The guest will soon begin
to arrive for the holidays, but have you ever really thought about what all you
do to get ready for someone to visit your home?
Do you clean the house
from top to bottom? Maybe even buy new towels and linens or pay someone to
shampoo the carpet? What about that unfinished remodeling project? Would that
finally get done? We havenít even talked about what food youíre going to serve
or what needs to be done in the yard!
Most of us would feel like
we needed to do something to get ready for an important person to visit our
home. But what if that person was Jesus?
What would you need to do
to get ready if He were to return today?
If we have urgency about
getting our house ready for company, shouldn't we have an even greater sense of
urgency about being prepared for Christís return?
also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not
** Christmas angels are due
in the office today, December 9th. Thank you to everyone who helped with this effort.
** Menís Business Meeting is
today after evening services.
** Everyone is invited to
Juanita Oberís retirement party at Brown Vision Center from 10 to 12 next
Wednesday morning, December 12th. Toby, Jennifer, and their staff will be honoring Juanita for 18+
years of service.
** Wednesday morning Bible
class has ended for 2018, but will resume on January 16th.
** The next potluck is Sunday,
December 16th, followed by Family Movie Night that evening, featuring
ďMiracle on 34th StreetĒ. Popcorn will be furnished. Everyone is
invited to bring snacks.
Bailey is seeking support to join Identity Hoops Intíl., a Christian world
mission organization using local churches to reach young athletes and their
leaders. He will be traveling to Australia and will need his support finished by
tomorrow, Dec. 10th. For more information on how to help Micah, talk to his parents,
Brian and Shana Bailey.
** If you missed the opportunity to contribute to Mission Sunday last
month, please see an elder or Bobby Moudy.
** On behalf of the congregation of First Baptist Church in Muleshoe,
we wanted to express our appreciation for sharing your time and space with us.
It was a privilege to come alongside all of you in service to the James family.
Thank you for your kindness and generosity. We enjoyed your fellowship and
** Please keep Presley Wheeler in your prayers. She is having issues
with her back. Presley is a Nazareth 7th grader and the daughter of Nathan and Elaine
** Roxanne Toney is home recovering from surgery. Her mailing address
is: 216 E 23rd Littlefield, TX, 79339.
** Yvonne Nevins had surgery to repair nerves in her leg. Please pray
that time will show the surgery successful.
** Please keep Darla Young in your prayers. She has been diagnosed
with cancer. Her husband Jerry also has cancer.
** Please continue to pray for Mike Allisonís brother and sister-in-law,
Phillip and Lena Allison from Gainesville. Phillipís condition is not improving
and Lena also has health problems.
Also keep these people in your
hearts and prayers:
service men and women, AIM Mission Teams, Ray Jennings, Darla Young, Brent Joy, Linda Hodges, Dwight McCrary, Eugene Calhoun, Jr.,Susan Elliott, Gaye Young, Joe Ruiz, Gigi Barlow, Wynelle Waldo, Jay Weddel, David George, Jimmie Scott, Cierra Perkins, Terry Cash, Darlene Riley, Mary Ann Garcia, Phillip Allison, Connor Brice, Lanelle Dovel, Noe Jackson, Mickey White, David Calhoun, Charles McKone, Yvonne Nevins
Allison Toby Brown
Larry Stewart Daryl Tucker
Richard Combest Ross
Bobby Moudy Danny Tucker
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.
9th -- Mens Business Meeting
16th -- Potluck and Early Service
Sunday:Bible Class...9:30 a.m.
Worship...10:30 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.
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.