Category: Sin

The Lost Lessons of Pentecost

Alright you guys…I will admit it.  This one is long, but I am telling you right now, there are lessons to be learned from Pentecost that are life-changing.  Unfortunately, these lessons have been lost to most.  I can promise you

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Self-Forgiveness

The Lord had predicted it.  “Three times you will deny me,” He told Peter.  Peter just could not believe that it would be true.  Then it came true.  Peter was confronted by the crowds as Jesus was being taken to

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This picture is my homepage…

Each morning as I begin the day, like most of us, I open my browser.  I read different devotionals and blogs as part of my quiet time in the mornings with the Lord.  But before I get to any of

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Sent in Peace!

Again Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.” 22 And with that he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit. (NIV) John 20:21-23 When the Lord sent out Christ

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The Scapegoat

Psalm 51 may be the most powerful chapter in Scripture.  Certainly there is an argument to be made about other chapters, but David’s words in Psalm 51 considering what he had been through that led to him penning these words

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Righteous Anger: Knowing Your Enemy

PASTOR LEE’S BOOK “PREPARE FOR GREATER THINGS” WILL BE RELEASED IN JANUARY!!   I must confess that I have treated those who love me the most and those I love the most as if they are my enemies. I have

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God’s Purpose for Your Anger

I lost it. I was running late, feeling pressure, and he just would not be quiet. It was not that he was misbehaving or being unruly. He was actually just very happy, singing and playing in the back seat. I,

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The WAY we do things matter…

The church was on fire!  Great miracles were taking place and the Holy Spirit was moving in the lives of people in extraordinary ways.  The power of God was so strong on the church even the biggest opponent to the

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The Freedom of Grace

For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace. Romans 6:14                Am I writing this for you?  Hmmm…I don’t know.  I suppose the Lord knows who really needs to hear this. 

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Right, Wrong, Neither, or Both?

But Jesus bent down and started to write on the ground with his finger. When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, …. John 8:6-7 Most of us know the rest of this passage. These

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