Category Archives: submit to God

Pastor George’s encouraging words from the Word 10/8/16

1 Peter 5:6-7 (NIV) 6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. 7 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. See how merciful and loving our great God is! He … 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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When life gets tough, God gives you scriptures to live by

No doubt about it, life can get very tough.  You can become ill, lose your job, lose your home or lose your precious feeling of being safe.  Seems like you are always in crisis mode.  It’s at times like these … 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 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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Yielding to Jesus as Lord can be hard, but God makes a way, #3

Matthew 20:20-22 addresses the question of where your treasure, what you truly value, is.  The rich young ruler knew himself so well that he was upset he couldn’t change how he felt about his wealth and possessions.  From Jesus’ teachings … Continue reading

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Yielding to Jesus as Lord can be hard, but God makes a way, #2

Having Jesus as the Lord of your life means putting the things that matter to Him, the Father and the Holy Spirit first.  Isn’t it great that we have the conditional promise in Matthew 6:31-33 that we can remind Him … Continue reading

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