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keeping the faith by Pastor Bruce Edwards 0

Keeping the faith – how to defeat the enemies of faith

Keeping the faith can be a struggle. As believers we are instructed to “live our life by faith”. In fact God tells us four times, in four different books of the Bible, in both the old and new testament that, “The just or righteous shall live by faith”. (Habakkuk 2:4, Romans 1:17, Galatians 3:11, and Hebrews 10:38.) Obviously living and keeping the faith our important to God. Keeping the Faith – is a fight Keeping the faith is a fight! In 1 Timothy 6:12 Paul tells us to “Fight the good fight of faith…” Notice Paul calls faith a “fight”....

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second coming of jesus by Pastor Bruce Edwards 0

Second Coming of Jesus and key events of the return of Christ

The second coming of Jesus is the most glorious prophesied future event in the Bible. There are eight times more prophecies about the second coming of Jesus than there are about His first coming. It will be the most significant and magnificent event in all of history. No one knows for sure when He will return except the Father. (Matthew 24:36) BUT, all the signs that the Bible has said would precede His return are becoming more and more evident. They remind us every day that the second coming of Jesus is getting closer. Second Coming of Jesus – 10...

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Righteousness of God – 1 simple step to be right with God

Being the righteousness of God means “being right with God”.   Most people believe being right with God is about how they live or what they do.  So, we spend our time, energy, and effort trying to make ourselves right with God.   Some feel like there is no way they could ever be right with God because of what they’ve done in the past.  However, you don’t become the righteousness of God based on your own efforts. In fact, when a person tries to be be right with God based on their on actions they are being “self-righteousness”. Self-Righteousness Self-righteousness is...

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How to be happy by Pastor Bruce Edwards 0

How to be happy – learn the secret to real happiness

How to Be Happy – Everyone wants to know how to be happy in life, because so many people are unhappy. In fact a recent poll in the United States found that less that 30% of non-believers are truly happy and less than 40% of believers are really happy. That’s sad! The problem is most (wrongly) equate happiness with achieving or reaching some goal. (definition of happiness – read here) Their thinking goes like this; when I get a certain amount of money then I’ll be happy, when I meet the right man or woman I’ll be happy, when I...

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Battle of Armageddon by Pastor Bruce Edwards 0

Battle of Armageddon – return of Christ

The Battle of Armageddon which is found in Revelation 16:16, brings an end to the brutal rule of the Antichrist and the devastation of the Great Tribulation. (to read my post about the the Great Tribulation – click here ).  In this post we will be discussing the events surrounding; The End of the Great Tribulation – The Antichrist -his rise & fall, Armageddon, Return of Christ, Judgment of Sheep and Goats, and the start of Millennium. The Antichrist During the 7 years of the great tribulation the Antichrist will rise to power. After the rapture of the church the...

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Walk With the Wise – it’s a Biblical principle for great leadership

To be a great leader you need to “walk with the wise”.   If you want to lead effectively you will need Godly wisdom.  As leaders we should continually be growing in and seeking wisdom. Proverbs 13:20 gives us one of the keys to gaining wisdom, “Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble.” Right relationships are a key to greater wisdom. Surround yourself with people who are full of faith, who encourage you, challenge you to be your best, hold you accountable, help develop you, and stretch you.   Be careful who you spend time with....

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god loves you by pastor bruce edwards 0

Love of God – does God love me? How to know for sure…

Love of God – what is it? Love of God, what is it?  Does God really love me?   The love of God unique and special.  He loved us while we were still sinners and continues to love us.  God is love and He loves you, He really does! He doesn’t love everything you do, but He always loves you regardless. The love of God is unconditional and He wants you to know just how much He loves you. Too many people don’t know God loves them, some think God is mad at them while others doubt and question His...

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Independence Day by Pastor Bruce Edwards 0

Independence Day – how you can have true freedom

July 4th is Independence Day in the USA. It was on this day in 1776 that our country declared it’s independence from England. It would become one of the greatest historic events in world history. CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY As we celebrate the birth of our country as an independent nation and the freedom and liberty it enjoys it serves us well to remember the words of several of our forefathers; Thomas Jefferson, “The reason that Christianity is the best friend of government is because Christianity is the only religion in the world that deals with the heart.” Patrick Henry, “It...

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44 things the Holy Spirit Does by Pastor Bruce Edwards 0

44 Things the Holy Spirit Does – discover how He can help you

The Holy Spirit is not just some force or emotion He is one of the three persons of God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. (Matthew 28:19)  There are over 44 things the Holy Spirit does for us.  Jesus told His disciples in John 16:7-8, “I am telling you nothing but the truth when I say it is profitable (good, expedient, advantageous) for you that I go away. Because if I do not go away, the Comforter (Counselor, Helper, Advocate, Intercessor, Strengthener, Standby) will not come to you [into close fellowship with you]; but if I go away, I will send...

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battle belongs to the lord by pastor bruce edwards 0

The Battle Belongs to the Lord – how to apply this truth…

The Battle Belongs to the Lord You are a winner!  Romans 8:37 says, “In all things we are more than conquerors“.  That means you’re an over comer – a “WINNER”. but – YOU CAN’T WIN ALONE!   Life is filled with all kinds of challenges and obstacles that try to stop us from winning in life.  These are the “things” verse 37 is referring to, yet we can overcome them and be victorious, IF we learn this one powerful and critical truth.  “The Battle Belongs to the Lord”!  This is a huge revelation for most of us.     Most of the...

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