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    Let your faith change your circumstances

    By Dave Henning / September 6, 2017

    “Don’t let your circumstances change your faith; let your faith change your circumstances.  Remember, visions make leaders passionate, but thorns keep them authentic.”- Os Hillman Today Os Hillman concludes Chapter 11 of The Joseph Calling.  First, he stresses that, at some point, everyone comes to a place where they know and experience what they believe.  […]

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      Surrounded by accusers with rocks in hand

      By Dave Henning / August 8, 2017

      “When you feel surrounded by accusers with rocks in hand, you can be certain that God is not one of tem.  Our good, compassionate God lavishes mercy instead of anger on all who ask.”- Bo Stern, The God Who Fights for You “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”- Romans 12:12 Susie […]

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        The ground for answered prayer

        By Dave Henning / August 6, 2017

        “The ground for answered prayer is God’s forgiving love.  When God’s love and forgiveness have taken possession of our hearts, we will pray in faith and we will live in love.”- Andrew Murray, Believing Prayer Susie Larson concludes Chapter 9 of Your Powerful Prayers as she states we must humble ourselves before the Lord as […]

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          Time to reframe our disappointments

          By Dave Henning / August 4, 2017

          “It’s time to reframe our disappointments in light of God’s promises.  It’s time to face our battles with courage in light of God’s power.”- Susie Larson In Chapter 8 (“Dare to Pray From Victory”) of Your Powerful Prayers, Susie Larson asserts that our gaze often pulls to the object of our fears.  As we listen […]

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            A lifestyle of listening to God

            By Dave Henning / August 2, 2017

            “We have to be people who develop a lifestyle of listening to God so we know what our next steps should be.”- Susie Larson, citing author and pastor Adonis Lenzy In Chapter 7 (“Dare to Pray God’s Promises”) of Your Powerful Prayers, Susie Larson relates a conversation she had with Adonis Lenzy.  The interview covered […]

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              That place where joy and faith collide

              By Dave Henning / July 22, 2017

              “The place of power, the sweet spot in our faith walk, is that place where joy and faith collide.”- Susie Larson Susie Larson concludes her Introduction to Your Powerful Prayers as she reminds us that our lifelines consist of the Word of God and our prayer life.  Thus, praying without reading the Word compares to […]

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                If Jesus were your direct supervisor

                By Dave Henning / July 16, 2017

                “If Jesus were your direct supervisor, would you have done your work any differently than you did?  How would you have done repairs, answered phones, typed documents, or taught classes if Jesus were checking your work?”- John Ortberg As John Ortberg concludes Chapter 20 of The Me I Want to Be, he emphasizes your work […]

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                  A vow of praise- in the midst of uncertainty

                  By Dave Henning / April 17, 2017

                  “A vow of praise can happen right in the midst of uncertainty.  This is an announcement of faith.  It’s an ‘I’m not giving up on God just yet’ plan. . . . We need a vow of praise to help us hold out for better days.”- Esther Fleece “I remain confident in this; I will […]

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                    God meets us where we are

                    By Dave Henning / March 22, 2017

                    “God meets us where we are and not where we pretend to be.”- Esther Fleece Esther Fleece recently published No More Faking Fine: Ending the Pretending to explain and apply the ancient biblical language of lament.  In the Foreword, Louie and Shelley Giglio (Passion City Church, Atlanta) describe the beautiful  nature of lament.  They write: […]

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                      Learning to wait well- living as a child of God

                      By Dave Henning / March 18, 2017

                      “Learning to wait well involves learning how to put into practice the everyday-ness of living as a child of God.”- Dr. Tony Evans “I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.  Wait for the LORD; be strong and let your […]

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                        The worst kind of waiting there is

                        By Dave Henning / March 17, 2017

                        “But really the worst kind of waiting there is comes when you or I have to wait on God.”- Dr. Tony Evans “How long, O LORD, will I call for help, and You will not hear.”- Habakkuk 1:2 (NASB) In Chapter 15 (“The Patience of Detours”) of Detours , Dr. Tony Evans states that, although […]

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