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No more playing church"

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"No more playing church" ...  or... "time to stop playing church"
Have you heard this being said before? … and yet that is exactly what happens every Sunday when people come together "in church"! Now don't get me wrong - I am not referring to the actual meeting, which by all means may be sincere and Powerful in the delivery of the Word and in what happens there - I am speaking about the whole system as it presents itself where people "go to church" on Sundays to be "in the Presence of God" for an hour or two, and then "leave church" to carry on with their own lives, at their own pace, only to return to "church" next Sunday to meet with the Lord for another hour or two in His Presence. The whole thing is no more than "playing church", that's what this system teaches people to do, rather than BEING THE CHURCH, and to lead them into knowing that they ARE THE TEMPLE of the Holy Spirit, and that the…

"JESUS WOULD 'HAPPEN'!

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PASTOR ... What would happen if you were no longer the "set man", but if you allowed the Holy Spirit to have the place of leading? What would happen if the meetings no longer revolved around you, and if you were no longer the central figure around which every meeting convened? What would happen if you offered yourself as a vehicle for the Holy Spirit to equip others to grow into becoming 'leaders' also? What if you willingly relinquished your position as the leader to allow the focus to fully fall on the Holy Spirit and allow Him to use you to raise up an authentic church fully equipped to be able to go out and fulfill God's heart and destiny in the lives of others? What if "church" was more than about getting together to hear you speak and lead services? What if you led people to gather around and to focus on Jesus only, to learn to hear Him speak to them individually and to learn to yield and to flow with His Spirit as He led the meetings? What if t…