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Hello my name is Jerral Campfield and this web site is dedicated to Moral Recognition Therapy using Biblical principles. Please come back often to join me in understanding Gods hands are outstretched still to forgive.

Achieving Your Potential Part 9
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Saturday, 04 March 2006

ACHIEVING YOUR POTENTIAL PART 9

Can we see the importance of self denial and subduing the flesh in order to achieve our potential? The strongest verse in the Bible I think is Col 3:5 (KJV) 5 Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry: To Mortify is taking the natural urges of man and resisting those areas that will sooner or latter destroy our character.

That is the reason we need to know what to lock on to, positives and lock out the negative areas of our life. Once we lock on to a principle, opinion, belief, or an attitude, we find it difficult to see or understand the truth of Gods Word. It is not what I think is the truth, or we develop scotomas, or blind spots, to new information. This then makes change difficult because of past experiences, and when the Lord wants to bless us in every area of our lives we canít accept that truth.

Notice the attachment to friends, vocation, social prejudices, life styles, and habits some times cause no growth. That is the reason we need to choose our friends wisely, are they going to bless us, or damage our reputation?

What is very important is to see the things that we need to lock out, that hinder us from seeing the truth. List them: 

Now look for some areas you need to lock onto, in your personal life, vocation, and social life. List them:

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Achieving Your Potential Part 8
Contributed by Jerral Campfield   
Saturday, 25 February 2006

Achieving Your Potential Part 8

This week we were able to spend time with Ginnys (My wifeís) 2 Sisters, sister-in-law and two brother-in-laws at Terra Del Ray in the Oregon Coast. We stayed in her Brother and Sister in Laws home and were able to really relax and give some time preparing my heart for ministry. I am amazed at how God blesses us as a family and just want to continue to praise the Lord for the opportunities Heís given each of us to become better acquainted.

I certainly understand the need for others in my life and enjoy watching what the Lord is doing for those we personally know, as they grow in there potential. I understand every day just a little more Romans 3:10-18 (NKJV) There is none righteous, no, not one; 
11 There is none who understands; There is none who seeks after God.
12 They have all turned aside; They have together become unprofitable; There is none who does good, no, not one."
13 "Their throat is an open tomb; With their tongues they have practiced deceit";"The poison of asps is under their lips";
14 "Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness."
15 "Their feet are swift to shed blood;
16 Destruction and misery are in their ways;
17 And the way of peace they have not known."
18 "There is no fear of God before their eyes." 

I hear so often we are saved by grace and I say sure, but doesnít God love everyone? Yes. That is the reason we go into prisons and jails ministering to the people that are lost in societies of the world, to bring them the good news of Godís grace extended to them. He is saying, come unto me all you that are weary and heavy burdened, I will give you rest. I have to accept His grace, His mercy, or Iím not forgiven. Lord help me to understand every day, moment by moment, I need your leading for my life, if I am going to achieve my potential in you.

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Achieving Your Potential Part 7
Contributed by Jerral Campfield   
Saturday, 18 February 2006

Achieving Your Potential Part 7

What a week for the United States Vice President as he continues to accept his responsibility of shooting his friend Harry Wittington, pray for Dick Cheneyís family, that this self inflicted night mare will be able to make him a better man, husband, father and leader.

We just received word that 1800 people could have died in a mud slide in the Philippines, pray for the survivors that they will be able to achieve their potential though all this.

We never know what is going to happen next on the national scene and need to be prayed up, so we are ready for whatever in natural disasters.

Today we have virtual reality games and entertainment of all kinds and it puts you into the realm of the real, but itís only a helmet, or screen. Lord help me to understand that I have to have the helmet of salvation on, to see that you are the answer, for all that would war against my spirit within me.

Now Gideon is faced with putting together his army and he is in the natural and wants many on his side. But God had a different plan, He did not want people to think it was because of who they where, or are. Everyone that is fearful you can leave, 22,000 left and only 10,000 remained. The Lord said, still to many, bring them all down to the water, everyone that laps like a dog, let them set by themselves. 300 hundred lapped and the rest got on their knees and drank with their faces in the water.

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