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Living Up: When Life Is Getting You Down - Pt. 3

Living Up: When Life Is Getting You Down - Pt. 3


November 18, 2018 - Pastor Barry Clair continues with Part 3 of the series "Living Up: When Life Is Getting You Down".

Many Christians believe that being a believer in Jesus entitles them to a life of happiness, prosperity, and success.  And if they are not living at the top of the world, either God is mad at them, or He's not real, or He's not doing His job.

That's how a lot of Christians feel, and that's what a lot of Christians believe.  They fail to understand that everyone faces forces inside and outside themselves that conspire to steal their happiness, kill their prosperity, and destroy their success.  These inward and outward forces attack with unrelenting force and threaten to tear down even the spiritually strong.

Today, we are going to turn to Elijah, one of the greatest Prophet's of the Old Testiment.  So great was Elijah that the Scripture tells us that He didn't even die, but he was transported to Heaven in a chariot of fire while still alive!  Elijah was one of the most POWERFUL figures in the Old Testiment, and yet he suffered from debilitating anxiety and fear, and even panic.



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Living Up: When Life Is Getting You Down - Pt. 2

Living Up: When Life Is Getting You Down - Pt. 2


November 11, 2018 - Pastor Barry Clair continues with Part 2 of the series "Living Up: When Life Is Getting You Down".

Today, we continue a series I that began last week entitled Living Up When Life Is Getting You Down.

What can I say about this series that isn't represented in the title?  I think the title says it all.  I also believe that
in spite of difficult circumstances that life throws at all of us, we, as God's people, are equipped by Him to be victorious, triumphant,
joyful, faith filled, and faithful servants of God.

Last week we looked at King David's Deepening Depression.  Even though David was a man after God's own heart, he suffered deep, deep depression.  
Today we're going to look at a great woman of the Old Testiment, her name is Hannah...



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Living Up: When Life Is Getting You Down - Pt. 1

Living Up: When Life Is Getting You Down - Pt. 1


November 4, 2018 - Pastor Barry Clair starts a new Series with Part 1 of "Living Up: When Life Is Getting You Down".

Today, I begin a new series of messages called Living Up When Life Is Getting You Down.

Over the next several weeks, I want to take a deep dive into characters from Scripture who dealt with severe life issues that threatened, and in some cases, derailed their whole lives.

We are going to discover that people of the Bible, men and women, dealt with the same mental, emotional, and psychological struggles that we do.  
They were depressed.  They suffered anxiety and panic disorders.  They were bullied.  They were overwhelmed by the responsibilities of life.  
They had post-traumatic stress.  Some were even suicidal.

Today, we look at King David.



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An Open Door

October 21, 2018 - Pastor Barry Clair - An Open Door

In this two week mini-series, we are ramping up to Global Impact Sunday, which happens next week.

I have never prayed so hard for a Global or Missions event in my whole ministry.  ...I think now is the most crucial time for us as Americans to be
involved in what God's doing globally.  I'll tell you why.  For decades, I believe with all my heart that God raised up the United States of America
and put His financial blessing on this country so that we could fund His global message of the Gospel around the world.  I also believe at the point we
drop the ball and we fumble it, that's when God is going to say, "Okay, if the United States of America is not going to continue to fund my missionary endeavors
around the world, then why shouldn't I bring judgement on the Earth right now?"

So, that's our responsibility.  This is an important time; it's a pivotal time; it's a defining moment in the history of the Church in America.



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