Category Archives: spiritual coping tool

Pastor George’s encouraging words from the Word 9/11/2016

Isaiah 54:17 (NIV) 17     no weapon forged against you will prevail,     and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord,     and this is their vindication from me,” declares the Lord. A Christian’s life … Continue reading

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Forgiveness is tough, but God always makes a way

Boy, do I know how tough forgiveness is!  And do I know how impossible it is to forgive without God’s help and power.  Just like only He can change a mind once hostile to Him into one that avidly seeks … 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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Discipleship can be tough, but God makes a way

Isn’t it great that Jesus gives His followers the peace of mind that what we need will be provided for as long as we focus on being and doing what God has for us to be and do?  This way, … 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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Being a prisoner is tough, but God makes a way

There is absolutely nothing and no one that can separate you from God or His love.  Because Jesus was imprisoned before His crucifixion, He understands what you are going through.  During that time, He experiences emotional and physical pain 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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