John the Baptist Wasn’t Wrong!

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John the Baptist Wasn't Wrong!
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Jesus did something perplexing… He went to John the Baptist to be baptized. This is challenging because it makes us ask.. “Why would a sinless Jesus be baptized by a sinful man?” John’s response was fitting “Lord You come to me to be baptized? I need You to baptize me!” Don’t miss today’s powerful Message “John the Baptist Wasn’t Wrong”

Sunday Table Talk July

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Sunday Table Talk July
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Today we’re doing Sunday Table talk.. just real talk with Bishop and Lady Cledra..
Topic: Stop Trying To change!

God is Still Working It!

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God is Still Working It!
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We often say “all things works to our good” when we’ve come through our trials, but the truth is that’s only true if we go through our trials in faith! You do not want to go through just to go through. So how do we ensure that our trials indeed work together for our good? Glad you asked and we’ll answer that question today – Don’t miss this life changing message!

When Belief is All You Got

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When Belief is All You Got
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Have you ever gone through a battle that really challenged your faith? You couldn’t see how you were going to make it through, or how God could possibly turn your situation around, a time when belief was all you had left? Good news today! We will share how to continue to believe when belief is all you got! Don’t miss this life changing message!

Foundation Repair

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Foundation Repair
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Today we examine a man who sat waiting and wanting for his healing. He waited so long until he reached the point where he no longer believed his healing would come. We, too, have things that we’re waiting for that has taken so long that we have reached the place where we are challenged to believe whether what we desire is still possible. Good news today: You Wait is OVER! Don’t miss this life changing message!

Sunday Table Talk #1

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Sunday Table Talk #1
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Today we’re doing Sunday Table talk.. just real talk with Bishop and Lady Cledra..
Topic: How do I fit church in my already packed out schedule?

Your Wait is Over

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Your Wait is Over
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Today we examine a man who sat waiting and wanting for his healing. He waited so long until he reached the point where he no longer believed his healing would come. We, too, have things that we’re waiting for that has taken so long that we have reached the place where we are challenged to believe whether what we desire is still possible. Good news today: You Wait is OVER! Don’t miss this life changing message!

Kingdom Influencer pt2

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Kingdom Influencer pt2
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Being a kingdom Influencer is fundamental to our discipleship for Christ. We spend so much effort trying to FIT IN but we’re called/created to STAND OUT. God called us to be Kingdom Influencers by being LIGHT in a world of darkness.. Don’t miss this life changing message “Kingdom Influencer pt2”

Kingdom Influencer pt1

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Kingdom Influencer pt1
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d For Destiny Church – Knightdale
We live in the new reality of INFLUENCERS. They’re every where – politics, business, even social media. But being an INFLUENCER is not new.. Jesus called us the “Salt” of the Earth essentially commanding us to influence the world around us. How do we do that as believers? Let’s find out.. Don’t miss this impactful message series: Kingdom Influencers

This Sacrifice is Personal

Personal Sacrifice
Personal Sacrifice
This Sacrifice is Personal
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Whenever we make the choice to worship Jesus we will encounter opposition, criticism, and hostility. But none of that stopped a determined woman from her sacrifice to her Lord.. and neither should it stop us. Many may not understand or agree which doesn’t really matter.. because IT’S PERSONAL! Don’t miss this life changing message

Faith to Endure Your Setbacks

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Faith to Endure Your Setbacks
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Part 3 of this series: Setbacks: Here’s the truth, God doesn’t always turn our circumstances around when we want Him to.. in fact, it can seem that God is slow to respond to us. How do we endure? How do we make it through our difficulties when it seems that God doesn’t hear us? Today we answer these questions “Faith to Endure Your Setbacks” Don’t miss this life changing message.

Courage to Face Your Setbacks

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Courage to Face Your Setbacks
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Setbacks Part2 – It takes courage to face our failures and our setbacks. Most times we try to simply – move on! But there are times when God will call us to face out failures and He will call us to return to face our setbacks. Today we will discuss having the Courage to Face Your Setbacks!

Lessons From The Wilderness

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Lessons From The Wilderness
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God’s warning to Israel was – Do not forget who brought you into the land! Don’t miss this powerful message – Lessons From the Wilderness.

Patience For Your Setbacks

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Patience For Your Setbacks
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Series: “SETBACKS Part 1” – We all suffer setbacks, when things don’t go as we planned or when we fall short of who we are in Christ. The tendency is to cry “Lord get us OUT” when God wants to get us THROUGH. Patience is key to receiving the blessings intended even in our setbacks.. “Patience for your setbacks” – don’t miss this life changing message!

Put Away The Sage

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Put Away The Sage
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Hosea declared: My people are destroyed because of a lack of knowledge. Today we address the issue of sage burning. Here’s a principle we must understand: Being ignorant of a thing does not absolve us from the repercussions/consequences. God’s word speaks clearly on this matter. Don’t miss today’s message

How to Recover From a Bad Decision

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How to Recover From a Bad Decision
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We all have made bad decisions – like good decisions, bad decisions have lasting effects. Bad decisions can leave us with consequences to be dealt with for years. But there is good news, there are things we can do to prevent some bad decisions as well as some actions we can take to recover. Today we will look at “How to Recover From a Bad Decision” Don’t miss this life changing message!

It’s Time for Your Wall to Fall

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It's Time for Your Wall to Fall
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What things in your life has the enemy shut up and shut down that are rightfully yours? What’s shut up and shut down behind a wall? The enemy would rather you stay outside the wall and pretend – you know.. “fake it till you make it” But what is rightfully your through Christ is just on the other side of a wall. And we declare today It’s time for your wall to fall… Don’t miss this life changing message!

Set The Reminder

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Set The Reminder
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It is human to forget things, but there are something that are too important to forget. To forget is not just failing to remember, but it is also neglecting to behave appropriately. When we forget what God has done in our lives, it causes us to fail to behave/respond appropriately. In this message we’ll talk how to “Set the Reminder” so we do not forget. Don’t miss this life changing message

Take The Opportunity

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Take The Opportunity
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Do you sometime feel like God seems to bless some while others seem to continue to struggle? Is God fair? Does He have favorites? What we are sure of is that God is not a respecter of persons, He does NOT have favorites.. What He has done for others in the Bible He will do for us, if we have the faith to “Take The Opportunity”. Will you take the opportunity God has given you to experience Him on a deeper level? Don’t miss this life changing message

Go Get It!

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Go Get It!
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Too often we’re asking God to do what He’s already done and to give us what is already ours. What is it that you’re believing God for? What is it that you’re waiting for God to release to you? God’s message to us today is simple, He has already done His part.. now we must GO GET IT! Don’t miss this life changing message

What’s Necessary For The New Place

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What's Necessary For The New Place
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Hear this: God wants to bring you into a New Place! His place of blessings and His place of promise. But in order to walk into the new we must first understand what’s necessary for us to get there and to be able to STAY there. Don’t miss today’s message “What’s Necessary For The New Place”

How To Get Kingdom Results

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How To Get Kingdom Results
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The Bible declares that we’re Blessed – meaning nothing missing, nothing lacking, and all things in order. Yet, we can feel as if we’re trying really hard to live this life in Christ but not seeing any results. Is there an area in your life where you’re just not seeing any changes? Be encouraged, you’re not alone . Today’s Message “How to Get Kingdom Results” Don’t miss this life changing message!

I Choose to Rejoice

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I Choose to Rejoice
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We do not get to decide which challenges life will hand us.. but we do get to decide how we will respond. Today we will look at God’s command to “Rejoice in the Lord, Always” When difficult times come, we can allows ourselves to be robbed of our joy, or we can choose to rejoice. Perpetual victim or continuous victor… it’s OUR CHOICE!

Can You Just Let It Go

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Can You Just Let It Go
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Here’s the truth – it’s not hard to let go of the things that we don’t like, don’t want, or isn’t working out like we expected… but can we let go when God is calling for the things we like? Our ways, our agendas, our expectations of how things should go? Some of the things that God wants us to let go of are the very things we value the most. “Can You Just Let It Go?” – Don’t miss this life changing message!

The Power of Persistence

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The Power of Persistence
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What do you do when it seems that year after year you are struggling with the same challenges? What do you do when you’re facing ANOTHER year with the same pain?
Today the message GOD has is “The Power of Persistence”

Lord, I Thank You For It All

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Lord, I Thank You For It All
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It is God’s will for us to give him thanks for all thing. We’re conditioned to want to give Him thanks for the things we perceive as good, but what about the others things.. you know .. the not-so-good things? Yes, those too! Bishop Eddie Gross shows us how to thank God for it all. Don’t miss this life changing message

The Mindset of Christ

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The Mindset of Christ
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God conforms us to the image of Christ by transforming our thinking. We can live from a perspective of victory when we have the mindset of Christ Don’t miss today’s life changing message

Those Things and This Thing

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Those Things and This Thing
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Ever feel like “Lord what’s THIS? What else can possibly happen? How in the world do I get through THIS?” Paul looked at THOSE things of his past to shape his perspective on THIS thing. Drawing from THOSE things that you’ve already gone through can reveal the truth of what you can believe in THIS thing. Don’t miss today’s life changing message

Keep Your Confidence In God

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Keep Your Confidence In God
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The truth: Sometimes we try to walk out this christian life in our own strength, in our own might, many falter and give up because living a Christian life is NOT EASY. No matter how perfect we try to appear, without God none of us can make it… we must place our hope, our trust, and our confidence solely on God and God alone. Don’t miss this life changing message!

Lord I Need a Word!

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Lord I Need a Word!
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The Lord has a way of providing exactly what we need in the moment that we need it – especially during our hard seasons. Season when we’re dealing with so much death, so much uncertainty, so much pain, so many compounding issues.
Here’s the good news, God is going to get us through.. we will make it through. He will give us a WORD that speaks strength to our weariness! He may not get us OUT of the hard seasons, but He will send us a WORD to get us through!

It’s All Under Your Feet!

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It's All Under Your Feet!
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The enemy wants to make us feel defeated, worried, and uncertain. He uses our addictions, habits, and our pasts to keep us in bondage. But we have Jesus, and every name is under His feet, and if it’s under Jesus’ feet, that means it’s ALL Under Your Feet. Don’t live another day allowing what’s under you to live above you! Don’t miss this life changing message!

In God’s Hands

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In God's Hands
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Ever feel like you’re going from storm to storm, from trial to trial, from one issue to the next? “Lord, can I get a break?” It can feel like it’s just too much. But what happens TO US most time isn’t ABOUT US and that God is working His greater plan. If God allowed it we WILL get through it because we’re In God’s Hands! Don’t miss this life changing message!

Broken But Still Blessed!

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Broken But Still Blessed!
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Today we look at a broken man who was lame, discarded, living in obscurity, and forgotten – deemed unworthy to be blessed! But because of faithfulness to a covenant, this man entire life was changed. He’s a reflection of all of us found by the amazing grace of Christ – we, who are BROKEN BUT STILL BLESSED! Don’t miss this life changing message!

Is Christ The Right Choice?

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Is Christ The Right Choice?
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The Reality – We’re living in a world ripe with idolatry, sin, and all manner of evil. We’re told that the church is out of date , disconnected, and void of any real answers for the issues and the problems we face. Social injustices in a flawed economy with a global pandemic – It can be too and it can cause us to begin to question: Is Christ the right choice? We will answer this question today! Don’t miss this life changing message!

A New You After This!

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A New You After This!
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You cannot avoid struggles and suffering- they’re a part of the human existence. Your perspective on your struggles makes a difference! Get ready for the NEW YOU AFTER THIS! Don’t miss this life changing message.

The Widow’s Sacrifice

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The Widow's Sacrifice
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How did a poor widow with a two copper coins stop the heavens and got Jesus’ attention? In God’s kingdom, it’s not how much you give but how less you keep. Jesus uses the giving of a poor widow to teach us kingdom truth about true worship and sacrifice. Don’t miss this life changing message

God has an Answer for Overwhelm!

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God has an Answer for Overwhelm!
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Life can be overwhelming due to sudden traumatic events or long and protracted life challenges; they can bring us to the end of US – where we’re emotionally tired and overwhelmed. Maybe that’s exactly where God wants to meet us! God has an answer for life in overwhelm! Don’t miss this life changing message!

Run Your Race!

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Run Your Race!
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God has a purpose and calling for each one of us ; and He promised a prize for those of us who will commit to the pursuit of His calling. This prize requires and demands that we abandon a casual pursuit of the Kingdom. You can only achieve your prize when you RUN YOUR RACE! Don’t miss this life changing message!

Lord, I Still Believe

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Lord, I Still Believe
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Truth is, there are many believers who unable to verbalize the disappointments that have brought doubt into their hearts concerning God. It’s a place that we can all find ourselves when we expect God to perform and not pursue Him through relationship.There is hope! Don’t miss this life changing message “Lord, I Still Believe”

I Refuse to be Bitter

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I Refuse to be Bitter
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We all have gone through things that were devastating, painful, and extremely hurtful. For many of us the scars are still there.. but we must be careful not to allow those things to make us bitter. Bitterness is the trap that will keeps us confined in the jail cell of you past hurts. “I refuse to be bitter” will helps of to better not bitter! Don’t miss this life changing message

Limitless pt4

Limitless
Limitless
Limitless pt4
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The reality is this: Serving God comes at a HIGH cost. God allows us to endure hard and painful circumstances. In fact, we’re called to them. We remove the limitations from the limitless God when we stand for Him in hard situations..He is ABLE and He WILL deliver! It’s time to take the limits of the limitless God pt4!

Limitless pt3

Limitless
Limitless
Limitless pt3
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When our circumstances become dire, our faith can be challanged. We then place limitations of God be what we believe is possible. Pt 3 of the series we will learn “How to Operate in Faith During Dire Circumstances”.. today we will remove the limits from the limitless God we serve.. Don’t miss this life changing message

Limitless pt2

Limitless
Limitless
Limitless pt2
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God made us this promise: “No good thing will He withhold From those who walk uprightly.”.. In this series “Limitless” we’re removing the limits we’ve placed on a limitless God. Everything you need is in His Presence – today we remove the limits! Don’t miss this life changing message

Limitless pt1

Limitless
Limitless
Limitless pt1
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Our God is limitless in all His ways and abilities. Did you know that we can limit the limitless God? His great and awesome plans for us cannot manifest with our participation which means we have to make the right choices!

Focus on the Goodness of God

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Focus on the Goodness of God
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Focusing upon the goodness of God will get us through times of testing and trials

Overcoming An Anxious Mind

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Overcoming An Anxious Mind
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Minister/Lady Cledra Gross on How to Overcome an Anxious Mind! Don’t miss this life changing message!

How to Handle The Problem With the Promise

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How to Handle The Problem With the Promise
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God is committed to conforming us to the image of His more than He is keeping us in comfort. How do you make through the pressures of life that is intended to help us to grow in Christ? You have to say something! Don’t miss this life changing message

Don’t Weep!

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Don't Weep!
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Mary Madgalene looked into Jesus’ empty tomb and WEPT!
Jesus’ empty tomb wasn’t some unsolved mystery-nor was it supposed to be a place of weeping agony!
Jesus’ empty tomb is the place where we rejoice! Today we learn what HIS empty tomb represents to us today- Don’t Weep!

It’s Your Move! pt2

It's Your Move
It's Your Move
It's Your Move! pt2
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What really keeps us from making bold moves in the kingdom? The fear of failure! “What happened the last time!” Focusing on your failures will paralyze your future! Today, we will learn how to put our failures into perspective so that we can move forward bodly in God. It’s YOUR move! Dont’ miss this life changing message