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James: Renewing Focus

Loyalty Between God and the World

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Loyalty Between God and the World
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Loyalty Between God and the World  – James loved the church and spent much of his letter warning them about having a loyalty to the things of this world that outranked their loyalty to God. The pursuit, attainment, and protection of wealth is a never-ending cycle that can consume the heart and become a cancer…

Self-confident or God-confident?

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Self-confident or God-confident?
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God, let us draw close to You; as You long to draw close to us. Holy Spirit, teach us follow Your leading, guard our hearts so that we do not criticize or judge others. Jesus, may we follow Your example in always seeking the Father’s will and not doing things on our own.

Seeking God or Seeking Self

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Seeking God or Seeking Self
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The community of faith is maintained by Him and revolves around Him. It is important to Him and therefore to all who follow Him. His followers are now living life together. We pray together, celebrate changes in our lives together, we share joy, pain and fears together. We work together to do His work. It…

Resurrecting Faith

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Resurrecting Faith
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Resurrecting Faith — Faith is dead without works, and it is made alive through actions of surrender and repentnace. God desires relationship so closely with us that we can hold our plans, possessions, identities lightly and entrust Him with everything. He has given us corporate and individual promises becasue He expects us to walk in…

The Blessing of Others

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
The Blessing of Others
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The Blessing of Others – Often the believers who face or have faced difficult challenges tend to have experiential revelation of God’s provision, peace, and sacrificial love. Yet these are often the people the Church marginalizes. When we show preference for certain types of people, we risk missing out on the blessing of their strengths…

The Implanted Word of God

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
The Implanted Word of God
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The implanted word of God – The true word of Jesus saves us and is implanted in to our hearts. We require a daily level of humility to accept it. When we cannot accept the true word implanted in our hearts, the word has no effect. The word is for our freedom. It brings freedom…

Treasuring the One Who Treasures Us

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Treasuring the One Who Treasures Us
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Treasuring the One Who Treasures Us – Only needs can frame situations where we can learn to praise when it is hard, seek God in our weakness, face our wishy-washy beliefs about Him, grapple with our triggers, pray for change, and dream about and crave our eternal reward. It drives us toward Jesus. The magic…

God’s Persistent Work

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
God’s Persistent Work
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God’s Persistent Work – There are things in this life that are more threatening than the challenges of life and the attacks of the enemy, such as pride, laziness, indiscipline, or faithless living. God is using the pressures of life to force faith-engagement to defects to fully development into wholeness and maturity. God’s desire is…