PASTOR’S LETTER

WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT FROM PASTOR JEFF PERRY.

THREE STEPS TO PEACE IN EVERY SITUATION June 14, 2024

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice! Philippians 4:4  1. THINK ON THINGS THAT PRODUCE JOY AND PEACE. Jesus produces joy in our lives. The joy of the Lord is a confidence and settledness, and it’s a kind of serenity that is not based on our circumstances but…

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A FRIEND OF JESUS June 11, 2024

But as for me, the nearness of God is my good;I have made the Lord God my refuge,That I may tell of all Your works. Psalm 73:28  1. DRAW NEAR TO GOD. This Psalm of Asaph articulates something we see in the lives of Moses, David, Abraham, and absolutely in Jesus’…

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OVERCOMING TEMPTATIONS & TRIALS May 31, 2024

Consider it all joy, my brothers and sisters, when you encounter various trials [or temptations], knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. James 1:2-3*  1. EMBRACE RESISTANCE TRAINING. I’m going to the gym later today, and I know that resistance training produces muscle. I know that the difficulties of…

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HOW TO BE BLESSED May 24, 2024

Blessed is the person who does not walkin the counsel of the wicked,Nor stand in the path of sinners,Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!But his delight is in the Law of the Lord,And on His Law he meditates day and night.Psalm 1:1-2  STABILIZE YOUR DAY WITH THE BIBLE. Right at…

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HOW TO LIVE WITH PURPOSE May 17, 2024

The Son of God appeared for this purpose, to destroy the works of the devil. 1 John 3:8b There is extraordinary intentionality behind what God initiated when He said, “Let there be light,” and created us (Genesis 1:3, 27). Then, when Jesus walked the earth, He had a purpose to…

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THREE STEPS TO A HOPEFUL LIFE May 10, 2024

Why are you in despair, O my soul?And why have you become disturbed within me?Hope in God, for I shall again praise HimFor the help of His presence…The help of my countenance and my God.Psalm 42:5, 11 NASB 1995 The author of this psalm asks himself two questions: why are…

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RUN WITH GOD – AN INVITATION TO THE DEEPER LIFE May 8, 2024

Draw me after you and let’s run together!The king has brought me into his chambers. Song of Solomon 1:4 1. DRAWN TO GOD. Song of Solomon is a fascinating book in the Bible about a love story that parallels with both romantic love and the relationship we can have with God. It…

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A LIFE OF INCREASE April 26, 2024

And Jesus kept increasing in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and people. Luke 2:52 This verse describes the progress and increase in Jesus’ life as a young person. We are at our best, and life is most hopeful when we focus on becoming like Jesus and asking what He would…

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GOD CREATED YOU FOR PURPOSE April 24, 2024

We are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, that is, Christ, from whom the whole body, being fitted and held together by what every joint supplies, according to the proper working of each individual part, causes the growth of the body for the building…

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KEEP BUILDING April 12, 2024

‘For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans for prosperity and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.’ Jeremiah 29:11  1. YOU HAVE A FUTURE AND A HOPE. Jeremiah is called the weeping prophet. He lived during a time of turbulence when…

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