First things first...

PEARLS: 6/19/18

REAL: And they sat with him on the ground seven days and seven nights, and no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his suffering was very great. Job 2:13

CULTURED: Suffering gives us occasion to examine ourselves, adjust our priorities, reset our sights, and confess our sins. It is a discipline, administered by a loving heavenly Father who "lays the rod on every son whom He acknowledges. Malcolm Muggeridge

:) Q: What breaks when you say it?

A: Silence!

PEARLS: 6/18/18

REAL: Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of the disciples, which are not written in this book; but these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name. John 20:30-31

CULTURED: When God shows up and the unexplainable happens, don’t attempt to explain it as something you did. Tell the story of how God has worked through you to change lives by His grace. Dillon Burroughs

:) An invisible man marries an invisible woman. The kids were nothing to look at either!

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

Stewardship Thought for the Week

Paul says in 1 Cor. 5:1a... "Even though I am not physically present," neither is Jesus when we share our gifts with others. But that doesn't mean Jesus is not standing right next to us when we do!

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