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Pastor's Post for October 2014 - Guard Your Heart

Our church has just experienced a great “Revival At The Park” this week.  The running theme has been to stay honest and close to God while trusting Him enough to take chances on growing by being obedient to His word and will.  God is only finished with us when we are dead.  Our world is consumed with the notion of “What is in it for me?” when God calls us to say, “What can I do for Him?” While we have breath we are to love Him, love others and share the good news of His Son Jesus Christ. That is our mission!  That is our Purpose!  The world we live in is not our home, but while we are here, we must share His love in the way we live out our lives and speech.

As the days move forward, do not let these seeds of revival that God has planted be neglected.  We must nurture and cling to what God is doing in our lives.  Share it with those we love.  We have an adversary! Satan wants to distract and draw us away from the presence of God.  Do not let him!  Stay on your guard and encourage others as well!

[Proverbs 4:23] Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.

In Him,

Pastor James

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