Pastor Nate Carter

“The thing I seek most of all, is the privilege of … living in His presence every day.” Psalm 27:4, TLB There’s no place like God’s presence. Things happen there that can’t happen anywhere else. Moses found that place, and when he did, the bush burned and he talked face to face with God. Awesome!…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“Through Christ, God has made peace between us and Himself, and God gave us the work of telling everyone about the peace we can have with him … So we have been sent to speak for Christ.” 2 Corinthians 5:18, 20, NCV When my children were young, I went to their room to say goodnight.…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“Are these all the sons you have?” “There is still the youngest,” Jesse answered … Samuel said, “Send for him.” – 1 Samuel 16:11, NIV When it came to looks, experience, and position, David couldn’t compete with his brothers. Although Jesse had eight sons, he only brought seven of them out for Samuel. Where was…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“Seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.” Matthew 6:33 Have you become absorbed with the things that Jesus told you not to? Things like having enough to eat, or having clothes to wear, or having a home to live in. Over the last…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for You are with me . .. ” Psalm 23:4 John Maxwell shares a humorous story about fear to which some of us can relate: There was a couple in bed late one night … The husband was…

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Pastor Nate Carter

For God so loved the world … John 3: 16 William Borden, heir to the Borden Milk Products family fortune and graduate of Yale University, went to China as a missionary. His family and friends in America thought he’d taken leave of his senses, walking away from a life of comfort and riches. He’d been…

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Pastor Nate Carter

He Leadeth Me. Psalm 23:2 Aren’t you glad He didn’t redeem you and leave you on your own? If He had saved you and said, “Here’s a road map, see you in heaven someday,” you would never make it. Listen to this promise: “He leadeth me beside the still waters.” Why?-to restore you when life…

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Pastor Nate Carter

How precious it is, Lord, to realize that you are thinking about me constantly! I can’t even count how many times a day your thought turn toward me. And when I waken in the morning, you are still thinking of me! Psalm 139:16-18, TLB Right now God is thinking about you! He did it yesterday…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“Give freely and become more wealthy; be stingy and lose everything. The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed .” Proverbs 24-25, NLT It’s not the seed that you keep that multiplies, it’s the seed you sow. That seed will never leave your life; it moves from your present into your…

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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, NKJV). What a relief! Now, if the battle is the Lord’s, guess who chooses the…

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