God’s Purpose

ENJOY LIFE!

By Encounters With God Ministry / June 21, 2022 / Comments Off on ENJOY LIFE!

GET OVER STRESS AND ANXIETY! Ralph Waldo Emerson suggested, “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. He is rich who owns the day, and no one owns the day who allows it to be invaded with fret or anxiety. Finish every day and be done with it. You…

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GOD’S TOP TEN 

By Encounters With God Ministry / May 24, 2022 / Comments Off on GOD’S TOP TEN 

WAYS TO HAPPINESS God foresaw the days and ways when unhappiness would surround us. Way back in the Old Testament (Exodus 20:3-17) He gave us ten ways we could help prepare ourselves and live the happiest life possible on this earth. To our detriments, many of us have conveniently forgotten them. I say “our” detriment…

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IF I ACCEPT CHRIST INTO MY LIFE, WHAT DOES HE EXPECT?

By Encounters With God Ministry / May 10, 2022 /

This is a legitimate question; one I expect more people than we know have asked. The answer is simple to understand. He expects what anyone would expect in a budding relationship: mutual respect, consideration, and time with you. In this encounter He will help you to know and trust Him to help you be the…

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DO YOU NEED A CHURCH TO BE A CHRISTIAN?

By Encounters With God Ministry / May 3, 2022 / Comments Off on DO YOU NEED A CHURCH TO BE A CHRISTIAN?

The answer is no … but, you will need to find a group or a body of Christians who talk and teach “The Good News of God’s Love” for Us. Find the friendliest, most joy-filled people you know and ask if they attend a church? Imagine their surprise when you show up one day!  If…

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LOVE OR POWER?

LOVE OR POWER

By Encounters With God Ministry / February 22, 2022 /

Matthew 4:1-17 People, all people want Love but if they can’t have it, they go for power. Why? Because it is a distraction for those lonely times when we feel unloved. At its core, power is evil. Let me demonstrate by using the above scripture about the time when the newly baptized Jesus is led…

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FREE! FREE! FREE!

By Encounters With God Ministry / February 4, 2022 /

Everyone loves free stuff! As soon as we hear those words, our endorphins begin pumping out happiness hormones. We smile, our eyes get wide with anticipation, and our minds begin wondering, what could it be? But soon, after this initial burst of euphoria, we begin to doubt and question, “is it really, free?” We remember…

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Nurture your Faith and Growth as a Strong Christian

By Encounters With God Ministry / January 25, 2022 / Comments Off on Nurture your Faith and Growth as a Strong Christian

Last week’s blog post talked about four different types of Christians, based on the Sower and the Seed parable in the Bible, Matthew 4:3-20? I asked, two questions, “Do you identify with one or all of the above as I do?” and “What would help you move from one stage to the next?” Keeping with…

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