Tag Archives: trust

Getting them all riled up

Yesterday as I began to preach at 8:50, I told the early church folks that just because we got out at 9:20, I did not shorten my sermon.  We were just ahead of schedule.  At 9:38 when church was over, … Continue reading

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What God is going to do with the seeds

Yesterday I was at the 9/11 Memorial at the Pentagon in Washington, DC.  They have 184 benches, one for each innocent who lost their lives on that day, and 85 Crape Myrtle trees that will each eventually grow up to … Continue reading

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Does God want me to do it?

I remember about 15 years ago when our church was thinking about spending a lot of money.  The administrative board was talking about not having the money. Our pastor said, “The question for the church is never, ‘Do we have … Continue reading

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A million reasons

The other day someone said to me, “I can come up with a million reasons” to not do something we were discussing.  I do not know if you have ever done the old side by side list of pros and … Continue reading

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Please quit saying “God will not give you more than you can handle”

The truth is that God will absolutely give us more than WE can bear. The truth is that He will never give us more than HE can bear. Continue reading

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What hope is there?

I listened to Pastor David Wilkerson this morning (from a sermon he delivered several years ago) talk about one of the most important pastors in Hungary who was killed after developing a blood clot after suffering a severe burn.   … Continue reading

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Giving God the glory as I question His ways

Our community is doing a great thing collecting money for a young girl who has a serious health issue. Continue reading

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