Monthly Archives: February 2010

Celebrate Lent – Second Sunday

This is the story of a little girl born in the early eighteen hundreds. She was born with sight, but due to  improper medical care, she was blinded at six weeks of age.  Her father died when she was just … Continue reading

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Celebrate Lent – Day 10

Today’s  Scripture:     Psalm 18:1 I will love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; My God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my shield and the horn of my … Continue reading

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Celebrate Lent – Day 9

Today’s Scripture:    Psalm 90:2 Before the mountains were born or You brought forth the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting You are God.  Read Psalms Chapter 90-91 The Big Question In the eighth chapter of Mark we read … Continue reading

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Celebrate Lent – Day 8

Today’s Scripture:  Luke 19:45-48 It is written, My house is the house of prayer, but you have made it a den of thieves… Read Luke Chapter 19 The Angry Master While in Jerusalem, Jesus visited the temple where He saw … Continue reading

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Memorial Service for George H. Whitener, Jr.

A memorial service honoring George Whitener will be held at the Austin First Church of God on Friday, February 26, 2010 at 2:00 P.M.  Our congregation will host a  reception for the Whitener family immediately following the service. The family … Continue reading

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Celebrate Lent – Day 7

Today’s Scripture:     Romans 1:17 But the righteous one – by means of faith he will live. Read Romans Chapter 1   He Lives! I serve a risen Savior, He’s in the world today; I know that He is living, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Lent – Day 6

Today’s Scripture:   Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Read Jeremiah Chapter 29 God’s Plans … Continue reading

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Heading for Glory

Our dear friend, George Whitener, left this temporary life on Sunday, February 21, for an eternal one with his Savior.  How we will miss his presence at the church door, his warm smile and cheerful greeting to everyone that entered … Continue reading

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Celebrate Lent – Day 5

Today’s Scripture:    Hebrews 10:25 Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another — and all the more as you see the Day approaching. Read Psalm 50 Dad’s … Continue reading

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Celebrate Lent – First Sunday

The True Measure of Success To be able to carry money without spending it; To be able to bear an injustice without retaliating; To be able to do one’s duty when critical eyes watch; To be able to keep at … Continue reading

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