Expect Greater Things

Who through faith . . . out of weakness were made strong. —Hebrews 11:33-34
 

William Carey was an ordinary man with an extraordinary faith. Born into a working-class family in the 18th century, Carey made his living as a shoemaker. While crafting shoes, Carey read theology and journals of explorers. God used His Word and the stories of the discovery of new people groups to burden him for global evangelism. He went to India as a missionary, and not only did he do the work of an evangelist but he learned Indian dialects into which he translated the Word of God. Carey’s passion for missions is expressed by his words: “Expect great things from God; attempt great things for God.” Carey lived out this maxim, and thousands have been inspired to do missionary service by his example.

The Bible tells of many whose faith in God produced amazing results. Hebrews tells of those “who through faith subdued kingdoms, worked righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions, quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong” (11:33-34).

The list of heroes of the faith has grown through the ages, and we can be a part of that list. Because of God’s power and faithfulness, we can attempt great things for God and expect great things from God.

If God can hang the stars on high,
Can paint the clouds that drift on by,
Can send the sun across the sky,
What can His power do through you? —Jones

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Demolishing Strongholds

 
Ever wonder how to be a man or woman of God in the trenches of life—in the day-to-day trials and temptations that hound you? It’s not impossible! God’s promises and strength are real, and you can claim them today. 

Whether you feel beaten down by your past failures or trapped in a corner by your current struggles, let hope lift you up. Pastor Johnny Hunt offers the biblical encouragement and guidance that will help you navigate the dangers and discouragements of daily, life take practical steps toward taming your negative habits and use your blessings to influence others for God’s glory

It’s time to learn how to break spiritual strongholds so you can move forward in God’s will and become the kind of Christ follower you’ve always wanted to be.  Join us in our study each Wednesday night.

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