Updated: Jan 28
A Word From Pastor John
We are back in the book of James this week talking about the choice we often have to make - will we choose our path or will we choose God's path?
We find this piece of selfishness inherent within us which leads to our tendency to sometimes do what we want and ignore what we know God wants. The Bible describes this phenomenon like a war waging within us. However, we know that God's path is always best and He always has our best interest in mind.
Pray For One Another
Our pastors and their families
Suzie Kimbal's son
Sharon Slaven's Daughter-in-law's father
Robin Hull's nephew, Kevin
The many unspoken requests
Bible Reading Plan: Week 5
This year, we are reading through the Bible chronologically using The Bible Recap Plan in YouVersion.
Take a bookmark from the front lobby if you'd like to keep track that way and go through at your own pace.
Day 30: Exodus 1-3
Day 31: Exodus 4-6
Day 32: Exodus 7-9
Day 33: Exodus 10-12
Day 34: Exodus 13-15
Day 35: Exodus 16-18
Before you read God’s Word today, seek His help with these 5 prayers:
1. God, give me wisdom, knowledge, and understanding. 2. God, let any knowledge I gain serve to help me love You and others more, and not puff me up. 3. God, help me see something new about You I've never seen before. 4. God, correct any lies I believe about You or anything I misunderstand. 5. God, direct my steps according to Your Word.
The Native American Christian Academy will be performing for us on February 9th. Please check for 'boxtops' so we can pass some money on to them for education. Thank you!
Missions Advisory Leader
Opportunities to Give and Serve
Help us get Bibles to the Navajo speaking people who are in prison here in Arizona:
Fill out a volunteer placement card in the front lobby lobby or comment about how you'd like to help on our welcome card on Sunday and put it in with the offering.
My favorite verse which has been a guide for me over the past ten years through tough work situations and seemingly endless school work is Jeremiah 29:11-14.
11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. 12 Then you will callon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. 13 You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. 14 I will be found by you,” declares the Lord, “and will bring you back from captivity. I will gather you from all the nations and places where I have banished you,” declares the Lord, “and will bring you back to the place from which I carried you into exile.”
Submitted by Rick Foss
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Upcoming Events and Weekly Schedule
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