Grandma’s Ham

Two young newlyweds were preparing to enjoy their first baked ham dinner in their new apartment.  After unwrapping the meat and setting it on the cutting board, the wife chopped off both ends of the ham with a butcher knife, tossing the two small ends in the garbage can.
 
“Wait a minute,” said the mystified husband.  “Why did you do that? Why did you just cut off the ends of the ham like that?”
 
“I don’t know.  My mother always did,” answer the wife.  “Maybe it helps bring out the flavor.”

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Bible Reading Plan – November 19-25, 2018

Monday, November 19: Peter – The lame man healed, Apostles arrested, and Peter and John’s bold message

  • Acts 3
  • Acts 4
  • Ephesians 6:18-20

  Tuesday, November 20: Peter – Rearrested, tried, and beaten for preaching

  • Acts 5
  • Matthew 5:10-12
  • 1 Peter 3:13-17


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Bible Reading Plan – November 12-18, 2018

Monday, November 12: Jesus’ Death & Burial – Jesus’ death on the cross, and burial by Joseph of Arimathea

  • Matthew 27:45-66
  • Luke 23:45-56
  • Hebrews 2:9-18

  Tuesday, November 13: Jesus’ Resurrection – The empty tomb, appearing to Mary, and ascending to heaven

  • Luke 24:1-12
  • John 20:1-18
  • Hebrews 9:16-28


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Bible Reading Plan – November 5-11, 2018

Monday, November 5: Jesus’ Arrest – Jesus’ garden prayer, knocking the mob down, healing an ear, and arrest

  • Matthew 26:30-56
  • Luke 22:39-53
  • John 18:1-11

  Tuesday, November 6: Jesus’ Jewish Trials – Jesus’ three Jewish trials and Peter’s three denials

  • John 18:12-27
  • Matthew 26:57-75
  • Luke 22:54-71


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November 2018 Calendar of Events

November 2018:
 
4          Daylight Savings Time Begins
      Christmas Program Practice – 5 pm
 
7          Preacher’s Lunch @ Republic Chicken – 11:30 am
 
10         Youth Fundraiser Yard Sale – 7 am to 2 pm
           Men’s Breakfast – 8 am

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Bible Reading Plan – October 29-November 4, 2018

Monday, October 29: Jesus’ Message on Religion – Appearing religious vs. exercising justice, mercy, and faith

  • Matthew 23
  • Micah 6;8
  • James 1:22-27

  Tuesday, October 30: Jesus’ Ministry Before His Betrayal – The widow’s mite, end times prophecy, and giving

  • Mark 12:38-44
  • Luke 21
  • 2 Corinthians 8:1-12


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Bible Reading Plan – October 22-28, 2018

Monday, October 22: Jesus’ Raising of Lazarus – Jesus raises Lazarus and the Pharisees plot Jesus’ death

  • John 11
  • John 12:9-11
  • Romans 8:9-11

  Tuesday, October 23: Jesus’ Ministry across the Jordan – Marriage, the rich young ruler, and sacrifices for God

  • Matthew 19
  • Mark 10:1-30
  • Luke 18:15-30


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Bible Reading Plan – October 15-21, 2018

Monday, October 15: Jesus’ Stories about Money – Dividing the inheritance and people’s stress about money

  • Luke 12
  • 1 Timothy 6:5-19
  • Philippians 4:10-19

  Tuesday, October 16: Jesus’ Teachings on Israel – The Parable of the Fig Tree and healing a crippled woman

  • Luke 13:6-35
  • Mark 11:12-14
  • Hosea 9:10


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Paint the Porch

A young student was trying to earn some money over the summer.  He knocked at the door of a rich man’s house and asked if there was anything he could do.   “Yes, the man replied, you can paint the porch.  The paint and brushes are in the garage.”   Three hours later, the student came back and reported, “Well, it’s all painted, but I gotta tell you, that’s not a Porsche; it’s a Ferrari.”


Bible Reading Plan – October 8-14, 2018

Monday, October 8: Jesus’ Sending of More Disciples – Sending seventy plus more, the Good Samaritan, and Mary and Martha

  • Luke 10
  • Matthew 9:35-38
  • Matthew 6:25-34

  Tuesday, October 9: Jesus’ Ministry at the Feast of Tabernacles – Arriving secretly and the water of the Spirit

  • John 7
  • Isaiah 44:1-8
  • Isaiah 55


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