Posts with the tag “grow”
The Purpose in Pain
by Curt Dodd on February 22nd, 2024
Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. (James 1:2-4) We know what it’s like to deal with pain. Maybe, you are walking through a painful situation right now, whether it is physical pain,...
God’s Word Is Our Authority
by Curt Dodd on August 23rd, 2023
All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness. (2 Timothy 3:16) As followers of Jesus, we need to live in a way that shows our directive comes from the Bible. Our beliefs are biblically rooted and the Bible is our Authority! If we have a question about what to do, how to think, or where to go; our first question should be, “What do...
Do You Love God’s Word and His People?
by Curt Dodd on July 23rd, 2023
I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life. – 1 John 5:13John wrote his three epistles so that you and I could know without a shadow of a doubt that we know Jesus, we understand the gospel, and we have a personal relationship with our Savior. If you read through first John, the author gives us seven questions to answer. The...
Focus on the Future
by Curt Dodd on April 24th, 2023
“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” (Isaiah 43:18-19) For many of us, when we go through problems, we look back and say, “I can't change yesterday, but it would really help if I could.” If you could just go back and change the past or make dif...
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