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TheEmotionsofGod

“The Emotions of God: How Man Can Bless or Hurt God” by Jesse Morrell is an exhaustive biblical study on the Divine Feelings.

Does God really have emotions? Or is He impassible? The question is simple enough but it has been much debated by Christians over the centuries.

The Bible portrays God as having emotions but are these real descriptions of Him?

Can God change in any way or is He absolutely immutable in all things?

Is God timeless or does He experience duration?

How should we live in regard to our obligations towards God?

Can man hurt God or inflict pain upon Him?

Can we contribute to His happiness?

These are the types of questions that are involved in this debate, which this book gives you biblical answers to.

It will challenge your understanding of God and edify your walk with Him.

As the Scriptures are expounded upon this topic, you may never view God the same way again.

“I have added the Emotions of God by Jesse Morrell to my most influential books. I would recommend it to all Christians.” ~ Stephen

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NaturalAbility

The Natural Ability of Man: A Study On Free Will & Human Nature by Jesse Morrell is an exhaustive theological volume that defends the Christian doctrine of man’s free will against the false Gnostic doctrine of man’s natural inability.

This volume explains the truth of man’s freedom of choice in light of Church history and other doctrines like total depravity, regeneration, atonement, the baptism of the Holy Spirit, predestination, repentance, faith, the believers security, original sin, etc.

“The most comprehensive exposition on man’s natural ability in print.” Dean

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SinfulNature

Does Man Inherit A Sinful Nature by Jesse Morrell is a thorough examination and refutation to one of the oldest theological excuses for sin – a sinful nature.

With an abundance of Scripture, keen logic, and an appeal to Christian teachers throughout history, this book not only shows that men are not born with a sinful nature but that sin is actually contrary to the nature God gave us.

“Jesse does an outstanding job of tackling and answering questions on a very misunderstood part of mans existence.” Oahu

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How To Refute Atheism & Evolution | FREE BOOK | by Jesse Morrell

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“But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer (ἀπολογία / apologia) to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear” ~ 1 Peter 3:15 ~

Every Christian should know how to defend the faith. And that is why I am giving away my book for free. When it comes to topics like atheism and evolution many Christians may feel intimidated to handle these issues. But with a little bit of study you will see that these objections to the Christian faith are actually the easiest to refute!

To receive this book for free through email all you have to do is fill out this form below. You’ll also be added to our email newsletter list where we publish many other free articles, teaching videos, apologetic & evangelism stories, etc. I email out these books manually to everyone who signs up, so please be a little patient.

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Free Charles Finney Book!

 

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 Sermons from the Penny Pulpit by Charles Finney are classic sermons that Finney preached in London from 1849-1851. God used Finney’s sermons to convert masses in the United States and abroad.

This volume is what you could call “Finney Gold!” It contains classic sermons like “Regeneration,” “Holiness Essential to Salvation,” “Quenching the Spirit,” “The Christians Rule of Life,” “Purity of Heart and Life,” “The Sinner’s Self-Condemnation,” “The Conversion of Children,” “Family Government,” “The Rationality of Faith,” and many others. It is our honor and joy to make this precious volume available with these anointed sermons.

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Look What Marijuana Actually Does to the Brain! Alaska Outreach Report

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MINISTRY REPORT

Once a year, for the past few years, my family has been very blessed with a mission trip to Alaska every summer.

There is a wonderful family that we fellowship with who live near the Anchorage area and they invite us all up there to stay with them.

Our kids get to play with each other once a year, we get some great fellowship, and I get to do outreaches in the local area.

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA 

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I have wanted to preach at this bus stop for the past four years but always preached in the nearby park instead.

I’d walk past this spot on my way to the park and always thought it was ideal for street preaching.

My open-air ministry started at the bus stops in Connecticut back in 2002.

Bus stops can be ideal for open-air preaching because people come and wait for the bus which gives you a captive audience.

The park where I normally preached looked pretty dead this day, not to mention that we’ve been physically attacked every time we’ve preached there in years past, so I decided to give the bus stop a shot.

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Security (I’m pretty sure they were not Police) gave us a hard time for preaching there.

They tried to tell us to go across the street but we stood our ground.

They called their supervisor who requested that we put away our step stool.

Simply to “give them something,” I told them I’d put the step stool away.

That way, they felt like it was a win-win negotiation.

I can preach without a step stool no problem.

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This woman recognized me from Youtube and requested a selfie.

This was a nicer experience than the drug dealers gave me at the park down the street I normally preach at – where we were used to getting assaulted.

That’s the great thing about the modern age of social media.

We are reaching the world without even going there.

You never know who is watching!

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We continued to preach without our step stool no problem.

Lots of people were coming and going from the buses.

A few old men heckled me for a little bit.

The downtown is full of druggies and drunkards.

The weather is particularly nice for Alaska this time of year which gives us a great window of opportunity for street preaching.

A Park with a Stage

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Besides the druggies and drunkards, the downtown also has a lot of tourists.

There are lots of stores for the tourists that sell gifts and souvenirs and also lots of places selling food and treats.

I’ve noticed that this park often has tourists eating food as there are nearby hot dog venders.

This park also has a stage which is perfect for open air preaching.

The acoustics are excellent.

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People sat and ate their hot dogs as they listened to us preaching.

I’ve learned from previous years that this is the park where a lot of drunk natives hang out.

They usually heckle me and one time assaulted me with a walking stick.

My friend David joined me on these outreaches.

He had a few days off of work so we would be doing a lot of preaching together.

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We went back to the bus depot another day.

I had a new security guard give me a hard time.

He also told me to get off the step stool but this time I refused.

It was not in anybodies way. I saw no good reason to put it away again.

He stayed and heckled me for a little bit which showed the real reason he was giving me a hard time was personal – he’s a sinner.

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Throughout the day lots of people were coming and going and we were able to engage with numerous people.

One man even stopped and listened for a while and I recognized the book he was holding under his arm. It was a book I read many years ago on evangelism.

Come to find out, he’s been studying evangelism for a little while.

He said he had heard of open-air preaching before but had never seen it done.

He was encouraged by our preaching and bold witness.

Tourist Info Corner

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This particular corner downtown Anchorage always seems to get good foot traffic.

I’ve seen it many times in the years past but never preached there.

There are people handing out tourist information and I try to stay away from venders when I preach because they are usually the ones to complain to the police.

But we decided to give this location a shot this year and it worked out well.

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There was one couple visiting Alaska from South America I think.

They sat and listened to our preaching for a little while.

Afterwards, they came up to us and told us that they watch our street preaching on YouTube!

Wow! Again, you never know who is watching! We are making a difference worldwide!

FAIRBANKS, ALASKA

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The ride between Anchorage and Fairbanks is something like a six hour drive but I’ve always heard it was beautiful.

I’ve wanted to make it up to Fairbanks in years past but never did. This year we committed to doing it. It was especially helpful that my friend David offered to drive us!

We had a few stops along the way. This was a beautiful river with a bridge, train tracks, and mountains. The Missionary Life sure is an adventure!

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There is a brother in Fairbanks who told me that he first started watching my YouTube videos to laugh at them. He thought it was funny and that I was “doing it wrong.”

But after watching the videos for a little while, he said he started getting convicted of sins in his life. A little while longer, he started repenting of those things. And now, he goes out witnessing with his family downtown Fairbanks!

It started to rain during our first evening there but we took out our umbrellas and went to the bus depot.

Numerous homeless guys who hang out in that area saw our bold Christian t-shirts and came up to us to talk.

We go to minister to them about their situation (physical and spiritual) and pray with them. They were very open to the things of God.

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There is a public square downtown that gets lots of tourists.

My local friend said that he doesn’t believe anyone has ever done any street preaching in this park.

It’s great to think that we were pioneers in Alaska! Bringing open-air preaching to places it has never been before!

Like many other parks we’ve preached in Alaska, this one was also a popular hang out for the druggies and drunkards.

I started off the open-air preaching and some of the local drunk natives heckled me to get out of their park.

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We moved locations within the park once the tourism started to pick up.

There is a particular statue in the middle of the park that tourist buses drop a lot of people off at to see.

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My friend David was preaching to the tourists when apparently one of them called the Police.

The Officer arrived saying he was responding to a call about a “crazy guy yelling in the park.”

When he realized what we were doing, that we were just preaching the Bible in the public square, he left us alone.

I think it also helps that my friend David can tell the Police that he himself is a retired Police Officer.

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The tourists looked like they were mostly retired people.

I have found that age group to be much harder to reach.

The age group that usually gathers around and listens to us are people in their teens or twenties.

Once people get older, they get more and more settled in their ways.

But when I preached that they were the generation that gave us the “Sexual Revolution,” and now their grandchildren likely have STD’s, that got some of their attention.

Out of the whole group, only one man actually heckled me and directly engaged me. The rest just turned their backs and ignored the preaching.

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My local friend who was inspired by our videos stood up and open-air preached for the very first time!

Raising up other laborers is one of the good fruits of our ministry!

You never know how many people just one laborer is going to reach!

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This man in the yellow jacket came up to encourage us.

He said he loved what we were doing.

Please keep Anchorage and Fairbanks in your prayers.

They both really need a move of God on the streets!

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There is a town called North Pole, Alaska.

Now I can now officially say that I’ve been to the “North Pole” and bought the t-shirt.

I don’t normally wear t-shirts actually but this has become my favorite one.

Family Fun

I don’t normally get to travel for ministry with my family so when we do get to travel together, it’s nice to have some family fun days.

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On a nature trial I saw this sign that warned people about the upcoming cliff.

I immediately thought of street preachers.

How come nobody ever complains to the park management that they are offended by this sign?

Yet when it comes to street preachers holding signs warning about the coming Judgment Day and Hell-Fire, people think that it’s different. No. It isn’t.

Street preachers are doing exactly what this Danger sign is doing.

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The family was the first institution God established.

My family is absolutely my first and most important ministry.

OUR BOOKS ARE TRAVELING THE WORLD

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Look what I found while I was in Alaska! Copies of my latest books, “The Emotions of God!”

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TEACHING VIDEOS FILMED IN ALASKA

Gnostic Heresy: “You Can’t Be Free From Sin Until You Die.” 

The fundamental principle of Gnosticism is that the body is sinful. Therefore, they reason that you can’t be free from sin until you die. Watch this teaching to see what the Bible really says about this topic.

What Drugs & God Do to the Brain! Brain Scans! 

A lot of people buy into the propaganda today that marijuana is harmless to the body. That’s not what the brain scans show. Watch this video to see pictures of what the brain looks like on marijuana and other drugs. “Marijuana Causes Brain Damage” would make a great new street preaching sign. So sad to think we have a generation being raised to damage their own brains.

Should We Teach Our Kids about Santa? North Pole Alaska

I actually went to “Santa’s House, North Pole.” I saw his reindeer and filmed a teaching on Christmas inside his merchandise house.  Should we teach our kids Santa is real? Watch this exhortation.

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Changing the World for Christ! 

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INSPIRING LABORERS IN AFRICA!

I great you servant of God in the Mighty Name of Our Lord Jesus Christ. I highly appreciate what’s you are doing for God. It is with great pleasure and honor to see your commitment turn the lives of many people. I am in South Africa, Richards Bay. I am involved in preaching of the Gospel, doing Open Airs and Prayer meetings daily. I’m a student at the University of Zululand. I would like to thank you, you are so motivational to me. I kept on visiting your site looking at how you conduct the work of God. I hope to meet you God willing one day. I love the missionaries of God. Thank you brother.

THE FIRE IS SPREADING!

LEARNED SO MUCH FROM STREET PREACHERS

“My husband and I started watching you about a year ago at first I thought to myself ‘how awful..why is he yelling at people!! But as time went on and we kept watching I realized how right you are I have learned more from you and other street preachers than I have ever learned any where else! Started out watching 4or 5 street preachers you and Mr Skelly are our favorites.but just wanted to encourage you to keep going..don’t ever stop! And whenever you feel discouraged just remember you guys are doing a awesome job for the Lord!! You ARE having a impact on people!! Never let anyone tell you any different! God Bless.” ~ Viletta

TURNED FROM ALL SIN! 

REPENTED OF PORNOGRAPHY IN SWEDEN

“You are a funny preacher and at the same time your telling the truth which I like. 10/10 preaching. Unlucky I cant preach like you because I live in a socialist country (Gothenburg/Sweden). If I just Said ”Homosexuality is a sin” then they would give me a fine, I would have to pay a lot of money. But God put me here for a reason. I have seen Jesus in my dreams a lot. One of the reason I became a Christian was from dreams and your preaching. I saw in a dream when Jesus came back and he was angry at sin, in that dream i turned to my friend and Said it was to late for him (he was going to hell) but I bowed down to my king and saviour Jesus christ (have had a lot of those dreams). None of my family are christians. I became a Christian 3 years ago almost 4. And before I become Christian I watched a lot of porn and im even to ashamed to tell you what i watched (have only told God)but praise God I changed. So now you know about a brother in Gothenburg/Sweden 🙂 God bless. I’ll pray for you and your family. Tim.”

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How to Respond to Police Who Say Street Preaching is Disturbing the Peace

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I have a friend in California named Doug.

He is a very faithful witness out on the streets every week.

And he says that it was my ministry that brought him to true repentance!

Every once in a while he brings me out to minister with him in California.

Redondo Beach, California 

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The first outreach we went to was Redondo Beach.

I had never been here before so we tried a few different preaching locations.

 

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Our first location was on a fishing pier that also had some restaurants.

The foot traffic was light but a few people stopped to listen.

A local pastor joined us and a sister even flew in from Switzerland to be a part of the time this week!

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We moved from the pier to the beach area and found it to be a better location. Sometimes you have to move around and try a few locations if you aren’t familiar with the spot.

Carmen, the sister who flew in from Switzerland, got to testify and witness to a good crowd of Teenagers.

They acted like they thought it was funny and tried to laugh and goof around, but I could tell that they were concerned over their sins and serious on the inside. They just didn’t want to look that way in front of their friends.

Hollywood sign, California

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I like to take advantage of the scenic backgrounds as I travel to use for teaching videos.

My friend Doug took the team to the Hollywood sign where I was able to make a short teaching video.

On the topic of American Idols and God, my is called, “You Become like the Person You Worship.”

Universal Studios Citywalk, California

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Doug said he wanted to try to preach at the Universal Citywalk.

Even though it is called “Citywalk,” it is actually not part of the city. It is private property.

But there is a law in California that says free speech rights extend to outdoor malls, even though they are privately owned.

We found a good spot to get started that wouldn’t bother any of the stores or restaurants.

I knew it would be a matter of time before we were approached by the security. Sure enough, about ten minutes later, security arrived.

The security felt certain that we “couldn’t do this here” but Doug was pretty adamant about his rights. He even knew the Law reference by name, regarding outdoor malls.

The security called in to the Administration building and sure enough, the admin said that the Universal Citywalk has a few “Free Speech Zones” that we could fill out paper work for. But it takes a few days to get approval.

That didn’t fit our schedule so we just moved on with our schedule.  It sure was worth a try though and now we know for future reference that this is a possibility.

Prayer Breakfast, California

Prayer can change the world.

What an honor and a privilege I had to speak to a men’s prayer breakfast on the power of prayer.

If prayer can change the world, then teaching on the power of prayer which can result in fervent prayers can also in effect change the world.

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“Prayer changes things” is a popular but true cliche.

God was going to destroy Israel and make a nation out of Moses, but Moses interceded.

God told Hezekiah that he would die and not live, but Hezekiah prayed and God changed His mind.

Jesus said that He could pray for twelve legions of angels and be delivered from the cross, if He wanted to.

The course of the future is often determined by our praying or our failure to pray!

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Prayer is so powerful that it has literally changed the mind of God, in many instances in the Scriptures!

Failure to pray is negligence of the worst kind!

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Some of the greatest things that have ever happened in my life have come as the result of prayer.

I am not joking when I say that I have had such amazing answered prayers that it would make an atheist jealous.

I find it amazing when atheists claim that “There is No God,” because somebody has been listening to my secret prayers and has been answering them! Praise God!

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The local pastor who joined us for a week of outreach also runs a “Men’s home” for men who struggle with drugs, alcohol, homelessness, etc, to help them get back on their feet.

They came to some of our outreaches and to this prayer breakfast.

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The point that I wanted to hammer home to the prayer breakfast was this:

“Your future is determined by the prayers you pray or don’t pray.”

Downtown Wittier, California

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We went downtown in a place called Wittier to witness to whoever we might find there.

As soon as we arrived we found some homeless men laying around in an alley way.

The pastor actually knew one of the men. He used to be part of his men’s home.

He had no shirt on so the pastor didn’t hesitate to take his own shirt off and give it to the man.

He also went to the nearby McDonalds and brought them all food.

It was a great witness of the love and kindness of God.

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Carmen, the woman who came in from Switzerland to join us, got talking to a young man named Isaiah.

After talking about sin and salvation, Isaiah said that he wanted to pray with Carmen for salvation!

The pastor also happened to know a good church nearby that he pointed him to.

Please keep Isaiah in your prayers! He is young and in very formidable years.

Huntington Beach, California

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It was back in 2001 that a friend of mine asked me what I was doing. I said I was searching the internet for some good sermons to listen to. He said, “I have a bunch of great sermons I’ll give you.” And he did! He gave me a CD with a bunch of great sermons. And a few of those sermons were by “Ray Comfort.”

I liked his sermons. They were teachings on evangelism. I had only been saved a few months, out of a life of drugs and crime. And I wanted to witness and share Christ with everybody.

In one of those sermons he mentioned, “open-air preaching” and my spirit got stirred up within me. Is that what I think it is? Is that…like… preaching out in the streets? The idea excited me! And a few months later. I did it myself for the first time.

And even though I’ve been traveling the country and open air preaching for many many years ever since, I’d never actually seen Ray Comfort open-air preaching in person before. But when I arrived at Huntington Beach on this trip, there he was. The sound of his voice open air preaching brought back many early memories for me, from when I used to listen to his cassette and VHS tapes.

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In my early years, I heavily copied Ray Comfort’s style and methods.

Eventually, I grew into my own man and developed my own style.

And though we do have some disagreements on theology and methods, I was very happy to get him to sign my “street preaching Bible.”

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The “Evidence Bible” is one of Ray’s products.

It is full of evangelistic commentaries and quotes from various individuals.

He even used a quote from me, taking something I said in my email newsletter back in 2005, and used it for commentary on Isaiah 30:10.

That was nice to see.

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I had seen a few Youtube videos of Ray Comfort preaching at “Huntington Beach” so I was excited to preach there myself.

After listening to Ray preach, he eventually packed up his team and left. So we had the spot all to ourselves!

I was amazed at how easy it was to draw a crowd in this location! Lots of people would circle around as I started off by rebuking their sins.

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Since Ray Comfort preaches in this location once a week, I didn’t expect to have any problems with the Police.

However, I was very surprised to have a Police Sergeant tell me that if people complain that my street preaching is “offensive” and “hateful” that I am now “disturbing the peace” and “breaking the law!”

I had to educate him on free speech rights, after I told him what he said offended me.

Since he offended me with what he was saying, I asked him if he broke the law and he didn’t know how to respond or answer that.

That’s how you respond to Police who say that street preaching is “disturbing the peace.”

He eventually backed down and we were able to keep preaching without further problems.

I think that because this was “The US Open of Surfing,” the Police were acting stricter than usual towards the street preachers.

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Every day that we went out there, we were able to gather around good crowds that stayed for a long time.

I didn’t offer them free pizza.

I didn’t tell them how wonderful they are.

I didn’t hand out free money.

All I did was boldly preach the Word of God, telling them God’s honest truth about their sin and their need of salvation, and they swarmed around me to listen and ask questions.

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Carmen from Switzerland also was able to gather a nice crowd around her as she witnessed and testified for the Lord.

She said that she goes out to the streets of Switzerland but is not used to crowds like these.

The people circled around her and asked lots of questions and she did a wonderful job of addressing them.

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My friend Doug also did a great job of witnessing to the crowd.

Even though he is in a wheel chair, he goes out witnessing every week!

He sure puts the average church-goer to shame. No excuses!

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One heckler said to me, “You are telling everyone else how to live!”

I asked, “You don’t think I should do that?”

She said, “No!”

I said, “Now you’re telling me how to live my life!”

The crowd laughed and one person said, “He’s smart.”

We had a lot of fun with the hecklers but also seemed to plant some deep seed into the hearts and minds of the many listeners.

Pray for all these seeds to take root!

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I FOUND MY BOOKS IN CALIFORNIA!

I love it when I travel to places and find brethren who have my books in their library!

It shows how our ministry really is impacting the world and the body of Christ all over the place!

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MINISTRY TESTIMONIES

Making a Difference for the Kingdom of God!

I am often asked, “How many people have actually come to the Lord through your ministry?”

The answer is, I’ve lost count!

It is so many people over the years, only the Lord knows.

All I know is that the more I keep my hand to the plow, the more fruit we bring forth!

HAVING AN IMPACT IN SWEDEN

A CRITIC WHO HAD A CHANGE OF HEART

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INSPIRED TO BE A WITNESS FOR THE LORD

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CONVICTED OF SIN WATCHING OUR VIDEOS

“I’m really convicted by the Spirit of the Almighty when I watch your street preaching videos.  I pray God helps you as you impact many souls around the world.” Phil

 

God is on the move changing lives!

Be sure to pray for everyone who is being touched by our ministry!

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LOOKING FOR A TAX BREAK FOR 2019?

Hey friends! I am very happy to announce that now with the help of a local church, you can donate to our mission and receive a tax break from the government.

While any donations that are sent to us, made out to “Jesse and Krista Morrell,” are still personal gifts (and still a good way to give), any checks that you send to us made out to “Crossroads Community Church” will be tax deductible!

The mailing address is still the same: PO Box 1527 Lindale Tx 75771. But whether you make the check out to “Jesse Morrell” or “Crossroads Community Church” will determine tax deductibility.

So if you want to donate to our mission and get a tax break, just write a check to;

Crossroads Community Church
PO Box 1527
Lindale TX 75771.

That’s our ministry P.O. Box and we will deposit those checks into our missionary bank account with the church. We personally handle all the checks that come in to that PO Box.

Thanks again to all our supporters! Your giving is really changing the world and advancing the kingdom of God. As you can tell from my monthly email newsletters, we are seeing a harvest of lost souls repent and come to Christ! We couldn’t do all the things that we do without help from the body of Christ!

 

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(Make Checks out to “Jesse Morrell” to be personal gifts or out to “Crossroads Community Church” if you want a tax break). 

Special thanks in advance to our supporters. THE BATTLE IS ON! We couldn’t do it without you!

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Why Calvinism is Gnosticism | Jesse Morrell

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Gnosticism teaches:

1. We have no free Will.
2. God created us to sin.
3. Nature is evil.
4. The flesh is sinful.
5. Jesus didn’t have the same human nature we have.
6. You can’t avoid Sinning.
7. You can’t stop Sinning until you die.

Calvinism = modern day Gnosticism.

At BEST Calvinism is semi-Gnosticism.

Calvinism is the “antichrist” spirit spoken of in 1 John.

 

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Can God Change? Jesse Morrell

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I asked this question in my Theology Facebook Group:

When the Word was made Flesh, was that a Change?

If God cannot change in any way whatsoever, as Calvinists claim, how could the Word have become Flesh?

The idea is that if God is timeless, He cannot change in any way because all change takes place in time. Therefore, if God is timeless, He is absolutely immutable. This leads to doctrines like impassibility (God cannot have feelings) and dismissing all descriptions of God repenting as anthropomorphic.

Biblically, the Bible says God does experience time. He is from everlasting to everlasting. The years of the Lord shall not fail.

The Bible says “I am the Lord. I change not.” This is in reference to His moral character. God does at times change His mind – repent. God does at times experience change of emotions – provoked to wrath and jealousy. God does at time experience change of nature or form – the Word became flesh. So God does, at times, experience various times of change.

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Why Calvinists are NOT Elect | Jesse Morrell

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The word ἐκλεκτός can mean chosen, which is the Calvinists preferred definition,  but it can also mean choicest as in best of its kind, excellent, favorite, etc. Like the choicest flowers.

That is why the Bible says Jesus Christ is elect (1 Peter 2:6 – elect/precious) and why it says the holy angels are elect (1 Tim. 5:21).

 

Paul addresses the Church, which is made up of “holy brethren” or “saints” as Paul calls them, as elect. Saint and Holy is the same Greek word – ἁγίοις.

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A being who lives holy is elect. I am elect because I live holy. Calvinists don’t live holy, so they aren’t elect.

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Anthropomorphism in the Bible – A Calvinist Cop-out by Jesse Morrell

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Regarding the Bible’s descriptions of God being “provoked to wrath” or “provoked to jealousy,” I asked a Calvinist how this is possible if, in their view, “God cannot change” in any way whatsoever.
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He said:
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“be careful not to take the anthropomorphism which is in scripture and paint a false idea of God.”
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This is the usual Calvinist cop-out, especially when dealing with Open Theism.
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What the Calvinist fails to understand is that anthropomorphisms always have a literal meaning.
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Let me say that again: Anthropomorphisms always have a literal meaning.Yes there are figurative or anthropomophic descriptions of God in the Bible, like “the shadow of His wings” (Ps. 36:7), but the literal meaning of this passage is about God’s provision and protection. Wings are just a symbol of His literal provision and protection.
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You can’t dismiss characteristics of God described in scripture, that don’t mesh with your preconceived notions of Him, as mere anthropomorphic and then act like those scriptures are meaningless or without any literal point.
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Again, yes the Bible does use anthropomorphic language. For example, in Psalms 7:11 it says God is angry with the wicked every day. The Hebrew word there means “foaming at the mouth.” Hebrew words often use “word-pictures.” So “God is foaming at the mouth every day” is the picture Psalms 7:11 paints.
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Now, I don’t believe God is literally foaming at the mouth. That is anthropomorphic. But the literal meaning of this passage is that God is angry. Foaming at the mouth is the anthropomorphic language but His anger is the literal meaning.
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To say “God doesn’t ever get angry because that would be a change of emotions. All descriptions of God being angry are just anthropomorphic” completely dismisses these passages as meaningless.
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The while point of anthropomorphisms isn’t so that you can outright dismiss passages, but so that you can understand their literal meaning. It is a communication technique that is supposed to help you understand some literal truth about God.
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Anytime a Calvinist uses the word “anthropomorphic” to completely dismiss and reject a description of God outright, they are abusing this literary technique and are completely missing the whole point.
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If God being grieved, provoked to wrath, provoked to jealousy, or repenting are all just anthropomorphic (technically anthropapathic), then what is the literal meaning these passages are trying to communicate?
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Calvinists claim that “anthropomorphic” is part of their hermeneutic, but in fact they use it to avoid proper hermeneutics and exegesis on certain passages all together.
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It is just a big cop out for them, which they think gives them an out from dealing with a text that troubles their preconceived theology.
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Penal Substitution – An Essential Doctrine? Jesse Morrell

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Is the Penal Substitution Theory of the Atonement an Essential Doctrine, like Calvinists claim?

Augustine did not believe in Penal Substitution, because that theory didn’t exist yet, and yet Calvinists never call Augustine a heretic. They only pull the heresy card out when it is convenient but they are inconsistent. Jonathon Edwards Jr taught Governmental theory, but again, they don’t call him a heretic because he still identified as a Calvinist.

I reject Penal Substitution because the penalty of the law is eternal hell and Jesus didn’t suffer that. His atonement is a substitute for penalty, not a substitute in penalty.

Also, it destroys evangelism. If those Jesus died for cannot be justly punished, everyone Jesus died for is already saved because they are in no threat of danger – no threat of punishment. In other words, if Penal Substitution is true, everyone Jesus died for is already safe, and therefore there is no need of evangelism. As a street preacher, who sees the world Jesus died for as going to hell, this would be inconsistent. Getting saved implies there is a real threat of danger.

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The Foolishness of R. C. Sproul’s “Rogue Molecule” | Making God less than a Man

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“If there is one single molecule in this universe running around loose, totally free of God’s sovereignty, then we have no guarantee that a single promise of God will ever be fulfilled.”

― R.C. Sproul, Chosen By God: Know God’s Perfect Plan for His Glory and His Children

One rogue molecule could undo all of God’s plans and purposes? God cannot accomplish anything if He grants free will to anyone or anything?

What R. C. Sproul is saying is that God must control everything if He is going to accomplish anything.

This is utter is nonsense.

We ourselves don’t control everything and yet we make future plans and bring them to pass all the time.

Ever promise your kids to bring them to an amusement park and then make it happen?

We also do things all the time, that involves the free will choices of others, without controlling their wills.

Every Seminary in the country promises classes to students without controlling the will’s of their Professors.

To say that God cannot accomplish anything without controlling everything is to say that God cannot do what mere men do all the time.

Calvinists make God less than a man.

It is a weak and impotent god who cannot grant free will to his creatures and still accomplish his purposes and plans.

“I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live” Deuteronomy 30:19

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Jesus was an Open Theist by Jesse Morrell

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Jesus taught Open Theism (changeable future) when he said:

1. He could pray for twelve legions of angels to deliver him from the cross (Matt. 26:53),

2. That the times of tribulation were shortened for the sake of the elect (Matt. 24:22),

3. Pray that your flight not be in winter (Matt. 24:20).

Countless other examples can be shown also of the future being changed, like:

God not making a nation out of Moses (Exodus 32),

God not destroying Nineveh in forty days (Jonah 3),

God adding fifteen years to Hezekiah’s life (Isaiah 38),

Abraham negotiating with God over Sodom and Gomorrah (Genesis 18),

God looking for an intercessor to stand in the gap so that He wouldn’t destroy them (Ezekiel 22).

The list can go on and on as Open Theism is taught from Genesis to Revelation in the Bible.

The biblical truth of open theism is simply this: God is Sovereign and can change the future. Just read Jeremiah 18.

The future is not fixed from eternity. God is the potter. We are the clay. The future is not cement. It is clay in God’s hands.

 

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Rebuking Heretic Pastor of Gnostic Cult Emilio Ramos | Reformed Calvinist Exposed | Jesse Morrell Refutes Heresy

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Rebuking Heretic Pastor of Gnostic Cult Emilio Ramos | Reformed Calvinist Exposed

Gnostic Cult Leader Emilio Ramos, Heretic Pastor of Heritage Grace Community Church in Frisco Texas, tries to “confront” Christian street preacher Jesse Morrell for Free Will Theology.

Emilio epically fails, humiliating himself and exposing his false Calvinist doctrine.

This encounter occurred at the University of North Texas during The National Street Preachers Conference.

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