Daily Focus, October 22, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Romans 9:1 – 10:21 (“As it is written, ‘Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offense; and whoever believes in Him will not be put to shame.’”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Then…

Daily Focus, October 21, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Romans 7:1 – 8:39 (“For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Then Jesus told His disciples, ‘If anyone…

Daily Focus, October 19, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Romans 5:1 – 6:23 (“But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “So faith comes…

Daily Focus, October 18, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Romans 3:1 – 4:25 (“No unbelief made him waver concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong in his faith as he gave glory to God.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through…

Follow The Old Maps

LightGrams October 17, 2019 Volume 23, Number 33 One feature of the vehicle I drive is a glove compartment. I’ll have to confess, however, that there are no gloves in that compartment. Neither will you find what used to be a necessity in years gone by – maps. My navigation now comes from either a…

Daily Focus, October 17, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Romans 1:1 – 2:29 (“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “So…

4th Men’s Fellowship – Bigger and Better!

On August 3, 2019 Central hosted the 4th Annual Mountain Empire Men’s Fellowship.  Just under 200 men from churches of Christ throughout the region gathered for eight hours of challenging messages from God’s word, encouraging fellowship, and some very delicious food. “The Truth Of Things” was the theme for this event, and several Christian men spoke on…

When The Wrong Turn Becomes Right

LightGrams October 3, 2019 Volume 23, Number 32 Kade Lovell, a 9-year-old boy from Minnesota started with a pack of runners aiming to finish a 5 kilometer race. Starting at the same time were other runners, all adults, who were running a longer 10k course. Somewhere along the way Kade missed his turn, and ended…

Daily Focus, October 3, 2019

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Numbers 26:1-65 (“This was the list of the people of Israel, 601,730.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.”  Romans 12:10 Remember These In Prayer: Becky Blacklidge was checked again…