Monthly Archives: March 2014

Obedience is hard, but God makes a way

God places choices and challenges before us that involve sin and obedience.  He also equips us so that we can choose not to sin and follow through on that.  Our humanity alone is not enough to live a spiritually righteous … Continue reading

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Living God’s promises can be tough, but He makes a way, #3

Sometimes life can be so hard that you feel emotionally paralyzed and stuck even though you have read and studied God’s promises in scripture.  That’s the difference between knowing and applying what you know.  Applying what you know truly empowers … Continue reading

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Living God’s promises can be tough, but He makes a way, #2

Oh, how much Pastor G and I have struggled through the years to believe Jesus when times got so very hard!  Many had been the time when we said, “Lord, we know You promise to provide for our physical needs … Continue reading

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Living God’s promises can be tough, but He makes a way

God gave us promises in His word to encourage us to keep moving forward in our walk with Him.  Pastor G and I know how good a thing that is because our hardship list looks somewhat like the Apostle Paul’s.  … Continue reading

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Persecution is tough, but God makes a way, #2

When believers think of persecution, we tend to think of those outside the church who seek to prevent us from being and doing what God leads us to be and do.  There’s more, though.  Persecution can be within God’s church … Continue reading

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Persecution is tough, but God makes a way

I live in the US, and Christians are beginning to experience spiritual persecution under the guise of equality and tolerance.  In essence, we are being persecuted and called haters because we follow what God’s word, which is our standard for … Continue reading

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Spiritual maturity is tough, but God makes a way, #3

Jesus tells it like it is, and He expects us to do the same.  He expects us to be ready to share what we know and have been taught at the right time in the right circumstances.  That’s where wisdom … Continue reading

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