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Dale Cresap is a Certified CWG Facilitator posting daily devotional blogs of two-way journaling. (What is two-way journaling?) Enjoy and be encouraged!

daily word - invocation

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Have you ever heard an invocation? This is a slightly old-fashioned term for a prayer, typically at the beginning of an event, for the purpose of welcoming my presence. But what is really being invoked? I am present before you offer the prayer, so it is really more of an acknowledgment of what already exists. In like manner scientists do not create physical laws, but rigorous research makes discoveries of how the world worked all along. I am pleased to have you acknowledge me, so keep making invocations, but do it as an inquiry and openness to my redemptive purpose in that situation.

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daily word - coming back

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Do you know that I a coming back? I promised that I would, and told my followers to watch for my return. Some of them created elaborate scenarios complete with schedules and this is not really the same thing. Do you watch for me? On earth I declared that the Kingdom of God was coming, and was here. It has been ever since. You have my promise that I am with you always, and that my Kingdom is within you. Do you have ears to hear and eyes to see? If you do then you can watch for me without waiting, for you will be able to watch and see me now. Those who can’t will have to wait.

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daily word - revival

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Have you been through a revival? These are times of intense spiritual activity in the lives of churches and individuals, and are opportunities for growth for both. Devout believers would like to have them constantly, but experience has shown that they can’t be scheduled. They are sovereign works and come at appointed times and run their course. Yet what have you found to be true on an individual level? If you turn your heart to me for renewal, have I ever refused you?

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daily word - with you always

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Do you understand that I will never leave you or forsake you? It is one thing to hold this as a doctrinal position and another to experience it as a lived reality. I am faithful even when you are unaware, but this arrangement works better when you are aware of my presence with you. This gives you peace and confidence. With this you can do with deliberate intention things you would be fearful to do otherwise. Don’t you find the presence of a sympathetic friend to be comforting and encouraging?

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daily word - give and take

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Do you think you are prepared to serve me in important ways? Are you prepared to lead others in the way of life? Don’t think that you need to know everything to do this. There are many aspects to life, and you are more knowledgeable about some than others. In areas where you are further advanced you can provide guidance for others. In their areas of expertise they can help you. So this doesn’t have to be a formal hierarchy, and it can be a two way street. Every member of the body supplies something the other needs, and in turn needs things that only others can give.

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daily word - go

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Do you think of evangelism as getting the people you meet to go to your church? This reverses the direction of evangelism. The Great Commission begins with the word “Go”. It concludes with making disciples of all nations. But the initiative and first action is for you to go to those who need the gospel message. You cannot expect them to come to you. Do you understand that going to them involves more than a change of location for you? If you want to be effective it involves more than meeting them as an outsider. Paul became all things to all people that he may save some.

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daily word - inertia

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Are you familiar with the concepts of resistance and inertia? These are concepts of physics but they have broader applications. If you want to move forward in life and you encounter opposition you may think of that as resistance. But even without resistance you still need to overcome your own inertia to move ahead. How much of your life is an expression of familiar habits? Do you stay with them because they are best for you or because they are comfortable?

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daily word - room for more

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Have you ever heard some outsider complain that the church is full of hypocrites? This isn’t true. There is room for them too. How many people do you know that live a life that fully expresses their comprehension of virtue? Most people, both inside and outside churches, don’t live as well as they know how. Is the answer to abandon all concepts of virtue? Holding values that you strive for provides an incentive for you to improve. It doesn’t make you a hypocrite to affirm virtues that you do not yet manifest.

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daily word- Kingdom Staff

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On your job are you expected to follow company policies and procedures? Your employer who pays your wages probably expects this. In your job do you have any latitude for innovation and creativity? Most jobs include some aspects of both of these elements in various degrees. In another sense you are my servant, although you may look at this arrangement as being my staff member. How do you view your assignment in my Kingdom? Do you consider it a matter of rigid adherence to policies and procedures?

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daily word - loose grip

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Do you give to the poor? Do you consider it a virtue to be generous? Consider the generous people you know. Do they become poor by being generous? Don’t they seem to have an abundance from which to give? They can’t arbitrarily increase their resources from which to give, but I can. Some people can’t be trusted with money even from the perspective of personal integrity, but others can be trusted with the resources of heaven. If you regard what you have as a gift from me then it is easier to give it away to someone else in turn.

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4 Keys to Hearing God's Voice

4 Keys to Hearing God's Voice

by Mark and Patti Virkler | 305 Pages

Have you ever wished you could just sit down and have a long talk with the Lord? Wouldn't it be wonderful to move beyond having a theology that states that God loves you to actually hearing Him whisper words of love into your heart? When you're worried or confused, wouldn't you love to see the situation from His perspective and hear how He wants you to respond?


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by Mark and Patti Virkler | 305 Pages

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By Mark Virkler | 4 Keys book | 10 hours of CDs | LEARN notebook

Have you ever wished you could just sit down and have a long talk with the Lord? Wouldn't it be wonderful to move beyond having a theology that states that God loves you to actually hearing Him whisper words of love into your heart? When you're worried or confused, wouldn't you love to see the situation from His perspective and hear how He wants you to respond?

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4 Keys to Hearing God's Voice DVD Package

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By Mark Virkler | 4 Keys book | 10 hours of DVDs | LEARN notebook

Have you ever wished you could just sit down and have a long talk with the Lord? Wouldn't it be wonderful to move beyond having a theology that states that God loves you to actually hearing Him whisper words of love into your heart? When you're worried or confused, wouldn't you love to see the situation from His perspective and hear how He wants you to respond? When things don't seem to be going your way and your prayers aren't answered the way you had hoped, wouldn't it be great to hear Him tell you where He is in the midst of it, and what He is working out in your life? Are you ever just a little bit jealous of others who say with such confidence, "The Lord said...."?

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Have you ever wished you could just sit down and have a long talk with the Lord? Wouldn't it be wonderful to move beyond having a theology that states that God loves you to actually hearing Him whisper words of love into your heart? When you're worried or confused, wouldn't you love to see the situation from His perspective and hear how He wants you to respond? When things don't seem to be going your way and your prayers aren't answered the way you had hoped, wouldn't it be great to hear Him tell you where He is in the midst of it, and what He is working out in your life? Are you ever just a little bit jealous of others who say with such confidence, "The Lord said...."?

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Prayers That Heal the Heart

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Hear God Through Your Dreams Workbook

by Mark and Patti Virkler | 92 Pages

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Do you often wake up feeling there was a significant message in your dream, but you’re just not sure what it is? Like Daniel and Joseph, do you long to be able to help others understand their own dreams and win them to Christ as you explain His night messages to them? Wouldn't it be nice if you could receive mid-course corrections from the Lord while you sleep? Do you wish you could be receiving divine inspiration, creative solutions to problems, and direction from the Lord during that third of your life that you’re “just” sleeping?

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Hearing God Through Your Dreams

by Mark Virkler and Charity Virkler Kayembe | 292 Pages

Learn How to Hear God’s Voice, Even When You Are Sleeping

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Counseled by God

by Mark and Patti Virkler | 146 Pages

Have you ever been defeated by negative emotions such as anger, fear, guilt, inferiority, condemnation or depression? Have you tried to fight them off unsuccessfully? Is there an answer that is deeper than simply trying to mentally reason yourself out of these emotions? Is there a way that Jesus can speak a word of life into the depths of your emotional despair and bring healing on a deep level? Is there a form of Christian counseling that begins and ends with the movement of Christ within your heart, rather than simply with the words of man?

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Everyday Angels

by Charity Virkler Kayembe and Joe Brock 289 Pages

You can partner with Heaven’s angelic hosts!

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The supernatural realm permeates our natural world! Therefore, experiencing angels should be an everyday occurrence–we simply need to open our spiritual eyes to their reality and role in our lives.

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