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Dan has worked for the U.S. government in both civilian and military capacities; is an ordained minister, hospital chaplain, entrepreneur, speaker, writer and a survivor of several life-threatening events.

PRAYER WARRIOR: SPIRITUAL STRENGTH TRAINING: #9, 2nd Cup of Coffee, 1/1/23

Putting On The Headgear Of Salvation – Eph. 6:17 – 9 – Dear God, I take by faith the helmet of salvation. I recognize my salvation is through the person of Your Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. I intentionally cover my mind with Him, with the power of His name, and I desire that He … Continue reading »

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PRAYER WARRIOR: SPIRITUAL STRENGTH TRAINING: #8, 2nd Cup of Coffee, 12/20/22

– 8 – Energizing The Force-Shield of Faith Loving Heavenly Father, I accept with gratitude Your promise of divine protection in return for my faith in You. I claim this protection today, and I ask You, precious Holy Spirit, to energize this force-shield of faith in and around my life. I count upon Your holy … Continue reading »

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PRAYER WARRIOR: SPIRITUAL STRENGTH TRAINING: #7, 2nd Cup of Coffee, 12/14/22

– 7- PUTTING ON THE PROTECTIVE FOOTWEAR OF GOD’S PEACE Loving Heavenly Father, by faith and in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, put on the footwear of Your peace. I accept Your declaration that I am justified before You, and that I have peace with You because my sins are forgiven and I … Continue reading »

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PRAYER WARRIOR: SPIRITUAL STRENGTH TRAINING ~ 2nd Cup of Coffee, 8/6/22

– 6 – Claiming The Trauma Plate of Righteousness In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, I put on the trauma plate of Righteousness — right standing with God. In this moment, I repudiate any dependence I may have on my own goodness. I see the fallacy of claiming any righteousness in and of … Continue reading »

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PRAYER WARRIOR: SPIRITUAL STRENGTH TRAINING ~ 2nd Cup of Coffee, 8/6/22

– 5 – Putting On The Belt of Truth In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ I claim the protection of the belt of Truth, having buckled it securely around my waist. I pray the protection of this Truth over my personal life, my home and family, the plan God has appointed for me … Continue reading »

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PRAYER WARRIOR: SPIRITUAL STRENGTH TRAINING ~ 2nd Cup of Coffee, 7/20/22 –

A Prayer For The Holy Spirit’s Daily Presence Loving Heavenly Father, I approach You through the person and work of the Lord Jesus Christ. I desire to obey Your will by being invincibly strong through Your Holy Spirit’s enabling and energizing power. I praise You for your goodness in providing the Holy Spirit for my … Continue reading »

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PRAYER WARRIOR: SPIRITUAL STRENGTH TRAINING ~ 2nd Cup of Coffee, 7/8/22

Claiming My Position With Christ -3- Loving Heavenly Father, I’ve come to see that it is Your will that I be invincibly strong in spiritual warfare. I praise You that You have placed me “in Christ” [Eph. 1:3]. By faith I express my desire to abide in the protection and blessing of the mighty name … Continue reading »

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PRAYER WARRIOR: SPIRITUAL STRENGTH TRAINING ~ 2nd Cup of Coffee, 6/24/22

Focused On God -2- Loving Heavenly Father, enable me to keep all things within the perspective of Your Sovereignty. Grant to me the wisdom to know the fierceness of the battle is NOT evidence of defeat. Help me to thank and praise You for Your purpose in every phase of the battle. Use all of … Continue reading »

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PRAYER WARRIOR: SPIRITUAL STRENGTH TRAINING ~ 2nd Cup of Coffee, 6/22/22

Dear Fellow Believer: consider this series of morning exercises a spiritual aerobic session with God. If you read them back to back in one setting, it will take you about 30 minutes to pray and think your way through these paragraphs. Should you choose to focus on one lesson for several days, obviously it will … Continue reading »

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A Spring 2nd Cup: 8 FIGHTS YOU NEED TO PICK WITH YOUR KIDS – 4/20/22

G’morning; come on in. There’s fresh-brewed Cameron’s Jamaican Blend right there. Help yourself and have a seat. That’s Vince Ingala on sax in the background. Relax a bit with me; I’ve something to run past you. I recently read again parenting is the last refuge of the rank amateur. Anyone with two or more little … Continue reading »

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