9-15-2012 – Don’t Fear The Fully Surrendered Life – Pastor Shane Idleman

September 15th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 9-15-2012 – Don’t Fear The Fully Surrendered Life – Pastor Shane Idleman)

“You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart” (Jeremiah 29:13).

In today’s culture, there are countless enticements that pull us away from a fully surrendered life. It is my firm belief, that, second only to salvation, the fully surrendered life is the most important aspect of the Christian life…to truly know God: “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart” (Jeremiah 29:13). Sadly, very few of us ever experience this close relationship with God. This isn’t meant to discourage, but to convict. Conviction is a wonderful gift from God used to turn the heart back to Him…

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8/11/2012 -“How much of God do you want?”- Pastor Shane Idleman

August 11th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 8/11/2012 -“How much of God do you want?”- Pastor Shane Idleman)

“You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart” (Jeremiah 29:13).

“I would like to buy three dollars worth of God, please. Not enough to explode my soul or disturb my sleep, but just enough to equal a cup of warm milk, or a snooze in the sunshine…I want ecstasy, not transformation. I want the warmth of the womb, not a new birth. I want a pound of the eternal in a paper sack. I would like to buy three pounds of God, please” (Wilbur Reese)…
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7/28/2012 – “I’m Just Not Convicted.” You Should Be – Pastor Shane Idleman

July 27th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 7/28/2012 – “I’m Just Not Convicted.” You Should Be – Pastor Shane Idleman)

“I’m just not convicted like that.” I recently heard this honest statement following a message on holiness.

The text for the message was 2 Corinthians 6:15, “And what communion has light with darkness? And what accord has Christ with Belial?” Belial is the epitome of evil. Paul explicitly states that believers should not compromise their convictions, nor their lifestyle—“what communion has light with darkness?”…
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2/25/2012 – Divorce—Don’t Allow Past Brokenness To Cause Future Pain – Pastor Shane Idleman

February 25th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 2/25/2012 – Divorce—Don’t Allow Past Brokenness To Cause Future Pain – Pastor Shane Idleman)

Part five from a sermon series on Real Marriage—the truth about life together, by Shane Idleman [WCFAV.org].

Last week, I asked, “How can we undo the emotional pain we experience from failed relationships?” First, we must understand that it’s not an external fight, it’s an internal struggle: “For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places” (Ephesians 6:12). God works within us by transmitting healthy thoughts into godly actions. Our mind is where battles are either won or lost. Those who do not forgive or release bitterness, anger, and hurt, never experience freedom, happiness, or ‘true’ restoration. It all starts here….
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