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Pastor George’s Encouraging Words from the Word/1/22/17

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Life is tough when scars run deep, but God makes ways to cope, #2

Triggers.  That seems to be a very present and pressing occurrence in the lives of many who thought they had recovered from abuse.  A dear friend has been struggling with those awful feelings triggered by present circumstances even though the … Continue reading

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Life is tough when scars run deep, but God makes ways to cope

Life hurts.  Hurts leave scars.  If you’ve been abused like me, your scars run very deep.  Sometimes I think the scars have healed over and won’t burst open again, but things have a way of penetrating and piercing those scars … 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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Living with change is hard, but God makes a way, #3

How quickly things can change in a life!  I just received an urgent prayer request for someone who sustained a serious head injury while being involved in an accident.  In an instant, that person went from being fully functional to … Continue reading

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Living with change is hard, but God makes a way, #2

Scripture is filled with people who faced change and their reactions to it.  People like David, who was anointed by the prophet Samuel to be king.  David immediately returned to the fields as a shepherd and later was pursued by … Continue reading

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Being a prisoner is tough, but God makes a way, #3

May you have the faith and trust of David, who turned to God for strength, protection and help.  David faced many dangerous situations, first from Saul, who wanted to kill him so God’s plan for a new king for Israel … Continue reading

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Being a prisoner is tough, but God makes a way, #2

May God grant you the peace that comes from embracing the wonderful, encouraging words in Psalm 9:9-10!  We know you seek Jesus daily and perhaps many times during the day.  May you feel His embracing presence in your life as … Continue reading

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Care giving is tough, but God makes a way, #3

Just like Elijah, who was rocked by threats against his life after a hugely successful but draining encounter with Ahab and the prophets of Baal, God is here for you at times when you are drained.  Like Elijah, the emotions … Continue reading

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Care giving is tough, but God makes a way, #2

Jesus is our friend indeed!  He wants us to share our burdens and even give them to Him and, in return, He wants us to share and bear His, which He says are lighter.  Could it be that they are … Continue reading

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