Pastor Nate Carter

“I waited patiently for the Lord; He turned to me and heard my cry.” Psalm 40:1, NIV Now, I’ve heard of being “in a pickle,” “in a pinch,” “in a jam,” and “in hot water.” But Jonah, the prophet of God, finds himself being “in a whale.” His choices have led him to this sobering…

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Pastor Nate Carter

Then the LORD said, “There is a place near me where you may stand.” Exodus 33:21, NIV Opinion polls are fickle! The children of Israel forgot in forty days all God had done for them in forty years. While Moses was at the top of the mountain with God, they were at the bottom worshipping…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“Lovest thou me more than these?” John 21:15 This is the first time Peter had come face to face with Jesus since the night he denied Him. The weight of that awful failure must have been crushing. But what’s amazing here is Jesus never brought up Peter’s past. He didn’t ask, “How could you have…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“Let us throw off everything that hinders.” Hebrews 12:1, NIV You’ll start getting well when getting well is what matters most to you. Let your desperation drive you beyond concern over the opinions of others. As long as you’re conscious of people and not conscious enough of God, you’ll never get what you need. When…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“Thy faith hath made thee whole.” – Mark 5:34 In Mark 5, we read of a woman who was dying of an incurable disease. For twelve years she had gone from doctor to doctor until she spent all her money. One day she heard about Jesus. As she listened, faith began to grow in her…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“Then was Jesus led up of the spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.” Matthew 4:1 Jesus was baptized in the Holy Spirit and immediately led into a place of temptation. This is God’s way. He will confront us as soon as possible with our need to say “No” to the world,…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“His Face glowed from being in the presence of God.” – Exodus 34:29, TLB You can only talk convincingly about the God you know-the one you’ve spent time with. Any other God belongs in a theology book, and you’ll have a hard time selling Him. When Moses came down the mountain, his face shone. He…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“When Jesus climbed out of the boat, a man possessed by an evil spirit came out from the tombs to meet him.” Mark 5:2, NLT Jesus heard a cry nobody else heard. It came from a place nobody else wanted to go. And it came from a man nobody else wanted anything to do with.…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“Everything we have has come from you, and we only give you what is yours already!” I Chronicles 29:14, TLB Sometimes we forget that, and act like our employer or somebody else is our source. No! They may be the instrument, but God alone is the source. Listen: “Everything … has come from you.” He…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“Now go and give this message to his disciples including Peter” Mark 16:7, TLB In 1929, Georgia Tech played the University of California in the Rose Bowl. A California player named Roy Reigels, recovered a fumble, but made a mistake and ran the wrong way. One of his teammates tackled him just before he scored.…

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