feeling overwhelmed

Four Steps to Take When You are Feeling Overwhelmed (Part Two)

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What do you do when you are feeling overwhelmed? In part one of this post, we saw God’s instruction to His overwhelmed people through Moses was 1) Be not afraid and 2) Stand still. (Exodus 14:13-14). Here’s the last two steps based on this passage. 3. See the salvation “…and …

feeling overwhelmed

Four Steps to Take When You Are Feeling Overwhelmed (Part One)

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This post originated as a sermon I preached at Calvary Fellowship Ottawa. You can listen to that sermon by clicking here. Every person goes through times of feeling overwhelmed. This is true in our day, and has been true all throughout history. As a growing disciple of Jesus Christ, we …

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Here’s a Big Relationship Tip: Say “I’m Sorry”

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When was the last time you said, “I’m sorry”? In relationships over the course of your life, you are either going to learn to apologize or learn to build walls. Genesis 29-31 gives the account of Laban and Jacob. At the end of their relationship, Jacob explodes, telling Laban how much …

The Will of God: The Story Behind Why I Wrote a Book About Finding It

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Most Christians, at some point in their life, wrestle through the question of “What is the will of God for my life?” Have you ever voiced that concern? I certainly have. Over the years, I have found that the more you get to know God’s word, the more crystal clear …

Do you experience the presence of God at church? Meet Gloria…

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This is Gloria. She’s from Columbia. She has been at our church for the past few months and only left a couple weeks ago to return home. Her story is one about experiencing the presence of God. Gloria is the mother of one of the brothers that has been coming …

Falling On Your Face

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“So when Moses heard it, he fell on his face.” (Numbers 16:4) Moses was an incredible leader. In the book of Numbers 12-16, we see him deal with gossip, rebellion, and disobedience within the congregation. His response, usually, was to fall on his face and pray to the Lord. This …

Why You Should Feel Loved… (Spoiler: Jesus Wants You!)

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“And He went up on the mountain and called to HIm those He Himself wanted. And they came to Him…that they might be with Him and that He might send them out to preach.”  Mark 3:13-14 These verses amaze me! It’s speaking of the time that Jesus called the twelve. He …