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Controlling Your Thoughts

The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.  2 Corinthians 10:4-5 (NIV)

Do you control your thoughts, or do they control you? Continue reading “Controlling Your Thoughts” »

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A Divine Appointment!

Now as they went down the road, they came to some water. And the eunuch said, “See, here is water. What hinders me from being baptized?” Then Philip said, “If you believe with all your heart, you may.” And he answered and said, “I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.” So he commanded the chariot to stand still. And both Philip and the eunuch went down into the water, and he baptized him. Acts 8:36-38 (NKJV)

A divine appointment is when a seeking soul crosses the path of a willing witness and experiences the forgiveness of a gracious God! Continue reading “A Divine Appointment!” »

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The Impact of Grace!

“Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved, along with everyone in your household.” And they shared the word of the Lord with him and with all who lived in his household. Even at that hour of the night, the jailer cared for them and washed their wounds. Then he and everyone in his household were immediately baptized. Acts 16:30-33 (NLT)

Here’s a remarkable story of life change! And it impacted an entire family! One of the great joys we’ve seen at Woodlands Church, over the years, has been when whole families are baptized together – just like the Philippian jailer and his family in this story. Continue reading “The Impact of Grace!” »

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White As Snow!

“Come now, let’s settle this,” says the LORD. “Though your sins are like scarlet, I will make them as white as snow. Though they are red like crimson, I will make them as white as wool.” Isaiah 1:18 (NLT)

God wants to settle the differences between you and Him. He longs to rescue us, redeem us, and restore our lives! He knows the sin that has separated us from Him and stained our lives. You don’t have to live with that stain anymore! Your conscience can be clean again! No more guilt or shame to nag you day after day. Continue reading “White As Snow!” »