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Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Alone - Under Fire - and Okay - #5628
No matter how dark it seems, no matter how alone you feel, God has guaranteed that He will never let you be taken past the breaking point and He will never allow a challenge without giving you the resources to meet it. That is His promise. That is His character! That is His love for you!

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The "I Can Handle it" Trap - #5049
Don't underestimate temptation and don't overestimate your strength.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Reservation Tested - #5104
Do you remember a time like that; a season of your life when the Lord was so dramatic in the way He revealed himself when He spoke to you? There's no doubt that He's there. Okay, now that's the beginning. The end of the cycle comes with the Spirit triumph.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Turn Around, Don't Drown - #5136
"Turn around, don't drown" is pretty good moral advice, too. I've known way too many people who thought they could handle the temptation, handle being around some stuff that could bring them down, handle flirting with what they should have been fleeing. And they have suddenly found themselves in deeper than they ever imagined - way over their head. And morally, spiritually, they have drowned.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Prize And The Prison - #4046
That's what the police call a "sting operation." And it really worked - offer something good just to capture people. And the police use that strategy to accomplish good things. Satan has been using that strategy for a long time to accomplish his destructive purposes in people's lives. He may be using his sting operation to capture you right now.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Shower Of A Lifetime - #4064
So many of us carry inside the awful burden of the mistakes we've made in the past, or the people we've hurt, the wounds we've inflicted, the damage we've done. There are regrets and guilt that weigh us down - maybe for some destructive choices we've made or some compromises or some sin we wish we could go back and erase. Sometimes it can feel disgusting - like all that dirt that covered our son that day. We wonder if there's any way to get clean, to finally be free of the weight, the dirt, the guilt, the shame.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Losing It Gradually - #4088
There's another thief who operates with that same modus operandi - Satan. He wants to steal from you your closeness to God and all the benefits that go with doing things God's way. He is, the Bible says, the "roaring lion, looking for someone to devour" (1 Peter 5:8) and the "thief" who comes "only to steal, kill and destroy." (John 10:10)

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Burned Grass, Beautiful Grass - #4093
It's one of those "strange ways of God." The fire that burns also produces beauty later on. If you're going through the fire right now, that's something you probably need to know right now. Because at the moment, you can only see the burning - you can't see the beauty. You will.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Who's Holding the Club That's Hitting You - #5277
Satan wants to hit you hard enough that you'll run back to that old habit, that old escape, that wrong relationship, that old attitude. He's trying to drive you onto a spiritual detour like a cattle drover tries to herd his cattle. Once you're on that detour, he knows he can take your farther away from God's plans than you ever dreamed you would go.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - What Really Upsets Jesus - #5283
You’ve been doing things with your body that damage it. Maybe things that dirty it, because you’re dragging the Holy Spirit of God into everything you do with that body of yours - which isn’t yours! Have you been doing things that degrade His temple or devalue it in some way? Have you been using His temple to gratify yourself, to do things that He died to keep you from doing?