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“Then the cares and anxieties of the world and distractions of the age, and the pleasure and delight and false glamour and deceitfulness of riches, and the craving and passionate desire for other things creep in and CHOKE and suffocate the Word, and it becomes fruitless.” (Mark 4:19 AMP)

The word “Choke” is defined as “to prevent (someone) from breathing by constricting or obstructing the throat or depriving of air; to have trouble breathing; to hinder movement; to make speechless with strong emotion.”

The word “Suffocate” is defined as “to die or cause to die from lack of air or inability to breathe; to feel or cause to feel trapped or oppressed.” It’s Latin Origin “suffocare” literally means “to stifle”, from “fauces” which literally means “the throat”.

In the parable of the sower Jesus said, “Other people are like the seeds sown among the thorn bushes. These are the ones who hear the message, but the worries about this life, the love for riches, and all other kinds of desires crowd…

He Saved My Ass


"...let's just go ahead and be what we were made to be..." Romans 12:4 The Message Bible

Dear Survivors

Far too many of us, are stuck in the same old routines, forgetting that Isaiah said, "Do not remember the former things, Nor consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a New thing..." Then Paul takes us into the New Testament with this statement, "Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a New creature; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become New." And nothing is clearer then Romans 6:4, "Therefore we were buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in Newness of life." Did you catch that last part? "Walk In Newness..."! Walk implies Activity. Notice “Walk” is Present Tense, not walked, like an old activity, but “Walk”, as in Present Tense, Today, Right Now, Currently, New! As Survivors, you are to Walk in Ne…