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The Art Of Being Out-Gunned Part #3

Posted on October 25, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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  “You’re familiar with the old written law, ‘Love your friend,’ and its unwritten companion, ‘Hate your enemy.’ I’m challenging that. I’m telling you to love your enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst. When someone gives you a hard time, respond with the energies of prayer, for then you […]

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Longing for Real Home

Posted on October 21, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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For the story is about hell and heaven, trauma, shame, and finding love—the real Jesus accepting a broken man; and it is about the Father, Son, and Spirit finding us in the far country of our terrible and powerless mythology—to share their life with us. For the truth behind the universe is that God is […]

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Hard, but not Difficult

Posted on October 20, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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“If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin lies at the door. And its desire is for you, but you should rule over it.” ~Genesis 4:7 We have a term in the construction field for labor work especially when it is drudgery, it’s called “Neck Down”. […]

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Mind Over Matter

Posted on October 12, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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“I thank God—through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, with the mind I myself serve the law of God, but with the flesh the law of sin.” Romans 7:25 So, here’s the scene, me, the Teacher and the Principle. The question is posed to me, “don’t you see what you did wrong?” Of course I […]

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The Confidence to Witness

Posted on September 29, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. (Acts 1:8) There’s a deeply spiritual lady in our church called Caroline. Sadly, she has a social phobia (the exact opposite of […]

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Praying Powerfully – Part #1

Posted on September 28, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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And the people of Israel said to Samuel, “Do not cease to cry out to the LORD our God…” (1 Samuel 7:8a) This verse speaks to a people that were in dire need of their God; and they prayed. Prayer is powerful, a vital part of our Christian walk. We need it, and if we […]

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For 3, Not 4

Posted on September 27, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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“The Peter came and said to Him, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven.” ~Matthew 18:21-22 (NASB) Don’t go grabbing your calculator I’ll give you […]

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119 Years

Posted on September 26, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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And the Lord, He it is that doth go before thee; He will be with thee, He will not fail thee; fear not, neither be dismayed. Deuteronomy 31:8 Yesterday was a very important day in the life of the ministry of America’s Keswick. 119 years ago tomorrow William Raws, his family and a small group […]

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Don’t Assume Jesus is with You: Luke 2:41-51

Posted on September 23, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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“43 But when the feast was over, as they were returning home, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. His parents did not know it, 44 but (because they assumed that he was in their group of travelers) they went a day’s journey. Then they began to look for him among their relatives and acquaintances. […]

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A Bit Clearer

Posted on September 22, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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 “For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known.” ~1 Corinthians 13:12 While watching my wife upgrade her prescription for her glasses I tried on her old pair of glasses. Wow! For a person […]

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No More Scorekeeping

Posted on September 21, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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I’ve decided that if I had my life to live over again, I would not only climb more mountains, swim more rivers, and watch more sunsets; I wouldn’t only jettison my hot water bottle, raincoat, umbrella, parachute, and raft; I would not only go barefoot earlier in the spring and stay out later in the […]

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How To Communicate With Millennials – Part #3

Posted on September 19, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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Well here is one more blog about communicating with millennials. I appreciate the guys who have shared that this discussion was helpful in understanding this generation that is so much a part of today’s world. I want to finally answer the question: How do I communicate with millennials? There is no magic bullet. I want […]

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Who is Your King?

Posted on September 16, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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“Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and they said, “No, but we will have a king over us, 20 that we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.” – 1 Samuel 8:19-20 In 1 Samuel […]

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The Reckless, Raging, Impatience of G_d

Posted on September 15, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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First, if we continue to picture God as a small-minded bookkeeper, a niggling customs officer rifling through our moral suitcase, as a policeman with a club who is going to bat us over the head every time we stumble and fall, or as a whimsical, capricious, and cantankerous thief who delights in raining on our […]

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Who Can Imagine Life Without Worry? Part #2

Posted on September 13, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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“Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. Before you know it, a sense of God’s wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle you down. It’s wonderful what happens when Christ displaces worry at the center of your […]

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Still, Like Water

Posted on September 9, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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It is only with total humility, and in absolute stillness of mind that we can know what indeed we are. ~Terence James Stannus Gray I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. And do not be conformed […]

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Shine Jesus Shine!

Posted on September 8, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may […]

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Who Can Imagine Life Without Worry? Part #1

Posted on September 7, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” ~Philippians 4:6-7 (NASB)   Although the movie “Braveheart” had its inaccuracies concerning the life of that infamous […]

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Idolatry of the Preacher 

Posted on September 2, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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The life wrought in Christ is one of tremendous worth and elevation. We who have yielded to the Lordship of the Son of Man are commanded to conduct ourselves in such a way that the harmful things at enmity with God, no longer infiltrate our lives. A terrible plight on the Body of Christ is […]

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The Cost of Our Work

Posted on September 1, 2016 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

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We have spoken of trying and trusting, and the difference between the two. Believe me, it is the difference between heaven and hell. ~Watchman Nee Therefore, while the promise of entering His rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem to have failed to reach it. For good news came to us […]

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