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His first 40 Days were spent fasting, preparing HIMSELF for the battle ahead.

His final 40 Days were spent feasting. Beach barbecues with his men. Lunch with them, dinner with them. Chatting, engaging, preparing THEM for the battle ahead, to convince beyond doubt He was alive. He had physically risen. He was no apparition. No ghost. Continue reading

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Plugging into Resurrection Power

Plugging-In-554x260If Jesus spent his first 40 Days of his ministry fasting, winning the inner battle that we all have to fight,then his final 40 Days were the exact opposite. Beach barbecues with his men. Lunch with them, dinner with them. Chatting, engaging. Feasting. Acts 1v3 tells us of his two objectives during these times:

  1. To convince beyond doubt He was alive. He had physically risen. He was no apparition. No ghost. Ghosts don’t eat. His body had risen
  2. To talk through with them the strategy for bringing in the kingdom, of rescuing people, of continuing what he had started. Kingdom warfare: how to plunder the strong man’s house, rescuing the human beings stolen from God by Satan

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