Category Archives: Spiritual Warfare

God’s Not Dead!!

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He’s Surely Alive!

He’s Living On The Inside!

I Know It!

I Believe It!

Can’t wait to see this movie!

Amen!!

Jesus, Set Me Free!!

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Galatians 5:1

“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free.

Stand firm, then,

and do not let yourselves be burdened again

by a yoke of slavery.”

It hasn’t always been this way…

I remember brighter days!

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(My son, Casey… and our drama team choreographer, Kaya… at a community Outreach)

Before the dark ones came…

Stole my mind…

Wrapped my soul in chains!

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Now I live among the dead…

Fighting voices in my head…

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Hoping someone hears me crying in the night

And carries me away…

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Set me free of the chains holding me...

Is anybody out there hearing me?

Set me free!!

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Morning breaks another day

Finds me crying in the rain…

All alone with my demons I am!

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Who is this man that comes my way?

The dark ones shriek…

They scream His Name!!!

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Is this the One they say will set the captives free?

Jesus, rescue me!!!

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As the God man passes by…

He looks straight through my eyes!

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And darkness cannot hide!!

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Do you want to be free?

Lift your chains…

I hold the key!!

All power on Heav’n and Earth belong to Me!!!
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You are free !
You are free !!
You are free!!!!

Do you want to be Free???

Romans 8:1-2

“Therefore,

there is now no condemnation

for those who are in Christ Jesus,

because through Christ Jesus

the law of the Spirit who gives life

has set you free from the law of sin and death.”

John 8:36

“So if the Son sets you free,

you will be free indeed.”

Amen!!

So, Give It To Me Straight!!

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I want the truth, and nothing but the truth…

Do you like your news candy-coated…

Sugar-coated???

Rose-tinted???

Are you seeing through a glass darkly???

Or do you prefer the truth???

Telling me I’m  a “good” person…

That God loves me…

Without telling me…

What He hates…

What displeases Him…

Is only telling me a half-truth…

There’s a Hell to avoid…

And a Heaven to help populate…

I need to know that…

How can I avoid going to Hell???

How can I get to Heaven???

The truth will set me free!

I’d rather a kid say, “I want a cookie.”

Than steal a cookie!

Honesty!!!

Believe that Jesus is the One Way…

He’s the Voice of Truth!

Forget a sugar-coated Gospel…

Give me…POW…the Truth!

Encourage me to ask God the tough questions!

“God…

What do you want from me???”

He’ll answer…

“I want your heart…

Your love…

Your time…

Your life…

Your everything!”

Telling me I have to give up too much to give that to God, is nonsense…

Telling me there’s no joy in this journey is a lie!

Telling me God is not a jealous God is ridiculous…

He wants all of me!

Telling me a Holy God doesn’t care about Holiness…

Is going to send me straight to Hell!

Whose voice are you listening to?

A voice of lies???

Or…

The Voice of Truth!

1 Corinthians 13:12  MSG

“We don’t yet see things clearly.

We’re squinting in a fog,

peering through a mist.

But it won’t be long before the weather clears

and the sun shines bright!

We’ll see it all then,

see it all as clearly

as God sees us,

knowing Him directly

just as He knows us!”

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Psalm 40:11  AMP

“Withhold not Your tender mercy from me,

O Lord;

let Your loving-kindness

and Your truth

continually preserve me!”

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Romans 2:6-8  NIV

“God

‘will repay each person according to what they have done.’

To those who by persistence in doing good

seek glory, honor and immortality,

He will give eternal life.

But for those who are self-seeking

and who reject the truth and follow evil,

there will be wrath and anger.”

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Amen!

You’re An Overcomer!

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An Overcomer In God’s Kingdom!
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A Warrior…

 

Someone who battles no matter what task is ahead…

 

Someone who regains strength from his weaknesses…

 

And sees life as no one else can….

 

Someone who has been through it all…

 

And does it with a smile on his face!

 

The Overcomer

 

Is ready for anyone, or anything…

 

That stands in his way…

 

Conquer!

 

Defeat!

 

Prevail!

 

Overpower!

 

Overwhelm!

 

Overrun!

 

Gain Superiority!

Triumph!

 

Victorious!!!

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1 John 5:3-5

“In fact,

this is love for God:

to keep His commands.

And His commands are not burdensome,

for everyone born of God overcomes the world.

This is the victory that has overcome the world,

even our faith.

Who is it that overcomes the world?

Only the one who believes that

Jesus is the Son of God.”

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Nothing’s going right..

 

Looking for a ray of Hope…

 

For what we’re going through

 

He won’t let it get the best of you…

 

He said…

 

“You’re an Overcomer!”

 

Stay in the fight ‘til the final round…

 

You’re not going under…

 

God’s holding you right now…

 

Down for a moment

 

Look’s hopeless…

 

He reminds You

 

You’re an Overcomer!!

Everybody’s been down…


Hit the bottom…
Hit the ground

Oh, you’re not alone

Just take a breath…

Don’t forget…

Hang on to His promises!!

He wants You to know…

The same Man…

The Great I Am!

Who overcame death…

Is living in You!!

So just hold tight…

Fix your eyes…

On the one who holds your life!

Nothing He can’t do…

He’s telling You!!

With Jesus…

You’re An Overcomer!!

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Romans 12:21

“Do not be overcome by evil,

but overcome evil with good.”

Revelation 12:11

They triumphed over him   

by the Blood of the Lamb   

and by the Word of their Testimony;

they did not love their lives so much

as to shrink from death.”

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John 16:33

“I have told you these things,

so that in Me you may have peace.

In this world you will have trouble.

But take heart!

I have overcome the world.”

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Revelation 2:26

“And he who overcomes,

and keeps My works until the end,

to him I will give power

over the nations—”

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Romans 8:33-37

“Who will bring any charge

against those whom God has chosen?

It is God who justifies.

Who then is the one who condemns?

No one.

Christ Jesus who died—

more than that,

who was raised to life—

is at the right hand of God

and is also interceding for us.

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?

Shall trouble or hardship

or persecution or famine

or nakedness or danger

or sword?

As it is written:

‘For Your sake we face death all day long;   

we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.’

No,

in all these things we are

more than conquerors

through Him who loved us.”

Amen!

Lord, Whenever Needed: Undo What I’ve Become!!

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You have my permission!!

Whatever it takes!

If it doesn’t line up with Your Word…

Or Your plan for my life…

I’ll need an…

Undo!”

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1 John 1:9

“If we confess our sins,

He is faithful and just

and will forgive us our sins

and purify us

from all unrighteousness.”

Been here before, and again…

At the door, please let me back in…

I’m known to be a prodigal…

Please, Lord…

Turn me around…

Pick me up

Undo what I’ve become!

Back to the place…

Of forgiveness and grace!

Need You…

Need Your help…

Can’t do this myself

I know…

You’re the Only One who can undo…

What I’ve become!

Focused on the score…

Could never win…

Tried to ignore…

Hiding my sin

Hypocrite…

Lead me back…

To You!

Through forgiveness and grace!!

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2 Corinthians 5:17

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ,

the new creation has come:

The old has gone,

the new is here!”

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Hebrews 10:17

“Then He adds:

‘Their sins and lawless acts   

I will remember no more.’”

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Psalm 103:11

“…as far as the east is from the west,   

so far has He removed our transgressions from us.”

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Hebrews 4:16

“Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence,

so that we may receive mercy

and find grace

to help us in our time of need.”

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Oh, Lord…

This is where I belong…

With You!!

Amen!

God’s Not Dead…He’s Surely Alive!!

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Folks, let’s hear it!!

God’s not dead!

He’s surely alive!

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Let love explode, and bring the dead to life
A love so bold
To see a revolution, somehow

Now I’m lost in Your freedom
In this world I’ll overcome

My God’s not dead
He’s surely alive
He’s living on the inside
Roaring like a lion 

Roaring

He’s roaring

Roaring like a lion

Let hope arise, and make the darkness hide
My faith is dead, I need resurrection, somehow

Let heaven roar, and fire fall
Come shake the ground
With the sounds of revival

My God’s not dead
He’s surely alive
He’s living on the inside
Roaring like a lion

He’s roaring

He’s roaring

He’s roaring like a lion

Not like satan…

Mentioned in

1 Peter 5:8

Be alert and of sober mind.

Your enemy the devil

prowls around like a roaring lion

looking for someone to devour.”  

John 10:10

The thief comes only

to steal and kill and destroy;

I have come that they may have life,

and have it to the full.”

Jesus, Our Lamb, who was slain…

Comes so we can have abundant life!

Let the fire of the Holy Spirit fall!!

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God roars for our protection, our refuge, our stronghold!

He roars to an unrepentant nation…

To humbly come back!

And He roars on the inside of us…

For us to come back, too!

He’s compassionate, yet just!

The Lion and The Lamb!!

Joel 3:16

The Lord will roar from Zion   

and thunder from Jerusalem;   

the earth and the Heavens will tremble.

But the Lord will be a refuge for His people,   

a stronghold for the people of Israel.

Hosea 11:10

“They will follow the Lord;   

He will roar like a lion.

When He roars,   

His children will come trembling from the west.”

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Amos 3:8

The lion has roared   

who will not fear?

The Sovereign Lord has spoken   

who can but prophesy?”

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Revelation 10:1-3

“Then I saw another mighty angel

coming down from heaven.

He was robed in a cloud,

with a rainbow above his head;

his face was like the sun,

and his legs were like fiery pillars.

He was holding a little scroll,

which lay open in his hand.

He planted his right foot on the sea

and his left foot on the land,

and he gave a loud shout like the roar of a lion.

When he shouted, the voices of the seven thunders spoke.

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Revelation 5:5

“Then one of the elders said to me,

‘Do not weep!

See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah,

the Root of David,

has triumphed.

He is able to open the scroll

and its seven seals.’”

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Take notice world!

There’s power in the roar of the Lion of Judah…

In His Name…

Jesus!!

When you know the Lion of Judah…

The roar of the lion, our adversary…

Will mean nothing to you…

And you have nothing to fear!

Shout out the Name of Jesus…

Because God’s not dead…

He’s Alive!!

What A Web We Weave…

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The other day…

My husband called me outside on the lanai…

“Come quick!

Bring your camera!

Here’s a shot of a lifetime!!”

At first, I just couldn’t see it!

What was he pointing at???

Then, I moved closer…

And the light shifted…

And suddenly…

I saw this beautiful spider’s web!!!!!!

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It was huge!

Oh, so perfect!

Nice to look at…

But, if I was a tiny, little, helpless fly…

I would be tempted to fly into that web…

Which is soooo attractive to me!

And get hopelessly caught!!

Don’t get caught in a web of the devil’s lies!!

Sin may look beautiful…

Even bring temporary pleasure…

But it’s a death trap!!

Just like this beautiful spider web is…

To the spider’s prey!

The enemy of our soul…

Seeks to steal from us…

Ensnare us…

Entangle us…

Kill us…

And destroy us!!

He uses beautiful counterfeit!

It’s hard to see his tricks!

Let Jesus shine His Light…

At just the right angle…

And you’ll be able to suddenly see…

The devious plans…

The enemy has for you!

John 10:10

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy;

I have come that they may have life,

and have it to the full.”

Turn away…

And embrace God’s Plan for your life!!

Jeremiah 29:11

“‘For I know the plans I have for you,’

declares the Lord,

‘plans to prosper you

and not to harm you,

plans to give you hope and a future.'”

Ahhh…

I love this promise of God!!!