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The Ball is Snapped;  Here’s the Hand-off…

  By Karen Houston

72069073AL_D006It must be football season again; the sounds of guys spouting “football talk” are revving up all around us.  There was one guy telling of a play where the quarterback handed the ball off to a guy right before he was sacked, and that guy took it completely down the field to score!  There was excitement in his voice as he recounted every move.

The only player that counts crossing the goal line is the man with the ball; he is the one with the authority to score, and the only one that can make forward progress against the enemy.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Who Flips the Switch?

By Karen Houston

We are made to think we are powerless when faced with adversity, or our adversary the devil.  But how powerless are we?  What is our authority as believers in Christ?

Directing trafficAuthority is delegated power.  When an officer directs traffic at the scene of an accident he can raise his hand and cars will stop.  He doesn’t have the physical power to stop a car with his hand, but he has power of the authority of the government he serves.  People recognize this authority and obey his commands. Read the rest of this entry »

Snipit: Standing in the Face of a Lion

by Karen Houston

lionThere have been times where I am unable to go to sleep, my mind runs on and on.  Left unchecked, I will not get much sleep and be drained the next day.  When I stop and take authority against Satan’s oppression, I can quickly drift off to sleep.  He can’t oppress my spirit, but he can affect my body.  We have to recognize that and take authority over him.  Satan will use anything in his means to steal our joy or make us ineffective for the Lord. 

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Karen Houston

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