Forsyth Park Caller February 2024
What if God couldn’t take the time to bless us today because we couldn’t take the time to thank Him yesterday?
What if God decided to stop leading us tomorrow because we didn’t follow Him today?
What if we never saw another flower bloom because we grumbled when God sent the rain?
What if God took away the Bible tomorrow because we wouldn’t read it today?
What if God took away the message because we wouldn’t listen to the messenger?
What if God didn’t send His only begotten Son because He wanted us to pay the price of sin?
What if the door of the church was closed because we would not open the door of our heart?
What if God stopped loving and caring for us because we stopped loving and caring for others?
What if God would not hear us because we would not listen to Him?
What if God answered our prayers the way we answer His call to serve others?
What if God met our needs the way we give Him our lives?
Think about the judgment we would face if all these came true.
Sayings of Abraham Lincoln
“Stand with anybody that stands right. Stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.”
“Gold is good in its place, but living, brave, patriotic men are better than gold.”
“Universal idleness would speedily result in universal ruin.”
“The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is the reason He makes so many of them.”
“No man is poor who has a Godly mother.”
“I don’t think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.”
Is your love patient and kind? Is it able to suffer long, to endure every strain placed upon it in human relations, and still love? Is your love as steadfast in pointing to God’s love as is the needle of the compass in pointing to the north? Is your love undiscouraged even by repeated ingratitude and recurrent failures on the part of others? Patience and kindness are the fruits of having Christ live in you. Are you nourishing your life upon His life by prayer and worship and studying His Word? If so, the fruit of patient and kind love will grow and be available for the healing of other lives.
Come to Jesus Christ as you are and let Him make you what you ought to be.
Live with God and you will often find cause to speak to Him.
A preacher began his sermon “Brothers and sisters, here you are coming to pray for rain. I’d like to ask you one question: “Where are your umbrellas?”
A friend is a person who says nice things behind your back.
Treasures in heaven are laid up as treasures on earth are laid down.
Said an anxious wife as she watched her husband fishing in a bucket of water in the middle of the living room: “I’d take him to a psychiatrist-but we really need the fish!
The aviation instructor finished his lesson saying “and if your parachute doesn’t open, and your reserve chute doesn’t open either-well gentlemen, that’s called “jumping to a conclusion!”
A wife invited some people to dinner. At the table, she turned to her six year old daughter and asked if she would like to say the prayer. The girl said she wouldn’t know what to say. The mother told her to just say what she heard mommy say. The daughter bowed her head and said “Lord, why on Earth did I invite all these people here to dinner?”