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Father Snatches You Out of Trials – Calvary Temple VA

Many people when facing great trials and adverse circumstances cry out, “Where is God?” In our hopelessness, we forget the nearness and the faithfulness of God.

As you watch this Sword of the Spirit 180 video clip, remember that our Lord wants us to dwell in the shadow of His wings and take refuge in His Name (a strong tower). Pastor Scott reminds us of God’s knowledge of our suffering. Instead of wanting to be removed out of adversity, let us seek to ride through our trials with Him in our boat, fully at peace.

Because we live in this world and “see through a glass darkly”, we often forget that our tests and trials have a purpose far beyond what we can see or imagine. However, we should quickly remember that our Lord is a “present help in time of trouble.” He longs to walk with us in every valley of the shadow of death and show Himself to be our comfort.

After you watch this video, turn to Psalm 91 and read the passages that Pastor Scott quoted. Immerse yourself in God’s Word. Wait in His presence. Then shout for joy, knowing that He will see you through your trial!

You can find this teaching in its entirety, and other biblical resources at our Calvary Temple website. This article is a ministry of Calvary Temple of Sterling, VA. Pastor Star Scott is the senior pastor. We are a ministry that teaches and lives sound doctrine.

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It Doesn’t End Here – Calvary Temple VA

In this Sword of the Spirit 180 video, Pastor Scott teaches on the subject of sanctification. He reminds us that our life on earth is not all there is to our existence. God is working in us by sanctification, so that one day we will experience glorification.

Though the world we live in can vex us, can discourage us, and can entice us, we have a hope – our hope is in Jesus and in His finished work on Calvary.

Pastor Scott also reminds us that our salvation is of God. Jesus in the Author of our salvation, and He is the Finisher. Today, God sees us righteous in Christ Jesus.

Pastor Scott takes us back to the cross, where Jesus was not only a sinless sacrifice for us, but that He also took our sin upon Himself. He became sin for us, that we may become the righteousness of God in Him.

Rejoice as you watch this video clip. The wars of this life will soon be over. We will be in the Lord’s presence forever, having received the end of our salvation!

You can find this teaching in its entirety, and other biblical resources at our Calvary Temple website. This article is a ministry of Calvary Temple of Sterling, VA. Pastor Star Scott is the senior pastor. We are a ministry that teaches and lives sound doctrine.

Fuel for Evangelism – Calvary Temple VA

There are many times when we as Christians forget that we have a mission here on earth. We forget that there is more to life than the new birth and awaiting the time when we will see Jesus face to face.

In brief, we are to endeavor to grow into the image of Christ, and to make Him known to all around us. Though simple, it is our life-long goal and pursuit.

In the midst of daily trials, we often forget our need to reach out to others. Doesn’t it often seem that we can barely keep up with our own spiritual walk?

When we follow in the footsteps of Jesus, we learn to take His yoke upon us. We realize that we cannot maintain a Christian life without daily submitting to Him, allowing Him to live His life through us. We begin to take our eyes off of ourselves, and then we realize that our new birth is but a gateway to making Him known to others.

In this Sword of the Spirit 180 video, Pastor Scott stirs us to remember what a great work has begun in us. When we fully realize our forgiveness, we become free to go and share with others what we have witnessed and experienced. That becomes impetus and the power for us to reach the lost.

Let this video move you. Spend time in the Lord’s presence. Remember what He has done for you, give Him His praise, and then go tell somebody!

You can find this teaching in its entirety, and other biblical resources at our Calvary Temple website. This article is a ministry of Calvary Temple of Sterling, VA. Pastor Star Scott is the senior pastor. We are a ministry that teaches and lives sound doctrine.

Our Sin is Behind His Back – Calvary Temple VA

Oh, the incredible mercy of God!

We were born into sin. As we grew, we chose to sin. Even as believers, there are times when we give place to sin. We deserve judgment, but God has extended His mercy to us.

In this Sword of the Spirit 180 video clip, Pastor Scott reminds us how merciful God is toward us in the removing our sin. He reads from Psalm 103 and Isaiah 38 as he speaks of the vastness of God’s forgiveness.

The more we meditate on the longsuffering of God, the more we will appreciate the removal of our sins. What a great truth to know the our sins are separated from us as far as the east is from the west.

Embrace the love of God today. Whenever you feel condemned, remind yourself that God has placed your sins behind His back.

Oh, the incredible love of God!

You can find this teaching in its entirety, and other biblical resources at our Calvary Temple website. This article is a ministry of Calvary Temple of Sterling, VA. Pastor Star Scott is the senior pastor. We are a ministry that teaches and lives sound doctrine.

The Love of God – Calvary Temple VA

One of the Apostle Paul’s recurring prayers for the churches was that the saints “would know the love of God.” Every child of God knows that God loves us. We know that out of His love He sent His Son to redeem us back to Himself.

In this Sword of the Spirit 180 video, Pastor Scott reminds us that the love of God does not end when we fail Him. Our sin or stumbling cannot separate us from the infinite love of God.

Along with the churches of the New Testament writings, we need to know the love of God. We need to comprehend in our spirit how deeply He loves us. The love of God is not able to be comprehended by the natural mind. It must be embraced and believed by faith.

Believe in the love that God has toward you. Rejoice in that love. Meditate on His goodness to us.

Be encouraged today. God loves you.

You can find this teaching in its entirety, and other biblical resources at our Calvary Temple website. This article is a ministry of Calvary Temple of Sterling, VA. Pastor Star Scott is the senior pastor. We are a ministry that teaches and lives sound doctrine.

Regeneration Not By Works – Calvary Temple VA

Whenever you feel that you have failed God, how do you respond? Maybe you committed a sin…maybe your thoughts drew you into some kind of lust…maybe you sense a dryness in your spiritual walk…

How we respond to transgressions says a lot about our relationship with God. In this Sword of the Spirit 180 video clip, Pastor Scott talks about how our thinking affects us, and how by remembering God’s love for us we can be free from condemnation.

Can I remind you of something today? God loved us when we were yet sinners. He is not surprised when we stumble or fall. He is ever merciful, desiring us to walk free from the sins and weights that so easily beset us. God sees us through the finished work of Jesus.

As believers, whenever we sin we should be convicted. Not condemned. Conviction leads us to acknowledge our sin, repent of it, and realize that God has now completely forgiven us.

As you watch this video, let God remind you of the greatness of His love, as well as the power of His salvation in our lives. Be free from condemnation!

You can find this teaching in its entirety, and other biblical resources at our Calvary Temple website. This article is a ministry of Calvary Temple of Sterling, VA. Pastor Star Scott is the senior pastor. We are a ministry that teaches and lives sound doctrine.

Accepted in the Beloved – Calvary Temple VA

The Blood of Jesus. We sing about the blood of Christ. In communion, we partake of that blood. In old-time Pentecostal circles we would “plead the blood.”

In many of our lives, we take the blood of Jesus for granted. It has almost become common to us. I don’t think that we do it necessarily in a casual way, but we don’t spend much time meditating what that blood has afforded us and how great an access we have received to God through the blood of Jesus.

In this Sword of the Spirit 180 video, Pastor Scott reminds us of the blood of Jesus and how great an effect it works in our lives. We can do nothing in our own strength. It is through the blood of Jesus that we are saved, we are made righteous, and that we have the power to take up our cross and follow Him.

As you watch this video clip, meditate on the greatness of the sacrifice of Jesus. He shed His own sinless blood, that we may be accepted in Him. As you meditate, begin to worship Him. Maybe a good song to sing would be –

“There is power, power, wonder working power, in the blood of the Lamb…”

You can find this teaching in its entirety, and other biblical resources at our Calvary Temple website. This article is a ministry of Calvary Temple of Sterling, VA. Pastor Star Scott is the senior pastor. We are a ministry that teaches and lives sound doctrine.