Category Archives: being a disciple of Christ

What you can’t do, God can.

It’s widely accepted in the church that you can’t save yourself by your own efforts. As the scripture says, Romans 6:23 (NKJV) 23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. The only thing that pays the … Continue reading

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Are poverty and persecution caused by a lack of faith?

You may have heard that problems and troubles  in the Christian life, if not caused by sin, are caused by a lack of faith.  You may also have heard of the 11th chapter of Hebrews, also known as the faith … Continue reading

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Pastor George’s Word from the Word 11/28/16

  2 Corinthians 13:11(NKJV) 11 Finally, brethren, farewell. Become complete. Be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.   Love is the essence of God. Peace is … Continue reading

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God makes a way for us to give to those who need

Hi spiritual family. Do you live Matthew 25:31-40? Do you provide food, clothing and shelter for those who need? Do you do so on a regular basis like we are exhorted in James 1:27? Here in the US, we are … Continue reading

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God, Halloween and You

Hi, spiritual family. How important is God’s will to you? What if it conflicts with your own? How important is it for you to please God? I ask these questions because of the upcoming Halloween celebrations, in which many who … Continue reading

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Remaining sexually pure before marriage is tough, but God always makes a way

Some of you are distressing God with your choices that are outside the parameters within which He created us to live and love. Brothers and sisters, God does not want us to cohabit before marriage, and He does not want … Continue reading

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Being anointed and ordained by God can be tough, but He makes a way

Spiritual family, how much do you respect one another because of the office God has ordained you with? It’s not really about you respecting the office, it’s about you respecting God. Unfortunately, there are those out there who are filled … Continue reading

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Slogging through life is tough, but God makes a way

No question that life can sometimes be tedious.  It can be boring.  It can be discouraging.  Spiritually, you do the same old same old day in and day out with no seeming positive reinforcement. Sometimes, I picture people like Noah … Continue reading

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Living spiritually is hard, but God makes a way: Joy

Ever wonder how people say they have joy even while their lives are tanking?  Even been concerned about their sanity or grasp of reality?  I don’t know about you, but when I read James’ comment to count it all joy … Continue reading

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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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