How to find, follow, and fulfill God’s will

How to find, follow, and fulfill God’s will

| Written by Andrew Wommack | God has a purpose for every single person. Sad to say, most people don’t live with a sense of destiny. They’re doing their own thing and asking God to bless it, or they believe God’s will for their lives will just come to pass because it’s fate. That is not correct, and I’ll explain why.   All my life, I’ve had zero doubt that God created me with a purpose, but I didn’t begin to diligently seek the Lord until my senior year in high school. I read the Bible from cover to cover searching for the formula to figure out God's will for my life. I asked people in our church, and they said, “you’ll just know” and “fate automatically happens.”  I reject that one hundred percent. People like Hitler and Mussolini didn’t live God's purpose for their lives. God intended something totally different for them.   God has a purpose for every person, but it doesn’t just...
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What is God’s Perfect Will for Your Life?

What is God’s Perfect Will for Your Life?

What is God’s will for your life? You know, most Christians wouldn’t be able to answer that. It’s something they spend all of their lives searching for. I was in the same boat, so I know it’s a place you can get stuck. But what if I told you there’s a way to prove what the will of the Lord is? You might have been told, “Oh, there’s no way you can know God’s will for sure. You just pray and hope that you get it right.” Not so. God has a perfect plan for your life, and He wants you to know it! At the church where I grew up, the leaders said God is just sovereign, and He’ll automatically make things come to pass. That didn’t work for me, so I kept seeking. Then, in 1967, I went to a meeting, where I heard a man quote Romans 12:1–2: “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye...
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This is why the book of Romans is Paul’s Masterpiece on Grace

This is why the book of Romans is Paul’s Masterpiece on Grace

I believe the book of Romans is Paul’s masterpiece on grace. Understanding grace and all that Jesus provided for you is one of the most important aspects of receiving from God. Romans also explains another critical concept—your righteousness in Christ. When you discern the righteousness you have in Jesus, it will change your life; but sad to say, most believers just don’t get it. Many people cannot grasp the righteousness we have through Jesus because they are holding onto religious doctrines. Jesus told us in Mark 7:13 that the traditions of men make the Word of God of no effect. And this is exactly what has happened. That’s why we need to understand Romans 5:12–21 which counters the religious mindset. Romans 5:15 in particular says: “If through the offence of one many be dead…much more [the gift] the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many.” The Lord spoke to me about...
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Why you should read the Book of Romans

Why you should read the Book of Romans

Is Romans one of your favorite books in the Bible? If not, then you do not have a revelation of the true Gospel. That’s a strong statement, but I believe I’m justified in making it. Romans is a powerful, powerful book. Paul wrote Romans as a letter to the church in Rome. At the time he wrote it, Paul had never been to Rome, but he wrote to the Romans because their faith had been spoken of throughout the world. However, something was beginning to happen in Rome that Paul needed to address. At this time, the church was a mixture of Jewish people and Gentiles, and some of the Jewish people had begun to influence new believers in Rome to go back under the covenant of the law. They had believed in Jesus, but they wanted New Testament believers to go back and observe all the Old Testament law. Paul wrote to them to show the differences between New Testament and...
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Remembering a friend and true inspiration

Remembering a friend and true inspiration

One of our good friends and Amazing Seniors passed away last month, so we want to bring you his story today, which you have heard about from when we have featured him. He was an inspiration to all and lived a fun and exciting life up until the very last day. He was not the typical retiree you would think of that lives in Florida. He would ride his Ducati motorcycle and stay active every day. Tom attributed his continued youth and good health to a life time of hard work.  At a young age, Tom moved to Coral Gables, Florida where he went to school. He had his first job at age 13, a paper delivery route for the Miami Herald.  After school, he would help his uncle in a shoe store on Coral Gables’ famous Miracle Mile shopping strip. At the age of 18, he enlisted in the United States Navy where he spent 25 years in America’s service. During that career,...
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Do you remember what happened 50 years ago?

Do you remember what happened 50 years ago?

This month marks the end of the first half of 2021, so let’s take some time to go back 50 years and recall the world of 1971. Sometimes it is fun to look back, remembering Barbara Streisand’s “The Way We Were” and some sentimental recollections. If you are a young senior today, say 67 or so, you were a young adult that year, living in a very different world. There was no internet or social media, no cable TV, no cell phone service or “Zoom calls.”  The United States was trying to bring the Vietnam War to an end, and we still feared an attack from the Soviet Union, a nation that no longer exists. Richard Nixon was the President of the United States and the Democratic Party was struggling to recover from the “Chappaquiddick” incident. Before you read on, take a moment to see if you can answer these trivia questions: What boxer ended Muhammad Ali’s win streak? Who was Richard...
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Some good news to remember when you are feeling down

Some good news to remember when you are feeling down

| Written by Andrew Wommack | Have you been praying to God about something you need or regarding a promise you’ve seen in the Bible? If so, I’ve got good news for you: You’ve already got it! You’re already healed, blessed, and delivered. You’ve got whatever it is that God has promised you. But you might be thinking to yourself, Well, it sure doesn’t feel like it! That’s because you’re only looking at things in the natural. Most people limit what they perceive as reality to just this physical world (what they can see, taste, hear, smell, and feel). But there is an entire spiritual world out there and inside you. The truth is that God has already provided everything you’ll ever need, but it’s in the spiritual realm. Ephesians 1:3 says, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ.” In the latter part of that chapter, Paul prayed a...
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God’s effortless change and what that means for you

God’s effortless change and what that means for you

| Written by Andrew Wommack | Do you know that God has more for you than you’re experiencing? If you’re like most Christians I’ve met, you answered “yes.” The reason why is because none of us have reached our full potential. We all need to keep pursuing the things of God. John 10:10 says, “The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.” Some translations say life “to its fullest.” But many Christians are not experiencing life to its fullest. They don’t know how to go from where they are to where they need to be. Instead, they spend a lot of time praying, fasting, and begging God for change. They’re waiting on Him to do something. That’s not the way the Scriptures teach us to change. God has a system of change, and unlike the world’s system, it’s supposed to be effortless. People hear...
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Celebrating Women’s History Month with our Female ‘Amazing Seniors’

Celebrating Women’s History Month with our Female ‘Amazing Seniors’

With Women’s History Month almost over, we want to reflect on some of our female Amazing Seniors that have been included in our previous editions. These women are an inspiration to all from their grit and hard work to the way they nurture their families, communities and all who are around them. We are happy to be spotlighting Cheryl Jenkins, Barbara Andersen, Melanie LaJoie, Maria Chaviano, Mirta Ramos and Phyllis Lozeau, who have all walked through various situations in life but stayed strong and persevered. Cheryl Jenkins When we see others go through adversity and turn it into a positive, it always shows more about who that person is than anything else. Cheryl Jenkins went through hardship in a very short timeframe with a diagnosis of type-1 diabetes at 51 years old. During that time, her mother needed hospitalization and rehabilitation while being hundreds of miles away. Relocating an elderly person is no easy task and doing it mostly alone is even...
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How to Stay Positive in a Negative World

How to Stay Positive in a Negative World

| Written by Andrew Wommack | If you haven’t been touched by all the negativism in the world in recent months, then you haven’t been paying attention. Often, it seems like each side in politics is just tearing the other one up and talk show hosts only give us the worst-case scenarios. We live in a fallen world in which we are constantly bombarded with negativity. Add to that natural life, where people experience sickness and relationship problems, and the pressure in this world could totally defeat you. However, we need to realize that we can maintain a positive attitude no matter what is happening in the world. In Scripture, Jesus talked about end times. He said wars and suffering would increase (Matt. 24:6–7, Mark 13:7, and Luke 21:9), and people would cry out for “peace and safety” (1 Thess. 5:3), but instead earthquakes and other terrible things would occur. In Matthew 24:10–12, Jesus says: And then shall many be offended, and shall betray...
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