Developing the Listening Habit

Pastor Gloria
Wed pm
John 10: 1-5
Are you Listening?
Don't be distracted.
He hears His sheep and He calls them.
When you call on His Name He will hear you.
God is our all and all.
Only a fool won't take instruction
Listen to God and respond to God.
Develop a listening habit.
1 Kings 19:1-12
God is for you, not against you.
How long does it take for us to listen?
Shame when we think we know it all.
Sad when we disregard what God has said.
How many times does God have to warn you?
God is trying to bring the church to the place where
they wil listen to Him.
If God is not in something don't make a move.
Obey what God says. Learn to hear God.
Get rid of distractions.
Ps. 46:10  Be still and know that I am God.
Jer 4:24  Must worship in Spirt and in Truth.
Wants to come through your spirit.
Ps 37:4 Delight yourself in the Lord and He
will give you the desires of your heart.
Romans 14:23 Whatsoever does not proceed from faith
is sin.
God speaks to His people today.
He has work for us to do.

Boldness to Speak

Pastor Gloria
1 Thes 2:1-6 Whatever you do for God is never in vain,
even when shamefully treated. (If you can't say something
nice, don't say anything at all)
It is happening now-people say good is evil and evil is good.
42 million babies have been aborted.It is rebellion.
God is looking for a people that will tell the truth and have the
boldness to speak.
There is only one God. Don't be ashamed, Don't be afraid to
speak the truth. Alot of what you hear is impurity and springs
from error.
They will do whatever it takes to decieve you. Only those with
clean hands and a pure heart will stand in the presence of
God tells us how to walk in victory.  Walk by The Book.
We speak not to please man, but to please God.  Preach the
truth.  Speak what God says and nothing else.
1 Thes 4:1-5 The Spirit of the Lord knows what is going on.
DON"T QUIT NOW.  Live a life before God that is pure.
Don't be deceived, look for fruit in people's lives.
Be watchful.
Acts 17:1-10  You may go through a time of persecution.
Be watchful.  There is a blueprint.  Do it right.
1 Peter 5:6 Humble yourself under the mighty hand of God
so at the proper time God will exalt you.  v 9 Resist the devil
firm in your faith.  Build faith. Posess your own vessel.
Be watchful.  You will have tests and trials. Be bold to speak
the Word of God at the right time.
Acts 16:5  Holy Ghost will tell you.  And they increased in
numbers daily.
Titus 2:13  Be prepared for the coming of the Lord.
Boldness enough to speak.  Is that YOU?
Sunday 2-17-19 pm
Speak what God tells us.  Be bold to speak His Word.
Multiply God in the Earth.
God wants to get you to the point where you can hear his voice
at all times.  God wants you to shine for Him.  You didn't choose
Him, He chose you.  He is patient and long suffering.
Jer 29:13  When you seek the Lord, you will find Him.  SEEK HIM.
Stand, whether any person stands with you or not.
Communication with God is Spirit to Spirit, inward witness.
Job 37:5 Tune out the world.  Be strong in the Lord.
1 Cor 6:17 God wants fellowship with you. He who is joined to
the Lord becomes one Spirit with Him.  You will have strength
to stand in the storm.
John 10:4 You can know His voice.
Matt 18  Come as a little child. Quit being a know it all.
John 10:27  I know them.
2 Thes.3:16  All scripture is given by inspiration of God and
is profitable for doctrine.
]Rom 10:17 faith comes by hearing and hearing by the Word
of God.
James 1:2 Be a doer of the Word.

His Ways Are Everlasting

Pastor Gloria
Hab 3:6
He stood and measured the Earth.  He is in control of
everything.  Everything He says will come to pass.
God has you covered.  Praise Him in the storm.
Cover what you love with your prayers. Wherever you
are, He is there. His ways are everlasting.  Don't receive
a bad report.  Just because you are afflicted doesn't
mean you stay afflicted.  His ways are everlasting.
Psalm 44:1, Psalm 90:16,
Exodus 19:16- Lots of things happen on the third day.
(Good study) Fear of the Lord is the beginning of
wisdom.  Quit questioning God when things don't
go the way you think they should.
Ps 85:5-8
Ps 77: 1-12 Complaining.  David was just a man.
Bring me back-be diligent, I'm going to get through this.
God will revive me again.  Remember the deeds of the
Lord.  If He did it once, He can do it again.  He WILL do it
Gen 49:26 God has set us apart.  You've been called out
by God.  Set you aside for a purpose. When you serve
God, the people around you are blessed.
Hab 3:6, James 1:17, Prov 14:12, Hebrews 13:8, Hab 3:10

Break Through the Darkness

Pastor Gloria
Matt 28:19 You can live above sin if you want to.
You have to decide. Make disciples, spend time
with them.  When there are strongholds, break
through the darkness. You will face adversity.
God wants you to get beyond sin.  It's not okay.
God will show you how to overcome.  He is the
only one who can break through the darkness.
Observe all things. If you love me you will keep
my commandments.
1 John 5: 18,19  God wants you to overcome the
things of darkness.  "Everyone who is born of God,
does not keep on sinning."  The whole world lies
in the power of the evil one. Live the example of
the Kingdom of God. It is either Light or dark, there
is no in between.
2 TIm 2:26 ...and they may come to their senses and
escape the snare of the devil after being captured
by him to do his will.
Eph 6:12  Spiritual breakthrough comes through
prayer.  It only comes when you learn to pray.
Jesus is coming, no time for playing games.
Daniel 10:12-14 Prayer will weaken our opposition.
A man who prayed-stood strong. Satan doesn't
want you to break through the darkness.  Break
through is a military concept- invade,  take enemy
Col 1:3  When God moves..Pray, weaken the opposition.
Eph 6:16 Breakthrough takes determination.  Seeking
the power of God to move.  When you pray there is a
battle going on.  God will send you reinforcements.
1 John 4:4 Don't lose heart. Remember prayer will
weaken the opposition.
Jn 16:33, Luke 18:8

The Cry of the Spirit

Pastor Gloria
Revelation 2:16,17
Jesus is speaking from His throne.
The Spirit and the bride say "come".
From His throne to the Earth through a prophet.
The Spirit and the bride say "come."
And let the one who hears day  "come."
And the one who is thirsty, "come."
Let the one who desires the water of life without price.
Galations 4:26
We are the ones God is going to use.
You are highly visible in this world.
People of like spirit receive you.
Ephesians 5:25
We on this Earth long for the bridegroom.
Divine event is coming.
Jesus is coming.
Are you raising your children to love God?
God is going to start healing every wound of
the church.  He will heal some wounds if you
let Him.  Christ is saying to come.
If you are thirsty, come.
Church on the Earth-the church in heaven.
Romans 8:26
Isaiah 55:1
Hebrew 12:2
Revelation 3:12
Revelation 21:10 Carried me away in the Spirit.
Psalm 87:3-6 Gorious things.
Isaiah 2:2-3 It shall come to pass
Isaiah 52:9 Break forth into joy. FREE

Expect Divine Intervention (Eye Witness to Miracles)

Pastor Gloria
Matt 19:26
Everything you are going to receive, you are going to have to expect.
MUST have EXPECTATION!  Expect divine intervention.  God wants to show you.
Believe and He WILL show you. It doesn't matter how it feels, Trust God. Believe
"I have His power in me."  Jesus lives in my heart.  Christ in us.  "Greater things
than this shall you do."
When the devil attacks, go on the offensive and attack him back.  We have
power over all the works of the devil.  If you ask anything in My  Name.
You will go through things in life.  You have power within you. You said
in Your Word! You WILL be tested and tried, but will you stand?
Acts 3:16
By faith in the name of Jesus.  Trust and wait on God.
Deut 10:21
He is the only one that should be praised. To God be the glory.
Ex 15:26
Just listen.  Only a fool will not take instruction. The arm of flesh will
fail you. People won't admit they are wrong.  Listen to God-His Word and
do what is right in His eyes.  Walk it through in faith>.
Ex 15:1-2, 9-10
The devil says I will pursue and overtake you, but God always
has the last word.
Jer 32:27
Is there anything too hard for GOD?
John 2:11
His disciples believed in Him.
Luke 18:7
All possible.
Mark 23:24-29 Truth Revealed
You can make it.
Rom 15:18-19 powerful  Acts 19:11-12, Job 5:89
Eph 3:20-21 TO God be all the Glory
Expect Divine Intervention.  EXPECT
Be excited about what you are involved in.
Trust God in this. You're gonna make it!
No matter what it looks like.
Want divine intervention?
Expect it.
Don't lose heart.
Stay in the presence of God.
Be strengthened in your inner most being.
Be rooted and grounded in love.
Acts 4:29-31, Mark 16:17-20

Go to the Other Side

Pastor Gloria
Be about the Father's business in the midst of it all.
God will take care of you.  Whatever He calls you to do
He will equip you to do.  Learn this walk with God. He
won't ask you to do something unless He prepares you.
Mark 6:31-45
Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.
desolate-empty, no supply, you can't provide for yourself.
32 They went away in the boat to a desolate place by themselves.
Mark 3:9 You get a boat ready.  Jesus knew what the crowd would
do. You have to get involved-put something of yourself into it.
Mark 6:37-39 He commanded them.  Jesus said, "You feed them."
You do it!
45 Immediately after the miracle he made them get into the boat.
He didn't get into the boat with them.  In desolate place, depend on
God.  Rest. He went to the mountain to pray.  Choice in desolate place.
Have to walk it out yourself.  Winds against them.
46 He sent them away. He departed to the mountain to pray.
48 He saw them toiling in rowing for the wind was against them.
It's not going to happen until Jesus makes it happen.  He saw them
rowing and it's hard.  Keep in your life what it takes to touch God.
Yesterday is over.  What is the next chapter in God?  He knows it
is painful.  He knows we are in a desolate place.
When miracles happen it is time to move forward.
Hebrews 11:3  He merely spoke and it was done.  By faith we understand.
Psalm 33:9 Nothing is impossible with God. What do we do to touch the
heart of God.  Go to the other side of despair.
Matt 8:23-27, John 6:16-21, John9:1-7, Acts3:1-10
Do something-pray.  Go to the other side, don't depend on yesterdays
miracle.  Go to the other side.
John 11:43-44 Lazarus raised from the dead.
1 Corinthians 15:16-19
Why a desolate place?
Why Bethsaida?
Why me? Why there?
Go to the other side.
Time to move on. Throw your shoulders back. "I can make it." Another
miracle will happen.  Get beyond the miracle that happened years ago.
Go forward to a new miracle.

God’s Master Plan

Sunday am and pm
Pastor Gloria
Truth will always prevail. Ephesians 1:9-10, Acts 10: 33-38
God has a plan and a purpose to bring all things into unity.
Get yourself ready. You better listen. Satan wants to get
us out of the Word of God.   Follow what the Book says.
Are we doing what God says?
God are you pleased with me?
Walk in a worthy manner-no pride.
Humble yourself under the mighty hand of God.
He will not permit the righteous to be moved.
Ephesians 4:1-16, Peter 5:6-10
1 John 55:16
Speaking the truth in love.
End TImes
Obligation to bear with failings of the weak and not to please ourselves.
Romans 15:1-7, Verse 8 to confirm (Truth has promises)
We are His children
Acts 4:32-33 (Romans 15:1-7) All about maturity.
You are as strong as you declare.  Unbelief stops the gifts.
It is time to see what God is doing and to be part of it.
We have the obligation to build people up.  We are called to love
because we love God.
Acts 4:3  Peter and John talking about the goodness of God. 
Proclaiming the resurrection.
Devil's objective is to take the truth and turn it into a lie for 
the world to believe.

The Key

Wed. pm
Pastor Gloria
Acts 27:9-44
Every issue has a key or keys to bring everything good as God
shows plainly the answer.
We have to follow what God has laid out in His Word in order
to overcome our issues.
Answer- a spoken or written reply-response.
A correct response to a question, sometimes asked to test
one's knowledge.
God knows the issues we face.  Stand strong in the storm.
Matthew 16:19  The keys of the kingdom I will give you.
 Satan is your enemy.Stay in the boat you will come out on the
other side.  Tighten up your mind. Stay in the boat, you will be
Bind on Earth-Loose on Earth
Bound in Heaven-Loosed in Heaven
Keys that lock and unlock Kingdom Power. Which key goes where. 
God tests you to see if you can overcome.
God will bring you through, no matter the issue.
2 Cor 2:14 
When you are in Christ, He leads you in triumphal procession.
Luke 2:34  
Quit freaking out! Just stand. Every situation has a Key.
There is power in the Name of Jesus.  Satan does not have 
power to stop someone with the Key.
Doing His Will is acting on His Word.
Luke 6:46
The Will or the Word is the key to every situation.
Matthew 7:21 Do what God says.
Guidline to the Will of God.
Mark 4:14-26-29 Look at 30-32
Sow seed & wait.  Then the harvest comes.
Receiving Your Key
Isaiah 55: 8-11
James 1:5
Keys are no good unless they are used.
1. Obedience is the Key to the Keys.
2. Look at Johah.
3. Look at Paul-Jesus said hear His sayings and do them.
Let's use our Keys to the Kingdom-starting NOW!

July 22, 2018 Pastor Michael

Pastor Michael
Sunday evening
Worship is powerful.  It is not just for us. Others are strengthened
as we worship.  We are actually fighting a battle as we worship.
Our faithfulness has effect on other people.
Gaining Territory-
The enemy tries to discourage us, but he cannot stop us because
of what is inside of us.
How to gain territory:
If God placed a desire within your heart, then He can make it happen.
4) Physically-we have joined a new blood line!
We are fighting a battle as Christians living for Jesus. Eph 6:10
Be strong in the Lord and His mighty power.
It's HIS Power.
Put on the full armor,
You have an enemy.  Know how to fight. Put on your armor.
Serve the Lord and you have the power to win every time.
Enemy knows your weakness.  Use wisom.
Put on the full armor of God and when you have done all to
stand, STAND.
Eph 6:13 Faith comes into play
Belt of truth.Can't gain by being dishonest.  Be honest.
Breastplate of righteousness. Live righteous-manner worthy of the
Name of Jesus.
Peace-peace on the inside.
God dwells in peace. Enemy tried to rob peace. The struggle is against the 
Shield of faith-Believe even when you don't see it. Embrace  each season of life.
Helmet of Salvation.
Sword of the Spirit which is the Word of God.  How can you battle if you are weak?
Would you send out an army if they hadn't eaten for a week?  Feed yourself 
spiritually in order to win the battle.
Pray for all of the Lord's people. Lift them up and walk with them.
You are gaining territory when:
1) you love someone who is unlovable
2) pray at home-block distractions and pray
3) think about people who need strengh and we stay strong for them
When you realize the weapon you have- who you are in Christ.
YOU are a weapon.
Joshua was used to gain territory. Josh 1:1
As I was with Moses, so I shall be with you. Be strong and courageous.
Wise, stand firm. God will use you to lead other people.

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  1. Clara says:

    Great and inspiring devotionals!

  2. Bobbe Lee says:

    I love this Thank You Jesus & Thank You COPT!!

  3. Bobbie Lee says:

    I have read all that u have sent Gail u r doing an AWESOME JOB FOR THE LORD! I love reading the blogs & devotional!!! Thank you so MUCH!!

  4. Bobbie Lee says:

    Thank You COTP!!

  5. Cindy Puebla says:

    Love reading ALL the great things you are posting. GOD is Amazing… so Loving and caring. Thanks Gail

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