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Ruthlessly Eliminate Hurry

You must ruthlessly eliminate hurry from your life.

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Ground Breaking

Reading Hosea 10:12 Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground,   for it is the time to seek the Lord, that he may come and rain righteousness upon you. The  prophet uses the example of farming to help his audience understand preparing the ground of their hearts for a fruitful crop.  Finney said: “To break up the fallow ground therefore, is to bring the mind into such a state that it is fitted to receive the Word of God. Sometimes your hearts get matted down, hard and dry, until there is no such thing as getting fruit from them until they are broken up, and mellowed down, and fitted to the Word. It is this softening of the heart, so as to make it feel the truth, which the prophet calls break up your fallow ground.” This morning we will participate in the Ground Breaking of the Jerry Falwell Center for Ministry Training.   A ceremony will take place where the ground will be loosened symbolically – not for farming – but …