Proverbs 19:3 (NIV) A man’s own folly ruins his life, yet his heart rages against the LORD.
Psalm 34:18 (HCSB) The LORD is near the brokenhearted; He saves those crushed in spirit. (MSG) If your heart is broken, you’ll find GOD right there; if you’re kicked in the gut, he’ll help you catch your breath.
Hebrews 12:15 (Phi) Be careful that none of you fails to respond to the grace which God gives, for if he does there can very easily spring up in him a bitter spirit which is not only bad in itself but can also poison the lives of many others.
Proverbs 18:1 (HCSB) One who isolates himself pursues selfish desires; he rebels against all sound judgment.
James 5:16 (AMP) Confess to one another therefore your faults (your slips, your false steps, your offenses, your sins) and pray also for one another, that you may be healed and restored.
1 Peter 5:5-8 (Phi) God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble. So, humble yourselves under God’s strong hand, and in his own good time he will lift you up. You can throw the whole weight of your anxieties upon him, for you are his personal concern.
Matthew 5:3-4 (MSG) “You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God and his rule. You’re blessed when you feel you’ve lost what is most dear to you. Only then can you be embraced by the One most dear to you.”
Matthew 15:30-31 (HCSB) Large crowds came to him, having with them the lame, the blind, the deformed, those unable to speak, and many others. They put them at his feet, and he healed them. So the crowd was amazed when they saw those unable to speak talking, the deformed restored, the lame walking, and the blind seeing.
John 6:37 (HCSB) “Everyone the Father gives me will come to me, and the one who comes to me I will never cast out.”
Ephesians 3:17-19 (NLT) Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong. And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is. May you experience the love of Christ, though it is too great to understand fully. Then you will be made complete with all the fullness of life and power that comes from God.
2 Corinthians 1:4 (HCSB) He comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any kind of affliction, through the comfort we ourselves receive from God.
A born teacher, Steve combines a depth of insight with unchanging biblical truths to provide messages that are both engaging & life changing. Married to Jean, his bride of 35 years, and the father of three adult children, Steve enjoys early mornings on his porch in study, time with family & friends at the coast, and playing Bluegrass music on his guitar.
NorthPointe Community Church
Meets every Sunday
8:00am 9:30am 11:15am 5:30pm
Wednesdays at 6:30pm