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Day 2 – Thursday, October 3, 2019

Today’s thought is shared by Gale Jackson… “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:… “ (Ephesians 1:3) …Love is kind… 1 Corinthians 13:4 On Thursday, July 25, 2019, my younger sister Tawanna turned 59 and we went to…

Day 1 – Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Today’s thought is shared by Wendy Yarbro… “Be kind and compassionate to one another.” -Ephesians 4:32 Several months ago I left my office on a lunch break to go to the drug store. As I left the store, and got into my car, I noticed an elderly man visibly struggling with his shopping cart and…

What have children taught you?   

By: Haley Wilson Children are constant reminders of how we should be caring and loving to everyone. Small children do not judge each other on physical features or where they are from. They are friends to everyone. Children truly exemplify “for whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them.” Children…

God is For Us

“If God is for us Who can be against us?” Romans 8:31 There are a lot of things in life that are thrown our way. It is very easy to feel overwhelmed and overcome with problems of the world. A lot of times, we forget with whom we should be talking too and asking for…

  Are You Partnering With Satan?

Isn’t it curious when and how God’s word touches us?  I came across a verse the other day that really caught my attention and it’s a verse that is so common. Do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility towards God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes…

Thoughts On Palm Sunday

  By: Carren Marvin You may or may not celebrate the Lenten season, Palm Sunday, or Easter. I have mixed feelings about American holiday traditions, but the week before Easter seems a welcome opportunity to reflect on a significant day in Christian history.   On the day that has become known to us as Palm…

What Is My Purpose?

Retirement is that day in the far future that everyone looks forward to. No alarm clocks, no rush hour traffic, no meetings. But I loved my work in education. I loved learning myself and felt it was meaningful and gave me a sense of purpose. When the day for me to retire came in December,…

A Fraction of a Christian 

  By: Haley Wilson It is so very easy to become a fraction of a Christian, but is that what we are commanded to do? Can you be a Christian a quarter of the time? Are you giving half the effort God deserves? Are you only coming to services half the time? Are you attending…

Day 40 – Sunday, November 11, 2018

Day 40 – PRAYING FOR MEMPHIS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2018 Today’s thought is reprinted from the “Praying for Memphis” Sunday in our 2017 booklet, written by Tim Alsup… “always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Eph. 5:20) Most Memphians have come to love the Memphis…