The Battle is the Lord’s! – By Nate Carter

Pastor Nate Carter

“The battle is not yours, but God’s.” – 2 Chronicles 20:15  Some battles are not yours-they’re God’s! Listen: “You will not need to fight in this battle. Position yourselves, stand still and see the salvation of the Lord” (2 Chronicles 20:17, NIV). What a relief! Now, if the battle is the Lord’s, guess who chooses…

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Don’t Come Down – By Nate Carter

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“I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down” – Nehemiah 6:3  Four times Nehemiah’s enemies tried to bring him down, and each time he said “No, I’m doing a great work and I cannot come down.” There are times in your life when you are vulnerable and the enemy will try to bring…

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Praise God Before It Even Happens – By Nate Carter

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“He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God” – Romans 4:20 It’s tough to have faith when you’re sick in body or your purse is empty and you can’t make ends meet. Yet those are the very times when you need faith the most.…

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A Heart that’s Free from Doubt – By Nate Carter

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“Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.” Matthew 5:8 One Bible commentator defines a pure heart as “A heart that’s trusting God; and attitude that is not mixed with doubt or carnality; a focus that is single.” When I read those words I cried: “God give me a heart like that! A pure heart…

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Bent in the Wrong Direction – By Nate Carter

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Iniquity means “to be bent or inclined toward.” The Bible says, “Lot … pitched his tent toward Sodom” (Genesis 13: 12). It proved to be a fatal attraction. He lost everything he’d spent his life working for, including his family, because he leaned the wrong way. It works like this: you sow a thought and…

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God Has a Purpose for Your Life – By Nate Carter

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“You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you.” – John 15:16 It doesn’t take a lot of people to bring about change. In fact, too many people can get in the way. Gideon chose 32,000 men to fight, but God only needed 300. He doesn’t care how many can be counted-He only cares…

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The Peril of Neglect – By Nate Carter

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“How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation.” – Hebrews 2:3 On the dashboard of my car there’s a series of gauges. They let me know about such things as the brakes, oil, engine, transmission and cooling system. I’ve never been mechanically-minded but I have learned, at considerable cost, to pay attention to…

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Nothing but the Best – By Nate Carter

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“I am the Lord your God who teaches you to profit, who leads you by the way that you should go.” – Isaiah 48:17, AMP Can you imagine your heavenly Father wanting less for His children than you and I want for ours? I have three children. The oldest is Nathan. He once played for…

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Tell the Devil Today, “Not an Inch” – by Pastor Nate Carter

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“Living or dying we follow the Lord. Either way we are His.”  – Romans 14:8, TLB  If Satan can’t have everything, he’ll take whatever he can get. When Moses told Pharaoh, “Let us go that we may serve the Lord,” Pharaoh made him three offers. First, “Go serve the Lord, but leave your children here.”…

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The Orphan Heart – by Pastor Nate Carter

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“God’s Spirit touches our spirit and confirms who we really are.” Romans 8:16, TM  Do you have an orphan heart? It’s a heart that needs everybody to love it. Ten thousand people may, but that’s not enough-it will always focus on the one who doesn’t and obsess over them. Have you ever held arguments in your…

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