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Setting Precedents

Setting Precedents

Walter Bright

A few days ago a member of our congregation handed me a piece of paper with the numbers 316 written on it. I thought it was some prophetic reference to John’s gospel. But I quickly realized that it was a song request. Looking me square in the eye, and with all the humility in the world, she said, “pastor could you lead us in this song next week?”

You should know that my wife and I lead worship at our church from time to time. Not something I recommend, especially for the Lead Pastor, but sometimes in order for you to get where you really want to be, you’ll have to help build worship teams. So that is what we are doing.

So as a worship leader, what should you do if a member of your congregation comes to you asking to do a particular song?

Rule number one

As a general…

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Posted by on June 27, 2016 in Uncategorized

 
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People talk behind you because…

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Posted by on June 25, 2016 in Favor, Hatred

 

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The Litmus test for love…

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God: laid it out before us: apply it…

1 John 4:7 (KJV) “Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God”.

The grievous behavior that emanate from some of us at times is enough to cause a disruption perpetually in our spiritual makeup; but it has been granted to us to be compassionate and loving in all aspects of our being.

That is a big charge, especially coming from God; but if He sanctions it and gave us the equation, our job is to do the application.

Practice, practice, practice makes it all perfect. I can’t love you maybe when you have hurt me beyond recompense, but for sure when I see Jesus in you, its much more doable.

Love is of God, so let’s love each other in the love…

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Posted by on June 15, 2016 in Uncategorized

 
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Anxiety happens when…..

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Posted by on June 13, 2016 in Acceptance, Fear not, Focus

 

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God is not co-pilot, He is in full control

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You may feel lost and alone….

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Posted by on June 10, 2016 in Change, Fear not

 

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Hear Me, O Lord

Hear Me, O Lord

The Answer Is JESUS

“Hear me as I pray, O LORD. Be merciful and answer me! My heart has heard you say, “Come and talk with me.” And my heart responds, “ LORD, I am coming.””‭‭Psalms‬ ‭27:7-8‬ ‭NLT‬‬

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Posted by on June 9, 2016 in Uncategorized