Live above Offense.

Live above Offense.


Are you more interested in winning an argument of keeping a friend?

We have all been “evangelists of offense” by convincing others of our offenses

Jerry talking about Harvey.

Choose not to be a victim.  Jesus did it and He lives in me.

Offended people legitimize slander un-offend able people choose the highway Humility of rather than the off ramp of offense.

Our tendency is to run from tension rather than toward it.

Forgiveness is tearing up the IOU.




Generational Thinking


“Posterity will serve him; future generations will be told about the Lord. They will proclaim his righteousness to a people yet unborn—for he has done it” (Psalm 22:30,31).

“Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, O God, till I declare your power to the next generation, your might to all who are to come” (Psalm 71:18).

“…which he commanded our forefathers to teach their children, so the next generation would know them, even the children yet to be born, and they in turn would tell their children…They would not be like their forefathers—a stubborn and rebellious generation, whose hearts were not loyal to God, whose spirits were not faithful to him” (Ps. 78:5,6,8).

“Let this be written for a future generation, that a people not yet created may praise the Lord” (Psalm 102:18).

“May his descendants be cut off, their names blotted out from the next generation” (Ps. 109:13).

“One generation will commend your works to another; they will tell of your mighty acts” (Ps. 145:4).

The prophets also made sure the faithful were mindful of the generations: “Tell it to your children, and let your children tell it to their children, and their children to the next generation” (Joel 1:3).

Truths regarding generational thinking:

  1. History and destiny merge.

The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob

Feasts “Celebrate this day as a lasting ordinance for generations to come” (Exodus 12:14).

Names used to mark generations

  1. It is all about family.

God is a Father, Jesus a Son. A wedding is coming.

End-time revival is a revival of the family (Malachi 4:5,6).

  1. Obedience is essential. Disobedience costs.

Jehu (2 Kings 10) and Hezekiah (2 Kings 20)

  1. Honor connects the generations.

presbys, senatus, sheikh We honor beauty, brains, braun

It was a sad day in Israel when “elders are shown no respect” (Lam. 5:12) and “the elders are gone from the city gate” (v. 14).

“Rise in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the Lord” (Lev. 19:32). One way to reverence God—respect elderly.

One of the curses for disobedience: “… “a fierce-looking nation without respect for the old or pity for the young” (Deut. 28:50).

  1. Warfare on the womb.

Introduction and Explanation of the Gift of Praying in Tongues

Paul Anderson gives a message on the gifts of tongues. He gives some excellent perspective on how the gift is to be sought out (not just ‘tolerated’ – 1 Cor 14:1), God’s generosity in giving it, and how it is to be used (1 Cor 13).  He also addresses some of the questions regarding tongues as well as the way it has been misused.  He also explains a bit of why his theology is that if you have asked for the gift of tongues, you have it. He ends the message by giving some practical advice on how to start speaking in tongues.  We have a part to play.  For the most part, God won’t sovereignly move our tongue.  Like the other gifts there is an aspect of faith.  We have to ‘step out of the b0at’ and begin.  A great message for anyone wanting to understand more about the gift of tongues or take a step out and begin walking in it.

Below are 3 articles from Paul on the gift of tongues:

About Tongues

The Gift of Tongues – Available to All

How to Receive the Gift of Tongues

Moving from a Victim to a Victor

How we view ourselves matters, often we can take on the identity of a victim and be hindered from fulfilling our calling but Jesus came to change that.
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A short message on marriage by Paul and Karen Anderson. For a great article by Paul and Karen on preparing for marriage click here.
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Paul taught on how to “P-R-A-Y” – praise, repent, ask, and yield. For notes on prayer from Paul, click here.
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Wisdom of Christ

As the other Paul said, “the wisdom of this world is foolishness to God.” Paul shares on the wisdom of Christ.
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The Return of Jesus

Paul shared on our hope – Jesus’ very soon-coming return and reign over all the earth. He encouraged us to live in light of that Day. Jesus is coming back!!!!
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Receiving the Father’s Love

Paul shared about our INCREDIBLE heavenly Father, and afterwards many people were blessed during the ministry time.
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Teach us how to Pray

Paul examines Jesus’ teaching on prayer in response to the disciples inquiring of Him in Luke 11. Karen shares an update from her trip to Japan.
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