I Don't Look Like What I've Been Through

It’s amazing how God distances us from our past. We don’t look anything like where we’ve been or from where we’ve come. Here's a verse to remember: If any man be in Christ Jesus, he is a new creature . . . 2 Corinthians 5:17 Jesus uses the language of new creation when Paul is speaking to the church at Corinth by saying, If any man be in Christ Jesus, he is a new creature, old things have passed away and behold all things are new. Christ is not known for hiding the past but rather encourages being hopeful for the future. While everyone is saved from something, our future in Christ is always bigger, brighter and better than where we last came from. Because of this, the bible says we are over

How to Move Forward When Life Gets in the Way

Sometimes life can throw unexpected obstacles in our way. These obstacles can cause us to stumble, others cause us to slow down. Troubles arise in our finances, health, school, at our job and even in our own homes. However God's word encourages us to never EVER give up! James 1:2-4 NIV reads "Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.. " So how can we move forward in the race of life? 1. Let go of what is holding you down. How can we ever clear a hurdle while trying to carry burdens th

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Shiloh Church of God in Christ is a non-profit religious organization affiliated with the international six million member strong, Church of God in Christ, Inc. Shiloh COGIC is led by Pastor Floyd Hawkins and First Lady Linda Hawkins, both of whom have been pillars of the Northern Virginia community for over 29 years.  Shiloh COGIC is known for its  local missions that serve free lunches to those in need in the Fairfax, Lorton and Mount Vernon communities. The church also holds free summer breakfast programs for youth ages 2-14. You can learn more about Shiloh COGIC on scogicva.org


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