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Fear Fighter

Ghana

The busy noise of cars honking, off-key karaoke, and loud music faded as we drove further out of the city and into a rural village. I loved the village sounds of wind in the palm trees, children playing soccer in the dirt and family laughter. The rest of the car ride was quiet, which gave me time to reflect on my teaching for the evening. People from 53 villages were coming together to experience God and His grace. I felt so blessed to be a part of this service.

My driver, Adom, whom I had only met one other time, began to ask about my teachings that week.  His eyes stared in amazement as I shared stories of people who had been healed of sickness and delivered from bondage through prayer. Then he asked, “Are you one of those people?”

As I tried to hold back a chuckle, I said, “One of what people?”

He said, “One of those people who cast out demons?”

My chuckle was a full-blown laugh that soon turned to reassurance when I responded, “Yes, I am! And you can be one of those people too!! Mark 16:17 says, that you have been given power and authority to cast out demons.”

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The Presence

a poem

Night after night, you could hear the faint sounds of a melody for no less than an hour coming from the room.  

She may have missed a meal that night, but the melody remained.

She may have lost a father that day, but the melody remained. 

Though the room was void of natural light, her heartfelt words invited a presence that filled the room with light.

Light that could be seen with your eyes closed and your heart open.

Light brighter than a thousand stars.

Light more beautiful than morning glories.

More powerful than laughs.

More sustainable than bamboo. 

A light that resembles the Son.

One moment in His presence melts away fears.

Destroys bondage.

Breaks every word.

Gives health to bones.

Resets time.