Recently Preached: Freedom From People Pleasing

May 28, 2018

People-pleasing is a bottomless ditch. It’s living your life so people will be happy with you; so they’ll like you and accept you. Problem is, they never will. When you live to please people, even the most important people in your life like your mom or dad or boss or spouse, you will be caught up in a bondage that can consume your life.  James MacDonald delivers a way out of this prison by focusing on how to maximize what God thinks of you.

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Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

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Repentance Breaks Strongholds - A

May 28, 2018

You hate the cycle sin-confess-repeat. You want to break free and revive your joy in following Christ. You need to repent and experience its impact on your mind, emotions, and will before real confession can take place. Discover the difference between worldly sorrow and godly repentance, the five marks of genuine repentance, and why repentance is not a place every Christian should visit—it’s where we need to continually live.

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Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

 

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When Strongholds Start to Crumble - C

May 25, 2018

God wants to—and can—destroy your strongholds. The demolition begins when consequences become crises. Satan condemns and immobilizes with generalities, but God convicts with specifics. When the crisis drives you to get alone with God, He contends with you personally. Discover His gentleness and patience as He prevails over you physically and marks you forever spiritually, just as He did with the former deceiver called Jacob.

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Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

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When Strongholds Start to Crumble - B

May 24, 2018

God wants to—and can—destroy your strongholds. The demolition begins when consequences become crises. Satan condemns and immobilizes with generalities, but God convicts with specifics. When the crisis drives you to get alone with God, He contends with you personally. Discover His gentleness and patience as He prevails over you physically and marks you forever spiritually, just as He did with the former deceiver called Jacob.

Follow James MacDonald:

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Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... 

Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com 

James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... 

Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... 

Mail us stuff to our P.O. Box: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/contact/ 

Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

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When Strongholds Start to Crumble - A

May 23, 2018

God wants to—and can—destroy your strongholds. The demolition begins when consequences become crises. Satan condemns and immobilizes with generalities, but God convicts with specifics. When the crisis drives you to get alone with God, He contends with you personally. Discover His gentleness and patience as He prevails over you physically and marks you forever spiritually, just as He did with the former deceiver called Jacob.

Follow James MacDonald:

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Resources: 

Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... 

Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com 

James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... 

Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... 

Mail us stuff to our P.O. Box: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/contact/ 

Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

 

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Strongholds of My Own Making - C

May 22, 2018

Strongholds get stronger through our own behavior, putting the weight of biblical responsibility on us. Consider twelve significant strongholds and address the patterns that need to change in your life. As Jacob experienced, unless strongholds are destroyed, you will reap what you’ve sown when others do to you what you have done to others. And if nothing else scares you enough to change, seeing your strongholds replicated in the lives of loved ones should. See God’s favor and transforming power prevail in your life. No stronghold is too strong for Him.

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Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... 

Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com 

James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... 

Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... 

Mail us stuff to our P.O. Box: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/contact/ 

Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

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Recently Preached: When Kings Fail - Compromise

May 21, 2018

Maybe it’s family. Maybe it’s integrity. Maybe it’s morality. Somewhere, we all make personal compromises. But in a world so accepting of grey morality, what does God have to say? In this message (taken from the life of King Josiah), learn about the dangers of compromising and how God responds. Killing sinful compromises and chasing after Christ is not an easy play. But today, if you hear His voice, do not harden your heart.

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Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

 

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Strongholds of My Own Making - B

May 21, 2018

Strongholds get stronger through our own behavior, putting the weight of biblical responsibility on us. Consider twelve significant strongholds and address the patterns that need to change in your life. As Jacob experienced, unless strongholds are destroyed, you will reap what you’ve sown when others do to you what you have done to others. And if nothing else scares you enough to change, seeing your strongholds replicated in the lives of loved ones should. See God’s favor and transforming power prevail in your life. No stronghold is too strong for Him.

Follow James MacDonald:

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Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... 

Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com 

James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... 

Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... 

Mail us stuff to our P.O. Box: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/contact/ 

Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

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Strongholds of My Own Making - A

May 20, 2018

Strongholds get stronger through our own behavior, putting the weight of biblical responsibility on us. Consider twelve significant strongholds and address the patterns that need to change in your life. As Jacob experienced, unless strongholds are destroyed, you will reap what you’ve sown when others do to you what you have done to others. And if nothing else scares you enough to change, seeing your strongholds replicated in the lives of loved ones should. See God’s favor and transforming power prevail in your life. No stronghold is too strong for Him.

Follow James MacDonald:

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Resources: 

Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... 

Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com 

James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... 

Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... 

Mail us stuff to our P.O. Box: http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/contact/ 

Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

 

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Ending Double-Mindedness - B

May 18, 2018

It sounds crazy, but we do it: we want two things that cannot co-exist and lead to very different places. It’s called double-mindedness and it creates instability in every area of life. As this message examines the story of Jesus healing the invalid by the pool, you will be helped to locate areas of double-mindedness, take action to help you think differently, and restore hope in the dramatic transformation available through Jesus Christ.

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Our Journey Blog (weekly): http://www.jamesmacdonald.com/teachin... 

Vertical Church Blog (for pastors): http://blog.jamesmacdonald.com 

James MacDonald Books: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-4-b... 

Bible Studies: http://store.jamesmacdonald.com/s-27-... 

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Pastor James MacDonald preaches without apology straight from the pages of Scripture, provoking Christians to think and act on their faith. His Bible-teaching ministry, Walk in the Word, launched on as a radio broadcast in 1997, with the mission of "igniting passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth."

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