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T. Austin Sparks – Are you content with what Jesus is not? HIS Standard and Heart’s Desire MUST be ours, no Plan B

Books.JesusLifeTogether.com/Foundations-Series/Hammer/Europe-30-Yrs-Ago T. Austin Sparks Refused to be Content With Compromised Religion “We look out on the world today, on what we call the Christian world, and we see its state, which is indeed very like that in the days of the Judges. We see divisions and failures in what is called ‘the Church,’ and the […]

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On Grace, the Cross, Our Cross, and Life Together

  Dietrich Bonhoeffer, 1930's, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, England, and the United States…… On Grace, the Cross, Our Cross, and Life Together "Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, Communion without confession, absolution without personal confession.  "Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, grace without Jesus Christ, living and […]

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Organic Leadership… JESUS’ HEADSHIP!

http://www.organicchurchlife.com/Organic-Leadership The World System’s Methodology The Gentile system (that Jesus said we must NOT use in the Church) is filled with authority pyramid structures, programs, gimmicks, marketing, psychology, advertising, titles, schedules, meetings, etc. Jesus didn’t do any of that. HE is the Church and our “model”!! That stuff is clearly not Him! : ) “As many […]

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Man-pleasing? Or GOD-pleasing?

Man-pleasing? Or GOD-pleasing? “For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a bond-servant of Christ.” Gal.1:10 The following quote was accurately written by a “pastor” of a local “church” in this city, […]

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The Church Alive!

The Mystery Revealed I would like you to consider with me the state of the church in this generation. This is a serious matter—I speak of the church that our Jesus died to present to Himself as “a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but holy and without blemish,” “and […]

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God’s Awakening Call

http://www.housechurch.com/Foundations-Series/Hammer/God’s-Awakening-Call The Call to Be the Body of Christ, Rather Than To “Attend” Something It has become more and more obvious to God’s Chosen, worldwide, that the typical expression of what is known as “church” has been influenced by the enemy, and through worldly culture. Our understanding and expression of “church,” in generation after generation, […]

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But WITH Vision…!!!

But WITH Vision…!!! “Without Vision, the People cast off restraint.” Few expressions are as painful to ponder as this. The reality of watching this happen — visionless people throwing off Life and Reality — people who sell their dream, JESUS’ Dream is an unthinkable tragedy. And yet these wasted lives and potential, these wounds to […]

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The Virus of 1918, and Beyond

The Virus of 1918, and Beyond This title is part of: The Sword Download PDF Also available in: Português Deutsch Français Related items: Virus of 1918 Discussion Monday Night, November 22, 1999 A question, during a spontaneous time with Saints in South Carolina. The question came from a businessman with some serious international “responsibilities.” You’ll […]

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Helping Carnal Christians Mature

The Apostle Paul’s Guide to Helping Carnal Christians Mature Healthy, Devoted Relationships Part 2 This title is part of: The Trowel Download PDF Related items: What to Do About “My Convictions” Healthy, Devoted Relationships A Revolution Without Dancing is a Revolution Not Worth Having No one would argue the “hopelessness” of it. Trying to bring […]

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What God Says About Water Baptism

What God Says About Water Baptism A Fresh Look… Download PDF Related items: “Re-baptism” It is unfortunate, yet undeniable, that the subject of water baptism has polarized and divided men for centuries. Unregenerate religious leaders and other “christians” have littered history with ungodly exploits in defense of their doctrines. Not uncommon are accounts of religious […]