But let's make sure that we view God through the eyes of Jesus, the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the beauty of a Savior, the loving open inclusive arms of a loving God.
And from what my single friends have told me, this experience of being overlooked (even by a restless child) is indicative of the single experience in the church.
He also expressed doubt that critics would accept his clarification."Those propagating these false statements have taken one sentence from an entire message out of context. Original uploads of the Pentecostal pastor's sermon appear to have been scrubbed from the Internet, although several copies were still easily found during a Web search.
I realize that some critics WANT to believe their interpretation, but my prayer is that reasonable people will take my comment in context, accept my acknowledgment that I did not explain this sentence as I intended, and judge me on 40 years of pointing people to Jesus – not one sentence," explains Houston, who recently joined U. The troublesome part of Houston's sermon has him stating:"Do you know – take it all the way back into the Old Testament and the Muslim and you, we actually serve the same God. And of course through history, those views have changed greatly.
This enemy is powerful but greater is He who is in us and gives us the ability to fight sin.
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This past August, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 50 percent of the adult population (older than age 16) is single—a statistic up from 37 percent in 1976. When you scan your congregation during boring moments in the sermon (or if you’re behind the pulpit or microphone and you look out), who do you see?