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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Reasons to Pray In the Spirit: Reason #3 - Richard Carender

When we pray in the spirit nothing negative comes out of our mouth.  Everything is positive.  As you pray in the spirit your mind--your thinking--becomes increasingly toward these things:  Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things.  Phil 4:8 More...

Monday, July 25, 2011

Reasons to Pray in the Spirit: #2-Richard Carender


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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Reasons to Pray In the Spirit - Richard Carender

I am so thankful for my prayer language:  the Holy Ghost speaking through me in a language my mind is unable to comprehend, yet the results—the positive effects and benefits—are becoming more evident from day to day.  If it were not of utmost importance to the child of God the Lord would not have given instruction to the Apostle Paul for its proper use.  We are well acquainted with his teaching about the operation of the spiritual gifts as well as his instruction on praying and singing in the spirit but, beyond that there is very little taught about the daily and ongoing use of this important KEY to spiritual growth and success in every aspect of life. There are obvious benefits to praying in the spirit and, I believe there are crucial reasons for cultivating it as well. More...
Monday, June 13, 2011

Gifts of the Spirit - Richard Carender

Recently Pastor Berry told us of an incident that occurred many years ago.  It had to do with a minister who, through the gift of the word of wisdom had encouraged a congregation to buy gold.  Apparently the people did not recognize it as such for had they heard and acted on the word many of them might have become very wealthy.  Sadly, this kind of thing happens with alarming regularity in the body of Christ.  The gifts of the Spirit have been so neglected and misused to the point where we often miss a genuine manifestation. More...

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Why Did Jesus Do That? - Richard Carender

The Bible tells us that Jesus showed himself undeniably alive many times during the forty days following His resurrection.  More...

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Abundance of Assurance - Richard Carender

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Sunday, May 01, 2011

Testimony - Richard Carender

Let me be the very first to offer testimony about how effective “FDP” can be for you. More...

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

There is No Substitute

I was encouraged by the number of people who have shown an interest in “Fifty Days To Pentecost” first on the Facebook page and then Wednesday night when the material became available to my Crosstown family. I also had a bit of apprehension. As it turned out, my apprehension was the Holy Spirit giving me a “heads-up.” More...