God Works Through His Word and His People

By Kerry Skinner / January 21, 2020 /

People in the churches of our day seem to be at a crossroads. Many truly desire God’s presence and activity and are praying for a great touch from God, while others seem somewhat afraid to release their lives to God. When God does His mighty work in the midst of His people, several truths must…

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Who Can You Count On?

By Kerry Skinner / January 13, 2020 /

Then the LORD said to me, “You have seen well, for I am ready to perform My word. Jeremiah 1:12 Focus on Christ What or who can you count on in your life? Sometimes people we thought we could count on simply do not follow through with what we were depending on them to do.…

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Fearing God More Than People

By Kerry Skinner / January 6, 2020 /

Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying…Therefore prepare yourself and arise, and speak to them all that I command you. Jeremiah 1:4, 17 Focus on Christ Has God ever revealed something in His Word that you didn’t want to do? When He does, then preparation for the task ahead is the next…

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God’s Blessings

By Kerry Skinner / December 30, 2019 /

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, and whose hope is the LORD. For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, which spreads out its roots by the river, and will not fear when heat comes; but its leaf will be green, and will not be anxious in the year…

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Desires of Your Heart

By Kerry Skinner / December 17, 2019 /

And you have done worse than your fathers, for behold, each one follows the dictates of his own evil heart, so that no one listens to Me. Jeremiah 16:12 Focus on Christ Though we can do what we want, our ways are not hidden from the Lord! What does it mean to follow the dictates…

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Shaped by the Potter

By Kerry Skinner / December 9, 2019 /

And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter; so he made it again into another vessel, as it seemed good to the potter to make.  Jeremiah 18:4 Focus on Christ Can you be still long enough for God to shape you? Do you believe God has a…

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A New Heart and A New Way

By Kerry Skinner / December 2, 2019 /

“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

By Kerry Skinner / November 25, 2019 /

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

By Kerry Skinner / November 22, 2019 /

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

By Kerry Skinner / November 18, 2019 /

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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