Let Them Bark!

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How many times have you walked down the street and dogs start barking as you are passing by? Key words “passing by.” You are going to face all sorts of adversity while you are headed towards your destination. People are going to talk about you, threaten you, laugh at you, and then some. But no worries! They are just dogs barking. Don’t waste your time throwing stones at them. Their barks might be loud, but they can’t stop you.

Isaiah 54:17 No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper, and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn.

Imagine how crazy you would look walking down the street throwing stones at a dog that barked at you. In your Christian walk, you look real silly responding to every bit of nonsense thrown your way. If someone snaps at you, you snap back. If someone lies on you, you try to prove them wrong. If someone yells at you, you yell back. Stop wasting your time on people and things that serve no real purpose in your life, other then to slow you down or teach you self control.
Have you ever noticed that dogs only start barking while you are “passing by?” But once you leave their vicinity, they get silent again. You are not meant to hang out with the barking dogs. They are fenced in for a reason. The owner put them in the fence with the expectation that the dogs will stay in the fence. Some people have that fenced in mentality, and since they can’t go where you are going, they bark to keep you entertained and stuck with them. You have to keep moving in to what God has for you, and if you happen to pass up a few dogs along the way, LET THEM BARK!!

#happysaturday
T Brown

Women in the Waiting Women’s Conference Spring 2015

WIW Flyer 2015It is time for a refreshing, refilling, and restoration. You made it to 2015, but you still have some wounds that haven’t completely healed. God wants you to come as you are and allow his word and the Holy Spirit to heal you where you hurt. It is time for some “Damage Control!” Take a road trip and come to Madison, Alabama for a life changing experience. Get a chance to speak with real down to earth women who have been broken, abused, addicted, lonely, controlling, rebellious, and more…..and now they are strong, whole, healed, loving, and productive Mighty Women of God sharing the gospel. For more information e-mail bfm,impactcenter@yahoo.com You don’t want to miss this!

Be encouraged

T Brown

Can You Handle the Truth?

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Have you ever been around wrong for so long that you started to think it was right? Then, when you get around right, you stand out like a sore thumb. This is how Saints who are walking in error and deception are operating today. They find themselves in church hearing the truth which exposes the sin in their lives. After a while, they start justifying their sin and looking for excuses (or what we call gray areas) to continue to do the things they were doing. Eventually, they will have convinced themselves that their way of living is right and everything else is wrong.

Prov 14:12 There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

OK, I hear you saying right and wrong, but according to who? According to the word of God. The word of God is truth and it is the only thing you can measure your life against without prejudice. The word of God will remain the same no matter what you are facing or how you view the situation.

For example, we tend to decide how we are going to respond according to the situation and not according to the word. We somehow feel justified in going off when it comes to our money and our children. But, we can let it go when it is dealing with something we consider trivial. Wrong Answer!! You still have to love, forgive, be slow to anger, speak truth in love, tell the truth, have peace and joy no matter what.  The word of God does not change! Who told you it was ok to act a certain way because your situation is just a little different. Everyone thinks their situation is an exception to the rule. God still frowns upon divorce, but he loves the couple involved.  God still says homosexuality is an abomination, but he loves the ones who are living the lifestyle. God still says if you are lusting in your mind it is just like committing the act, but he still loves the one who is doing it. This is a new year. Stop deceiving yourselves. Stop letting the devil deceive you. And stop letting people who are living sinful lives tell you that your life is ok. Measure it against the word of God and let his truth reveal the sin in your life, This year purpose in your heart to let your light shine in dark places and stop being the darkness in a place full of light.

Fight the Good Fight of Faith and Be Encouraged,

T Brown