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 The real art of conversation 
is not only to say the right thing at the right time 
but also to leave unsaid the wrong thing 
at a tempting moment.

Kneeling will keep you in good standing.

Man's way leads to a hopeless end -- 
God's way leads to an endless hope.

Give God what's right -- not what's left.

Don't put a question mark where God puts a period.

Words should be weighed -- not counted.

Yesterday's the past, 
Tomorrow's the future,
But today is a Gift.
That's why it's called, the Present.
-- Bill Keane -- 


 “God is merciful and forgiving, 
ever desiring to show favor to His people 
when they will obey His voice.”

-- Patriarchs and Prophets, p. 615 --


How to Observe Thanksgiving   

Count your blessings instead of your crosses;
Count your gains instead of your losses;
Count your joys instead of your woes;
Count your friends instead of your foes.
Count your smiles instead of your tears;
Count your courage instead of your fears.
Count your full years instead of your lean;
Count your kind deeds instead of your mean.
Count your health instead of your wealth;
Count on God instead of yourself.


“Give thanks to the Lord, call on His name. 
Make known among the nations what He has done.
Sing to Him, sing praise to Him; 
tell of His wondrous acts.”

---I Chronicles 16: 8,9 (NIV)--


Thank You Lord, for saving my soul !
Thank You Lord, for making me whole !
Thank You Lord, for giving to me, 
Thy great salvation, so rich and free.

Committed to Serve the Lord
Come, all Christians, be committed to the service of the Lord;
Make your lives for Him more fitted, tune your hearts with one accord.
Come into His courts with gladness, each his sacred vows renew,
Turn away from sin and sadness, be transformed to life anew.
Come in praise and adoration, all who on Christ's name believe;
Worship Him with consecration, grace and love you will receive.
For His grace givae Him the glory, for the Spirit and the Word,
And repeat the gospel story till mankind His name has heard.
-- Eva B. Lloyd --


   "Heaven and earth are no wider apart today 
than when shepherds listened to the angels’ song. 
Humanity is still as much the object of heaven’s solicitude 
as when common men of common occupations 
met angels at noonday.” 

--Desire of Ages, p.48 --


Don't put a question mark where God puts a period. 


  What to Bring to Church

Bring a holy reverence for both God and His house, the church
Bring an unselfish spirit and love for your fellow man.
Bring your tithes and offerings.
Bring a friendly smile and a hearty handshake.
Bring a kind word for your church programs and leadership.
Bring a willingness to join the worship service by singing.
Bring your visiting friends and relatives.
Bring a prayerful heart.
Bring a mind open to the Word of God.
Bring a friend and pray for your friend during the service.
Bring a willingness to serve the Lord in the church.


Jesus came once as a baby and now we look forward 
to His Second Coming as King of Kings and Lord of Lords. 
May we all be found ready for that great event and may it be soon !


Don't Look Backward.
Don't Look Forward.
Look Upward !

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the warm,
guiding star

drive from your
life every shadow;
may the glad song of
angels find an echo in
your heart; may the spirit
of worship in the hearts of
the wise men, and the simple
faith of the shepherds be yours
as, once more, you celebrate the

day of
The King


During the New Year, with God's help I will...
Like Paul, forget those things which are behind and press forward.
Like Abraham, trust my God implicitly.
Like Enoch, walk in daily fellowship with my heavenly Father.
Like Moses, suffer rather than enjoy the pleasure of sin for a time.
Like Job, be patient and faithful in all circumstances.
Like Joseph, turn my back on all evil advances.
Like Gideon, advance even when my friends are few.
Like Andrew, strive to lead my brother to Christ.

A careless word may kindle strife;
A cruel word may wreck a life.
A bitter word may hate instill;
A brutal word may smite and kill.
A gracious word may smooth the way;
A joyous word may light the day.
A timely word may lessen stress;
A loving word may heal and bless.


 Two Wolves

A native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said,  "I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, angry, violent one. The other wolf is the loving, compassionate one." 

The grandson asked him,  "Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?"

The grandfather answered,  "The one I feed."


Your Way Out

Indulgence says, “Drink your way out.”
Philosophy says, “ Think your way out.”

Science says, “Invent your way out.”
Industry says, “Work your way out.”
Militarism says, “Fight your way out.” 
But Christ says, “I’m your way out.”


Bible Texts:

He shall bring forth your righteousness as the light,
And your justice as the noonday.”

--Psalm 37:6 (NKJV)-

“Commit your way to the Lord,
Trust also in Him,
And He shall bring it to pass.
He shall bring forth your righteousness as the light,
And your justice as the noonday.” 

--Psalm 37:6 (NKJV)-

Whoever trusts in the Lord, 
happy is he.
-- Proverbs 16:20 NKJV --

“This is the victory that has overcome the world, 
even our faith.”
-- I John 5:4 (NIV) --

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow,
for tomorrow will worry about itself.
Each day has enough trouble of its own."
-- Matthew 6:34 --

"Come unto Me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden,
and I will give you rest.
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me;
for I am meek and lowly in heart:
and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
For My yoke is easy, and My burden is light"

-- Matthew 11: 28:30 --

“My God shall supply all your need
according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”

-- Philippians 4:19 --

“Sing to the Lord a new song,
for He has done marvelous things;
His right arm and His holy arm
have worked salvation for Him.”

-- Psalm 89:1 (NIV) --

“Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good;
His love endures forever.” 

-- Psalm 106:1 --

"Man looks at the outward appearance,
but the LORD looks at the heart."

-- I Samuel 16:76 --

“Sing joyfully to the Lord, you righteous;
it is fitting for the upright to praise Him.”
-- Psalm 33:1 --

“May God be gracious to us and bless us
And make His face to shine upon us.”
--  Psalm 67:1 --

“For Thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes: 
and I have walked in Thy truth. . . .
That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, 
and tell of all Thy wondrous works.” 
- Psalm 26: 3,7 (KJV) -


"Give thanks to the Lord, call on His name.
Make known among the nations what He has done.
Sing to Him, sing praise to Him;
tell of His wondrous acts.”