First things first...

Pearls: 2/8/16

REAL: Steadfast love and faithfulness meet; righteousness and peace kiss each other. Psalm 85:10

CULTURED: I am learning that peace isn’t something we feel; it’s where we are meant to live, in union with Christ. Kim Gaines Ekert

:) Anna Hopewell's grave in Enosburg Falls, Vermont: Here lies the body of our Anna, Done to death by a banana. It wasn't the fruit that laid her low, But the skin of the thing that made her go.

Pearls: 2/7/16

REAL: Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life. Gal. 6:7-8

CULTURED: We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. Winston S. Churchill

:) My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE. "If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning."

God prospers us not to raise our standard of living, but our standard of giving.
~ PK- Stewardship Corner

Stewardship Thought for the Week

John the Baptist....what a great example of one of God's stewards! He actively put to use all the gifts God gave him. So it is with us as! All the things we think, do, and say in faith (apart from sin), are actions of a steward of God.

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