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A Reminder

Sometimes I just need to be reminded.

Oh, sure, I’ve got all the latest gadgets that keep reminding me of upcoming events, obligations, and to-dos. My laptop will post an alert. My phone will vibrate upcoming appointments. My Apple Watch will buzz on my wrist with calendar reminders. 

We’ve come a long way from tying a string around our finger, haven’t we?

Even though we have amazing devices and tools that serve as reminders, we, as a human race, still tend to forgot. 

Like the great hymn “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” states, we are “prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,
prone to leave the God I love…” We all could use some reminders, especially when it comes to our spiritual life and relationship with Jesus. 

So, here are a few reminders for the middle of February.

1.  At the beginning of 2017 many people in our congregation committed themselves to the following 2017 Commitments:

• Living a life dedicated unto God’s Glory
• Reading God’s Word consistently
• Turning to Jesus in prayer and worship
• Keeping Jesus first in our prayer and dreams
• Giving generously and thankfully
• Serving wholeheartedly and sacrificially
• Helping others encounter Jesus 

How are you doing with this? No guilt. Just a reminder!

2.  In February many people in our congregation committed to 28 Days of Focus. It looks like this:

• Reading a chapter a day from the Book of Acts (28 chapters in Acts for 28 days in February)
• Choosing something significant to fast from throughout the month
• Praying through the following prayer points weekly:

Monday:  that there would be increased peace in our nation,
and the continued spiritual transformation of our leaders.

Tuesday:  that we would experience a growth in
discipleship within our congregation.

Wednesday: that many would make the decision to
receive Jesus as Savior and Lord.

Thursday: that our church would continue to be a
resource and blessing to our city and region.

Friday:  that marriages and families would be
strengthened and protected.

Saturday:  that people in our church would deepen
fellowship and support among one another.

Sunday: that we would increasingly immerse ourselves
in the Word, and the life of the Spirit.

How are you doing with this? Again, no guilt. Just a reminder!

Many blessings,

John