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Pastor George’s Encouraging Words from the Word, 10/26/16

Matthew 6:11-14 (NIV) 11 Give us today our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts,     as we also have forgiven our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation,     but deliver us from the evil one. 14 For if you forgive other people when … 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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Forgiveness is tough, but God always makes a way

Boy, do I know how tough forgiveness is!  And do I know how impossible it is to forgive without God’s help and power.  Just like only He can change a mind once hostile to Him into one that avidly seeks … 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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Dysfunctional relationships distort our view of God, but God makes a way to clear our spiritual vision

So many of us have grown up in dysfunctional families.  Many of us have suffered abuse at the hands (literally) or through the mouth of our physical fathers and other family members.  How, then, can we see God as He … Continue reading

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It’s true! You really can recover from spiritual abuse, disillusionment and disappointment.

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Living spiritually is hard, but God makes a way: Joy

Ever wonder how people say they have joy even while their lives are tanking?  Even been concerned about their sanity or grasp of reality?  I don’t know about you, but when I read James’ comment to count it all joy … Continue reading

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