First things first...

PEARLS: 12/23/14

REAL: And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:) Luke 2:4

CULTURED: Joseph; a faithful step-father, and model to all earthly fathers. Anon.

:) What did the salad say to the plate? I'm all dressed up but there's nowhere to go.

PEARLS: 12/22/14

REAL: God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1

CULTURED: Let me no more my comfort draw, from my frail grasp on Thee; in this alone rejoice with awe - Thy mighty grasp of me. John Cambell Shairp (from the hymn...Let Go-Let God)

:) Sherlock Holmes turned to Dr Watson and announced: "The murderer lives in the house with the yellow door." "Good grief, Holmes," said Watson. "How on earth did you deduce that?"

"It's a lemon entry, my dear Watson." Lemon entry!

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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