A couple purchased a home
in upper Maine from two elderly sisters. With winter approaching, the wife was
concerned about the house’s lack of insulation. “If they could live here all
those years, so can we!” her husband confidently declared.
One night, the temperature
plunged to below zero, and they awoke to find interior walls covered with
frost. The husband called the sisters to ask how they had kept the house warm.
After a rather brief conversation, he hung up.
past 30 years,” he muttered, “they’ve gone to Florida for the winter.” When
we compare ourselves to others, it's easy to develop a false sense of
Corinthians 10:12 New International Version (NIV)
12 We do not
dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When
they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves,
they are not wise.
** Next Sunday evening,
September 29th, we will have a fellowship to learn more about our life groups.
We will be discussing how the groups will be implemented and used to benefit
all of our church family. Our discussion will be followed by a cook-out. You
may bring a dessert. Please come and join in on the fun!
** Please let the office know your college student’s address so that we can
send them some fall treats.
** Dwight Rampley has been
moved to the hospital in Plainview.
** Cards to
Virgie Webb or Johanna Caviness may be sent c/o David Webb at his address:
Beckley Ct. Colleyville, TX 76034.
Patti Allison in your prayers. She is at home with health issues but doing
Cash, Jennifer Brown’s dad, will be in Houston three more weeks while
undergoing radiation therapy.
** Graveside services for Loretta Peck, sister of Nancy Bonds, will be
Sat., Sept. 28th, at 10, with family visitation at the
fellowship hall of 1st Baptist Church at 10:30. The family will be
served lunch at 1st Baptist following the visitation. Loretta was
also the aunt of Anna Leatherman. Please keep this family in your prayers.
Also keep these people in your
hearts and prayers:
men and women, AIM Mission Teams, College Students, Ray Jennings, Darla Young, Gaye Young, Melody
Jennings, Linda Hodges, Lanelle Dovel, Joe Ruiz, Gigi Barlow, Dwight Rampley, Wynelle
Waldo, David George, Larry Mondragon, Jimmie Scott, Cierra Perkins, Terry Cash, Jordyn
Boyett, Mary Ann Garcia, Barbara Lamb, Lena Allison, V.H. Harman, Duane Tracy, Noe
Jackson, Mickey White, Annette Tracy, 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.
29 -- Fellowship and Cookout
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.