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Do You Want Control or Freedom?

Control. I hear this word too often in discussions as I sit in circles of chairs or sit around tables in Bible studies, and the other word I am hearing too often is perfection. Yet, from the same group, the same mouths, I hear these other words…anxiety, stress, fear, and …

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4 Steps to Stop Worry

“Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you” 1 Peter 5:7 (NLT, 2nd edition). It takes more than willpower to stop worrying. You already know that, because you’ve already tried it. You’ve thought, “I shouldn’t worry about this,” and yet you just keep on worrying …

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God Gave What They Needed

“To these four young men God gave knowledge and understanding of all kinds of literature and learning. And Daniel could understand visions and dreams of all kinds.” Daniel 1:17 Here he was, a young man taken captive, finding himself in a new country with a great many strange new customs, …

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SERMON: He Knows Your Needs

Jesus calls us to calmness with this challenge from Matthew 6:32-33. “Your heavenly Father already knows all your needs. Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.” Seek first the kingdom of wealth, and you’ll worry over every dollar. …

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An Unexpected Crisis Can Become a Divine Appointment

1 Samuel 30:1-20 Are you staggering in an unexpected crisis right now? Maybe some challenge has hit you out of the blue? Crisis situations don’t warn us before they hit, do they? However, in God’s plan, the crisis may well be leading you to a ‘Divine Appointment’. In 1 Samuel …

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[SERMON] Peace Has Been Provided

“I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace and confidence. In the world you have tribulation and trials and distress and frustration; but be of good cheer [take courage; be confident, certain, undaunted]! For I have overcome the world. [I have deprived it …

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Sermon: God Helps Us Pray

Why do we sometimes feel as if our prayers go no farther than the ceiling? We’re speaking, but is God listening? The truth is that the Lord is always attentive to the prayers of His people. He’s the one who has invited us to come boldly into His presence. What’s …

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SERMON: Declare

“Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. This I declare about the Lord: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety; He is my God, and I trust him. “- Psalm 91:1-2 NLT What is it that …

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SERMON: Choose Faith over Fear

“Many of the people scolded him and told him to be quiet. But he shouted even more loudly, ‘Son of David, have mercy on me!’” Mark 10:48 (GN) If you’re going to make a fresh start with faith in your life, you have to face your fears. Don’t let them …

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THE REMEDY: In the Midst

In the midst of my pain Do not allow my living be in vain. For I must not kick and shove I must be harmless as a dove. Yet I need Your wisdom from above For the storms are raging and the waters Threaten to overtake me…the dark Clouds are …

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