Category Archives: yield to God

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, #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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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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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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