General Overseer's  November Encouragement

Dear IFCA Family,


Greetings in the wonderful name of Jesus!  What an awesome privilege it is to know and have the Prince of Peace abiding in one’s heart, especially during this world’s turbulent season.


As I begin this letter today, I can’t help but be reminded of what Proverbs 14:34 says, “Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.”  I share this for two reasons.  First, and foremost is because this election is not just about electing a president; it’s about saving the soul of America.  Although it’s been said before, I believe with all my heart that this election represents the tipping point for the course and direction that our country will head into the future.  Furthermore, are we as a nation going to stand fast and hold to righteousness or are we going to sit back and allow sin to prevail?


Again, I don’t believe it takes a rocket scientist to figure out that as a nation, our country has been blessed.  That’s why so many people from around the world continually immigrate here.  Personally, I experienced this first hand with my adopted Bolivian daughter.  Some sixteen years ago while on a mission’s trip, her father asked me and my wife if we would be willing to bring his daughter into our home so that she might be given the opportunity for a better life.  And why?  It’s because we live in a nation that has been blessed like no other.  Yet what many have forgotten is that the foundation of those blessings lies no farther away than the truth of this Proverb . . . it’s righteousness.  It’s allowing the law of God to be the governing and controlling rule of our lives.  Well let me challenge you, that’s what is at stake in this election.


Secondly, it’s with this in mind that I’m now asking each of you to challenge your congregations to get out and vote.  As I share in this Communique, “Even so faith, if it hath not works is dead being alone.”  In other words, although we need to season our world and our nation with prayer; we must also put corresponding actions to what we’re praying and believing God for.


As always, may God bless you richly!


In His Service,

Bro. Rick George

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