Offering Plates / Take only one / H2O

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The church I serve
has a summer ministry at a chapel. At our first service last summer, the
chairman of the board of deacons met me at the door with the information that
there were no offering plates to be found. None of the men wore hats, and he
thought it undignified to pass a shoe. He had tried to borrow something
suitable from a house nearby, but no one was home. When I went to the chancel
to begin the service, the problem was still unsolved.

Time came for the
offering, and two ushers walked down the aisle wearing broad grins and carrying
shiny receptacles. The deacon had resourcefully borrowed two hubcaps from a
parishioner’s car.

I love to think of nature

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in. ~Carver George Washington

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Beware in your prayer

Beware in your prayer, above everything, of limiting God, not only by unbelief, but by fancying that you know what He can do. ~Andrew Murray

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