Tag Archives: obedience

Is sin the cause of all afflictions?

God, being sovereign, has the right to cause or allow suffering in His creation. You may be familiar with some of the many scripture in the book of Psalms confirming that God does punish sinners with loss or suffering because … Continue reading

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These things must be

If you’re like me, you petition God for better health and quality of life for many He sends across your path.  You truly want to positively impact their lives through intercessory prayer, and you pray for God’s will to be … Continue reading

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Pastor George’s word from the Word 11/21/16

1 Corinthians 16:21-22 (NKJV) 21 The salutation with my own hand—Paul’s. 22 If anyone does not love the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be accursed. O Lord, come!   As Paul was finishing this letter to the church at Corinth, after all the teaching, … Continue reading

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

Romans 13:8-10 (NKJV) 8 Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law. 9 For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not bear … Continue reading

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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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God, Halloween and You

Hi, spiritual family. How important is God’s will to you? What if it conflicts with your own? How important is it for you to please God? I ask these questions because of the upcoming Halloween celebrations, in which many who … Continue reading

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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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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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