Category Archives: the Holy Spirit

Pastor George’s Encouraging Words from the Word 11/17/16

1 Corinthians 2:8-10 (NKJV) 8 which none of the rulers of this age knew; for had they known, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. 9 But as it is written: “Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, Nor have entered … Continue reading

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Spiritual maturity is tough, but God makes a way, #3

Jesus tells it like it is, and He expects us to do the same.  He expects us to be ready to share what we know and have been taught at the right time in the right circumstances.  That’s where wisdom … Continue reading

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Spiritual maturity is tough, but God makes a way, #2

Many have questioned what Jesus means in John 15:12-14.  History shows that some heroes of faith did indeed lose their lives for God’s and others’ sakes.  There’s more, though.  Friends are those you have something in common with.  In this … Continue reading

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Spiritual maturity is tough, but God makes a way

Very early in life, Jesus knew the difference between His fleshly and heavenly fathers and whose agenda He chose to follow above all else.  He was both spirit-filled and spirit-led.  Just before He began His active ministry, He was tempted … 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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Being spirit-led can be hard, but God makes a way, #3

How important it is to use the gifts, talents and abilities you have been blessed with in the right way for the right reasons.  Jesus clearly tasked the disciples to preach to the lost sheep of Israel and perform miracles … Continue reading

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Being spirit-led can be hard, but God makes a way, #2

For believers, the relationship with the Trinity begins with Jesus.  In the disciples’ case, Jesus came to tell them the rest of the story, since the disciples had a Jewish background.  They had been expecting the messiah to physically deliver … Continue reading

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