Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Blame Game

Each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed.   – James 1:14 “Your mission failed,” the cartoon character told his son. “But great father, I’ve returned with the goods you’ve required. I am … Continue reading

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Alone

Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about.”  When they reached … Continue reading

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Join the Flock

The hired hand runs away because he’s working only for the money and doesn’t really care about the sheep.   – John 10:13 Money is a poor motivator.  Working for the kingdom is a labor of love.  We give, because it … Continue reading

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In the Shepherd’s Arms

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of … Continue reading

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The Road to Heaven

But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.   – Matthew 7:14 Safety First During the depression, the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge provided  many well-paying jobs.  Since unemployment … Continue reading

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The 23rd Psalm

Psalm 23 A psalm of David.  The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. He lets me rest in green meadows; He leads me beside peaceful streams. He renews my strength. He guides me along right paths, … Continue reading

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Native American Culture

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at First Church on 5209 Duval Road- 6:45 P.M., Ann Reilly will bring a very special study on  Native Americans and their rich culture and traditions. We look forward to a great time of learning  and fellowship.

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Austin Samaritans Fundraiser

Save the date! Event Information and Online Registration at www.helpaustinsam.com   Third Annual 4 Player Golf Scramble Forest Creek Golf Club Monday, September 20, 2010 – 1:30 pm Shotgun Start $150/player   Event proceeds directly benefit the Nicaraguan ministries of … Continue reading

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Relationship With God

John 6:28-29 ” They replied, What does God want us to do?”  Jesus told them, “This is what God wants you to do:  Believe in the one He has sent.” Many of us live by a list of Do’s and … Continue reading

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Restoration

He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul…      – Psalm 23:2 Our Shepherd is in the “restoration” business.   He returns to us all that we give, all that we lose, all that we have damaged or … Continue reading

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