Reverend Dr. P.'s pastoral work is in Charleston, South Carolina. She was called in 1984 and has worked in full-time ministry since 1994. She is God's chosen vessel to preach the gospel.
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We are not affiliated with any denomination. We are a non-denominational charismatic body of believers in Christ. The doctrine and discipline book that we use is the Holy Bible (the Old and New Testaments) which we embrace as our absolute authority.
Faith To Run The Course
I heard about a man some years ago who was rolling a wheelbarrow back and forth across Niagara River on a tightrope. Thousands of people were shouting him on. He put a two-hundred pound sack of dirt in the wheelbarrow and rolled it over, and then he rolled it back. Then he turned around and said, "How many of you believe that I can roll a man across?'" Everybody shouted! One man in the front row was very excited in his professed belief. The man pointed to this excited professor and said, "You're next!!" You couldn't see that man for dust! He actually didn't believe it. He said he believed it, he thought he believed it-- but he was not willing to get in the wheelbarrow.
Just so with Christ. There are many people who say they believe on Him, who say they will follow Him. But they have never gotten into the wheelbarrow. They actually never have committed and surrendered themselves wholly, 100% to Christ. There are many people who ask, '"Well, how much faith does it take?"Jesus said only the faith as of "a grain of mustard seed." Others ask, "What kind of faith?" It is not a matter of any special kind of faith. There is only one kind, really. It is the OBJECT of faith that counts. What is the object of your faith? The object of your faith must be Christ. Not faith in ritual, not faith in sacrifices, not faith in morals, not faith in yourself--not faith in anything but Christ!
Now the Bible teaches that faith will manifest itself in three ways. It will manifest itself in doctrine-- in what you believe. It will manifest itself in worship-- your communion with God and the fellowship of the church. It will manifest itself in morality-- in the way you live and behave. The Bible also teaches that faith does not end with trust in Christ for your salvation. Faith continues. Faith grows. It may be weak at first, but it will become stronger as you read the Bible, pray, go to church, and experience God's faithfulness in your Christian life.
After you have repented of sins and accepted him by faith, then you must trust Him to keep you, strengthen you, enable you, sustain you. You will learn more and more how to rely on Christ for every need, in meeting every circumstance, and every trial. You will learn to say with Paul, "I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live: yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me." Galatians 2:20 - Unknown (Inspirational submitted by: Xiufen)
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