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Something to Think About 8-10-20

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“I have given you as a covenant to the people, a light to the nations, to open the eyes that are blind, to bring out the prisoners from the dungeon.” – Isaiah 42:6-7

These days when our frustrations and problems seem overwhelming, we impatiently wait for help to come. Yet Isaiah reminds us that God’s plan is for us to be the light–to open peoples’ eyes and to rescue others. As you rise today, ask yourself, “How will I bring light today?”

Rev. Keith E. Lawder
President/CEO
770-449-6726
877-220-5664
404-906-1425 (Cell)
klawder@gumf.org
 
Dr. Laudis H. "Rick" Lanford
Regional Vice President
478-256-7130 (Cell)
rlanford@gumf.org


 

 

Posted: August 10th, 2020 | Permalink

Something to Think About 8-3-20 Devotion

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“Have you not known? Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth.” – Isaiah 40:28

When current events seem to threaten the very foundations of life, I take comfort in Isaiah’s prophecies. It helps to remind me that God is the creator and sustainer. Isaiah defines us as part of God’s creation and plan. We are all children made in His image. When we realize this and act accordingly, we experience His presence in all that we do. Where will you recognize God today?

Rev. Keith E. Lawder
President/CEO
770-449-6726
877-220-5664
404-906-1425 (Cell)
klawder@gumf.org
 
Dr. Laudis H. "Rick" Lanford
Regional Vice President
478-256-7130 (Cell)
rlanford@gumf.org


 

 

Posted: August 3rd, 2020 | Permalink

Something to Think About 7-27-20 Devotion

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“I love the lord, because He has heard my voice and my supplications. Because He inclined His ear to me, therefore I will call on Him as long as I live.” – Psalm 116:1-2 (NRSV)

It is a comfort to know that the Lord hears our voice and attends to all of our needs. I love the Lord not only because He hears me, but more especially because He walks with me through both the good and the bad. He doesn't always give me what I want or desire, but He surely gives me all that I need in life. Amen.

Rev. Keith E. Lawder
President/CEO
770-449-6726
877-220-5664
404-906-1425 (Cell)
klawder@gumf.org
 
Dr. Laudis H. "Rick" Lanford
Regional Vice President
478-256-7130 (Cell)
rlanford@gumf.org


 

 

Posted: July 27th, 2020 | Permalink

Something to Think About 7-20-20 Devotion

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“I planted the seed in your hearts, and Apollos watered it, but it was God who made it grow.” – 1 Corinthians 3:6 (NLT)

At one of my past appointments, the church received a huge bequest along with a gift to The Methodist Home for Children & Youth. Different members of the church called to thank me for encouraging this member to make such a huge financial gift. I quickly reminded them that it was the previous minister who planted the seed. I simply watered it, but it was God who made it grow. Whether you are planting or watering, may God continue to make it grow for His Kingdom. Amen.

Rev. Keith E. Lawder
President/CEO
770-449-6726
877-220-5664
404-906-1425 (Cell)
klawder@gumf.org
 
Dr. Laudis H. "Rick" Lanford
Regional Vice President
478-256-7130 (Cell)
rlanford@gumf.org


 

 

Posted: July 20th, 2020 | Permalink

Something to Think About 7-13-20

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“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” – John 15:12 (ESV)

When we accept this commandment to love one another, we walk the path of joy. When we internalize this law, we become happy. May God fill your life with joy today as you share His kingdom with all people, both friends and strangers alike. Amen

Rev. Keith E. Lawder
President/CEO
770-449-6726
877-220-5664
404-906-1425 (Cell)
klawder@gumf.org
 
Dr. Laudis H. "Rick" Lanford
Regional Vice President
478-256-7130 (Cell)
rlanford@gumf.org


 

 

Posted: July 13th, 2020 | Permalink