Of The Spirit

Offering Up Prayers

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Submitted by Al.Reaud on Sat, 11/12/2016 - 13:59

This is a set of prayers offered up as the Spirit guides me. Some pertain to events, some are general, some are for the nations and for Israel. We must always keep Israel, the nations, the Body of Christ, our family, and our friends in our daily prayers. Just like the Word of God doesn't return void, neither do the prayers of a faithful believer. Our prayers should always follow God's heart, and should move us closer to Him. Have faith that when you pray to please God's heart, they will be answered!

Torah Wisdom on Financing (Part 5)

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Submitted by Al.Reaud on Wed, 11/02/2016 - 20:20

This is the fifth part of the series "Be Rich", received on Saturday, October 29, 2016. It deals with Torah wisdom on financing given by a very special guest speaker. The sermon is available at: http://www.rez.org/sermons/

  • Recommended Reading: Thou Shall Prosper: Ten Commandments for Making Money by Rabbi Daniel Lapin.
  • Jesus Christ was the greatest man that ever lived on the earth, and he spoke a lot about money and posessions.
  • Torah wisdom on financing is why the Jews are more represented in the top individuals listed by Forbes Magazine.
  • Seven Principles -
    1. Gold is good. Money is a good thing. Money is not evil. Genesis 2:12 Don't confuse cause with effect. There is a mistranslation that confuses "camel" with "rope", so a more accurate translation of what Jesus said would be: “Again I tell you, it is easier for a rope to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.” - Matthew 19:24 How can a rope get into a needle? By unraveling… Gold is you, because when you put your gold into the tithe, you put you in…
    2. Gold is a testimony of service. You bought value to somebody else, unless you stole it. God put the wish for gold in us so that we can serve others more, and create value in somebody's life.
    3. More service = more gold. More service ⇒ solving more problems in the community. Send the youth out to serve society, not to serve themselves. Ask other people what 

Be Rich Towards God (Part 4)

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Submitted by Al.Reaud on Sun, 10/30/2016 - 13:45

This is the fourth part of the series "Be Rich", received on Saturday, October 22, 2016. It deals with how to honor God putting your hope in Him and investing in His plan. The sermon is available at: http://www.rez.org/sermons/
Rez Serve Day is tentatively scheduled for July 15, 2017…

  • Change hell with a water pistol! Have that kind of faith…
  • God is not the god of the snapshot, He is the God of Abraham, Issac, and Jacob.
  • Look at the kids and invest in them…
  • Be available for others, be willing to inconvenience yourself, your back is not as bad as you think it is. Lift that weight!
  • Invest everything you have in seeing the Kingdom of God come.
  • God did not call you to take it easy and to a life of comfort. Nowhere in the Bible will you find that call…
  • Live to give God a return on his investment.

Rich in Good Deeds (Part 3)

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Submitted by Al.Reaud on Sun, 10/23/2016 - 14:21

This is the third part of the series "Be Rich", received on Saturday, October 15, 2016. It deals with how to honor God by investing your time and self in service. The sermon is available at: http://www.rez.org/sermons/

  • We are so blessed that it is important for us to be reminded often of that blessing from God.
  • You can be spiritually rich and financially dirt poor…
  • You can be rich in relationship with God and financially dirt poor…
  • God gives liberally… Have faith and ask Him and He will give what is good.
  • Be rich in the principles of a Christian life.
  • Your faith is not meant to be personal, private, and hidden. So shine your light!
  • Be rich in faith and do for the Lord!

Willing and Able (Part 2)

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Submitted by Al.Reaud on Fri, 10/14/2016 - 21:52

Resurrection Fellowship, the pastors, the staff, and all the congregation cordially invite you to come by our church, to praise and worship the Lord, and to have a excellent fun time in Christian fellowship. The doors are open to all, we would feel highly honored if you did, and you would be very welcome. Come on by! I personally recommend the the Saturday evening service starting at 5PM. But there is also excellent worship on Sundays at 08:30 and 10:30, and all services are live online.

This is the second part of the series "Be Rich", received on Saturday, October 8, 2016. It deals with how to honor God with your abundance. The sermon is available at: http://www.rez.org/sermons/

  • Give willingly, with a heart for the future.
  • We are not very good at being rich…
  • Be of a “get to” faith, not a “have to” religion.
  • When you serve the Lord, “YOU” will be better off.
  • What would happen if we got an “I get to” philosophy instead of an “I have to” philosophy?
  • Blessings can be that catalyst to praise.
  • The heart of God is not moved by how much you give, but 

Think Right - Do Right (Part 1)

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Submitted by Al.Reaud on Mon, 10/03/2016 - 10:03

This is the first part of the series "Be Rich", received on Saturday, October 1, 2016. It deals with having the correct mindset for being rich. The sermon is available at: http://www.rez.org/sermons/

  • The Bible is the only religious text that has predictive prophesies that have come true hundreds and thousands of years after the prophesy was spoken.
  • Plant roots by your actions and how you interact with others (Luke 3:11-15)
  • Determine to give even out of lack. God gives abundantly.
  • To prepare the way for Jesus, John the Baptist a lot of times went to their wallets. Meaning beliefs and attitudes that the people had about money.
  • Connect your abundance with the Giver…

Be Rich Series

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Submitted by Al.Reaud on Mon, 10/03/2016 - 09:50

This is a sermon series done by Pastor Jonathan Wiggins, Senior Pastor of Resurrection Fellowship in Loveland, Colorado on what the significance is of being rich and how God wants us to act with the blessings He has given us. There is nothing wrong with being rich, and Jesus never looked down on being blessed financially. In all actuality, as Americans if we are making $48,000 or more annually, we are in the top 1% of the world's wage earners as compared to the other 99% of the world's inhabitant's!

Thanksgiving!

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Submitted by Al.Reaud on Thu, 08/11/2016 - 16:39

We should always have in mind that all good things come from the Lord, and an attitude of thankfulness is proper. The Lord does not give us strife, harm, addiction, nor any of the ills of society. The Lord, rather, allows the enemy to tempt us and sometimes touch us with these things. Though none can fathom or understand the mind of God (How could the finite encompass the infinite?) and His reasons for allowing things, we can rest assured through faith that God tests us sometimes via the crucible of fire. When He does so, we are refined as gold or steel is in a smelter, and we are purer, stronger, and better for it. Thus we should always thank the Lord for the little and big things in our life, even when we are in the fire of testing...
(Research & composition courtesy of Bob Deitrick)

Synonyms: Thanks, appreciation, thankfulness, acknowledgement, recognition, gratitude, gratefulness. Thankful, obliged, gratified, contented, satisfied, indebted to, beholden, pleased, appreciative, overwhelmed. Thankfulness: warmth of feeling, gratefulness. Thanksgiving: a ceremony of giving thanks. Last Thursday in November, turkey day. Antonyms: Unthankful, thankless, ungrateful, rude, disparaging.

(Psalm 118:1) Give Thanks to the Lord, for He is good! His love endures forever...
Directions: One person to read each verse. After each verse repeat Psalm 118:1 as a group. (There are 13 below...)

  • Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good. His love and kindness go on forever… (I Ch 16:34)
     
  • Thank the Lord for all the glorious things He does… (Ps 105:1)
     
  • Thank God for His son... His gift too wonderful for words… (2 Cor 9:15)
     
  • Let the peace of Heart which comes from Christ be present in your lives and always be thankful... (Col 3:15)
     

Christian Studies and Readings

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Submitted by Al.Reaud on Thu, 08/11/2016 - 15:39

These are pages dedicated to reading about Christ, Christian topics, and things of our Lord. These started when I became a member of Resurrection Fellowship, after hearing some great, pertinent, and penetrating sermons. Not all may appreciate these pages, but I didn't either, before I found the Lord. Or I would better say, the Lord touched my life. It's not been the same since, I can testify to the truth of that. So whatever your background, denomination, orientation, or whatever, these pages are for you. With that in mind I pray that 

The "Lord's Prayer" for modern times

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Submitted by Al.Reaud on Thu, 04/02/2015 - 21:20
Our Father,
Who lives in heaven,
Holy be your name.
Your kingdom come, Your will be done,
On earth as it is in heaven.
Thank you for giving us today's bread and blessings,
And please forgive us our sins,
As we forgive those who trespass against us.
Please lead us from temptation,
And deliver us from the clutches of the Evil One.
For yours is the kingdom and power and glory!
Forever, in Jesus' name, Amen.

Jesus told us “7  And when you pray, do not keep babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.   8Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.Matthew 6:7-8 (NIV)

We must remember that God does not lead us into temptation, but