Tip-Offs

Here are some tip-offs that your child may have some flaws . . . even though you may think he or she is perfect:

 

  • Your child gets extra credit for being absent.
  • Neighbors always have their cement poured while you are on vacation.
  • You find the phone off the hook and the mailbox in his room.
  • You are shopping with your child and a clerk give you a flyer from the store across the street.


Bible Reading Plan – February 2018, Week 8

Monday, February 19:

Moses & Pharaoh – God’s message to Pharaoh & Pharaoh’s arrogant rejection

  • Exodus 5
  • Exodus 6:1-13
  • Nehemiah 9:9-10

 

Tuesday, February 20:

Moses & the Miracles – God reveals Himself through miracles & plagues

  • Exodus 7
  • Exodus 8
  • Psalms 105:23-38


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Where God Lives

Helen Wilton, a Sunday school teacher, asked her class of preschoolers if they knew where God lives.  Stephen Mason, a precocious six-year-old, raised his hand, and the teacher called on him.”

 

“God lives in my bathroom,” the boy confidently answered.


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Bible Reading Plan – February 2018, Week 7

Monday, February 12:

Joseph & Caring for Family – God uses Joseph’s suffering for others

  • Genesis 46
  • Genesis 47
  • Romans 8:28

 

Tuesday, February 13:

Jacob & the Blessings – Jacob passes on God’s blessing before he dies

  • Genesis 48
  • Genesis 49:29-33
  • Hebrews 11:20-21


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Getting Things Done

In his book, How to Use Humor for Business Success, Malcolm Kushner reports that there are three ways to get things done: 

1) Do it yourself. 

2) Ask someone else to do it. 

3) Ask your kids not to do it.



Bible Reading Plan – February 2018, Week 6

Monday, February 5:

Jacob & the Wrestling – Jacob wrestling with God & embracing God as his own

  • Genesis 32
  • Genesis 33
  • Hosea 12:2-6

 

Tuesday, February 6:

Joseph & his Betrayal – Joseph is envied, betrayed, & sold by his brothers

  • Genesis 37
  • Acts 7:8-9
  • Matthew 27:1-18


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Bible Reading Plan January-February 2018, Week 5

Monday, January 29:

Isaac & Rebekah – The servant’s prayer for God’s direction & God’s guidance

  • Genesis 24
  • Psalms 37:3-8
  • Proverbs 3:5-6

 

Tuesday, January 30:

Esau & the Birthright – God chooses the second birth & Esau’s shortsighted trade

  • Genesis 25
  • Romans 9:10-12
  • Hebrews 12:14-17


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We’ve Always Done It

A man walked by and saw a sentry standing guard for no apparent reason, so he approached the sentry and asked him why he was standing in that particular place.

The sentry replied, “I don’t know.  I’m just following orders.”

So, the man went to the captain of the guard and asked him why the sentry was posted in that place.

“I don’t know,” replied the captain, “we’re just following orders.”

This aroused the captain’s curiosity, so he went and asked those in authority over him.  They too had no idea why the guard was posted there so they asked the king.  The king didn’t know either, so he summoned his wise men and asked them.

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Bible Reading Plan January 2018, Week 4

Monday, January 22:

Abraham & Hagar/Ishmael – Abraham doubts God’s promise & God blesses Ishmael

  • Genesis 16
  • Genesis 21:8-21
  • Galatians 4:21-31

 

Tuesday, January 23:

Abraham & Circumcision – The sign of circumcision vs. spiritual circumcision

  • Genesis 17
  • Romans 4:7-13
  • Colossians 2:11-13


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February 2018 Calendar

Feb 4         Souper Bowl of Caring
Feb 4         VBS Steering Committee Mtg  [2 p.m.]
Feb 9-10    SuperStart! Houston, TX
Feb 10       Men's Breakfast  [8 a.m.]
Feb 11       Youth Fundraiser - Spaghetti Dinner
Feb 14       Valentine's Day
Feb 14       Area Preacher's Lunch  [11:30 a.m.]
Feb 18       VBS Meeting  [immediately following am worship]
Feb 20       Ladies' Meeting  [7 p.m.]
Feb 25       Western Sunday
Feb 25       Gideon Update