Category Archives: spiritual maturity

Pastor George’s Up Close and Personal Encouraging Words from the Word 10/19/16

1 Corinthians 13:10-12(NIV) 10 but when completeness comes, what is in part disappears. 11 When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the … 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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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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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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