Overcome: Hymn, Prayer and Scriptures
This weeks Church bulletin I felt led to do the theme of overcoming. We all need to overcome something, especially those of us struggling to be more healthy. We need to overcome our food addictions or bad habits.
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Prayer of the Week:
Lord, This week we come before you to ask for your wisdom. Jesus, we are pretty wise in our own ways and so we often rely on our wisdom. Jesus help us to know that if we rely on your wisdom then you will direct our paths and make our paths st... Read more
Hymn: Mighty God, While Angels Bless Thee
Mighty God, while angels bless Thee,
May a mortal sing Thy Name?
Lord of men as well as angels,
Thou art every creature's theme.
Lord of every land and nation,
Ancient of eternal days.
Sounded through the wide creation
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Hymn: Jesus Heals
Have you heard the joyful sound?
Jesus heals, Jesus heals;
Through the Spirit we have found
Jesus heals, Jesus heals.
Yes, He heals the blind and lame,
And His pow’r is just the same
As when first to earth He came,
Jesus heals, ... Read more
21 years married today
21 years ago today I married the love of my life. He has been my partner and best friend. I have loved every day that God has blessed me with him. He isn't on spark people but he supports my fitness life and loves me regardless of if I'm large... Read more
Hymn: Battle Hymn of the Republic
Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord;
He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored;
He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword;
His truth is marching on.
Glory! Glory! Hall... Read more
Hymn: Blessed Assurance
One of my favorites. Woke up singing this so thought I would share it.
1. Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine!
O what a foretaste of glory divine!
Heir of salvation, purchase of God,
born of his Spirit, washed in his blood. ... Read more
Hymn: O Church of God, Arise!
O Church of God, arise!
Reach out thy helping hand,
And like a trumpet let thy voice
Go forth to ev'ry land;
Lay not thine armor down,
Nor cease by day or night,
To lift the sword of Gospel truth,
And wield it for the right. ... Read more
Prayer from Bulletin
Lord, as we enter this season of springtime, help us tor remember that you make all things new. Lord, help us to see the examples from your creation how even things that die and go into the ground that they come back and bring forth fruit. Lor... Read more
Hymn: The Haven of Rest
My soul in sad exile was out on life's sea,
So burdened with sin and distressed,
Till I heard a sweet voice, saying,
"Make Me your choice";
And I entered the "Haven of Rest"!
I've anchored my soul in the "Haven of Rest," ... Read more
Hymn: Not Half Has Ever Been Told
I have read of a beautiful city,
Far away in the kingdom of God;
I have read how its walls are of jasper,
How its streets are all golden and broad;
In the midst of the street is life's river,
Clear as crystal and pure to behold;
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New job, new phase
Today was my last day at my current position at work. A bitter sweet day for sure. I am being given a development oppertunity of a temporary promotion for 3 months and then a new job is waiting for me after that. All of that is great. My job I ... Read more
Hymn: Safely Through Another Week
Safely thro' another week, God has bro’t us on our way;
Let us now a blessing seek, Waiting in His courts today:
Day of all the week the best, Soon will come eternal rest;
Day of all the week the best, Soon will come eternal rest.
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Crossroads for sure
Okay, so I am really questioning if I want to even go to Grad school at all.
I have been doing a ton of research on the topic and it turns out that at my age and in my position there may not be much payback for it.
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Dropped out of grad school, for now
I work 60+ hours a week and the program I was in was EXTREEMLY demanding and would have been about 40 hours of work. That didn't leave time for working out and family time.
Taking a few months to pray bout what is best, but that one for ... Read more
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