And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:

2 Corinthians 9:8

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The Blessing of Believing

Paul faithfully prayed for the believers in the church at Ephesus.  [Eph 1:15-23]  He had personally helped get this church started, and most likely had personally led some of these folks to Christ.  His prayer for them was that they might really get to know the God that had saved [...]

The Lord is Faithful!

Sunday, May 4, 2008 starts my 9th year as Pastor of Grace Memorial Baptist Church!  It amazes me to think that I have been the Pastor of this great church for 8 years already.  God has taught me so many things and has been so faithful. I began this pastorate [...]

Let Patience Have Her Perfect Work!

Our building program, which is going very well, has however at times tried my patience.  I recently read a devotional that was very helpful to me that I want to share with you in hopes that it will be as much of an encouragement to you as it was to [...]

Happy Shalt Thou Be?

The time has come when we wish all those who we know and love a Happy New Year.  What will you need to do to indeed have a happy New Year?  Do you think if enough other people wish it upon you it will come?  God says in Psalm 128:1-2 [...]

Rejoice in the Lord Every Day!

Philippians 4:4 says “Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice.”  When life gets difficult, we have a tendency to start thinking thoughts of despair.  We begin to focus on what we don’t have rather than what we do have.  It is during these difficult days, that we [...]

Until I Learned

One of our faithful missionaries who has encountered many trials this past year, sent us the following poem which speaks volumes about the Lord’s goodness to his children.  The Lord is always working behind the scenes for our good and His glory.  Enjoy this poem and scripture that goes with [...]

A Legend

Young people today are often heard saying “he’s a legend”.  What they mean is that person has made an unforgettable mark for good on many people.  There was a man named Caleb in the Old Testament that was a “legend” and is still being talked about today.  His story is [...]

Great Days Ahead for GMBC!

Great days are ahead for us here at GMBC.  The Lord has used your generous hearts and hands to accomplish a remarkable feat of getting the shell of our new sanctuary up and dried in!  We are now on the threshold of entering into Stage II [Finishing the shell] of [...]

Together We Build

The theme verse we have chosen for 2007 is found in Psalm 34:3 “O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together.”  “Together” will be our key word and “Together We Build” will be our focus for 2007.  In addition to the obvious, the building of [...]

Preparing for Joyful Reaping!

The joy of reaping is always preceded by the job of sowing!  Many times we (as God’s people) deceive ourselves into thinking that we will somehow enjoy a bountiful harvest in the spiritual realm without engaging in the work of sowing the seeds.  No farmer who anticipates a bumper crop [...]

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