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Opportunity and Oppositon, Two Divine Ways to Open Door

As you look for God’s open doors in your life do not dismiss an opportunity because there are problems (John Lathrop) In my first article about the “ministry of the open door” we looked at the apostle Paul’s requests for prayer in Colossians 4. He asked for prayer for his ministry and for himself. RELATED : Prayer is Supernatural Work…
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Ready to Lose : Finding God’s Will (5)

What the world doesn't know is that by being a loser Jesus becomes the true winner. He has won the most difficult war that one ever faced, is facing, and will ever face again in this world. (Hanny Setiawan) Nobody wants to be a loser. We want to be winners.  Indeed, Bible shows that we are more than conqueror.  Christ's resurrection has changed…
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Prayer is Supernatural Work to Open Door for Divine Involvement

  Paul understood that the ministry is a supernatural work, it requires divine involvement. Ministry is not something that can effectively be done by mere human initiative or strength. (John Lathrop) In the last chapter of his letter to the Colossian church the apostle Paul mentions prayer a number of times. He first instructs the recipients of the letter to…
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Knowing Our Calling Through Simple Things

What emotionally moves you? What are the things that make you cry? Note these things, for God’s call may be found in them. (John Lathrop) If you are a Christian you probably want to serve the Lord, but you may not know exactly what you should do. If this describes your situation do not feel bad about it, this is…
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God’s Doing Through Nameless and Faceless People

The church in Antioch was not planted as result of demographic research or prolonged planning by a leadership team ... it was a work of God and a significant church was birthed out of it! (John Lathrop) My recent series about difference makers has up to this point directed our attention to various individuals in Scripture. We have looked at an…
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Unnamed Paul’s Nephew, a Difference Maker in the Family

The Lord is the most reliable person to hear something from because He does not lie. If He says that something is going to take place then you can count on it happening. (John Lathrop) In some of my recently published articles I have focused on “difference makers.” We have looked at the young girl in 2 Kings 5 and…
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Don’t Try, But Walk In Faith : Finding God’s Will (4)

...let Holy Spirit be the leader, and then take the step of faith to live up to His (Hanny Setiawan) Finding God's Will is indeed a challenge that people of God face relentlessly. Where we want to settle down, what School we should attend, what business we must work on, whom we will marry, how many children we should have are only few common…
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A Little Boy That Makes a Difference, Another Difference Maker Story

The simple act of giving the bread and fish to Jesus set in motion events that would supply the needs of thousands of people. Imagine that! (John Lathrop) In one of my previous articles I wrote about the young girl in 2 Kings 5. Because she was bold enough to speak up she helped make a difference in Naaman’s life.…
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Becoming a Difference Maker, a Lesson From Unknown Girl

If we share what we know about God and His working the life of another individual might be changed. We could be a “difference maker” in their life. (John Lathrop) Not everyone in the world can be famous. In fact, most people are not famous, that is, their names are not household words. However, one need not be well known…
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Writing His-Story : Finding God’s Will (3)

...to find God's will, regardless of how personal the decision we need to make, we have to be able to set aside our personal feeling and   (Hanny Setiawan) Finding God's Will is undoubtedly very crucial for our personal relationship with God. The more we know Him, the clearer we're able see our life's path. On the other hand, the more we know…
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