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BOUNTIFUL EYE – A THANKSGIVING BLOG

Thanksgiving is a time for football, food [aka gluttony] family and friends. It’s the one BRIEF moment we take to think about all that’s right and good in our lives- only to be immediately swept away by BLACK FRIDAY and the onslaught of consumeristic “HOLIDAY”...

God’s Presence — My Happy Place

God’s presence truly is my happy place. And the good news is, God is omnipresent, so God’s presence is all around me. However, experiencing His presence in all its fullness takes practice. Years ago I read a book written by a 17th century monk called “Practicing the...

PLUS, MINUS, EQUAL

He was voted “Fighter of the Decade” for the 1990’s. He held World Championship Belts in multiple weight classes and disciplines. In short, this guy was A BEAST! His name is Frank Shamrock. I know as a pastor I’m not supposed to be drawn to such barbaric and brutal...
Power in the Pause

Power in the Pause

In this day and age we live busy lives and it is good to remember there is Power in the Pause. What I want to stress today is that if your life is not supernatural, it is superficial. The...

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LOVING TO THE VERY END

LOVING TO THE VERY END

By: Pastor Paolo Punzalan of Every Nation: Victory Fort Do you have people in your life that are easy to love – that you enjoy being with and have no problems helping if they need assistance? We all...

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“WHY I HATE MY JOB…….”

“WHY I HATE MY JOB…….”

“WHY I HATE MY JOB…….” That was a ‘click-bait’ title……..did I get ya?! For the record, I love doing what I do, but there have been seasons in my life when work was difficult and exhausting and I...

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Fulfilling God’s Mission

By: Pastor Carlo Ratilla of Every Nation: Victory Church Being Called to the Mission Field It was around October of 1984 when I knew in my heart that God was calling me to be a missionary. I was a...

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Victorious Living

Victorious Living

Thoughts are powerful. They can work for us or against us!! You can’t live a victorious life if your thoughts are filled with negativity. Right thinking is vital to living a victorious life. Right...

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FORREST GUMP AND THE BIBLE

FORREST GUMP AND THE BIBLE

FORREST GUMP AND THE BIBLE If you haven’t seen the Academy Award winning film “Forrest Gump”......SHAME ON YOU! If you’re 30 years of age or younger, you may not have even heard of the film. Just...

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The Original Avenger

The Original Avenger

“.....that no one transgress and wrong his brother in this matter, because the Lord is an Avenger in all these things, as we told you beforehand and solemnly warned you.” (1 Thessalonians 4:6) If we...

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Live Courageously

Live Courageously

Live Courageously I want to start with a quote from Mark Twain: “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” Courage is not the absence of fear but facing your fear and...

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SMALL THINGS BIG DIFFERENCE

SMALL THINGS BIG DIFFERENCE

“For whoever has despised the day of small things shall rejoice…….."  Zechariah 4:10 "What is the kingdom of God like? And to what shall I compare it? It is like a grain of mustard seed that a man...

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Of Discipleship and Destiny

Of Discipleship and Destiny

By Paster Adam Mabry of Every Nation: Aletheia Church It was a fresh, autumn day. "Fresh" is that euphemism that Scots use to describe utterly terrible, grey, rainy weather that most other places in...

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The Last Palm Sunday

The Last Palm Sunday

I remember being a kid and going to church on Palm Sunday. They’d give us a dried up palm branch as we entered the sanctuary. I had no idea what it was for or all about. I promptly turned it into a...

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THE GOOD,THE BAD,THE UGLY

THE GOOD,THE BAD,THE UGLY

It’s no secret we are overtly “dog-people” at Every Nation New Jersey. Cat people are welcome and I suppose through the cross of Christ we can be reconciled together (I’m joking….but not at all). I...

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Provision For Your Victory

Provision For Your Victory

by Brett Fuller In 1Samuel 17 David answered the taunts of Goliath. With five smooth stones and a sling in hand when he ran to meet the sword strapped champion of the Philistines.  He responded in...

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Send Me Lord

Send Me Lord

Isaiah 6:8 "And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" Then I said, “Here I am. Send me!" That scripture inspires me because that is my prayer: “Here I...

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Scars Tell A Story

Scars Tell A Story

Scars tell a story. Having undergone 16 surgeries and over 500 stitches in my career, I have a story that corresponds with each of them. Here are some other famous scars and their stories: Actress...

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