Free to Any U.S. Pastor — ‘The Truth About St. Paul’s Thorn’

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FREE TO ANY PASTOR IN THE U. S. WHO WOULD LIKE TO HAVE A COPY.
 
My booklet that casts down and clears way all the lies concerning St. Paul’s “thorn in the flesh” is now available in digital as well as paperback. And I’m offering a free copy (digital or paperback) to any pastor in the U. S. who would like to have one.
 
If you’re a pastor who wants a copy, please e-mail me at the following address and give me your mailing address or the e-mail address if you want a link for a digital copy. If you don’t have a Kindle, Amazon provides a free app that works on any device you have.

Contact me here: radicalaboutjesus@gmail.com
 
Anyone else can purchase them from Amazon.
The paperback is still at the introductory price of $4.00.
The E-Book is $1.99.

I’m including the description from the back cover here:
“A straightforward, easy to understand message that cuts through all the lies of traditional and denominational doctrines to reveal the truth about St. Paul’s ‘thorn in the flesh.’ Shining a bright light on the scripture passages involved, Bible teacher Sandra Pavloff Conner exposes the lies that have been misrepresenting this experience in Paul’s life for centuries as she lets the Word of God interpret and explain itself.”
 

My Cadillac For Your Camel — Rerun

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It’s been a long time since I first shared this video, so I thought I’d give it a fresh airing, along with an invitation to visit my ministry YouTube channel if you haven’t yet done so. If you’d like to be notified each time we post a new video, just click the “Subscribe” button, and click on the little bell symbol to control the setting for your notifications. 

Now enjoy this encouraging message.

 

Copyright: 2019 Radical About Jesus Ministries

The Same God Today

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Photo courtesy of Julian Hacker @ pixabay

I was thinking today about the prophet Ezekiel and his experience in the valley of dry bones, when the Lord told him He would give those bones new life. So I thought I’d share a poem the Lord inspired on the subject. The Scripture reference is Ezekiel, chapter 37.

THE SAME GOD TODAY

Bones in the valley,
Worthless and dry,
Bleached by the sun and
The wind blowing by.

God to the prophet
Did speak and did ask,
“Can these bones still live?
Is it too big a task?”

“Lord,” said the prophet,
“Only You know.”
“I’ll show you, Ezekiel;
My Spirit will blow.

“And cause them to live
And give flesh and skin;
They’ll rise like an army,
Give Me glory again.”

When our problems seem hopeless,
Too dead to restore,
We can look to Ezekiel
And his word from the Lord.

For the God who breathed life
Into bones dry and dead
Is the same God for us
If we’ll trust what He’s said.


Poems of Christmas – # 2

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IF YOUR TINSEL’S IN A TANGLE

Is your tinsel in a tangle?
Is your wreath hung at an angle?
Are you starting to feel stressed and quite undone?

Is your credit card maxed out?
Are the kids bored, in a pout?
Have you given up the hope of having fun?

Well, forget the tangled messes
And the aggravated voices,
And forget about more shopping that’s not done.

Stop the hassle and the frazzle;
Look away from what bedazzles
To the reason for the season. There’s just one.

Jesus Christ – He is the reason.
His birth brought about the season,
For the Father gave His one and only Son.

If you’ll focus on His coming,
You will hear your heart start humming,
And will find your merry Christmas has begun.


Excerpted from my book of Christmas and winter poems: KEEPING CHRISTMAS.


‘Thanksgiving Celebration’ – Perfect Holiday Gift Book

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Here it is: The perfect little Thanksgiving gift for those you want to bless during this time of gratitude for God’s abundant blessings in our lives. This small soft-cover book is a seasonal collection of scriptures, pictures, and Thanksgiving poems and essays by my father Ted Pavloff and me. The cover features the photography of my sister Brenda Calvert, so it’s really a family collaboration.

Only 25 pages long, measuring 5 1/5 x 8 1/2,  it is just the right size to pick up and enjoy for a few moments of seasonal pleasure in the weeks anticipating Thanksgiving Day or in the hours after dinner, when you’re letting your turkey and dressing settle.

$4.00 on Amazon. You can find your copy at this link.


Healing School Video Playlist

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As many of my followers know, I hold Healing Schools throughout the Southern Illinois area several times a year — under normal conditions. Unfortunately, with all the covid restrictions and lockdowns, I have not been able to schedule a normal Healing School for about a year and a half. However, I also teach the same material at a local college, and during the covid lockdown, I offered that class online.
 
The course, as it’s prepared for the college campus, is not allowed to include personal prayer with students, but all of the material is presented in the same manner as the regular healing schools. Those classes have now been made available for public viewing, and the link below will take you to a playlist of 23 lessons from the course “Biblical Pathways to Health & Wholeness.”
 
The course included study sheets with some extra material for students who took the original class. Anyone watching the video lessons from the playlist currently is also eligible to receive the study sheets. If you would like to have copies of that material, Radical About Jesus Ministries will gladly e-mail you free copies. Contact Sandra Conner at the ministry email address:  radicalaboutjesus@gmail.com
 
Follow the link below to access the playlist:
Healing School Video Lessons


Praying For Requests

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Just a reminder that I will be continuing to devote an hour a day Monday through Friday each week — for a season — to pray specifically for any and all requests that come in through my websites or Facebook page. If you need prayer for any needs, I will gladly take them to the Lord in the name of Jesus Christ. His finished work and His blood have bought freedom for us from the evil that comes against us in this world, but we must lay hold of that deliverance and freedom by faith in His Word.

I’ve received requests to pray for individuals, families, and churches. The list is growing rapidly, but it’s never too long or too hard for God. He loves to answer prayer.

Do not ask me to pray for so-called “unspoken requests.” My faith comes from the promises of God’s Word, and unless I know what I’m praying for, I can’t know there’s a promise for it. So you’ll need to be specific concerning what you need from the Lord.

Please DO NOT post your requests in the comment section below. I will delete prayer requests from there. Send your requests by e-mail to my ministry e-mail address:

radicalaboutjesus@gmail.com.

You may feel free to comment on this post in a normal manner. Just don’t specify your private requests on this site, where thousands of people have access to them. Everything you send to the ministry e-mail will remain confidential. Only God and I — and occasionally another member of my ministry team — will know about them.


Inspirational Novels on Sale for $0.99

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ALL MY DIGITAL NOVELS are currently on sale for  $0.99. 
Except for one, my novels are primarily Christian-themed and inspire faith to believe God’s Word to bring solutions for every problem in life. The one that is not Christian-themed is the first book in a series that does present the Gospel message in a gradual way beginning with the second book in the series.
 
This special price last through Thursday, August 19, midnight, CDT. Sale does NOT include anthologies, non-fiction, or poetry, unless those items were priced that low to begin with.
 
Choose from 13 novels, and make your selections at THIS LINK.

Abundance of Mercy

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“But as for me, I will come into Thy house in the multitude of Thy mercies.” (KJV).

Another translation of this verse says, “I, through the abundance of Your steadfast love, will enter Your house.” (NRV).

I was just reading along in Psalms this morning, and when I came to this verse, I was struck by the power of it. I felt the impact of how great the mercy of God is for each of us — and how we don’t need to be afraid or even hesitant to enter into His presence freely.

That truth is the result of Jesus, and His sacrifice on our behalf, of course. Because He took all of our sin and uncleanness, and washed it all away with His blood, the Father God looks at us through Jesus  and welcomes us gladly. All we need to plead is Jesus’ blood, and abundant mercy engulfs us.

What a relief. And what a joy to know that when we are in need or in trouble of any kind, we have a standing invitation to run to our God, and we can know that when we get to the door that leads into His presence, an abundance of mercy will be filling that doorway and lighting our path to God, ushering us into His waiting arms.

Of course, hopefully, we won’t wait until we’re in trouble to seek His presence. It thrills His heart for us to go to Him just for the sake of being with Him and enjoying His company. But when we are in need, we don’t have to be hesitant about going to Him. It doesn’t matter how much we’ve messed things up, or how deeply we’ve embedded ourselves in the muck and mire of our own sin and foolishness. There is ABUNDANT mercy and ABOUNDING love waiting to carry us to our Father, who waits expectantly to welcome us and give Himself to working out our problems and making us whole again.


My Art Website

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I just got to thinking today that some of the followers of this site might enjoy visiting my art website: Beulah Rest.

If you are the kind of person who simply enjoys looking at pleasant, happy artwork — and find it relaxing or even inspiring — I hope you’ll click on the link below and check it out.

I don’t pretend to be a great artist. I paint and sketch purely for my own enjoyment. The work de-stresses me and leads me to one of my happy places. My artist name is Ahyoka — which is Cherokee for “She brings happiness.” I call the site “Beulah Rest” because it’s a place where I can create just for the joy of it, without any pressure to perform or post articles that get into any of the controversial topics we are so inundated with these days. Plus, I want the site to be a place where visitors find rest, peace of mind, and maybe a little bit of fun as well. 

To hop over there click here; BEULAH REST.