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  • Living A Life Of Holiness

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Jun 7, 2016
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    Many of us here have struggled and continue to struggle with a holiness-deficiency. Holiness demands our separation from the world and sin to live a life of purity before and for our Creator.

  • Flight To Egypt

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 10, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,231 views

    How do you respond to Christ the King Who is the fulfillment of the ages? Like Herod, and all Jerusalem with him, do you hate Him and fear Him? Or, like the shepherds and magi’s, do you bow down before Him and worship Him?

    Opening illustration: A young boy desperately wanted a bicycle for Christmas, so he asked his parents for the bike; His parents wanted to teach him the importance of prayer, so they suggested the young boy should write a letter to Jesus and pray for one instead." Not pleased with the response of ...read more

  • Vision 2016: Spurring A Prophetic Culture

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 10, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,681 views

    I will not hesitate to declare with the turn of 2016: "These are the beginning of the days of a great harvest!" It is time for us to grab it and run. God still speaks today! Are you listening? Are you willing to take action for 2016.

    Are you listening? God still speaks today! Are you listening? What are you hearing? Deuteronomy 8:3 states, "He humbled you and let you suffer hunger, and fed you with manna, which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that He might make you know that man does not live by bread alone; ...read more

  • Battling Distractions

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 10, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,138 views

    When we battle distractions in our life, we must position our focus on Christ who also takes all our worries and troubles. Let us bring ourselves to Him.

    Opening illustration: Every day I drive the same highway to and from the office, and every day I see an alarming number of distracted drivers. Usually they’re talking on the phone or texting, but I have also seen people reading the newspaper, putting on makeup, and eating a bowl of cereal ...read more

  • Brokenness

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 10, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,932 views

    Are we truly a broken people with a contrite heart? We just can’t move forward in revival till we come to that place of brokenness in our lives. The simple equation is no brokenness, no revival.

    Illustration: In the latter part of the 20th century, my wife Maureena and I would covertly minister to a group of young ladies in the jabels of the Arabian Peninsula who displayed immense boldness to live out Christ through their lives daily. Some of them were nurses and a few were teachers ...read more

  • Back From The Dead

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 10, 2016
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     | 3,186 views

    All glory for our change goes to God. He provided us with salvation. We do not need to do good works to merit salvation, but we should do good works because we have received salvation. This is God’s plan for every believer.

    Opening illustration: Can a man be officially alive after being declared legally dead? That question became international news when a man from Ohio showed up in good health after being reported missing more than 25 years earlier. At the time of his disappearance he had been unemployed, addicted, ...read more

  • Imitating Christ’s Humility

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 10, 2016
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     | 2,675 views

    We'll have unity when we have humility, we'll have humility when we do like Christ did, and we come all the way down. I hope that every time you read that passage you'll not only think about Christ but you'll compare yourself to the standard because ...

    Opening illustration: Bill, a college student, was a new Christian. According to author Rebecca Manley Pippert, one Sunday he visited a church near campus. He walked in barefoot and was wearing a T-shirt and jeans. The service had already started, so he walked down the aisle looking for a seat. ...read more

  • What If Fear Wasn’t Holding You Back?

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 10, 2016
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,349 views

    Overcoming our fears is not about us … it’s all about Him. It’s all about whether you will allow God to be more than enough for you! If you will, then you can cast your fears behind you and in freedom become all that God desires you to be!

    How do we overcome the fear that is holding us back? Let’s face it, fear impacts us all. We all have things that create fear within us. But, when these fears hold us back and keep us from becoming the people God would have us be, it’s time to throw them off. Key Verse: Hebrews 12:1 ...read more

  • What Is Your Calling? (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 10, 2016
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,405 views

    If you don’t consistently spend time alone with God in His Word and in prayer, you don’t have a walk with God! If you don’t have a walk with God, you will not be able to stand alone as Noah did. You will be more conformed to this evil world than you ...

    Opening Illustration: According to an African fable, four fingers and a thumb lived together on a hand. They were inseparable friends. One day, they noticed a gold ring lying next to them and conspired to take it. The thumb said it would be wrong to steal the ring, but the four fingers called him a ...read more

  • What Is Your Calling? (Part 2) Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 10, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,752 views

    Are you going to take the effort to listen to God? How has your faith panned out for God? Will you step out even when God tests your faith by making the most difficult sacrifices in your life? Do you obey God at every level?

    Opening Illustration: Narrate the story of our call to the USA as missionaries. Introduction: The Lord's call for Abram to journey to the Promised Land is often equated with a call to missionary service. For the missionary, there is a sense where God has called them from the ease and security of ...read more

  • What Is Your Calling? (Part 4) Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 10, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,792 views

    "There is no success without sacrifice. If you succeed without sacrifice it is because someone has suffered before you. If you sacrifice without success it is because someone will succeed after." (Adoniram Judson)

    Opening Illustration: Henri Nouwen was also a person whose heart was to serve the Lord. And as a world-renown Catholic educator and teacher he had a great deal of success in encouraging others in their faith. Yet one day, God asked him to leave that and become a house parent in the Le Arche ...read more

  • What Is Your Calling? (Part 5) Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 10, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,629 views

    Do you really have God’s call upon your life? If so, what has He disclosed to you? What are you doing about it? Have you consulted your mentor or pastor about it? Are you completely captivated by God?

    Opening Illustration: Narrative of how my call came about. Introduction: In the focus text, Samuel lives in a precarious time when “the word of the LORD was rare” (verse 1). This is a continuation of the problem at the end of book of Judges where “all the people did what was ...read more

  • What Is Your Calling? (Part 6) Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 10, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,516 views

    Has God really called you? Then where is that separation? Where is your heart? What is it captivated by? Is the presence of the Holy Spirit evident in your life? This is not something you can determine or speak for yourself. This the church will testify.

    Opening Illustration: A certain king needed a faithful servant and had to choose between two candidates for the office. He took both at fixed wages and told them to fill a basket with water from a nearby well, saying that he would come in the evening to inspect their work. After dumping one or ...read more

  • What Is Your Calling? (Part 7) Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 10, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,450 views

    The call of God has been upon our life much before even we could comprehend our left hand from the right. That is the time when God had people in place who would take care to raise us up. How has your call played out? Do you see yourself facilitating ...

    Opening Illustration: A friend of mine by the name of Joseph who I met while teaching at a Catholic school. At that time he was climbing up the corporate ladder of the Catholic church which was grooming and raising him up to be a father and possibly a bishop or cardinal in the future. In our free ...read more

  • What Is Your Calling? (Part 9) Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 10, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,352 views

    Are we at that place where we know our calling explicitly? Have we positioned ourselves for God’s plan to play out? God’s favor will bring upon you trials and test your faith and endurance. Are you ready?

    Opening Illustration: Sundar’s call resembles that of Paul who had God’s favor. He was raised in the Sikh religion in India. All Sikhs have the same last name, "Singh", which means "lion." When Sundar received Christ at age 16, his Father poisoned him, but Sundar didn't die. After ...read more