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The God of the Comma, Part 1 (cont'd)

Destined for Victory / Pastor Paul Sheppard
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November 3, 2021 8:00 am

The God of the Comma, Part 1 (cont'd)

Destined for Victory / Pastor Paul Sheppard

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November 3, 2021 8:00 am

Four challenges we face in the course of doing God's will; understanding God's provision for each challenge; based on 2 Cor. 4:8-9.

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They said Paul was not the real deal. He persecuted the church he's done too much. He doesn't deserve your loyalty can be a real apostle with Jesus when he was on the half-truth watch half-truth half-truth is sometimes worse than a full-blown line hello and welcome to this Wednesday. Addition of Destin for victory with pastor Paul Sheppard, the apostle Paul was all too familiar with his own past, but that made him the perfect man to lead the church in Corinth whose members had a checkered past of their own message he preached to the Corinthians is the same message Pastor Paul wants to share with you today in your marriage and your friendships in all your relationships both inside the church and out. Learn to show love and compassion, even to those who are opposed to the gospel because the people who ultimately embrace Christ often want you least expect to stay with us here or visit Pastor Paul.net to listen to Destin for victory on demand. What you can also download the podcast to Google or wherever you enjoy your podcasts but now here's Pastor Paul.

Today's Destin for victory message, the God of the, dragons live in counseling for the session know is only going to be one of the few things close brothers typically don't want to roll up in the office.

Typically there's exceptions, but as a general been pastors of 1982 as a general rule, when a brother show up some stuff going down but one thing that happens in the notes section and she got understand that you know he may be reading the Bible to look reading about seven this is useful to render spouse seven God gave you one sex partner is only one you supposedly with and he says and you supposed each other. Don't hold out. 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closedown,closingupclosingshopnowknowallshopisclosed.Youlikethatdon'tbuildGod'sorder.Youdon'thaveonesexpartnerinthewillofGodoneyoumarriedtogetyourhopesupfromthatonestore.YouwillgoshopatHomeDepotandtheywillhaveitgoingtocome.I'mtryingtohelpsomebodyifyoudon'tdoitright.So,sincethesewillbecomingtotheone-story,don'tshutdown.Paulsaidsincehesaidtheonlyreasonyoucanlegitimatelyshutdowniswhenyouarefastingandpraying.IwanttobeonlyfocusedonGod.Youdon'thavetoshutdownduringfastingandprayingisnotwhathesaidaboutpeopleinaperson'srightfastingandprayerofthetimetheywanttobefullysetapartfromallnormalactivities.SogetyourBiblestraight.Youdon'thavetofastfromthepastorsbackpastthatIbeengonetwoweeksbutI'mbacktryingtohelpyounow.YouhadtofastfromthatandPaulsaidonlywayyoushoulddoitisifyougetaBagreement,yourspouse,Iwanttogointoatimeofconsecrationandwouldwouldyoupleasecooperatewiththisandyourspouseoughttobeabletosupportyourspiritualgrowth.IsureI'llgoforjustdon'tlasttoolong.Backtotheshopisopendooropen.HetaughtushowtodoitrightandwemaycomeinanyfussaboutthatandhesaidonebrothertoldmehowtobereadingthistoheraboutrenderingtobenevolenceandsoItalkedtothemawhileandthenIletthemleadthatcometogetassignmentplansbutIsawmymaturesintheclassicchatwhichyouandIseeyoungmanthepasttohelpyoulittlebit.IsayreadingfirstCorinthians7isnotexactlyforeplaydonotgogettheresultsyouwantintheBibleupinherfacemakingherfeelthatGodissayingyousupposedtobesaidnotrytalkingwithherthroughthedayandaskingaboutArendspendingtimetakeoutgetussomegooddeedusedtodothatwheny'allweresingle.Nowy'allkeepandyouwanttohookyouuponsincethefavoritefoodbeingnice.Beattentivealldayandthenlet'sseeifGodblessyouatnight.HetooknextSundaycameandGodblessmewheremyfirstseventhat'sright.Wetalkedaboutmarriageanddivorceandremarriageinordergoingtostartaboutanumberofotherthingswetalkedaboutspiritualgifttogethisanswerthequestionbecausethischurchhadjustknowhowtousemybikebyspeakinginanativelanguageintheonewheretheyweredoing.TheyknowhowtohandleprophecyknowabouttheothergiftsandinallthathecoversallofthatisveryinstructiveinfirstgradewhenhegetstosecondCorinthians,hestillgetssomeinstructionbutisnotwrittenbasedonabunchofquestionsinsecondCorinthiansistoaddressthefactthatthischurchbetweenthetimehewrotethemthefirsttimeandisabouttowritethem.Nowtheyhavebeenundertheattackofpeoplewhowanttodiscredittheirspiritualleaderinordertoleadthemastray.SotheJudaizershavecometotownandsaidtothem,welly'allgottwothingsgoingwrongforyouseriousyouhaveanillegitimatespiritualfather.TheysaidPaulwasnottherealdeal.Hepersecutedthechurchhe'sdonetoomuch.Hedoesn'tdeserveyourloyaltycanbearealapostleJesuswhenhewasontheearth.Theyhadahalf-truthwatchhalf-truthbecausewhenyouacceptthehalf-truth.Youalwayshavetoalsoacceptthehalfthatisn'ttrue.Theyhadhalf-truththehalf-truthwasJesustowalkwithPauldingwalkwithJesuswhenhewason.Itistruethathewasoneofthegreatestpersecutorsoftheearlychurchbeforehegotsaved,theyhadtriedbutwhatisthatGod'shandwasonSaulbeforehegotsocrazy.Nowwillbethegreatestblessingtothechurchthreeyearsinearthlyministry,butamastiffsothathecouldpersecutetheSaintsRow.Theyhadaconversationthatchangedhislifeforever.AndPaulwantstoletthischurchknowhowIamlegitimatebecauseGodcalledmemandoesn'tmakemelegitimate.Godmakesmelegitimate.IfGodcalledmeofGodbeforetalkingagainstme.God'spurposewillprevailinmylife.Soyouwanttostraightenthemout,letthemknowIamlegitimateanddon'tletthesepeopletroubleyouaboutthemanthat'sleadingyouandthenhesaidsecondlyyouneedtounderstandthatyouneedtoapplythelawandnotjustfaith.Theysaidsalvation.TheJudaizersbelievedthatsalvationcouldnotcomebyfaithalone.IthadtobetrustinginJesusandkeepingthelawandsoPaulwritesthemtostraightenoutbothoftheseerrors,butyoucantellhe'sratheragitatedwhenhewritesheisheisrighteouslyindignantwhenhewritessecondgrantthatit'sgotthatlittleJonasgotthatlittletwitthoughtheissickofpeopledistortingthegospelsickofpeoplewithafalseagendaandhewantstogetthingsstraightsothatthechurchcanbeashealthyasitoughttobe.YouknowhowI'vecometolearnit'sbestinthisseasonoflifeandinministryisallrighttogetsickorsomething.IamIamsooutofthesloppyagapebusiness.IcaneventellyouI'mtiredofgrinningChristianswhodon'thandletheirbusinessrightthistimetotellwhentheywriteandtellallandwastroubled.Youknowthatyou'redoingthewillofGodandkeeponkeepingownopinionhaveittothemselves.Readreadcertainemails.Youcangettome.AcertainlevelbecauseI'minsulatingmyselffromJoanbeenthroughtoomuchsayingtoomuchtodothesamethinginyourlifehaveapieceofyouhelpingtheywanttosaythatyouwillofGodandkeepanoldcomingupnext.Therestoftoday'smessage,theGodofthe,withpastorPaulSheppard,seniorpastor,destinyChristianFellowshipinFremont,California.Ifyou'veneverstoppedbyourwebsitePastorPaul.net.IinviteyoutodosotodayyoufindallofPastorPaul'srecentmessagesondemandplusahostofgreatresourcesthatareonlinestore,includingbooksandDVDmessagesfromPastorPaul.Youalsolearnmoreabouttheministryandaboutallthegreatthingsfriendslikeyouaredoingforyourprayersandfinancialsupportandalsodon'tforgetyoucanwatchPastorPaul'sbestvideoclipsonYouTubeformoredetailsandlinkstoo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thatyouknowwhentheabusethatitwashegotit.ButnowthatI'mgrownandgetbacktoyoustraightup,gotabused,soIknowthedifference.Billstoprotectusfromourparents.Eventhoughtherewasanumberyoucancallony'all.Yourmiddle-agednumberwecouldcallwindowthatwasanagencydedicatedtokeepingourparentsupallfilesisagoodthingbecauseifsuchnumberthenumber.Yourparentswould'vesaidmyregularpasswordiscarefullyforyou.Pickupthephone.Youmightnotwanttostartthatparticularnumber,youmightwanttofindyouaprayerlineandthatoneoneMTVprayerlivesandaskthatyoumightnotwantyoutosayitwasgoingtakethemawhiletogethere.Igotabigloadistobeinthehousesoallthetrials.TheapostlePaulsufferedforthegospel,beatings,shipwrecks,imprisonment.Itwastheassaultonhischaracterthatwasperhapstheworstofall,butGodwasnotfinishedwithhimyetandisnotfinishedwithyouifyoulethimtheGodofthe,willturnyourmessintoamessage,onethatwillencourageotherswhoaregoingthroughsimilarchallengesorsomethingelseIcanhelpyouseethistruthalittlemoreclearlyforyourgenerousgifttoDestinforvictorytoday.PastorPaulwouldliketosendyouhisbookletturningyourtestintoatestimony.Godwantstouseyourchallenges,evenyourmistakestodrawyouclosertohimandweequipyoutohelpotherswhohavetrialsintoughtimesoftheirown.That'sturningyourtestintoatestimony,abookletfromPastorPaul.OurgifttoyoubyrequestforyourgenerousdonationtoDestinforpleasecall855-339-5500orvisitPastorPaul.nettomakeasafeandsecuredonationonline.YoucanalsomailyourgifttoDestinforvictoryPOBox1767,Fremont,CA94538againthataddressisDestinforBox1767,Fremont,CA94538andsomeone07.KingDavidwritesthentheycriedouttotheLordintheirtrouble,andhedeliveredthemfromtheirdistress.Soifyouneedprayertoday.TheDestinfortheministryteamwouldliketojoinyouinprayerfromthehomepageofPastorPaul.netisthecontactteachertoletusknowhowwecanprayforyouwhileyou'rethere,besuretoaskforpastorPaul'smonthlyletterofencouragement.Yours,atnocostorobligation.WewantyoutoputaperiodafteryourchallengesIcametoletyouknowyouservetheGodofthe,youaregoingtochallengewhatGodsaysI'mnotgoingtobetheendofthestory.I'mgoingtogiveyouadivineprovisionsothatyoucangothroughitsuccessfully.That'stomorrow.WouldPastorshareshismessage,theGodofthe,untilthen,rememberhewhobeganagoodworkinyouwillbringittocompletioninChrist,youaredestinedforvictory


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