Positive Thinking

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Pandemic Positives


Philippians 4:8b. There are a lot of negatives in our country right now but with some effort we can identify positive things happening all around us. God wants us to be positive people but because of our sin natures we have a natural propensity to focus on the negative. The positive thing about negative thinking […]

The Secret to Being Content in Every Situation


Philippians 4:8-9. If you want peace of mind, you’re going to have to start by controlling what you allow in it. Your war with stress is won or lost in your mind. Garbage in, garbage out! If you fix your thoughts on God, He says, “I will keep you in perfect peace”. The Apostle Paul […]

Keys to Persistent Faith: Speaking Faith-Full Words


James 3:4.  Our words have tremendous impact upon our own destinies.  Our words are vital in bringing our dreams to pass.   It’s not enough to simply see it by faith or in your imagination, you must begin speaking words of faith over your dream.  We can’t speak words of defeat and failure and expect […]

The Benefits of Losing


Psalm 51:4-10. Winning isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. There are some rich blessings available to people who experience loss now and then. “Every loss I’ve experienced has served me well”, says Pastor Barry. In this sermon he shares some of the rich blessings and benefits that can come into our lives when we […]

Philippians (4): Don’t Worry Be Happy


10-25-15. Philippians 1:12-18. There are four common barriers to happiness. Paul experienced all four. He has every reason to be bitter, unhappy and depressed, instead he writes about how to be happy and reflect positively on the Lord, no matter what happens. Paul doesn’t just tell us how, he shows us how by modeling four habits he’d […]

Accentuate the Positive


10/11/09  (Video version is edited for Words of Life broadcast)“…if anything is excellent or praiseworthy think about such things.” Philippians 4:8b God wants us to be positive people but because of our sin natures we have a natural propensity toward being negative. Positive people attract. Negative people repel. Negative thinking manifests itself in three ways […]