Word of the Day: enervate

Pronunciation: [EN-er-veyt]

Definition(s): to deprive of force or strength; destroy the vigor of; weaken.

Part of Speech: verb

Sentence: He argued that devoting scarce public money to the charter school alternative will further enervate our public schools, which are already seriously underfunded.

Synonyms: debilitate, disable, exhaust, incapacitate,

Antonyms: aid, assist, energize, refresh, invigorate, strengthen, activate, empower

Word of the Day: swimmingly

Pronunciation: [SWIM-ing-lee]

Definition(s): without difficulty; with great success; effortlessly

Part of Speech: adverb

Sentence: Janet studied for three hours the night before the test, and as a result she aced it and passed swimmingly.

Synonyms: smoothly, effortlessly

Antonyms:

Double Negative

If I respond negatively to negative situations does that make it a positive?
And if I’m faking when I respond positively, shouldn’t I do the opposite?
There may be a flaw in my logic,
I don’t try to camouflage it because its embedded in my personality like its lodged in.

Is it better to fake it to leave others mistaken?
Before I do that I’d just leave them forsaken.
Rumor has it that this world is for the takin’,
But I don’t plan to gain acquisitions by fakin’.

Honestly, my policy is honesty,
Which is a policy difficult to produce modestly.

I shed truth on trials that leave people flustered.
While trying to catch up they couldn’t cut the mustard even if they exerted every bit of strength they could muster.
I break things down like when separating a cluster,
To shine light on the problem, watch the solution luster.

Birthing a shining solution mandates resolution because it obvious that clarity avoids confusion.
It helps cure your mind of the delusions that force your eyes to see optical illusions.
Sometimes to do this you must operate under a negative prerogative
But the rules of Math tells us that 2 negatives equals a positive.

Word of the Day: mollify

Pronunciation: [MOL-uh-fahy]

Definition(s): to soften in feeling or temper, as a person; pacify; appease
2. to mitigate or reduce; soften:

Part of Speech: verb

Sentence: After losing the championship game, David’s mother offered a hug to mollify his frustration and disappointment.

Synonyms: alleviate, lull, diminish, tranquilize,

Antonyms: aggravate, frustrate, incite, provoke, extend

The Journey to Victory – part 3

Bishop Dale C. Bronner
Word of Faith
9/13/2015
Joshua 1:1-3 5-9

The Journey to Victory – part 3

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  • Victory isn’t a stage, it’s a process
    • The voice of God leads to the vision of God
      • Words create images
    • Valor – courage
      • Valor means strength of mind or spirit that enables a person to encounter danger
      • Applied when life shifts to unexpected circumstances/responsibility
      • The only reason some people never fulfill their dream is because they lack courage
      • Be strong and very courageous!
        • Courage isn’t the absence of fear
          • It’s the judgment that something else is more important than your fear
        • When you don’t have courage you need strength
  • Fear is temporary, but regret is permanent
    • Feel the fear and do it anyway
    • Don’t fall in love with security and miss out on opportunity
    • Judges 7:2-3
      • When God has given you a challenge you need courageous people with you
        • You need people around to encourage you
        • You have to be able to speak strength to yourself
  • The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice; it’s conformity
  • Out greatest testimony of courage is a willingness to live
    • It’s easy to die, it’s hard to fight and live
  • God doesn’t define you by where you are, he defines you by what he created you to be
    • Don’t allow your activity to form your identity
  • Victory belongs to you

Word of the Day: valor

Pronunciation: [VAL -er]

Definition(s): boldness or determination in facing great danger, especially in battle;heroic courage; bravery:

Part of Speech: noun,

Sentence:  It took great valor for David to take on Goliath with a slingshot as his only weapon.

Synonyms: boldness, fearlessness, fortitude

Antonyms: cowardice, fear, timidity, meekness

Word of the Day: paragon

Pronunciation: [PAR-uh-gon]

Definition(s): a model or pattern of excellence or of a particular excellence:
2. someone of exceptional merit:
3. an unusually large, round pearl.

Part of Speech: noun

Sentence: Many men want a girlfriend that is a paragon of beauty.

Synonyms: model, archetype, gem, jewel, prototype, standard

Antonyms: flaw, imperfection, worst

Again

Pastor Diego Mesa
Word of Faith
9/6/2015
Mark 8:22-26 

Again

You may not know how and may not know when, but God will do it again
  • God wants to do something in your life that he’s already done before
  • The first touch took you so far, but the second touch will make you see clearly
    • The second touch means God is not done with you yet
      • Jesus felt like one touch wasn’t enough
  • It’s not that the first touch didn’t work, God works in seasons and stages

The end of a thing is better than the beginning

Christians don’t have a Faith problem, they have a hope problem

  • Hope is the anchor for the soul and so is the mind
    • Don’t stop expecting miracles
    • You have to find Christ in brand new ways when in brand new situations
When fighting the enemy throw the rule book out the window
    • Fight with your mind, body, words, ideas, etc.
    • Build a team around you
Don’t look to your left or your right. Keep focus on the tasks at hand
  • Find God as “my personal ________”
    • Healer
    • Stronghold
    • Wisdom
    • Etc
People will let allow their condition to form a new personality
  • The enemy will influence you to feel sorry for yourself
  • Resist the devil and he will flee
    • Sometimes the devil has already left but things linger that make you think he’s present
      • Physical pain
      • Ideas
      • memories
The woman with the issue of blood
  • She knew within herself that she was healed,
  • she didn’t need a medical diagnosis to claim healing.

Word of the Day: clandestine

Pronunciation: [klan-DES-tin]

Definition(s): characterized by, done in, or executed with secrecy or concealment,especially for purposes of subversion or deception; private or surreptitious:

Part of Speech: adjective

Sentence: Brittany told her husband she was going on a business trip for the weekend, but instead planned a clandestine retreat to a hotel with her new man.

Synonyms: covert, hidden, concealed

Antonyms: honest, known, public

Word of the Day: chiliad

Pronunciation: [KIL-ee-ad]

Definition(s): a group of 1000.
2. a period of 1000 years.

Part of Speech: noun

Sentence: After one man was added to 999 men, the newly formed chiliad began to march down the street in formation.

Synonyms: millennium

Antonyms: