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I Was a Devout Cessationist; Then This Happened

When we decided to keep our church open at the onset of the government-mandated lockdowns due to the COVID breakout—out of necessity and caution—we started meeting in the parking lot, and we never could have imagined what God was actually doing.

A historically devastating tornado had just ripped through Nashville, Tennessee, the week before, and it obliterated large portions of our community in Mount Juliet.

At that time, Global Vision Bible Church was still meeting in our 300-seat chapel, which was the same building we used as a sanctuary for the homeless. We had a very small campus at the time, and it was honestly all we had to work with.

5 Bible Verses You Might Be Unintentionally Misquoting

Have you ever heard someone quote the Bible and think to yourself, “Umm, I’m not sure that’s what it really means…”?

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Unfortunately, this happens all too often. What we think a Bible verse means can profoundly affect our understanding of its message. When we study the Bible in context and fill our lives with Scripture, we regain a proper view of God and invite Him to work powerfully in our lives.

Let’s explore some of the most misquoted and misused verses in the Bible and uncover their true meanings.

Are There Connections Between Weather and Spiritual Events?

This is the first tropical storm warning in California history. This is not supposed to be happening. This is a major shift in weather models—an anomaly. The warning extends from the state’s southern border to just north of Los Angeles.

Only God knows what is about to happen to Los Angeles.

Governor Gavin Newsom on Saturday proclaimed a state of emergency to be in effect for a large portion of Southern California, as the state prepares for a historic hurricane which is expected to cause extreme rain and flooding.

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