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False Intimacy With God

Guest Post by Lenny Hall of Sons of Thunder Ministries. The Birth of Isaac 21 Now the Lord was gracious to Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did for Sarah what he had promised. 2 Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him. 3 Abraham gave the name Isaac[

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LOVE

Guest Post by Lenny Hall of Sons of Thunder Ministries, with a special thanks to Al Robertson and his notes from Duck Commander Study Bible. 34 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. 35 By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” — John 13:34-35 (NIV) The fastest way to ruin your fellowship with others is to allow envy, boasting, or pride to stir up trouble in…

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Uncommon

Guest Post by Lenny Hall of Sons of Thunder Ministries John 3:16 (NIV)– 16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. One thing all of mankind possesses in common………the desire to be uncommon!! We are all fearfully and wonderfully made for separate and individually unique purposes. Therefore there is something inside us all that screams for all others to recognize us as individuals. Thus we resist with all that is within us, any…

Quiet Space, Prayer Room

Prayer, Not Just a Task

Guest Post by Lenny Hall of Sons of Thunder Ministries “But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut the door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.” -Matthew 6:6 Why do I have a “quiet time” or spend time in the “prayer closet” with God? Why am I in the secret place? The reason we live a life of devotion and go into the secret place is for one reason: It’s where He is. We…

Narrow Gate

Taking the Next Step

Guest Post by Lenny Hall of Sons of Thunder Ministries 2 Samuel 15:1-12 (MSG) 15 1-2 As time went on, Absalom took to riding in a horse-drawn chariot, with fifty men running in front of him. Early each morning he would take up his post beside the road at the city gate. When anyone showed up with a case to bring to the king for a decision, Absalom would call him over and say, “Where do you hail from?” And the answer would come, “Your servant is from one of the tribes…

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Connecting to the Body

Guest Post by Lenny Hall of Sons of Thunder Ministries 2 Kings 2:6New International Version (NIV) 6 Then Elijah said to him, “Stay here; the Lord has sent me to the Jordan.”  And he replied, “As surely as the Lord lives and as you live, I will not leave you.”  So the two of them walked on. As we go into 2017 seeking God’s idea of manhood, I am convinced that connecting to a ministry or faith father is one of the keys of finding purpose and fulfillment….

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Partnering with Christ

Guest Post by Lenny Hall of Sons of Thunder Ministries John 15:16 16 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you.  — New International Version (NIV) Through the years of moral decline, God is finding less, and less devoted people that He can partner with. The same has been for His search for people in one mind…