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Posts by Kerry Skinner

A New Heart and A New Way

“Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh. Is there anything too hard for Me? They shall be My people, and I will be their God; then I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear Me forever, for the good of them and their children after them.  Jeremiah…

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Standing In God’s Counsel

Burning Thought #2 Focus on Christ But if they had stood in My counsel, and had caused My people to hear My words, then they would have turned them from their evil way and from the evil of their doings.  Jeremiah 23:22 Can you imagine standing in God’s counseling room and having God as your…

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My Word is Like a Fire

Burning Thought #1 But His word was in my heart like a burning fire shut up in my bones; I was weary of holding it back, and I could not. Jeremiah 20:9 God told Jeremiah that His Word was like a fire. Fire was used to heat up a rock in order to release its…

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Hesitation Delays Growth

Hesitation delays growth, immediate obedience promotes growth. Then He said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” They immediately left their nets and followed Him (Matthew 4:19-20). Spiritually you are built to obey–not disobey. When you walk in the Spirit, everything within you desires to follow your Lord. When you hesitate…

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Salvation from Fire!

As I wake up I hear my mom screaming and think to myself, “Why is my mom screaming?” I know I must get up and check on her. As I round the corner of the hall, I cannot believe what I am seeing. Flames–large engulfing flames–are taking residence in my living room. The living room…

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Revival! A People Saturated with God

Edwin Orr, one of our greatest authorities on the subject of revival, reported having seen two churches in a town in America both advertising revival meetings. One displayed a board saying, “Revival here every Monday night,” while the other promised: “Revival here every night except Monday!” If nothing else, that reminds us how loosely the…

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Your Wedding Ceremony

Remember your wedding ceremony? The vows were like this: “Dearly beloved, we are gathered together in the sight of God…” Marriage is God’s idea. Remember His words? And the Lord God said, “It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him.” Genesis 2:18 Then you declared…

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How Can I Help Others?

How can I help others? Do I really have enough influence? No matter what you do, whether you work inside or outside the home, are a stay at home mom, or retired, you influence other people. Many times through life you encounter others who are looking for help. A friend, neighbor, work associate, or family…

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Is Your Life Lined Up?

Is everything in your life lined up just the way you want it? It is good for us to set goals for ourselves and have things in order. The Lord Jesus said, “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you” (Matthew 6:33). It makes…

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Become a Biblical Counselor

New Residency Week Announced November 11-15, 2019 First Baptist Church Jonesboro, Georgia Ministry in Biblical Counseling Have you ever considered a ministry in Biblical Counseling? As Dr. Skinner traveled and led conferences for many years, individuals would inquire of him where they might receive training and certification for the message that he was sharing. At…

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