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Are We Losing the West – Part 4 – The Fall

Genesis 3:1-7 “Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, ‘Did God really say, “You must not eat from any tree in the garden?”’ The woman said to the serpent, ‘We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden,’ but… Read more »

Are We Losing The West – Part 3 – Creation

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” Genesis 1:1   Before we can look at some of the men that have been instrumental with their ideas and philosophies that have had an impact upon Western Civilization over the past few centuries – there are some other aspects we need to consider first…. Read more »

Are We Losing the West – Part 2

Psalms 111:10 “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding.”   Proverbs 1:7 “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.”   Proverbs 9:10 “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of… Read more »

Are We Losing the West? Part 1

ARE WE LOSING THE WEST? Part 1   2 Corinthians 10:4-5 “The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. 5 We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought… Read more »

Kingdom Thinking – Part 30 – Building God’s House

Haggai 2:20-23 “The word of the Lord came to Haggai a second time on the twenty-fourth day of the month: ‘Tell Zerubbabel governor of Judah that I will shake the heavens and the earth. I will overturn royal thrones and shatter the power of the foreign kingdoms. I will overthrow chariots and their drivers; horses… Read more »

Kingdom Thinking – Part 28 – Building God’s House

2 Chronicles 7:14 “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”   Kingdom thinking understands the tremendous responsibility that is upon the church… Read more »

Kingdom Thinking – Part 27

ARE WE FLOURISHING?   Psalms 92:12-15 “The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon; planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God.  They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green, proclaiming, ‘The Lord… Read more »

Kingdom Thinking – Part 26

 BECOMING A HOPE ADDICT   Job 13:15 “Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face.”   Over these past 26 weekly letters we have been looking at Kingdom Thinking and considering what it means to think this way and how it should affect us… Read more »

Kingdom Thinking – Part 25

POWER VERSUS INFLUENCE   Numbers 16:5-7 “Then he said to Korah and all his followers: “In the morning the Lord will show who belongs to him and who is holy, and he will have that person come near him. The man he chooses he will cause to come near him.  You, Korah, and all your… Read more »