THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATION

The Thanksgiving Day Proclamation was given by President George Washington in 1789.  “Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God; to obey His will; to be grateful for His benefits; and humbly implore Him, His protection and His favor. And whereas both Houses of Congress have by their […]

“I’M BLESSED INDEED”

It is the season of THANKSGIVING.  “Count your many blessings, name them one by one and it will surprise you what the Lord has done.”  We probably have sung that song often and we need to take it to heart.  In thinking about Thanksgiving, I remembered this poem.  It is one of my favorites with […]

“BUT, JESUS DIED”

My good friend, Mike Faust when ministering with First Christian Church here in Bradenton sent me this illustration and that was back in November of 1998.  I want to share it with you. A mother of a 9 year old boy, Mark, received a phone call in the middle of the afternoon from Mark’s teacher. […]

WHAT WILL IT DO TO MY FATHER?

Jill Briscoe tells this about herself.  She said that, when she was growing up, she was not a “good kid.”  She ran with the wrong people and did the wrong things.  One day, she said, she was with some of her friends when her older sister walked by.  Her sister saw who she was with […]