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Week 3 of Jonah ... UTX Student Worship


So often I see church fighting against other churches.  Pastor against pastor, flock against flock.  Ministers and churches looking to one up each other and trying desperately to steal sheep from one pasture to put in their own pasture rather than fighting the fight that God put us for...

"For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places." Eph 6:12

A pastor's victory is not found in the defeat of those laboring along side him in other churches, but in the defeat of the evil one.  If you find your victories in the defeat of your co-laborers, then you are fighting the wrong fight.   Go, fight the evil one, seek to share the truth with the lost, disciple those entrusted to you that they may join the fight, and realize this fight is not yours, for you are merely a foot-soldier for the KING!


(some thoughts God put on my heart this morning)

Many doubt the power of words.  The impact of things said to someone’s face or even not to their face (behind their back).  Words are significant!  They carry the power of life and death.  They carry to power to make someone feel like a million dollars or the power to make them feel like the biggest failure.

Prob 18:21 says “The tongue can bring death or life; those who love to talk will reap the consequences.”

From all of my years serving in the church I can see evidence of this first hand.  I have had my heart broken by words and I have broken people with my own words.  I have seen my own heart lifted by words and lifted others hearts with the words of life from God’s word.

I noticed a trend.  If we say to ourselves or others the words, this would hurt ___’s feelings or say, don’t tell _____, but... yet we allow the words to pass from our lips, we should not be saying it or even speaking it.  Guess what, it will make it ba…

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