that really got me to thinking; that is what a life group is all about. A life group is a group of people who get together and share their lives, they share their victories, their hurts, their struggles, and their growth. Churches today have become so big and so massive that most have lost the closeness that was always supposed to be part of the body of Christ. The quote that the fireman said was that, “you have to know who you are working with because when it comes to running into the fire, you have to know that you can trust the one you’re fighting the fire with.” That is such a revelation. Continue reading “Into the Fire”

Time to Grow!

There is so much that I always want to convey in my messages and sometimes I feel that there is no way to fully describe what I am feeling or all that God has laid upon my heart. I will do my best to try and to pass these thoughts along to you and believe that the Holy Spirit of God will stir up your heart while you read this message. Now, where to begin? There has been much that I have meditated on recently regarding the body of Christ and what we are supposed to be doing as believers. It helps that this morning in service, Pastor went over some of the same things that my husband and I had been talking about the night before (last night) and other nights over the last few weeks. There are so many in the body that just go to what they believe is church on a Sunday morning without realizing that the building is not the church. We have been cultivated to believe that the building is the church when in reality we are the church that God has placed on this Earth. We are the temple of the Holy Spirit and God dwells within each of us that have accepted Him as our Lord and Savior. One of the many scriptures that points to this is Galatians 2:20. Continue reading “Time to Grow!”

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