Giving and Receiving – By Nate Carter

Pastor Nate Carter

How do you give with joy, when you’ve been giving to the same ministry for years? There’s only one way. You must give as unto the Lord. That means you don’t give to that ministry, you give through that ministry and unto Him. If you keep Jesus clearly in view when it’s time to give,…

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The Roller Coaster – by Nate Carter

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He has made everything appropriate in its time. – Ecclesiastes 3:11, NASB Someone said to me recently, “Sometimes life is a roller coaster; you just have to strap yourself in and hold on!” Solomon says, “God made everything appropriate in its time” (Ecclesiastes 3:11, NASB). You say, “Appropriate to what?” Appropriate to whatever God wants…

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Go When He Sends You – By Nate Carter

Pastor Nate Carter

I waited patiently for the Lord; and He inclined unto me. Psalm 40:1 Don’t jump the starter’s gun or you’ll be disqualified from the race. Wait until God has finished working on you or you won’t be ready for the job. There’s never been a day like this. Listen, “Woe to the earth and the…

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Are You a Secret Disciple – By Nate Carter

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Joseph of Arimathea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews. John 19:38 Years ago a famous a heist gave a talk to 2,000 students in a North American university. For an hour she ridiculed religion, defied God and attacked the Bible. When she finished, a Christian girl at the back…

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The Peace Test – By Nate Carter

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And let the peace of God rule in your hearts. Colossians 3:15 Have you noticed that when you’re in doubt, you’re easily swayed by the opinions of others, the circumstances around you, and the fears that the devil will bring to your mind? Indecision can be deadly. Someone has said, “The most dangerous place to…

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The Lord will Guide You – By Nate Carter

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And the Lord will guide you continually, and satisfy you with all good things, and keep you healthy too. Isaiah 58:11, TLB No political party can do this for you. No insurance policy can give you such coverage. Look what He promised. First, He’ll help you make all the right decisions. Next, He’ll keep you…

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Guard Your Heart – By Nate Carter

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Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. Proverbs 4:23, NIV Every morning when you wake up, there are two forces that will immediately seek to control your life. They will speak to you, influence you, and try to direct your steps: the flesh and the spirit. Every day, including…

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“Wounded Emotions” – By Nate Carter

Pastor Nate Carter

I will … replace for you the years that the locust has eaten. Joel 2:25, AMP Fifty-two percent of all marriages in America end in divorce. One out of every four people has been molested. Tragically, they will grow up feeling like “damaged goods.” But there’s good news! Jesus heals wounded emotions. I know, because…

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“The Ministry of Worry” – By Nate Carter

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“Be anxious for nothing.” Philippians 4:6, NKJV Some of us have been trained to worry by parents who weren’t there when we needed them. Others were trained by religious systems that had no power, so they said, “God doesn’t do that anymore:’ And some were told that once God saved us the rest was up…

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“A Prayer for Every Day” – By Nate Carter

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“Order my steps in thy word.” Psalm 119:133 David knew from painful experience where his flesh would take him, and he didn’t want to go there anymore. So he cries, “Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me:’ Iniquity means to bend in the direction of, or incline…

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