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[30 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 468 views]

by Antoinette Wilson
Are you standing at “Wit’s End Corner”, Christian with troubled brow?
Are you thinking of what is before you, And all you are bearing now?
Does all the world seem against you, and you in the battle alone?
Remember at “Wit’s End Corner,” is just where God’s power is shown.
Are you standing at Wit’s End Corner,” Blind with wearying pain,
Feeling you can’t endure it. you cannot bear the strain?
Bruised, through the constant suffering, dizzy and dazed, and numb.
Remember at Wit’s End Corner” is where Jesus loves to come.
Are you standing at …

Illustrations and Research »

[27 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 394 views]

The blood was first shed in the outer court at the altar (repentance).
It was mingled with water at the golden laver (baptism)
It was carried with the high priest through to the inner court.
It was there with the candlestick, the altar of incense, and the shewbread.
It went with the priest as he pressed through the vail.
It entered the Holy of Holies.
It was sprinkled on the mercy seat.
It was accepted when the light of the shekinah glory appeared between the faces of the cherubims.
The blood was shed at repentance, used again at …

Quotes »

[26 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 261 views]

Never in the history of the world has a church been so strategically located and so equipped to possess the promises of God.

Ministry Development »

[25 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 295 views]

Ephesians 4:11-12
11And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
12For the perfecting (equipping) of the saints, for (in order to do) the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
The secret key to Christ’s training of the twelve according to Cousins & Bugbee in Leadershift is that:

Jesus used acts of service to teach & train his disciples as opposed to training his disciples to do acts of service.
Jesus was often seen committing acts of service even to his own …

Quotes »

[24 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 319 views]

Make a list tomorrow’s duties, opportunities, and challenges. Present them to the Lord one-by-one in prayer!

Ministry Development »

[23 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 1,083 views]

1. SEED
Mark 4;31-32
The first key to the harvest is the seed. Without the seed there can be no harvest. The word of God is the seed that must be planted in the hearts of men. There is tremendous power in the seed.Even a tiny seed can become a big tree.
2. SEASON
John 4;35
The second key to the harvest is the season. Harvest can be done during the harvest season when the crop is ready to be harvested. If the crop is not harvested during the harvest time the entire crop will …

Inspiration, Sermon Starters »

[20 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 386 views]

Matthew 16:16-17
And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.
Peter lived in a place of revelation in which the depth of who Jesus was unfolded for him in regularity. Through his relationship with the Christ, he learned more and more about this man who was much more than just the son of a Carpenter.
The …

Quotes »

[19 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 532 views]

You’re called to go down into the well or you’re called to hold the rope for those who do. Either way there should be scars on your hands.

News »

[18 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 269 views]

For those interested, we recently made Preaching Points much easier and faster to use on a mobile device, such as iPhone, iPod Touch, Blackberry, and Android (and others with mobile web browsers).
Bookmarking the site from your device will drop a nice, shiny app icon on your home screens as well for quick access.
This makes it nice to find quotes, sermon ideas and inspiration very quickly.
I hope it helps someone… God bless, and thanks so much to those who have used and passed along word about the site. The visitor traffic …

Illustrations and Research, Inspiration »

[18 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 432 views]

Last night on my way home, I noticed the sign in front of a church near my house.
It said “Do you pray or just worry on your knees”.
I jotted it down thinking it would be a great quote to use on the Prayer Connect.  However, the more I got to thinking about it, the more it spoke to me.  If we are really honest, how often are we guilty of getting down to pray and telling God how bad things are or how we don’t know how in the world …