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Thursday, June 15, 2006

Thursday Thirteen


Thirteen Things The Preachers Have Said in Our Revival This Week
1. Every person needs a spiritual birth. (Though Nicodemus was a religious leader who tried to live a good life, Jesus still told him in John 3 that he had to be born again.)
2. Every person needs a spiritual church. (A spiritual church is a place you can get your soul fed, not just a place you go to socialize. When the troubles of life come, you will want a spiritual church to pray for you.)
3. Every person needs a spiritual outlook. (Proverbs 29:18 says, "Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he." We all need a vision for God's work in this lost and dying world.)
4. At Calvary we find forgiveness for our sins. (Romans 3:23 says that all have sinned, but John 3:16 says that God gave us His only Son so that we might all be saved.)
5. At Calvary we find peace for our souls. (Every person is seeking peace. Some seek it in a bottle, some seek it in money, but nothing satisfies except for Christ. Only God can fill that God shaped hole in a life.)
6. At Calvary we find new life. (When we are saved we become "new creatures" II Corinthians 5:17.)
7. At Calvary we find hope for the future (Jesus promised eternal life to all that believe on Him)
8. A fault is a weakness that will lead to sin. (A chink in our armour if you will. The devil will try to seek out your weaknesses and use them to make you fall into sin)
9. Sin will bring destruction. (Romans 6:23)
10. Jesus has given us all the instructions that we need to overcome our weaknesses so that we might not fall into sin. (II Peter 1:10)
11. We can overcome our faults by confessing them to older Christians who will pray with us and show us things in God's Word to help strengthen us. (James 5:16)
12. We can overcome our faults by helping others strengthen themselves (Galatians 6:1 - If you are trying to help someone else you will be watching your life more closely because you will not want to be a stumblingblock to that person)
13. We can overcome our faults by getting into God's Word and finding verses that pertain to our areas of weakness. (Just as Jesus overcame temptation with Scripture so can we.)
This revival is really helping me. I hope some of the things I've heard this week can help you as well!

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14 Comments:

At 6:25 AM, Anonymous Susie said...

Wow! I needed to read a lot of that. Thank you so much for sharing that with us. :)

My Thursday Thirteen is up if you'd like to drop by!

 
At 6:29 AM, Anonymous Dawn said...

Sounds like a powerful revival!

 
At 7:04 AM, Blogger Carmen said...

sounds like you've had a good revival.

 
At 7:16 AM, Blogger Susanne said...

Great list! We need to read that aloud to ourselves on a regular basis! Love the "AT CALVARY" points.

 
At 7:20 AM, Blogger Fred said...

As usual, great list. The Thursday Thirteen list of bloggers is really growiing; I'm seeing them all over blogland now.

 
At 9:10 AM, Blogger Praying for your Prodigal said...

My TT is up to! As always...you have left me inspired!

Diane

 
At 9:29 AM, Blogger Sherri said...

...and His grace covers all!

Thanks for sharing what you are learning:)

...and thanks for your encouragement and prayers on my site:)

 
At 9:53 AM, Blogger Butterfly Kisses said...

God's word is very important in our lives. VERY IMPORTANT. I think sometimes it can be so easy to be drawn to the books out there written by Christian authors. It makes us feel good to read them..and their guidance really does help us in our walk. But, one thing that has been pressed upon my heart lately is to be sure to not get myself so consumed with reading books like those, that I don't give myself time to read THE MOST IMPORTANT book.

 
At 12:03 PM, Blogger Mary said...

Wonderful list, Heather. Sounds like you are gleaning a lot from the revival! that's great!

My list is up too!

 
At 1:25 PM, Blogger Mrs. Cranky Pants said...

What a great list. Nice to read something so positive.

 
At 4:41 PM, Blogger Carol said...

I love me a good revival! Sounds way good! How's the music?

 
At 5:03 PM, Blogger Susan said...

Wow...Heather...sure wish I were at your revival this week. These are GREAT nuggets of wisdom!!

My TT is up here.

 
At 5:35 PM, Blogger TLC said...

I think that being is Christian is two-fold. Living His Words and Loving Him. Some only live it, as rules, and some only claim him, but don't live the way he wants us to. And some might do both, off and on. It is the simultaneous doing of both that separates one who wants to live like Jesus.

Have you heard Todd Agnew? My Jesus is an awesome song!

Thanks for visiting my T13.

 
At 5:48 PM, Blogger Pink Chihuahua Princess said...

It sounds like you are an excellent listener! :)

 

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