Posts with the tag “thankful”

Soaring in Prayer
by Ed Newton on September 11th, 2023
"Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful." - Colossians 4:2 (NIV)  Yesterday, we talked about how to take our faith to the next level. Today, I want to go one step further in that conversation and encourage you to take your prayer life to the next level. Prayer is not just a ritual or a mere duty; it is a powerful and intimate connection with our Heavenly Father. As we devote ours...  Read More
What He Has Done
by Ed Newton on March 20th, 2023
“I will praise the name of God with a song; I will magnify Him with thanksgiving.” - Psalm 69:30  Do you want to know how you can instantly make your life better? Maybe you are saying today, “Pastor, life is just hard. It has been beating me to my knees lately, and I just need something. What can I do to make my life a little better?” I have the answer for you: GRATITUDE. Not what you were expecti...  Read More
God Guides You
by Ed Newton on February 20th, 2023
“Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice insofar as you share Christ’s sufferings, so that you may also rejoice and be glad when His glory is revealed. If you are insulted for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests upon you.” - 1 Peter 4:12-14  Have ...  Read More
Always Thankful
by Ministry Support on November 1st, 2022
“Always be joyful. Never stop praying. Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belongs to Christ Jesus.” - 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18  Have you ever been to a sporting event in which one team was winning big at the start of the game, and then blew the lead late? One thing that is always interesting is how the coaches interact with the referees in these types of situations...  Read More
What We Could Never Do
by Ministry Support on July 12th, 2022
“The law of Moses was unable to save us because of the weakness of our sinful nature. So God did what the law could not do. He sent His own Son in a body like the bodies we sinners have. And in that body God declared an end to sin’s control over us by giving His Son as a sacrifice for our sins.” - Romans 8:3   Yesterday, we talked about a God who desires to be friends with sinners. He knows that w...  Read More
Hiding In Plain Sight
by Ministry Support on April 7th, 2022
“Blessed and holy are those who share in the first resurrection. The second death has no power over them, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with him for a thousand years.” (Revelation 20:6)We serve a perfect God. We know this. We know that He never makes a mistake. We know that Jesus came to earth and lived a perfect life, sinless and blameless, and died on the cross to ...  Read More
Thankful for the Scars
by Ministry Support on February 5th, 2022
“And they sang a new song, saying: ‘You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation.” - Revelation 5:9 There is a beautiful Christian song called, “Scars,” by “I Am They.” In the chorus it says, “So I’m thankful for the scars, ‘cause without them I wouldn’t know yo...  Read More

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