First things first...
REAL: For he is a chosen instrument of mine to carry my name before the Gentiles and kings and the children of Israel. I will show him how much he must suffer for the sake of my name. Acts 9:15-16
CULTURED: We all know people who have been made much meaner and more irritable and more intolerable to live with by suffering: it is not right to say that all suffering perfects. It only perfects one type of person ...... the one who accepts the call of God in Christ Jesus. Oswald Chambers
:) I tried to go see a pirate movie, but they wouldn't let me in. It was rated arrrrrr!
REAL: Seek the Lord while he may be found; call on him while he is near. Isaiah 55:6
CULTURED: Now wise men still seek His face as they did in days of old; to give the Lord their hearts, more precious than silver and gold. Julie Carro
:) The trouble with bucket seats is that not everybody has the same size bucket.
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.