That's Just the Way I Am

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"Will You not revive us again, That Your people may rejoice in You?" (Ps. 85:6, NKJV)

"That's just the way I am."

The belief behind these words has done as much as any other to keep Christians stuck in mediocrity, blocking what God wants to do in our lives and in the church body.

It seems we cling to labels and boundaries, trying to make sense of the world while unknowingly hindering personal growth and supernatural opportunities.

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Are you ready to challenge your way of thinking and doing and step out of your comfort zone? Will you refuse to expect the Almighty God to transform Himself and His Word to make things easier on you? Do that and you will open yourself up to the workings of a God who will reveal Himself through an interruption of the natural order of things—miracles.

The question for you is—Will you position your faith to be a part of what the Almighty is doing? You can choose to stand on God's power or be stifled by man's principles and your preferences.

This is spirit revolution. You are going to see the "impossible" and "unexplainable" happen through you. You can change lives and inspire those who lack faith but it must start with your own thinking and willingness to let God out of the box.

Are you ready to open yourself up to whatever, however, whenever, through whomever God chooses?

Dr. Victor Torres is an internationally respected evangelist, theologian, award-winning author and mentor to pastors and leaders. Until the trajectory of his life changed through his mother's prayers, Victor Torres was a heroin addict and gang warlord on the mean streets of Brooklyn. Through the ministry of David Wilkerson and Nicky Cruz, Victor had a life-changing encounter with Jesus Christ and came to realize that God had a purpose for his life. Now he lives to prepare others for theirs. For over five decades, Victor has been recognized as a contemporary father of the faith, traveling to more than 30 countries, carrying a Spirit-led awareness of people's needs. Through Christ-centered, biblically-based principles, Torres uses his global influence to reach hundreds of thousands through podcasts, radio, television, street ministry and worldwide crusades. Dr. Torres is the founder and lead pastor of New Life Outreach Church in Richmond, Virginia, a thriving multi-cultural, interdenominational church with ministries in Brazil, Dominican Republic, Peru and Africa. Torres is also founder of New Life for Adults and Youth, one of the largest and most respected addiction recovery organizations in the country, helping transform hundreds of thousands of lives. Victor and Carmen, his partner in life and ministry, have four grown children and eleven grandchildren.

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