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Divided We Conquer Together We Fall

by Travis Bryan III “Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that was with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands; and said, If Esau come to the one company, and smite it, then the other company which is left shall escape.”  Genesis 32:7-8 To [...]

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Cast Your Fate to The Wind

by Travis Bryan III This old saying is Biblical.  Satan brings us the wind, storm and flood.  He controls the elements restrained only by God. What happened after God turned Job over to Satan?  “And, behold, there came a great wind from the wilderness, and smote the four corners of the house, and it fell [...]

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Pressures Press Us Upward by Travis Bryan III

“I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus” Philippians 3:14. “The love of Christ CONSTRAINS (compels) us . . . ” 2 Corinthians 5:14 It is only by sharing in the PRESSures of suffering with Christ that we are propelled upward to the higher ground or [...]

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From Gloom to Glory by Travis Bryan III

The gospel is supposed to first beat us down. Until we give up on ourselves (message of gloom, the cross) we cannot appreciate the blessed Good News of mankind’s only hope, Christ (and us) raised from the dead and up to glory.  He is our assured hope!  As we die daily to self (humility) He [...]

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Mystery of the Honey from a Lion Carcass by Travis Bryan III

“And he said unto them, Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they could not in three days expound the riddle.” Judges 14:14 This is the riddle or mystery of the universe.  In a true story about Samson we find a foreshadowing of the revelation of [...]

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Dying Upward by Travis Bryan III

by Travis Bryan III “And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the earth; and the ark went upon the face of the waters.” Genesis 7:18 The flood of Noah is a prefigurement of the cross.  1 Pet 3:19-22.  The flood destroyed all life on earth except the fish.  The cross of Christ destroyed [...]

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Sinking with Christ Opens the Heavens

by Travis Bryan III “And straightway coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon him.” Mark 1:10 As you sink down and die to self daily, the heavens will open and God’s Spirit will descend upon you and your situation.  As you give up [...]

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Esther 2:12; The Cosmetics of Sanctification

Esther 2:12; The Cosmetics of Sanctification

Now when every maid’s turn was come to go in to king Ahasuerus, after that she had been twelve months, according to the manner of the women, (for so were the days of their purifications accomplished, to wit, six months with oil of myrrh, and six months with sweet odours, and with other things for [...]

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The Place of the “Greatest” Dying

“But he that is greatest among you shall be your servant.” Matthew 23:11 The more our hearts want to shun the idea of serving, the greater the need we have for serving. The kingdom of God is all about following the KING of this kingdom and what exactly did He come to do? “But Jesus [...]

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