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America should meet its obligations in the form of Social Security, Medicare, our ability to pay our military, legally binding legislation that allows unemployment compensation, the judiciary, the federal court system, the federal prison system, all those kinds of things have to be paid for.
God is in charge but he is not in control. He is left us in control.
There was no avoiding the fact that we were going to hit our debt ceiling.
If we had decided on January 5, in the new House of Representatives, to make no new spending bills, the debt ceiling would've still been hit, because, those are bills that are coming in as a result of purchases and commitments made by the administration and the previous Congress.
Most Christians repent enough to get forgiven, but not enough to see the Kingdom.
The American people were really not 100% convinced that this idea of default was really going to occur, and I think the media, current company excepted here, did not help in that regard because they confused the American people about what default actually meant.
Now is the time to Start a Normal Christian Life!
The doctrine stating signs and wonders are no longer needed because we have the Bible was created by people who hadn’t seen God’s power and needed an explanation to justify their own powerless churches.
Faith is not opposed to the mind. It’s superior to the mind which is why the renewed mind enhances faith.
We don't believe because we understand. We understand because we believe.
Faith must rise beyond the recognised norm into a lifestyle that accurately represents the victorious Son of God.
In order to have a peace that surpasses all understanding, you have to give up your right to understand.
Being willing to do what you are not qualified to do is sometimes what qualifies you.
My destiny is to go to heaven, my responsibility is to bring heaven.
Because God is better than we think we have to change the way we think.
We all remember things, it's what we remember that determines how we live.
In my own pursuit of God, I often became preoccupied with ME! It was easy to think that being constantly aware of my faults and weakness was humility. It’s not! If I’m the main subject, talking incessantly about my weaknesses, I have entered into the most subtle form of pride.
Oftentimes what you see cancels out what you perceive.
Responding to truth will keep you safe. Reacting to error will only create another error.
Our mandate is simple: raise up a generation that can openly display the raw power of God
Live in such a way that unless God shows up what you're attempting to do is bound to fail. This is the nature of the Gospel.
It’s in the environment of worship that we learn things that go way beyond what our intellect can grasp
While it takes at least two to reconcile, it only takes one to forgive.
Anything you think you know about about God, that you can't find in the person of Jesus, you have reason to question
We rule with the Heart of a servant, But we serve with the heart of a King.
What is the will of God? On earth as it is in heaven. If it doesn’t exist there, it’s not supposed to exist here. If it does exist there, it’s supposed to exist here.
You are God’s idea, and He longs to see the treasure that is in your heart. As we learn to dream with God we become co-laborers with Him.
Having a renewed mind is often not an issue of whether or not someone is going to heaven, but of how much of heaven he or she wants in his or her life right now.
I cannot afford to have one thought in my mind that is not in His.
It's a great tragedy when the Bible is interpreted by those who are not in love.
I’m not a good faster. My friends have visions of God, I have visions of hamburgers. The only time I watch the Food Channel is when I’m fasting. It’s pitiful. We did a 40 day fast. I bought 29 cookbooks. I don’t cook, but the pictures! I bought a deep-fryer and we don’t eat deep-fried food!
You've only mastered the storm you can sleep through.
Don't let your past dictate your future.
The testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy” (Rev. 19:10). A testimony prophesies what is possible again. It declares another miracle is now available. It illustrates to all who will listen, the nature of God and His covenant with mankind.
He arms us with purpose by giving us a promise instead of the answer. That way, we are forced to learn how to believe Him before the answer comes and then learn how to exercise His will in the circumstances that are contrary to the given promise. This is part of what it means to be a co-laborer with Christ. He labors, and we labor with Him.
What you know will keep you from what you need to know if you don't remain a novice.
Royalty is my identity. Servanthood is my assignment. Intimacy with God is my life source.
Divine favor causes you to rise to the top in your sphere of influence, and the reality is that favor can be recognized more easily is your start at the bottom.
Transformed people transform cities.
If you knew who God made you to be, you'd never want to be anyone else.
Don’t let your past dictate your future.
My history shouts the power of the blood of Jesus. My presence demonstrates the absolute love, affection and purpose of God for my life. My future is drawing me into a hope-filled life that has a purpose of saying, 'on earth as it is in Heaven.'
We always become like the one we worship!
Who I am in Christ is amazing. Who Christ is in me is the real story. It is beyond amazing.
My responsibility is to obey, to surrender my heart and to yield myself to the will of God. It is in the process of obedience that we gain understanding. You can’t get the peace that passes understanding until you give up your right to understand.
The Bible was meant to be read by those in love. It's sad when it's not.
Perfectionism is the counterfeit of excellence. Excellence is Kingdom, while perfectionism is religion. What ever you do, do it with all you might, and as unto the Lord. That is excellence.
Fear is just faith in the wrong person.
God gives us the liberty to praise so we can step into freedom.
God set the standard for giving love that demands nothing in return.
You can redefine your external world by an internal experience with the love of God.
Your shadow will always release whatever overshadows you.
Any area of my life for which I have no hope is under the influence of a lie.
Entering into a situation as a worshiper changes the equation.
Evangelism, in its purist form, is an overflow of worship.
The journey makes things valuable not the title. Learn to enjoy and value the process of what God is doing.
We are part of an advancing church.
Compromise is the welcome mat to deception.
Jesus did not live in reaction to the devil. He lived in response to the Father.
It is INCONSISTENT to have Jesus pay a price for healing and for us to believe it is not Gods intention to heal.
We owe the world an encounter with God.
The devil considers all misplaced trust as devil worship, for he hides himself in its shadows.
Many stop short of a divine encounter because they are satisfied with good theology. The word of God is to lead us to the God of the word.
Living in regret will become your biggest regret.
His justice is fiercely aimed at removing everything that interferes with his love.
If you make history with God, He’ll make history through you.
The transfiguration was a physical illustration of what the renewed mind looks like in the spiritual.
The best way to prepare yourself for your own miracle is to rejoice in somebody else's.
Heaven invades earth when there is agreement here to what exists there. Honestly, that's how it happens.
A heart of faith is anchored in the unseen.
When I live out of discipline, I'm admired - When I live out of passion, I'm contagious.
Faith is generated in the atmosphere of experiencing truth.
We are not relevant when we mirror secular culture. We are relevant when we are what they long to be.
Don't rely on leaders to do things you're equipped to do yourself.
God is looking for the open door to provide His solutions for our problems. We open that door through prayer.
When you're willing to do what you're unqualified to do, that's what qualifies you.
True humility is not in the absence of confidence but strength restrained.
To have divine favor on your life means you'll attract extraordinary opposition.
Most Christians with bitterness have a need to justify their sin. They usually do so with virtuous names for the sin like discernment, wisdom, etc. They attract people with complaints as it confirms their “discernment.
If you engage with the Holy spirit because you want to merely be effective in ministry, then you're developing professional intimacyand what do we call people who are intimate as a profession?