Guest Devotions shared by Ryan, our Chief Administrative Officer. This past weekend my family visited the gravesite of my Mother-in-Law, and we reflected on the dates on her tombstone. Her birthdate and the date of her death.
Now may the peace of God be with you all.
Support your local businesses today and be blessed to be a blessing.
He is faithful.
Last Monday our mission was to come up with gifts to be thankful for!
I’ve had a few people express to me recently their desire to feel closer to God. I believe most people long for a closer and more intimate relationship with Christ from time to time. I know I do. The question is, how can we make this happen? How can we feel closer to God? Well, I believe Scripture points to a thankful heart:
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! What does today look like for you? For some, it may look pretty normal – the turkey smells delicious, the pumpkin pies are warm out of the oven and family and friends are gathered near while the sounds of chatting and laughter fill the air. The joy and thankfulness are palpable.
Many people will jump with both feet into Christmas shopping in just 2 days – Black Friday – and then again on Cyber Monday. However, some in our communities are not financially able to do this.
In today’s world, not many things last forever. We pour our cup of morning coffee and 10 minutes later, it’s gone. We spend months planning a wedding and 1 day later, that time is gone. Appliances break, food is devoured and items are lost.
This time of year, when you hear the phrase “Make a list!”, what image comes to mind? Maybe a jolly older gentleman dressed in red? Most people enjoy receiving presents, but don’t always stop to think about the gifts that God has already given us.
Joseph’s life was marked by ups and downs that God perfectly orchestrated (we often see these as “things that life throws our way”).
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