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Day 6 – Monday, October 8, 2018

Day 6 – TRANSFORMATION REQUIRES SOME ‘HEAT’ Today’s thought is shared by Mike McBride… “Yet you, LORD, are our father. We are the clay, you are the potter, we are all the work of your hand. (Isaiah 64:8) Transformation is taking place all around us in all sorts of ways. We see it in the…

Day 5 – Sunday, October 7

Day 5 – MY CHURCH FAMILY HELPS ME Today’s thought is shared by Sherry Thorpe… “and without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. (Hebrews 11:6) I don’t remember ever going to church with my…

Day 4 – Saturday, October 6, 2018

Day 4 –  TRANSFORMATION HAPPENS IN LIFE Today’s thought is shared by Tresa Danley… “Whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away. “   (James 4:14) In our recent move from Memphis to Grand Junction,…

Day 3 – Friday, October 5, 2018

Day 3 – TRANSFORMATION IS UNCOMFORTABLE Today’s thought is shared by Brad Hardin, former Great Oaks’ member now living in Arkansas… “Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is…

Day 2 – Thursday, October 4, 2018

Day 2 – The Act of Forgiveness Has Transformed My Life Today’s thought is shared by Gale Jackson… “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.”  (Ephesians 4: 32 ) Christ’s forgiveness of my sins allows me to experience spiritual blessings in Christ Jesus and to have hope of…

Day 1 – Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Day 1 – TRANSFORMATION THROUGH ADOPTION Today’s thought is shared by Tommie Hannah, in honor of her husband, Jamie… “Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted…

Living by Faith

By: Craig Collier Many people have a favorite book of the Bible—one that they turn to regularly to help them cope with troubles, to remind them of important truths, or to rejuvenate their faith.  For me, that book is Habakkuk.  That is probably not near the top of the list for most people, but I have come…

I Can Be Your Friend

By: Amy Cavataio God truly blessed us to have been part of such a loving congregation during Bill’s battle with cancer. The outpouring of physical, emotional and spiritual support means more than you’ll ever know. We are told in Prov. 17:17, “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” I praise God…

Practice Makes Permanent

 by Carren Marvin As a high school English teacher, I try to inspire teenagers to adopt the lifetime habit of reading. To help them, I use the analogy of an athlete in training. “You can’t get better at your three-point shot or have the stamina to run a marathon without a lot of practice,” I…