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Is There Enough?

Dear Friends,

Some common quotes heard around churches these days: "I don't know how we are going to make it." "We really don't have enough." I will admit that there are cities and towns where entire industries have been wiped out by recession, where unemployment is rampant, and where people will not make it without creative partnerships and resources. However, I am realistic enough to know that on a national scale, such situations are still the exception and not the rule. There are people who need our prayers and our support. But we are still richly blessed.

Is there enough? Well consider for a moment that during these months, we see Halloween bags and buckets of candy. We see Thanksgiving feasts with turkey, stuffing, and more food than we could possibly need, and many shiny, wrapped presents under the Christmas tree. Consider for a moment how much some of us will spend on going out to dinner, going to the movies, Christmas shopping, and traveling. For many of us, there is more than enough. The real question to ask is: How do we choose to share from our abundance (all of which are gifts from God)?

Do we choose to share beyond our immediate family and friends with the broader family of God? Do our blessings extend generously beyond our house to the ministries of St. Andrew's, our house of God? Does the church receive gifts from an abundance of blessings or from what is left over. As your pastor, I don't ever want to hear the leaders of St. Andrew's say, "We don't have enough." Thanks to a gracious God, we have more than we need.

As we begin this season of Advent, I am deeply moved by your generous donatons of quilts, blankets, clothing, food, and toys to bless those in need during these winter months. You are blessing strangers you will never see but, thanks to you, they will see the face of Jesus. Continue to pray for the ministries and mission of St. Andrew's Church and prayerfully consider how God might be asking you to share of your blessings as we face the challenges of the months ahead. There is enough indeed!

Pastor Mueller


shdtujuh said…
Wasir adalah pembuluh darah teriritasi dan meradang terletak di anus, sedangkan kanker disebabkan oleh sel-sel yang berkembang biak di luar kendali. Wasir tidak dapat menyebabkan kanker dubur. Dalam beberapa kasus yang jarang, orang dengan kanker dubur yang paling bertanggung jawab untuk memiliki wasir. Hal ini terjadi karena meningkatnya tekanan pada tumor. Cara Aman Mengobati Ambeien Sudah Stadium 4 untuk solusi dari penyakit ambeien yang anda derita silahkan kunjungi blog kami

Kencing nanah ialah penyakit menular seksual yang disebabkan oleh virus Neisseria gonorhoeae yang menginfeksi lapisan dalam uretra, leher rahim, rektum, tenggorokan dan bagian putih mata. Penyakit kencing nanah ini jika dibiarkan begitu saja bukan hanya menyerang pada alat kelamin saja tetapi akan menyebar melalui pembuluh darah sehingga dapat merusak organ pada tubuh sehingga dapat menyebabkan kematian dini karena sel – sel dalam tubuh telah dirusak oleh virus Neisseria Gonorheae. Obat Tradisional Kencing Nanah penjelasan penyakit sipilis dan bagaimana mengobatinya silahkan Cek selengkapnya

Tentu saja kami menyarankan anda yang sudah merasa ada yang ganjil pada tubuh anda dan merasakan gejala mirip seperti yang kami jelaskan ini, maka segeralah memeriksakan diri untuk mendapatkan diagnosis dan bisa saja anda mengalami penyakit wasir. Jika anda didiagnosis secara medis maka tentu saja tindakan pengobatan yang dilakukan setelah diagnosis ini juga ditempuh secara medis, tapi sayangnya dalam kenyataan yang terjadi bahwa pengobatan medis biasanya juga kurang ampuh untuk menyembuhkan penyakit wasir karena ada efek samping yang dialami dikarenakan obat kimia yang digunakan penderita, jika penyakit wasir ini sudah termasuk dalam tingkatan parah maka penderita juga harus mengalami pembedahan yang terkadang membuat penderitanya sudah ketakutan karena harus menghadapi pisau bedah. Mengobati Ambeien Berdarah Tanpa Operasi penjelasan penyakit ambeien dan bagaimana mengobatinya silahkan kunjungi sekarang

Gejala awal berupa sebuah benjolan yang biasanya dirasakan berbeda dari jaringan payudara di sekitarnya, tidak menimbulkan nyeri dan biasanya memiliki pinggiran yang tidak teratur. Obat Kanker Payudara Stadium 6 untuk mengetahui info tentang penyakit sipilis silahkan kunjungi sekarang

Namun apapun sebabnya, penyakit ambeien adalah penyakit yang memang sangat mengganggu. Jika anda mengalami beberapa gejala ambeien seperti sering berdarah pada saat buang air besar, munculnya tonjolan di bagian anus yang keluar pada saat buang air besar, dan anus sering terasa gatal sebaiknya anda segera memeriksakan diri ke dokter. Sehingga dokter bisa melihat sampai tahap mana ambeien tersebut terjadi pada diri anda. Obat Wasir Stadium 3 apa itu Ambeien..? penjelasan selengkapnya tentang penyakit Ambeien silahkan kunjungi sekarang

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