Central Church of Christ
300 North Donley Avenue
P.O. Box 357
Tulia, TX 79088
Ph. 806-995-2561---info@coctulia.org
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10,000 Ways That Don't Work

Most people think of Thomas Edison as a man who achieved one success after another. The truth is, some of his experiments turned out to be dead ends; but he was not easily discouraged.

For example, he tried hundreds of times, without success, to develop a storage battery. When a friend sympathized with him over his failure, Edison exclaimed, “But I haven't failed. I've found 10 thousand ways that don't work!” Eventually, he found a way that did work.

This is a trying time in our world and if you are like me, when someone tells me to stay home, there is something within me that makes me want to go out even more. I often have the same struggle when it comes to sin in my life.

What the writer of Hebrews reminds us of is this fact, Jesus is better. In our times of struggle against sin, we need to remember what Jesus did on the cross for those sins of ours. When struggles in our lives come, instead of focusing on the struggle, focus on the cross.

Hebrews 12:3-4 NIV

Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. 4 In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood.

I love you all,

Tim

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UPCOMING EVENTS

** We continue to worship at home today, April 5th. You may join us on YouTube, search for Tulia Church of Christ, or listen to Tim’s sermon on our webpage, www.coctulia.org and click on Sermons.

** All of our group worship and activities continue to be canceled until further notice.

** The EEM benefit event in Amarillo this Thursday, April 9th, has been canceled.



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WELCOME TO CENTRAL 
 CHURCH OF CHRIST
!!!

If you are visiting us today, we are honored you chose us. We hope that today’s time together will help deepen your relationship with God and widen your circle of friends.

We are a church family who seeks to follow Jesus and be true to the Bible.

Please stay around after our assembly so that we might get to know you better. 

Thank you again for worshipping with us today.

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Our Prayer List

CONTINUED PRAYERS:

** Terry Cash, the father of Jennifer Brown, has an appointment at MD Anderson in June. He is doing well at this time.


** Please continue to pray for Linda Hayhurst as she struggles with heart issues. She will have tests on April 15th



Also keep these people in your hearts and prayers:  

Service men and women, AIM Mission Teams, College Students, Ray Jennings, Darla Young, Gaye Young, Melody Jennings, Linda Hodges, Lanelle Dovel, Dwight Rampley, Wynelle Waldo, David George, Janet Wright, Butch Moore, Bill Huff, Terry Cash, Margaret Huff, Sean Chambers, Linda Hayhurst, Lena Allison, Yvonne Nevins, Noe Jackson, Haley Klein, Charles McKone, Carolyn Cox


ELDERS

Mike Allison              Toby Brown

Larry Stewart             Daryl Tucker


DEACONS

Richard Combest      Ross James   

                  Kevin Leatherman

 Bobby Moudy           Danny Tucker

Brian Bailey

MINISTERS

Tim Johnson          Delphine Ruiz


Because the Lord is my

Shepherd, I have everything

I need! He lets me rest in

meadow grass and leads me

beside the quiet streams.

Psalm 23:1-2 TLB

 

MONTHLY REMINDERS:


April

Mission Contribution

All Services suspended for now 

Available on line.

Schedule of Services

Sunday:  Bible Class...9:30 a.m.

Worship...10:30 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 

Bible Class 9:30 A.M.
Bible Study...6:00 p.m.

1st and 3rd Sundays of the month...potluck followed by early evening services.

CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST

3rd & Donley, PO Box 357, Tulia, Texas 79088

806-995-2561

www.coctulia.org


 

Family Happenings

Happy Birthday

April

7th-Roy Garcia
9th-Wayne Nevins


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SUPPORTED MISSIONS
Bible Chair
High Plains Childrens Home
AIM
Sunset School of Preaching